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Quadrant Engineered Plastics

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Quadrant is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. Over its many years in plastics manufacturing, Quadrant has maintained a primary focus on high-quality specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites. These engineering plastics are often superior in performance to traditional machining materials such as metals. The broad range of engineering plastics and their characteristics allow them to be used in a wide range of applications. As a forward-thinking leader in plastics Quadrant is continuously developing new areas of applications in close cooperation with industry leaders in a broad variety of customer markets.

tkEP has a long-standing partnership with Quadrant Engineering Plastics. In this partnership, we do more than just maintain inventory of the high-quality engineering plastic stock shapes that Quadrant manufacturers. The team at thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics participate in Quadrant University, a course held at the Reading, PA facility. The several day course, designed by Quadrant teaches people about their products and manufacturing processes. In addition, we work closely with the team at Quadrant to continuously build on that knowledge so we can assist customers with material selection and find new applications where an engineered plastics solution will benefit customers.

Quadrant EPP is a widely diversified global company with a large manufacturing presence in the United States. For more than 80 years of Quadrant has developed plastics processing and over that time the Quadrant name has become synonymous with high quality and innovation. for innovation. To date Polymer Corporation / Polypenco, Erta, Poly Hi Solidur, Cestidur, and Symalit have all combined under the umbrella of the Quadrant Group.  

Quadrant itself was founded in 1996 by three partners who had a vision for a plastics business. Quadrant built by focusing on what they believed were good potential niche markets and today, Quadrant is a global plastics leader that employs over 2000 people in 20 countries. At the end of May 2013, Quadrant AG became a fully-owned subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Plastics group of companies.

Quadrant is committed to the realization of living Mitsubishi’s philosophy of KAITEKI, which means they operate in “a sustainable condition which is comfortable for people, society and the Earth, transcending time and generations”. They jointly express and promote their commitment under the corporate brand THE KAITEKI COMPANY.

Common Trade Names for Quadrant Plastic Materials:

  • Acetron® GP
  • Armor-X®
  • Duratron® PEI
  • Ertalyte®
    • Ertalyte® PET-P
    • Ertalyte® TX
  • Fluorosint® Enhanced PTFE
  • Ketron® PEEK
  • MC® 907 PA 6
  • MediTECH® / Life Science Grades
  • Nylatron® NSM
  • Proteus®
    • Proteus® LF PP
    • Proteus® LSG HS PP
  • Quadrant®
    • Quadrant® 1000 PC
    • Quadrant® PPSU
  • Sanalite®
  • Semitron®
  • Techtron® PPS
  • TIVAR®

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