Teknor Apex Distributor


Teknor Apex Company is one of the world’s leading custom compounders of plastics. Teknor Apex produces flexible and rigid vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, nylons, color masterbatches, specialty chemicals and hoses.

Teknor Apex offers one of the broadest portfolios of TPE technologies in the industry, including styrenic block copolymer (SBC) compounds, polyolefin blends (SBC or TPE-S), thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPE-Vs or TPVs), polyurethane compounds (TPE-U or TPU), and other specialty blends.

By taking a more focused approach to meet each market's needs, Teknor Apex’s TPE product lines are aligned with the industries they serve. Standard grades meet the necessary regulations and specifications for that industry, enabling customers to use compounds that pre-qualify for applications, and accelerating our customers' speed to market with new products.

Press Release: Nexeo Plastics signs expanded agreement with Teknor Apex to distribute its TPEs throughout North America.

We are accepting orders for Teknor’s TPE products beginning Jan. 1, 2023.  

About Sarlink® TPVs:

Sarlink® thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) are the premier solution for critical applications that require superior elasticity and long-term performance. With faster, more cost-effective processing, Sarlink® TPVs provide a sustainable alternative to thermoset rubber in sealing applications. Common applications and benefits include:


-    Excellent elastic properties
-    UV and ozone resistant
-    Chemical and fluid resistant
-    Superior long term performance
-    Adhesion to polyolefins and other TPEs

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-    Excellent weatherability
-    Matte finish with superior surface aesthetics
-    Suitable for molding, extrusion, and co-extrusion
-    High melt strength and a broad processing window


-    Matte finish with superior surface aesthetics
-    Remains flexible at low temperatures
-    Excellent weatherability
-    Chemical and fluid resistant


About Sarlink® TPE-S:

The Sarlink® portfolio has recently expanded to include styrenic TPEs, which introduces unique performance characteristics like improved flow properties to achieve more complex designs. Teknor Apex offers multiple chemistries under one brand, which allows us to provide a wide range of solutions for your applications. Common applications and benefits include:


-    Greater versatility and customization
-    Excellent colorability
-    Very broad hardness range (30A to 50D)
-    Custom color matching available
-    Specialty grades bond to PC, ABS, and Nylon


Featured Materials

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Medalist® Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) are often the premier choice for medical devices that require flexibility or rubber-like elasticity. Quality materials that are compliant with many regulatory standards, these TPEs are typically suited for a variety of applications, from extruded tubing to injection molded syringe tips.

Sarlink® TPVs are often an ideal solution for sealing applications that require superior elasticity and long-term performance and are an excellent material choice for the automotive, industrial, and building and construction markets.

Monprene® TPEs are extremely versatile with a wide hardness range and broad thermal performance. These materials are typically ideal for consumer products and packaging, and include grades formulated with FDA listed ingredients for food-contact applications.

Elexar® TPEs provide a unique combination of flexibility, toughness, and abrasion resistance for electrical and electronics applications. Many grades are UL Yellow Card® listed.

Sarlink® TPE-S styrenic-based TPEs provide OEMs with more design versatility and superior colorability for interior applications.

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