Arkema Inc. is France’s leading chemical producer. In addition to providing the medical industry with high performance polymeric materials for life saving devices, Arkema Inc. also offers state-of-the-art solutions to global challenges, such as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, some 14,000 employees and 10 research centers, Arkema holds leadership positions in all of its markets, with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.
Established in 1955 and based in Taiwain, GRECO is a manufacturer of adhesives, TPU Resins, Dry Film Photoresists and specialty chemicals. GRECO sources materials across the globe from manufacturing locations and subsidiaries in Southeast Asia and mainland China. GRECO also has strategic marketing partnerships across the United States, Europe, Central America and Africa.
Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA.
Repsol is a global energy company based in Madrid, Spain. It carries out upstream and downstream activities throughout the entire world and is a market leader in the oil and gas industry. Repsol is also a dominant figure in global chemical production, specialty resins and lubricants for aviation, construction, consumer goods and healthcare. Repsol markets its products in 90 countries worldwide, operates in 37 and has more than 24,000 employees.
USP is an American manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for several industries ranging from medical, to electronics, wire and cable and automotive, among others. USP has a production capacity of 7000 metric tons per year and a portfolio of more than 2100 soft compounds. USP currently serves more than 450 clients from 22 countries around the world.
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America, Inc.
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America has been leading the way in the fields of basic chemicals to specialty and advanced materials in the United States since 1984. As a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. in Tokyo, MGCA follows the same company motto, “To offer unique products through original technology.” With Tokyo leading the charge and developing innovative new technologies and materials, MGCA strives to bring that excellence to the shores of the United States of America. MGCA serves all of North and South America with a variety of services from natural gas chemicals to IT and technological raw materials to food and pharmaceutical support applications.
Degradable Solutions, a Sunstar Company, is well known for a broad variety of resorbable products for soft and hard tissue fixation. It possesses internationally patented and certified intellectual property in the field of bone regeneration. In addition to the material expertise, new technologies and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities that have been established since inception in 1999, Degradable Solutions has grown to serve customers from all over the world in the business areas of dentistry and orthopedics.