no minimum orders for color custom compounding in the US and Chinacustom color compounding for PC, ABS, Nylon, and TPE Resins

About Us - Americhem

Expert custom color compounding for medical, automotive, retail, industrial, and other plastic product manufacturing needs

US thermoplastic color compounding facility

Americhem Engineered Compounds is a leading global custom color and additive compounder with manufacturing capabilities in North America and Asia. We combine short lead times, no minimum order size, and competitive pricing with a high level of technical expertise and a flexible, customer-focused style. Our U.S. facility offers 12 production lines, highly experienced and educated staff, in-house R&D laboratories, and over 70,000 sq. feet of production and warehouse space. Combined with our excellent and personal customer service, Americhem offers big company capabilities with the attention of a small company.

Our philosophy for success: Customer Satisfaction and Continuous Improvement
We have a highly experienced, energetic, and knowledgeable staff that stands ready to meet your processing, R&D, and technical requirements. Americhem’s Quality Management System is certified to both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003, the worldwide GMP standard for manufacturers in the medical device industry, which reinforces our commitment to quality in all aspects of our business.

Custom Compounding

Americhem can custom color and compound a vast range of thermoplastic engineering resins to customer requirements. In fact, the majority of Americhem customers request custom compounding services. Our in-house R&D staff will develop engineering resin formulations with additives and colorants that meet your product specifications. Our fully trained Color Matchers will expertly match the color, and our technical staff will test the custom product until it accurately meets the product specifications.

Our Product Lines

Americhem offers several lines of proprietary polymers: ColorFast®, ColorRx®, Surlyn Reflection Series®, INSTRUC, INLUBE, INELEC, and INHIBIT resins. These are custom compounded to meet the performance and color needs for a multitude of industries, and cover a range of polymers such as polycarbonate, acrylic, ABS, PC/ABS, nylon, PBT, PET, acetal, thermoplastic elastomers and specialty high temperature resins. In addition to our proprietary lines, Americhem also offers toll processing of client supplied polymers. Toll processing offers our customers an excellent opportunity to sample new ideas, reduce aged inventory, and utilize scrap or regrind materials.

Color Matching

Our Color Matchers are the best in the industry and we strive to be leaders in the field of color science and education. We understand all aspects of coloring thermoplastics, including fundamentals of color science, physics, instrumentation, colorant and polymer chemistry, dispersion and distribution technology, extrusion and injection molding.

Product Development

We work closely with you to understand your application and then specify a polymer, blend, or alloy that meets or exceeds your performance requirements. Our technical staff is expert in the latest UV, antioxidant, fiber, filler, flame-retardant, and lubrication technologies so our customers can be assured they are getting the very best product for their applications. Our laboratories include all of the major analytical and mechanical testing instrumentation to support your product development, and allow us to test product strength, flexibility, heat, weather, and other real-world conditions.

Customer Service

Americhem does the “little” things for our customers that make a difference. We maintain excellent relationships with all domestic and foreign material suppliers so that the full range of materials technology is available to you at competitive pricing. The technical expertise of our Customer Service staff allows for a smooth flow of information as your materials are produced.

Bottom line… at Americhem we are committed to supporting our customers’ business needs.