PlastiComp in the News

As an industry leader in long-fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite technology, we are continuously engaged in research and development to create new high-performance materials that let our partners succeed.

Learn about our technology advancements and industry involvement in these announcements.

Innovations

PlastiComp Quality Management System Certified to ISO 9001:2015 Standard

PlastiComp’s quality management system, which guides the design and manufacture of its composite pellet products and LFT technology solutions the firm delivers using those materials, has received certification to the newest ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality systems.

PlastiComp Christens New R&D Laboratory to Continue Advancement of Long Fiber Thermoplastic Technology

PlastiComp recently completed a capital improvement project at its Winona, Minn., manufacturing and corporate headquarters facility which moved its research and development functions into a dedicated laboratory space.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes PlastiComp with New Product Innovation Award for Hybrid Composites

Based on its analysis of the long fiber composites market, Frost & Sullivan recognized PlastiComp with the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for our hybrid long glass+carbon fiber composites.

PlastiComp Expands Hybrid Long Glass+Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composite Materials Line

Hybrid long glass+carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites from PlastiComp provide the benefits of long glass fiber and long carbon fiber together in a single, affordable ready-to-mold pellet.

Enhanced Surface Appearance Distinguishes PlastiComp’s Velocity Series of Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites

PlastiComp recently revealed the enhanced aesthetic capabilities of its Velocity high flow nylon long fiber reinforced composites. The products simplify the injection molding of high fiber content LFT components by more easily producing the smooth, fiber-free finish desired on external surfaces.

People and Appearances

Article on Long Glass+Carbon Fiber Hybrids in Reinforced Plastics Magazine

An article by PlastiComp’s Eric Wollan reviewing the performance advantages of hybrid long glass+carbon fiber reinforced composites is featured in the January/February issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine.

Eric Wollan Named PlastiComp’s Chief Operating Officer

PlastiComp announced the promotion of Eric Wollan to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, Wollan will have responsibility for overseeing all of PlastiComp’s composite product functions, which span the gamut from design through production.

PlastiComp Metal to Plastic Conversion Article in Appliance DESIGN Magazine

An article by PlastiComp on overcoming challenges of metal-to-plastic conversions through component design and material optimization is featured in Appliance Design magazine.

Composites World Article Highlights PlastiComp Customer

An article in the March 2016 issue of Composites World magazine features Piranha Propellers who uses PlastiComp’s Complēt MT long glass fiber reinforced composite to produce composite motorboat propellers.

Appliance Design LFT Article

An article on long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites authored by Eric Wollan, PlastiComp’s Technology Director, is featured in the July 2015 issue of Appliance Design magazine.