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Cutting-edge TPE for Life-style Products by KRAIBURG TPE at CHINAPLAS 2017

Published on 2017-05-08. Author : SpecialChem

KUALA LUMPUR -- In response to an increasing demand for high-tech materials used in the production of consumer electronics and high-end lifestyle products, KRAIBURG TPE will present its new cutting-edge VS/AD/HM series as part of the THERMOLAST® K product line at CHINAPLAS 2017. Also on show will be an impressive portfolio of premium TPE compounds and custom-engineered solutions for consumer, industry, automotive and medical applications.

Setting High-tech Material Standards

The TPE compounds of the new VS/AD/HM series were developed for high-tech industry applications such as smartphone cases, headphones, remote controls or VR headsets. They also perfectly fit the needs of high-end lifestyle products such as exclusive cosmetic packaging. Their winning features include a smooth silky surface with superior chemical resistance against sebum and an exceptional abrasion and scratch resistance. The compounds are easy to color, have an excellent adhesion performance and provide outstanding mechanical properties.

Discover the Best of KRAIBURG TPE in CHINAPLAS 2017

Roland Ritter, Director Asia Pacific at KRAIBURG TPE, explained:
“CHINAPLAS is the trade fair highlight in the Asia Pacific region. It gives us the ideal platform for presenting our new, innovative products and getting in contact with existing and prospective customers from around the world. Our experienced trade fair team has the opportunity to identify trends and discuss new areas of application for our TPEs.”


KRAIBURG TPE is a global manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers. From its beginning in 2001 as subsidiary of the historical KRAIBURG Group founded in 1947, KRAIBURG TPE has pioneered in TPE compounds, today being the competence leader in this industry. With production sites in Germany, the US, and Malaysia the company offers a broad range of compounds for applications in the automotive, industrial, consumer, and for the strictly regulated medical sectors. The established THERMOLAST®, COPEC®, HIPEX®, and For Tec E® product lines are processed by injection molding or extrusion and provide numerous processing and product design advantages to manufacturers.

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