LEOMINSTER, Mass. (Sept. 24) — DSM Thermoplastics Inc. and Comtrex L.L.C. have formed an alliance to market a new line of custom, pre-colored ultraviolet thermoplastic vulcanizates.
Trexlink, the jointly owned material, is based on DSM's Sarlink-brand TPV technology. The line will offer customers a turnkey solution for applications that need a custom color match. The companies said Trexlink already has automotive color and weathering approvals in place with General Motors, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Mercedes.
Other markets that Trexlink will find applications include office furniture, appliances and consumer goods.