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

PolyOne Announces Acquisition of PlastiComp

PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announces the acquisition of PlastiComp, an advanced engineered materials innovator and producer of specialty composites.

PlastiComp Part of Team Working to Accelerate Development of Affordable Carbon Fiber Composites

Pacific Northwest National Lab led team of experts from industry and academia developed predictive engineering tools for designing new, economical, and lightweight automotive composites

PlastiComp Expands Production Capability for Long Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites

PlastiComp announced it has completed installation of an additional pultrusion line dedicated to manufacturing long carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite pellets at its Winona, Minn., location.

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.

People and Appearances

Engineering Interns at PlastiComp to Gain Real World Composites Know-How

Three engineering interns with local ties are joining PlastiComp’s ranks this summer to gain hands on experience and broaden their knowledge of composites. They will each get the opportunity to collaborate with PlastiComp’s experts during two-week long immersions in the firm’s key functions.

PlastiComp Establishing Presence in Asia to Supply Its Complēt Long Fiber Composites

PlastiComp is establishing a presence in the Asia-Pacific region by developing supply channels and manufacturing capability for its Complēt long fiber composite pellets through strategic associations with key industry partners in the region.

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.