RTP Company opens technical center in China


Custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company (Winona, MN) has opened a technical center in Shenzhen, China.

"RTP Company positions our facilities regionally so that our materials experts are available locally in areas where our customers are conducting business," an RTP spokesperson told PlasticsToday. "The Shenzhen region and southern China have developed a significant manufacturing infrastructure with many global OEMs and contract manufacturers who use engineered thermoplastic compounds."

The 2400m2 (25,800 sq-ft) technical center will provide a base of operations for the company's product development engineers, technical service specialists, CAE analysts, and colorists, the spokesperson said.

In addition to on-site engineers and labs, the technical center will produce custom engineered compounds along with color and additive masterbatches. ...
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