As one of more than 1,600 exhibitors KRAIBURG TPE will present its innovative material solutions for wide-ranging applications at this year’s PLAST trade fair from May 5 - 9, 2015 in Milan. KRAIBURG TPE develops and produces high-quality TPE compounds for the automotive, industrial, consumer and medical sectors.

Parallel to the world exhibition EXPO Milano 2015 the European plastics industry will come together for the PLAST trade fair in Milan.“Italy is one of Europe’s most important markets for our special TPE solutions. That is why PLAST is a permanent entry in our trade fair calendar. Our technically experienced sales team has been working intensively in the Italian market for years to establish long-lasting customer relations based on mutual trust”, explains Michael Pollmann, Director Sales & Marketing EMEA. KRAIBURG TPE will be represented at PLAST on the Fiera Milano fairgrounds with an exhibit in Hall 9, Stand D32, so that visitors can become better acquainted with the diverse applications for KRAIBURG TPE compounds.

KRAIBURG TPE offers its customers a comprehensive customer- and market-oriented portfolio of products and services, in addition to custom material solutions for wide-ranging areas of application. The TPE specialist also supports its customers with technological know-how, from the product idea through material selection and tool design all the way to series production. KRAIBURG TPE has acquired this expertise through many years of experience in the manufacture and processing of Thermoplastic Elastomers. Strategically planned production and marketing locations also give customers the benefit of an extensive international network.

TPE highlights at PLAST

Since numerous OEMs and suppliers of the Italian automotive industry will be represented at PLAST, the TPE specialist will reinforce its close customer relations with the focus on Thermoplastic Elastomers for the automotive sector. With its highly temperature-resistant products HIPEX® and THERMOLAST® V, KRAIBURG TPE offers Thermoplastic Elastomers for use under the hood. For interior and exterior applications, KRAIBURG TPE has likewise developed a custom engineered portfolio to meet the special technical requirements for materials and surface quality.

Another focus at the KRAIBURG TPE exhibit will be on compounds for applications with drinking water contact. These compounds fulfill the most important European drinking water certifications, such as DVGW W270 with respect to their nature and color, as well as the KTW certification from Germany and the British WRAS for cold and warm water. In addition, these Thermoplastic Elastomers fulfill the ACS certification from France.



KRAIBURG TPE ( is one of the world's leading manufacturers of soft, elastic Thermoplastic Elastomers. In addition to custom-engineered solutions, the company also provides a broad range of market-specific formulations for diverse areas of application under the brand name THERMOLAST®. With the material solution HIPEX® KRAIBURG TPE is opening up the world for applications requiring high temperature and oil resistance for all thermoplastics processing companies. With new compounds COPEC® and For-Tec E it is entering new dimensions in terms of haptics, adhesion and resistance for consumer electronics products. KRAIBURG TPE has production sites in Germany, USA and Malaysia. The sales organization additionally covers France, Italy, Poland, Spain, China, India, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Brazil and Mexico. In further countries KRAIBURG TPE is represented by distributors.