AKRON (March 12)—Advanced Elastomer Systems L.P. and Taiwan Lee Rubber Co. Ltd. of Taiwan formed a strategic alliance for the development, manufacture and marketing of custom thermoplastic elastomers designed for thermoset compounders and fabricators, according to AES. Under the alliance, the companies will develop custom TPE compounds to be sold under a TLR tradename within Taiwan to businesses that compound and/or process thermoset rubber compounds, AES said. "Taiwan Lee Rubber has a very successful range of thermoset and thermoplastic rubber products," TLR General Manager Chingyun Lee said. "This alliance, building on AES´ TPE leadership, allows Lee Rubber to be a front runner in the rapid expansion of compounded thermoplastic elastomer products in Taiwan."
AES, Taiwan Lee Rubber ink alliance
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