Polifil Products by The Plastics Group of America, now in CANADA & available from General Polymers Thermoplastic Materials

Simcoe Plastics is excited to announce its newest line from General Polymers Thermoplastic Materials!

From the Plastics Group of America, we now have PP and TPO product lines in Canada! These products are prime certified and of incredible quality.

Who is the Plastics Group of America?

The Plastics Group of America (TPG) manufactures, compounds, and distributes a full line of thermoplastics to meet the needs of molding, extrusion and blow-molding processors.

With over 250,000 sq. feet of manufacturing space, The Plastics Group has been custom compounding Polifil® polypropylene-based reinforced resins for over 40 years!

They are primarily an asset-based manufacturer, with the ability of custom compounding resins to the physical, mechanical, and thermal specifications your application requires.

Polifil Products Include:

Polifil TPO-60D12 – Thermoplastic Polyolefin

Polifil TPO- 60D12UV – Thermoplastic Polyolefin with UV Stabilization

Polifil TPOT -2024UV – Talc Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyolefin with UV Stabilization

Polifil C – Calcium  Carbonate-Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil RMC – High Impact Calcium Carbonate-Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil T – Talc-Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil RMT – High Impact Talc-Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil M – Mica-Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil GFPPCC – Chemically Coupled Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil GRPPCC-WS – Chemically Coupled Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 61

Polifil BS – Barium Sulfate Reinforced Polypropylene

Polifil LM – Resins for Laser Making

Polifil RC – Reinforced Polypropylene Resins Utilizing Certified Recycled Content

Quality

The Plastics Group offers extraordinary quality control over its process and products.  The Plastic Group has a comprehensive quality program in place to guarantee product integrity.

As an ISO 9001 certified company with an ISO-IEC 17025 certified laboratory. The compounding facility features a quality control laboratory well-equipped with state of the art test and diagnostic equipment to certify and authenticate a number of material properties. Our laboratory is run by highly skilled personnel who adhere to firm quality control measures to ensure our products meet your specifications.

Our testing abilities include:

• Physical Property Testing

• Melt Index

• Izod

• Flexural Properties

• Tensile Properties

• Garner Impact

• DSC

• Moisture Content

• Ash Content

• Gardner Impact

• Color Testing

Test results are tracked and monitored for all Polifil® products manufactured, and material Certifications are issued with every order. This certifies Lot-to-Lot consistency is followed for all products produced.

NSF/ANSI 61 Compliant

TPG’s Polifil® GFPPCC-WS series compounds are Water Safe homopolymer polypropylenes reinforced with chemically coupled glass fibers and are certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 61. They have been extended to include a broader range of glass and are now available in white, black and natural colors.

Certification to NSF/ANSI 61 guarantees that your product meets the potable water requirements for the U.S. and Canada, and it can often meet or fulfill the testing requirements for many other countries as well. Market leaders strive to attain NSF certification as a mark of distinction that provides their customers with assurance that their product is safe for use in drinking water.

Bring in the Reinforcements! 

The Polifil® GFPPCC-WS compounds offer superior strength and stiffness, improved elevated temperature performance, better creep resistance, higher impact strength and higher resistance to high temperature water than conventional glass fiber reinforced polypropylenes. Polifil® GFPPCC-WS products are also UL94 HB rated. These compounds are used in chemical resistance applications, appliances, electrical components, automotive, irrigation, utility, filter systems, and potable water products. Standard processing techniques TPG’s Polifil® line of reinforced resins utilizes additives and agents including mineral, talc, calcium, mica, glass and barium for applications that serve the following market segments:

•Appliance

•Automotive

•Construction

•Consumer Housewares and Disposables

•Furniture

•Industrial, Institutional and Electronic

•Lawn & Garden – Recreational Vehicles

•Medical & Personal Care

•Packaging

•Pump, Pool, Spa and Irrigation

Customer Centricity Drives TPG’s Improvements TPG’s success is directly linked to our customers and as such, it is TPG’s goal to provide for their current and future needs. Often times, it is a customer inquiry or request which will promote improvements to meet the customer’s new application or submission. Other times, when TPG is actively working on continued improvement, systems and processes currently in place are evaluated with an eye on improvement, developing optimization, and increasing quality for our customers.

We look forward to providing your Polifil® product needs in the near future!