NPE Expo 2018



On behalf of POLYMER RESOURCES, LTD., we’re inviting you to join us at NPE2018: The Plastics Show. Your complimentary registration gives you free access to NPE2018’s exhibit halls, where you can source more than 2,000 leading equipment and manufacturers showcasing their latest innovations in 11 technology zones—including new areas spotlighting exciting developments at the forefront of the industry.

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Headquartered in Farmington, Conn., Polymer Resources is a leading, privately owned U.S. supplier of high-quality customized specialty engineering resin compounds, color-matching services and related materials technology solutions for the electrical, medical, consumer goods, business equipment and automotive industries. Operating with an extensive list of UL approved products it is one of very few polymer suppliers that backs its compounding and color match services with a quality guarantee. The company’s commitment to customer service, financial discipline, and foresight for over 44 years has made it a reliably steady resource for specialty compounds in the often volatile plastics industry.

With operations in Farmington and Rochester, N.Y., Polymer Resources continues to fuel its growth through ongoing investments in its manufacturing assets and its top industry talent. The company’s direct sales force and local warehousing throughout the United States enable on-time delivery and fast, local customer service anywhere in the country. For more information, visit


Polymer Resources applies exacting standards to ensure the highest quality and consistency of our products and services.

• Quality Guarantee: We are among a very few polymer suppliers that back our compounding
and color-matching services with a quality guarantee.
• High Customer Satisfaction: Our commitment to quality is shown by our extremely low
return rate – less than 1% – on standard, customized and color-matched compounds.
• ISO 9001 Certification: Our facilities are certified to the ISO 9001 standard for quality
management, which is proof of our ability to deliver consistent, quality products and services.


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Our business and staff deliver flexible, attentive service tailored to the needs of individual customers.

• Custom Formulating: If you need a special formulation, we can tailor an existing material
or develop a new one.
• Customer-centric Business Culture: We emphasize listening, collaborative problem
solving and flexible solutions, including lot sizes of less than truckload (LTL) to truckload (TL).
• Straight to the Source: You can reach our customer service team, account managers,
technicians, engineers and executives by dialing them directly – no phone trees involved.



Expedited Delivery: Polymer Resources can meet your custom delivery requirements for just in-time or expedited shipments.

• Short Lead Times: We use stocking programs and local warehousing to eliminate delivery
delays and make sure our products arrive on time, every time.
• Fast, Expert Response: As a small, privately held company, we avoid red tape and
bureaucracy to make decisions quickly. When necessary, we can be on site the same day to
resolve a customer issue or provide technical assistance.



You can rely on Polymer Resources for consistent products that are available whenever and wherever you need them. Keys to our stability are:

•Financial Discipline: In the often volatile plastics industry, Polymer Resources stands out as a
reliably steady source for specialty compounds. Our company is privately owned and debt free,
so we can focus exclusively on providing value to our customers.
• Long-term Employees: The majority of our workers have been with the company for nearly two
decades, ensuring continuity, a strong institutional knowledge base, and broad and deep expertise.
• Continuous Investment: We make ongoing investments in manufacturing assets,
acquisitions, the training of talented employees and in our portfolio of agency-specified
products to ensure our customers’ success.




Click here to find us on the Show Floor.


For over four decades, Polymer Resources, Ltd., has built our reputation on supplying the highest quality custom compounds and engineering resins, enhanced by precision color-matching services, broad and deep technical expertise and a friendly, personalized approach. Our employees put their signature on every product and service they deliver to demonstrate their pride and commitment to quality. Polymer Resources is committed to helping you get to market faster by offering rapid turnaround times and expedited service for standard and custom compounds and custom-colored materials. With close communication between our sales and manufacturing teams, we can react quickly to meet your needs and those of your customers.


Our portfolio of base resins and blends, including Underwriters Laboratory (UL) listed products, includes

• Polycarbonate (PC)

• Polyphenylene Ether (PPE)

• Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)

• Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

• Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate (ASA)

• Polyetherimide (PEI)

• Nylon 6/6

• Nylon 6

• Polycarbonate Blends: PC/ABS, PC/PBT, PC/ASA

Process-optimized materials for:

• Injection molding

• Extrusion

• Structural foam

• Blow molding

Formulation additives:

• Flame retardants

• UV stabilizers

• Impact modifiers

• Self-lubricators

• Mineral and glass reinforcement


Custom Compounding Polymer Resources has decades of experience using the latest technology to custom formulate polymers and blends to meet your specific performance, compliance, aesthetic and processing requirements

Agency Specifications Library Our extensive library of certified materials and deep understanding of UL and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approval processes help you identify the materials needed to accelerate application approvals.

Precision Color Matching Our color lab specialists rely on 75 years of combined experience and sophisticated technology – data color spectrophotometry with integrated process control – to formulate, test and deliver precisely color-matched compounds with lotto-lot consistency.
Our color lab specialists rely on 75 years of combined experience and sophisticated technology.

Technical Services Our scientists and plastics engineers have the expertise and experience to address your specific needs on site or off site, right out of the gate. They provide technical assistance, material selection advice, custom formulating, process optimization and recommendations on tooling design, and are supported by our state-of-theart analysis and testing labs.


Polymer Resources serves customers in the electrical, consumer goods, business equipment, transportation and non-invasive medical device sectors. Our strategically located direct sales force and streamlined supply chain – featuring stocking programs and local warehousing – enable Polymer Resources to provide just-in-time material availability in North America and internationally


When it comes to the diversity of the electrical and electronic market, Polymer Resources understands the needs and demands required to be competitive and therefore continue to be a leader in supplying.

Non-invasive Medical Device

The Medical segment requires stringent parameters when dealing with medical grade resins for both in-the-body and out-of-body devices. Strict tolerances and certifications require extreme attention to detail when choosing a material.

Consumer Goods

Polymer Resources is a supplier to many markets within the industrial segment. Having global sourcing capabilities that are unmatched and in house technologies comparable to the majors, polymer resources offers the economics and knowledge necessary for an OEM.


The transportation and automotive industry today is very competitive and therefore the evaluation of the ratio between lowest costs to highest quality is a constantly being revised. Lead time, material specs, and cost savings are all required to remain competitive as an OEM and/or molder.