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HEXPOL TPE expands presence in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and the Baltic states


The HEXPOL TPE group, which brings together the ELASTO and Müller Kunststoffe businesses, has expanded their commitment to the CIS and Baltic states with the appointment of Telko (Helsinki, Finland) and Forplast (Riga, Latvia) as distribution partners.

The ELASTO and Müller Kunststoffe businesses have worked with Telko and Forplast respectively for a number of years. Under the terms of the new agreement, Telko and Forplast will now be supporting the market expansion of HEXPOL TPE’s full range of Dryflex and Lifoflex TPE products, throughout the CIS and Baltic States.

Dryflex and Lifoflex TPE compounds include grades based on TPS (SBS and SEBS), TPO and TPV technologies. They are used extensively in the consumer, industrial, automotive, electronics and construction markets. The portfolio includes several fully customisable series including halogen-free flame retardant, conductive, extrusion profiles, automotive mats, adhesion grades for 2K applications and compounds offering improved compression set performance.

Forplast will also continue to work with the group’s range of complimentary flexible polymer compounds including Lifolit soft PVC, Lifocork cork compounds, Lifoprene TPU and Lifobatch colour and additive masterbatches.

“The CIS and Baltic States are a growing market for us”, commented Sven-M Druwen, European sales coordinator for HEXPOL TPE, “we want to give our expanding customer base in this region the best in terms of product offering and customisation with fast local support and logistics. That is why we will be working with both Telko and Forplast in these regions. Telko and Forplast are strong partners for us, with in-depth technical knowledge and a commercial understanding of their home markets.”

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For further information please contact:
Jill Bradford, 
Marketing & PR Manager, HEXPOL TPE
tel +44 161 654 2369 | jill.bradford@hexpolTPE.com

About HEXPOL TPE
HEXPOL TPE brings together the ELASTO businesses in Sweden, UK and China and Müller Kunststoffe in Germany. We are at the forefront in the development and manufacture of custom formulated thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) and complimentary compounds.

Our family delivers a trusted combination of material know-how, R&D, production capability and comprehensive technical services. Alongside European and Asian production and product development facilities, as part of the HEXPOL group of companies, we share an extensive global footprint covering EU, Asia-Pacific and NAFTA, enabling us to support our customers worldwide.

A comprehensive product portfolio covering TPS, TPO, TPV, TPU, soft PVC, cork compounds and masterbatch is led by global brands Dryflex®, Mediprene®, Lifoflex®, EPSeal®, Lifolit®, Lifocork®, Lifobatch® and Lifoprene®. We support OEMs, moulders and designers at all stages of product development in the medical, electronic, automotive, caps & closures, construction and consumer markets.

Mediprene®, Dryflex®, EPSeal® , Lifoprene®, Lifoflex®, Lifocork®, Lifolit® and Lifobatch® are registered trademarks property of the HEXPOL group of companies.

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