Your Ultimate Partner
for Manufacturing Perfection

We pioneer manufacturing solutions through our comprehensive product line-up, expert support team, and global network of 11 countries.

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Unlimited Potential,
Boundless Originality

The engineering plastics market leader DURACON® POM is among our high-quality products. We present to you our products’ key features and wide-ranging grades. See the endless uses of our products for yourself.

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Engineering Plastics:
Accelerating Innovation

Browse our products and diverse applications for all grades of cars, mobile devices, office automation equipment, film and textiles, and more. We create various products to suit our customers’ needs.

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Expert Staff. Dedicated Support.
Manufacturing Solutions.

We provide global technical support services staffed by engineering plastics experts who recommend materials and assist with product development at our worldwide technical support centers enhanced by our online support service.

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Our Commitment to Trust

As the first specialized engineering plastics manufacturer in Japan, our corporate philosophy includes our commitment to being the world’s most trusted engineering plastics supplier. Find our office locations, outline, corporate philosophy, and history here.

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Our Solutions

Polyplastics Engineering Plastics

Polyplastics
Engineering Plastics

Here is an overview of the engineering plastics developed, produced and sold by Polyplastics.

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Technical Support

Technical Support

We provide timely and attentive technical support by utilizing our wealth of experience and technological prowess as well as coordinating with our technical hubs.

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Global Business

Global Business

We research, develop, manufacture and sell engineering plastics products on the global market.

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Products

  • DURACON®POM
  • DURANEX®PBT
  • DURAFIDE®PPS
  • LAPEROS®LCP
  • TOPAS®COC
  • FR-PET®GF-PET

DURACON® POM

The well-balanced mechanical properties of DURACON® POM include self-lubrication with oilresistance. This product was first used commercially to replace machinery components such as gears, screws and bearings, which were previously all made of steel. Today, it has a wide range of applications from everyday household goods such as zippers and toothbrushes to vehicle safety equipment like door locks and latches, seatbelt locking mechanisms and fuel system components. It has the largest global market share* with 20% of the overall sales.

※Source: Fuji Keizai, “Market Outlook for Engineering Plastic and Global Strategy 2017”

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DURANEX® PBT

DURANEX® PBT is characterized by its heat resistance and outstanding electrical properties. Its excellent compatibility with various kinds of reinforcement and additive agents means that it can be given many different properties according to specific customer needs. This also allows us to develop a diverse range of grades in our product lineup. This versatile product is utilized in a wide range of areas from wire harness connectors in automobiles to all kinds of electronic components, and also in more familiar everyday items, such as make-up brushes and paper laminate food packaging.

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DURAFIDE® PPS

DURAFIDE® PPS was launched by Polyplastics as Japan’s first compound production, based on the supply of PPS polymer with linear molecular structure from Kureha Corporation. It has superior mechanical strength, heat resistance, chemical resistance and fireproof properties. Moreover, it boasts excellent toughness compared to traditional PPS because of its superior ability to withstand stretching and impacts. Its applications range from peripheral automotive engine parts and electrical components in hybrid and electric vehicles to smartphones and water mixing valves in baths and basins.

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LAPEROS® LCP

LAPEROS® LCP is a leading super engineering plastic that has a thinness and fluidity unheard of in typical engineering plastics. Heat-resistant and possessing incomparable mechanical strength, LCP has the unique attribute that the thinner the product becomes, the greater its mechanical strength. Moreover, it has a low coefficient of linear thermal expansion close to that of metal. It is often used in super-miniature precision connectors for ever-smaller IT devices like tablets and smartphones. It is at the top globally* with a total market share of 37%.

※ Source: Fuji Keizai, “Market Outlook for Engineering Plastic and Global Strategy 2017”

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TOPAS® COC

TOPAS® COC (cyclic olefin copolymer) is a glass-clear and extremely pure plastic for healthcare, packaging, and electronics applications. From insulin delivery, to food contact films, to tablet and smartphone components, TOPAS COC is the high performance material of choice. The broad global regulatory compliance of TOPAS COC can make your next development a simpler task.

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FR-PET® GF-PET

FR-PET® GF-PET is based on the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin employed in the familiar PET bottle. FR-PET is created by blending PET resin with glass fibers, dramatically increasing its mechanical strength and heat resistance. This allows FR-PET to be used as an engineering plastic material. It has superior electrical properties and heat resistance. Moreover, it is an extraordinarily moldable glass reinforcing material.

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Industrial Applications

Technical Support

Technical Support:R&D

The Research and Development Division is made up of two units: the Technical Solution Center (TSC) and the Research and Development Center (RDC). This is the core of Polyplastics’ technology development and technical support. Based in technical centers around the world, specialists in engineering plastics harness this R&D to support customers in development of their products.

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Online Technical Support WEB@TSC®

Around the clock, 365 days a year, WEB@TSC® provides free online customer support to members. The service provides a wealth of technical information including detailed physical properties data, design aid tools for plastics design, troubleshooting and case studies for dealing with issues. Our engineers thoroughly answer enquiries concerning our products based on their wealth of experience and data from chemical substance testing.

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Our Approach

CSR

Internal responsibility

CSR that is uniquely of Polyplastics

Aiming for CSR that is uniquely of Polyplastics, our corporate social responsibility is not just about complying with the rules of society, but about making an active contribution to solving problems in society.

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News

NEWS RELEASE

2019.01.17

New DURANEX® PBT Provides Excellent Alkali Stress ...

  The Polyplastics Group has announced the introduction of a new polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)...

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TOPICS

2018.12.17

Relocation of the Shenzen branch office

Polyplastics (Shanghai) Ltd. Shenzhen branch office has been moved to the address shown below;...

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NEWS RELEASE

2018.09.25

Highlight Latest Material Technologies at Fakuma 2...

Fakuma will take place in Friedrichshafen Exhibition Centre, Germany from 16...

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NEWS RELEASE

2018.09.19

Polyplastics Confirms Viability of PPS for Bump-of...

Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, has completed an...

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NEWS RELEASE

2018.09.05

Polyplastics Reports Strong Growth for DURACON (R)...

Polyplastics Co., Ltd. reports strong global demand for its high sliding grades of DURACON (R) po...

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NEWS RELEASE

2018.07.18

Polyplastics Uses Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)...

Polyplastics Co., L...

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TOPICS

2018.06.29

Warning against Unauthorized Stores

Dear Valued Customer,  It is confirmed that multiple stores on third-party website...

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NEWS RELEASE

2018.05.16

Polyplastics Develops Metal-Resin Bonding Technolo...

Polyplastics Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of engineering thermoplastics, has developed an...

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TOPICS

2018.05.14

LAPEROS® LCP Price Increase

Polyplastics Co., Ltd. announce price increase on its LAPEROS® Liquid crystal polymer grades....

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2018.05.08

Chinaplas 2018 Completed with the Highest Number o...

Chinaplas 2018 in Shanghai finished with great success. During the 4-day exhibition period, China...

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