Interplastic Corp.

Manufacturer of polyester, vinyl ester and specialty resins, gel coats, colorants and adhesives and compounds for the composites, cast polymer and solid-surface industries, under the CoREZYN, Silmar and Integrity trademarked brand names.

1225 Willow Lake Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55110 US

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ACMA announces winners of 2018 Membership Awards
Each year, ACMA provides a platform for its members to be honored for their work to develop critical markets, advocate for composites and help make the industry successful.

Interplastic announces winners of 2018 Scholars Award
Interplastic Corp. has announced the 2018 recipients of the Scholars Award sponsored by Interplastic Corporation in affiliation with the ACMA and the ICPA.

Interplastic launches NSF-approved vinyl ester
Interplastic Corp. (St. Paul, MN, US) has launched its new CoREZYN vinyl ester resin approved for use in potable (drinking) water pipe and tanks.

Interplastic launches 2016 scholarship program
Interplastic's 2016 Scholars Award Program will award six $3,000 scholarships.

Composite stars brighten the holidays
Light, durable design pleases eyes and budget.

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull
Navy RHIB concept goes commercial in the new HydraSports Custom Sueños high-performance offshore fishing boat.

CAMX 2015: More green, more customization, more growth
CAMX, the second year, was in interesting event, marked by a lot of enthusiasm, a lot of innovation and many new products.

Composite pontoons undergird update of 1820s-vintage floating bridge
Modular composite flotation system triples potential lifespan of New England town’s signature single-lane auto/pedestrian timber bridge.

Hydrasports' fishing boat receives MIL-TOUGH rating
Hydrasports' new 53 Sueños center-console fishing boat features Structural Composites' single-skin transom and single-skin hull, and has earned a MIL-TOUGH rating.

Interplastic low density molding compound
Produces lightweight parts finished on both sides using only gel coat without need for "skin" ply.

Sportfishing yacht: Infusion optimized
This well-loved deepsea fishing brand has moved from Miami to a new facility, and to a state-of-the-art resin-infused laminate for its Bertram 64.

The markets: Corrosion-resistance (2014)
The annual cost of metallic corrosion worldwide is staggering. Composites continue to provide solutions

Co-infused stringers and carbon fiber at Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show
Midnight Express Boats takes almost 4,000 lb out of its newest model, the 39S, with a switch to infusion and better optimized laminates.

Cast polymer categories
The cast polymer industry is multifaceted. Its many products, however, can be grouped into three general categories, differentiated by the materials and manufacturing methods used to make them.

Cast polymer market: On the upswing
Postrecession, this commodity industry is emerging stronger and going global as competitive pressures encourage innovation.

Aiming infusion at the application
With so many process variables to play with, how do you know which new solutions that promise better, faster infusion are right for your application?

Swimming pools: Fiberglass resurfacing option extends useful life
GRC Fiberglass Coatings (Santa Rosa, Calif.) rehabilitates aging swimming pools in the U.S. and Canada using a fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) approach first developed for steel and concrete corrosion protection in African gold refineries.

Market Outlook: Fiber-reinforced phenolics
When it comes to corrosion resistance and low smoke toxicity, it's hard to beat fiber-reinforced phenolics. Manufacturers look for new applications for this often overlooked material.

The structural grid: Prefabrication
Digitally designed and cut, preformed and preinfused stringers and bulkheads reduce boat weight, labor and cycle time and improve boatbuilder process control.

Cure for cratering: Gel coat perfected with design of experiments software
Resin manufacturer Interplastic Corp. – Thermoset Resins Div. (St. Paul, Minn.), a major gel coat producer, recently developed a new gel coat with the aid of Design-Expert design of experiments software from Stat-Ease Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.).

Product Categories of Interplastic Corp.

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Vinyl ester
    • Other thermosets
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, low-VOC/no VOC
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, Fabric
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, <12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, 12-inch tape
      • Cyanate ester, Fabric
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, Fabric
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
    • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Fabric
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, <12K tow
      • Phenolic, Fabric
    • Polyester, unsaturated
      • Polyester, unsaturated, <12K tow
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Fabric
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, <12K tow
      • Polyimide, Fabric
    • Vinyl ester
      • Vinyl ester, <12K tow
      • Vinyl ester, Fabric
    • Other
      • Other, <12K tow
      • Other, Fabric
  • Gel coats
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Conductive
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
    • Potable-water grades
    • Other gel coats
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Flame retardant
    • In-mold
  • Casting resins
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Compounds
    • Fairing compounds (formerly paste systems)
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments