Annual Sponsors

In a continuing effort to promote education and involvement of new people in the industry, the Energy Polymer Group solicits corporate sponsors through voluntary contributions by its member companies. These sponsorships allow the funds of the EPG to be used for further educational programs and scholarship funding.

The Energy Polymer Group would like to thank these companies for their support in sponsoring our organization and this website.

Click HERE for more information about becoming an EPG Sponsor.

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Abaco Drilling Technologies (formerly Basintek) is a leading technology-driven manufacturer of power sections for Oil & Gas drilling and thru-tubing operations. Our precision manufacturing capabilities, quality control, R&D, and engineering proficiency deliver ideal elastomer and power section solutions that increase efficiency, improve safety and maximize downhole performance.

https://www.abacodrilling.com

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Upon the sale of Portage Precision Polymers to Hexpol, Erick Sharp launched ACE Products & Consulting LLC. ACE was created to offer technical and process consulting services to the rubber and silicone industries. Additionally ACE acts as an independent agent for two specialty raw material lines and has its own branded silicone dispersion line. ACE brand raw materials are sold via distribution or licensed to other suppliers.

http://www.aceprodcon.com

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AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Asahi Glass Company of Japan, manufactures, markets and sells high-performance fluoropolymer resins, compounds and specialty chemicals. Our products include Fluon® fluoropolymer resins and compounds, AFLAS® fluoroelastomers, AsahiKlin fluorinated solvents, LUMIFLON™ fluoropolymer resins, Asahi Guard E-SERIES water and oil repellents, F-CLEAN® greenhouse films, and Solesphere fine silica additives.

http://www.agcchem.com/

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Akrochem has provided 90 years of dedicated service to the rubber industry. Founded in 1929, Akrochem has supplied everything from simple fillers to unique chemical blends and dispersions. Akrochem has the right ingredients because we have the broadest line of compounding materials anywhere, but it is our "Element of Expertise" that sets us apart from the competition.

http://www.akrochem.com/

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Alpine PolyTech is focused on providing our customers with polymer technologies for the oil and gas industry. Whatever our customers require –sour gas, HPHT, innovative seal performance testing, or in-depth material analysis – our expertise is unmatched. Alpine PolyTech is proud to be ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited laboratory.

http://www.alpinepolytech.com

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Anton Paar develops, produces and distributes highly accurate laboratory instruments and process measuring systems, and provides custom-tailored automation and robotic solutions. It is the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration and CO2 and in the field of rheometry. Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the charitable Santner Foundation. 

https://www.anton-paar.com/us-en/about-us/company/

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Applied Seals Taiwan provides high quality, total sealing solutions for the global market. Our Fremont, CA application center is AS-9100 and ISO-13485 certificated with class 100 and class 100,000 cleanroom environment. We optimize vertical integration, tooling construction & formula R&D in the manufacture of all product lines, including semiconductor, pharmaceutical, aerospace, oil & gas and CPI.

http://www.appliedseals.com

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Since 1994, Arnold Machine, Inc. has been a full service automated equipment manufacturer specializing in Automated Adhesive Spray Application Equipment. AMI’s focus has been on the importance of automatic spray that applies a consistent rubber-to-substrate adhesive to a wide range of part profiles, ensuring achievement of a quality elastomer bond.

http://www.arnoldmachine.com

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Ascend Sealing Technology provides services from R&D, manufacturing, to distributing high-quality elastomer sealing products. We offer NORSOK M710 and Nace™ certified materials include FKM, FEPM, and FFKM. Our eCommerce platform and logistics management ensure that customers access items they need faster and easier, and that all requirements are met.

https://www.ascendsealing.com

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High loading for cost reduction is only one of the benefits rubber compounders can expect from Cancarb’s Thermax®. Easy mixing and good dispersion, excellent processing, smooth extrusion, excellent dynamic properties, low grit compounds, reduced compression set, low electrical conductivity, and improved aging characteristics are all part of the Thermax® advantage.

http://www.cancarb.com

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CDI Energy Products is a global supplier of sealing solutions and precision components for performance critical upstream oil and gas applications. Combining advanced materials with our extensive manufacturing capabilities, our engineering experts work with you to develop the optimal sealing solution, provide sustained technical support, and deliver superior service.

http://cdiproducts.com

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Clifford Springs Limited is a world leader in manufacturing a wide range of seal energizing products. From Garter to PEEK springs, canted coil, helical tape, anti extrusion and triple plug springs. Exotic material are stocked including Elgiloy, Inconel and Hastelloy. In house laser welding ensures our customers a fast response. 

http://www.cliffordsprings.com

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CSI Calendering produces rubber sheet stock and fabric insert material upto 87" wide to match your specific manufacturing applications. We calender customer supplied raw materials, as well as offer our own broad range of raw rubber compounds and custom designed industrial fabrics and tire cords for turnkey orders.

http://www.csicalendering.com

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CTG is constantly updating our equipment, processes, and controls to ensure the highest quality and unparalleled customer service. A move in 2012 to our new, 36,000 square-foot facility in Houston has allowed us to both improve our automation and increase productivity. CTG welcomes the opportunity to partner with you and your company.

http://www.ctgasket.com/

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Custom Rubber Products, founded in 1961, molds elastomer and thermoset plastic products for upstream and midstream oilfield markets. We also have mandrel wrapping capability from 2' to 40' in length. In 2013, the company joined The Flexitallic Group, a global network dedicated to innovation, customization and education.

http://www.customrubber.com/

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Drake Plastics specializes in extruding, injection molding & precision machining high performance plastic shapes & parts providing innovative solutions worldwide. We stock rod, plate & Seamless TubeR in Torlon PAI, PEEK & PEK. Current oilfield parts include Frac Balls, Activation & Buoyant Balls, Ball Seats, Flappers, Blazers, Insulators & Bearings.

http://drakeplastics.com/

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One thing we have found true with all our customers is the desire to be treated like family. Our organization's structure is very flat, meaning you have access across the board to communicate with anyone on the Dyna-Mix team. We want you to feel comfortable to pick up the phone and call. In fact, we feel so strongly about this that we answer our phones directly. There is no computer automated attendant that keeps you from the information you need.

http://www.dyna-mix.com

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The Fluororelatomer Specialist. Since 1983, Eagle Elastomer’s focus has been on custom mixing, calendering and extruding high performance Fluoroelastomer (FKM) and Perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) compounds. We presently have various stock compounds available for quick turn-around as well as compound development services and testing capabilities. For more information please contact us at 330-923-7070 

http://www.eagleelastomer.com

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Element Materials Technology is a global network of accredited materials testing & inspection, product qualification and failure analysis laboratories servicing the aerospace & defense, oil & gas and transportation sectors. We make certain that the materials and products we test and certify are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose in the industries we serve, where failure is simply not an option.

http://www.element.com

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Elite Seal is committed to providing clientele with rubber molded parts, machined plastics and carbide components. We have two North American locations which are based out of Houston and Canada. Our management system in the Canadian facility is proudly ISO 9001:2015 registered with QAS International. We welcome the opportunity to tell EPG members more about our company.

https://www.elitesealinc.com

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Endurica brings Elastomer Fatigue-Life Prediction capabilities to your design team. We offer computer simulation software for engineers to address durability issues at the design stage by using your FEM.  We also provide testing equipment, materials characterization, consulting services, training and FEA modeling. A solution for your rubber fatigue problems. #GetDurabilityRight

http://www.endurica.com

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Ensinger is a worldwide producer of high performance and engineering plastics in a wide variety of shapes such as rod, tube, sheet and custom injection molded and cast nylon parts. We feature HPP materials – TECAPEEK® (Peek), TECATRON® (PPS), TECATOR® (PAI) and TECAST® Nylon.

http://www.ensinger-inc.com

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Since 1964 Eutsler Technical Products, Inc. has been dedicated to manufacturing quality custom molded & mandrel wrapped rubber products. Utilizing elastomers such as fluororelastomers, nitriles, chloropernes, EPDM, natural rubbers, and specialty elastomers, Eutsler-built custom rubber products have been produced for some of the world’s most reputable private labels in all industries.

http://www.eutsler-rubber.com/

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FERPA is a contract manufacturer, committed to providing machined thermoplastic and elastomer solutions. For nearly 30 years, we have produced simple to complex machined components for sealing solution leaders in the oilfield sectors. We offer superior quality, competitive pricing, and best-in-class lead times. Let us help you produce a superior product your client deserves!

http://www.ferpa-pmi.com

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Finite Fiber offers a wide range of fiber additives and customized fiber blends that enhance critical performance of cured rubber and other elastomeric compounds. Our ongoing development activities are utilizing new fiber materials and fiber treatments. The new development team is eager to provide fiber additive systems to meet customer’s specific and unique performance needs. Please visit our website to find out more!

http://www.finitefiber.com

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GMORS is committed to supplying our customers with the highest quality products, and manufactured in the most efficient methods possible. Our products can be found in numerous critical applications in the automotive, industrial, and Oil & Gas industries. We are dedicated to meeting customers' current and future needs with exceptional product solutions and service. We welcome the opportunity to serve you!

https://www.gmors.com

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Greene Tweed, a leading global manufacturer of high-performance seals and engineered components, combines more than 150 years of technical expertise and commercial knowledge in a variety of markets. Greene Tweed collaborates with customers to develop engineered solutions that meet challenging performance requirements and reduce total cost of ownership.

https://www.gtweed.com

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Servicing the rubber, thermoplastics and polymer-related industries for more than 80 years, Harwick Standard is a management-owned and operated sales, marketing, and technical support organization headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Harwick is ISO 9001 registered and operates a nationwide distribution network. Harwick is a proud member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD).

http://www.harwickstandard.com

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HEXPOL is the largest producer of Precision Polymer Compounds. Changing requirements demand new elastomer compounds. No other company is better positioned to meet these needs than HEXPOL. HEXPOL employs the best rubber technologists providing next-generation solutions. HEXPOL provides you with access to worldwide resources.Come experience our "Legacy of Excellence".

http://www.hexpolcompounding.com

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For nearly a century, H.M. Royal has driven innovation in the energy sector. From specialty polymers to unique functional additives, fillers and rubber-to-metal bonding adhesives, H.M. Royal, Inc. can help you gain the competitive edge you need to succeed in todays energy-driven world.

http://www.hmroyal.com

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Since 1981, Indian Rubber has been a leader in custom-molded elastomers for all types of applications, but primarily serving the oil and gas, aerospace, and general industrial markets. IRC specializes in all types of rubber molding including injection, compression, transfer, and bottomless pot. We welcome the opportunity to discuss how our products can work for you.

https://www.indian-rubber.com

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Intertex is a leading value-added distributor of synthetic rubber, carbon black, process oils, rubber chemicals and plastic resin. Intertex is a critical link in the supply chain providing materials to customers around the world. We are more than just a distributor; we are your strategic sourcing partner.

http://www.intertexworld.com

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LEHVOSS North America, a subsidiary of Lehmann&Voss&Co., Hamburg, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of innovative high performance thermoplastic compounds and additive masterbatches. From aerospace to automotive to energy, LUVOCOM® compounds are used in many industries and are engineered to individual customer requirements.

http://www.lehvoss.us

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Lintech International is a Georgia-based specialty chemical distributor servicing the Rubber, Oil & Gas, and Plastics industries with resins, additives, fillers, and other compounding ingredients. We also provide rubber-to-metal bonding adhesives and mold release agents. With world-class supply partners and 13 U.S. warehouses, Lintech offers superb service to customers nationwide.

http://www.LintechInternational.com

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Lion Elastomers is a leading manufacturer of synthetic rubber products. The company operates world-class Royalene® EPDM and SBR manufacturing facilities in Geismar, Louisiana and Port Neches, Texas. Our products represent the highest performing, highest quality EPDM and SBR rubber materials available anywhere in the world. To find out more, please visit us at:

http://www.lionelastomers.com/

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When your application demands a rubber-to-substrate adhesive that's proven itself for generations, use the ultimate in elastomer bonding – LORD Chemlok adhesives. For more than 60 years, this superior line of adhesives has delivered consistent results to diverse global industries. We collaborate with our customers to provide uncompromised quality in service, quality and bond performance.

https://bit.ly/2Efqitm

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With over 50 years of experience, Lowrance Machine is a recognized leader in manufacturing custom molds to produce components of all types for a wide range of industries, all over the world. Specialties: Machining; Rubber Molds (Compression, Transfer, Injection, Open Pour); Plastic Injection Molds; Mold Design; Mold Repair. For more info visit our website or contact Chris Lowrance at 281-449-6524

http://www.lowrancemachine.com

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Maloney Technical Products is a worldwide manufacturer of products for oil & gas pipelines, water works utilities, down-hole logging and pipe inspection. Maloney is part of the Hultec / S&B Group with manufacturing and distribution operations in the USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Australia, South America, Europe and Vietnam.

http://www.maloneytech.com

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MDS is a company with deep experience and technical competencies uniquely positioned to solve our oil & gas customers' engineering challenges. We offer a broad array of smarter, more cost-effective material solutions including high performance molded and machined thermoplastic components, electrical connectors, and elastomer components and seals.

http://www.materialanddesign.com

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Maverix Solutions manufactures technologically superior mold release coatings for all organic and silicone rubber.  Our unique ceramic coatings do not contain silicone, do not transfer to the finish part, and resist build up on the mold surface. Call us today to discuss how Mavcoat mold releases can improve your manufacturing and add value to your company.

http://www.mavcoatmoldrelease.com

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MFP Seals is a leading manufacturer and global supplier of sealing devices. MFP Seals offers in-house design, engineering, testing, and production of injection molded and CNC machined, thermoplastics and elastomers. MFP Seals maintains the highest quality standards and customer service, with each product delivered. American Made - American Owned. ISO-9001:2015

https://www.mfpseals.com/

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OEM is a leader in the manufacture of high-tech specialty seals, machined components, composites, engineered plastics and related product designs exclusively for the oil and gas industries. We pioneered and patented wire mesh sealing technology, and maintain a complete CNC machining facility that enables us to manufacture any custom product requiring rubber-to-metal bonding.

http://www.oemcomponentsonline.com

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Parker Hannifin EPS Division is a leader in the compounding, design and manufacture of precision-engineered sealing products for the Oil & Gas and Chemical Processing industries. From exploration to refining, land to subsea, we offer thousands of standard and custom products in materials ranging from nitriles, fluorocarbons and perfluoroelastomers to advanced polyurethanes, PTFE and thermoplastics.

http://www.parker.com/eps

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Pinnacle Elastomeric Technology is the leader in custom mixing fluoroelastomer, HNBR and Aflas, offering high performance compounds for extreme environments.  Our customers value us for our focused knowledge base and responsiveness to their most difficult development challenges. We utilize a 55 liter tilt-body mixer with state-of-the-art controls and open mill mixing.

http://www.pinnacleelastomers.com/

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Polymer Machinery Company is proud to offer the finest equipment from all over the world to the North American market. Our many years of experience make us your best source for installation, training, service, and spare parts for your equipment. We have over 400 installations and over 1,000 machines in the field.

http://www.polymermachineryco.com

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Polymer Products (PPI) of Grand Prairie, TX has been in the custom molded urethane business since 1972. We are an open-cast urethane molder with capabilities that include C&C part finishing, bonding to metals and plastics, high temperature and specialty compounds, and more. PPI can manufacture all quantities from prototype to high volume and will aid in part design and custom compounding

http://www.polymer-products.com/

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Polymer Valley Chemicals, Inc. manufactures and supplies treated and untreated mineral fillers and additives including kaolin clays, silica and ATH to the rubber and plastics industries. We also provide a full range of carbon blacks in low melt pre-weighed bags to customer specifications. Rely on PVC for experienced technical assistance, customer service and production flexibility that exceeds expectations.

http://www.polymervalleychemicals.com

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Precision Associates has been a leading manufacturer of top quality seals and other rubber products since 1955. Capabilities include in-house tool shop and mold design for quick prototyping of injection, compression and transfer tools, compound development and material test lab with over 1000 existing formulations, Class 10,000 (ISO 7) Clean room all located in our 130,000 sq. foot facility that is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

http://www.precisionassoc.com/

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Precision Polymer Engineering has been supplying high performance seals into the oil & gas industry for over 30 years.  PPE manufactures standard and custom components from its EnDura® and Perlast® range of materials, with a proven track record of providing the ultimate in chemical, temperature and RGD resistance for critical sealing applications.

http://www.prepol.com

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Preferred Compounding supplies proprietary and custom mixed rubber compounds to the rubber goods market. Preferred has sites in Georgia, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Mexico possessing experienced technical staffs and complete laboratory capabilities.  We have dedicated equipment in multiple locations that focuses on high performance elastomers such as FKM, HNBR, and Vamac.

http://www.preferredperforms.com

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R.D. Abbott (rdabbott.com) is a full-service supplier that’s staffed with rubber industry experts, equipped with comprehensive testing laboratories, and stocked with best-in-class elastomeric products from respected manufacturers. Our product lines include elastomeric polymers, rubber chemicals, fillers, bonding agents, and testing equipment, with warehouse locations throughout North America.

http://www.rdabbott.com

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R.E. Carroll Inc. is a 93-year-old distributor of refined petroleum products and specialty chemicals used in the rubber, coatings, adhesives, sealants, plastics and related industries. We serve our customers out of our five strategically placed warehouses in NJ, Ohio, GA, and TX. For more info, please contact David Carroll at 609 439 1591

http://www.recarroll.com

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For over 100 years, Vanderbilt Chemicals has provided key products and exceptional technical expertise. With a strong focus on innovation, the company develops, manufactures, and distributes a diverse range of chemical and mineral products. These include: antidegradents, elastomers, and processing aids for rubber, plastics, and waterborne latex products, as well as heat stabilizers and antioxidants for adhesives.

http://www.vanderbiltchemicals.com

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REP Corporation (Kodak TN) is the North American arm of REP International (Corbas France). REP Corporation is the sales and service point of contact for injection and compression molding press sales and service. From C-frame presses to large vertical or horizontal injection molding presses and multi-station presses, REP has a product suited to your process, capital and technical requirements.

http://www.repinjection.com/

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When is comes to Custom Rubber Extruded Products, there is only one name to know: Rex-Hide! Established in 1917, we have the laboratory, mixing, extruders, and tool capabilities you need, plus 91 years of experience and know how. We have capabilities to Salt Cure, Microwave, & Steam-Vulcanize your products with three complete extrusion lines.

http://www.rex-hide.com/

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Engineered thermoplastic compounds from RTP Company address the energy markets’ need for better reliability, improved performance, and increased design flexibility. Utilizing over 60 engineering resins, RTP Company supplies customized material solutions that meet end-use requirements, including solutions for high temperature products for the oil and gas industry.

https://www.rtpcompany.com/markets/energy/

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SABIC LNP is a world leading petrochemicals company, offering a broad portfolio of engineering thermoplastics for the oil and gas industry. Our custom compound solutions address our customers' toughest application challenges including the need for high heat, wear resistance and reliability in the oilfield.

http://www.sabic-ip.com

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Santa Fe Rubber has manufactured custom rubber products, seals and plastic components for the oil and gas and other industries for over 50 years. Our molding capabilities include compression, transfer and injection presses along with liquid silicone injection for complex, thin-walled part designs. We are ISO 9001:2008 certified with an excellent reputation as a quality supplier.

http://www.santaferubber.com

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Seals Eastern uses custom formulated specialty materials to manufacture high performance seals for some of the world’s harshest environments. Our in-house mixing, captive tool & die, and compression molding capabilities allow us to provide solutions for the most difficult sealing problems. Seals Eastern...premium quality seals for a cleaner, safer and more reliable world. ISO 9001 Certified.

http://sealseastern.com

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Solvay offers the industry’s broadest selection of high-performance polymers designed to withstand the extremely harsh conditions of oil field environments. This allows engineers to find the right materials for flexible risers, flowlines, liners & coatings, umbilicals, downhole tools, lubricants, seals & gaskets. Discover the depth of Solvay today. 

http://www.solvayspecialtypolymers.com

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Sumitomo Bakelite North America, Inc. is a full service composite molding compound supplier.  In addition to manufacturing material, our capabilities include full R&D support involving part prototyping, extensive material testing, and failure analysis.  Our thermoset product line offering includes phenolic, epoxy, DAP, and silicone resins as well as short and long fiber molding compounds using carbon fiber and glass fiber reinforcement.

https://www.sbhpp.com

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Texas Injection Molding is a Houston-based, owner-operated company built on trust. We are an engineering-driven company specializing in custom injection molding of engineering thermoplastics. We target innovative, middle market companies and support management in product development, engineering and manufacturing. Our injection molding operation is supported by an in-house tool and die shop with systems certified to ISO 9001-2015.

https://texasinjectionmolding.com

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Utex is a privately owned Global Leader in Sealing Systems Technologies with over 65 years of PROVIDING CUSTOMER SOLUTIONS. Utex specializes in the design and manufacture of components from advanced elastomer and plastic materials for demanding applications. Contact us today about your sealing system needs.

http://www.utexind.com/

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Victrex delivers high-performance PAEK thermoplastic solutions for the toughest challenges in market segments ranging from downhole tools and subsea systems to refinery and production equipment. We provide technical excellence where reliability across a broad temperature range, integrity in harsh fluids and gases, and durability in aggressive mechanical environments is needed.

http://www.victrex.com/energy

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Longwood Elastomers is a leading manufacturer of rubber, plastic and specialty products used in industrial, oil & gas, transportation, rail and other markets. Longwood is a member of Wabtec Elastomers, which has strategic locations around the globe including TX, VA, OH, PA, Spain, India & China. State-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, R&D and superior quality make Longwood a dependable, on-time supplier.

http://www.longwoodindustries.com/

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ZEON is the market leader for specialty heat- and oil-resistant elastomers. However, our commitment to the industry’s best customer service truly sets us apart. ZEON operates an extensive global network of support offices with chemists and technical experts to assist your engineers and scientists from concept through prototyping, pre-launch, and mass production. Visit our website and contact us for a quote today!

http://www.zeonchemicals.com

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