[image_0][image_1_right]"Establishing a second headquarters in North America has been a part of our strategic plan from the beginning, stated Dr. Martin Lu, co-founder, chairman and VP of Technology. "This expansion allows us to provide research and development, technical sales and service, manufacturing, and distribution in closer proximity to our North American, South American and European customers.[image_2] Most recent additions to the management team of Polymax US include Dr. Ron Sheu, VP of Business Development and Tom Castile, VP of Sales. Polymax has been founded in 2005 with corporate headquarters in the Jiangsu Province. The privately owned company is today one of the biggest TPE compounders in China. Among its customers are Nike, Chrysler, Samsung, HP, Nokia, and VW.[image_3_right] Polymax' products are also available in North America through its distribution partner, APS Elastomers. The compounds are marketed under the Maxelast brand.