Performance Polymers Europe Company Information
Performance Polymers Europe (PPE) is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc (ITW), a multi-billion dollar company established for over 100 years. Currently ITW has over 825 business units in 52 countries employing approximately 60,000 people. Many people employed within the Group have specialist engineering or scientific expertise and contribute to ITW’s global leadership in patents and patent applications, which currently exceeds 21,600.
PPE is responsible for six business units namely Plexus, Devcon, Irathane Futura, Korroflex, and Mazel Industries. The PPE’s remit is to enhance customer’s productivity and streamline costs associated within design, engineering and building. Principally PPE operates within OEM and MRO markets through its own distribution channels or via specialist distributors for specific niche markets or applications.
The ITW Group has a decentralised philosophy, whereby all business units operate independently. This philosophy allows individual business units to stay close to customers, build a greater understanding of the local markets, as well as encouraging specialist expertise, entrepreneurial skills, innovation and value added products to satisfy the need customers in a variety of industries.
Industries associated with Performance Polymers Europe business units:
- Industrial fabrication
- Automotive and automotive aftermarket
- Nuclear power
- Specialist fabrications
- Leisure industry
- Amongst many more industries
ITW PPE Group Companies
ITW Plexus manufacture high performance structural adhesives. A combination of ease of use and superior bonding strength ensures that Plexus structural adhesives can provide the solution to a wide range of today’s assembly requirements whilst improving efficiency and reducing costs. In short, Plexus structural adhesives provide excellent bonding properties for composites, engineered plastics and metals reducing the need for conventional mechanical fasteners.
ITW Devcon is renowned as technology and market leaders in products and systems for plant maintenance, repair and overhaul operations plus all types of industrial high performance bonding applications. With over 40 years experience, Devcon offers premium quality products which are used across a vast range of industries including Utilities, MOD, Aircraft & Transportation solving problems, saving time and cutting costs. State-of-the-art new generation adhesives offer unmatched performance in the bonding of metals, plastics, wood and other materials
Irathane Futura is the market leader for the manufacture and supply of polyurethane and polyurea systems. As a protective coating specialist, Irathane Futura is the most comprehensive resource for engineering consultants and plant managers looking for long-lasting solutions to virtually any corrosion, abrasion or containment problem. In addition, Irathane Futura manufactures and distributes coating systems for specialty fabrications within theming and architectural projects that require high performance reliability.
ITW Korrobond specialises in the manufacture of high performance epoxy and polyurethane crusher backing compounds. Crusher backing is a two-pack product used as a shock absorbing compound in cone crushing machines within quarries. Manufactured to a special design to produce a tough, flexible backing of low viscosity to ensure a free flow into the smallest cavities and contours behind manganese steel. Crusher Backing is used successfully in all crushers and climatic conditions to prolong the working life of machines.
The Radishield Radiation Protection System is a patented, encapsulated shielding system. It’s unique formulation provides flexible shielding in both accessible and restricted areas where traditional methods of shielding are difficult to provide.
Available in flat sheets of various sizes and profiles, together with bespoke moulded units Radishield provides the solution for many shielding applications.
H. A. SPRINGER marine + industrie service GmbH, are the resin chocking specialists when it comes to foundations for engines and machinery of all types and sizes. Through a worldwide network of agencies and service stations the company guarantees its customers an unequalled standard of advice and service. The innovative entrepreneurial approach of H. A. SPRINGER marine + industrie service GmbH, supported by the latest in communications, manufacturing and testing equipment, guarantees consistently high standards of product quality and service. Project-oriented advice on potential applications of our products offers the customer the most cost-effective engineered solution.
EPOCAST is the brand name of our range of resin chocking systems and adhesives based on two-component Epoxy and PUR materials, which are in use throughout the world. Approved and recognised by all major Classification Societies and engine manufacturers in Germany and abroad, EPOCAST 36® is one of the most widely used chocking and grouting systems.
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