AMETEK Westchester Plastics

42 Mountain Ave, 18240 Nesquehoning, PA


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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.01  Thermoplastics
  • 01.01.017  Compounds (Polymer blends)

Compounds (Polymer blends)

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.01  Thermoplastics
  • 01.01.127  Tetrafluoroethylene/perfluoroalkylvinylether copolymers (PFA)

Tetrafluoroethylene/perfluoroalkylvinylether copolymers (PFA)

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.01  Thermoplastics
  • 01.01.128  Tetrafluoroethylene/perfluoropropylene copolymers (FEP)

Tetrafluoroethylene/perfluoropropylene copolymers (FEP)

  • 02  Semi-finished products,parts and reinforced plastics
  • 02.01  Processing technologies
  • 02.01.002  Products made by extrusion

Products made by extrusion

  • 04  Services for the plastics and rubber industrie
  • 04.05  Subcontracting

Our products

Product category: Subcontracting

Post Production and Customer Service

AMETEK Westchester Plastics provides a wide array of post-processing services to help ensure that all final product performs to customer expectations. Included among these are pellet classification, post blending and drying, the addition of talc or other additives, and other functions that customize finished materials to your specific requirements.

We will also package and ship finished materials in virtually any configuration you specify. Westchester Plastics facilities are set up for material handling and shipment via bulk railcar, truck or ocean containers; heat sealed liners and bags; boxes, drums and supersacks. Stretch wrapping and custom labeling can be provided to customer specifications.

Over the past four decades in the plastics industry, Westchester Plastics has established a reputation for outstanding service to customers. In our business, expertise in designing a process and running it cost effectively are very important in customer satisfaction. But the work isn't completed until finished product is delivered in spec and on schedule.

Today's emphasis on just-in-time and other planning programs place greater importance on delivery in tune with customer production scheduling. Over the years, Westchester Plastics customers have come to rely upon our consistent performance in meeting their most critical requirements.

AMETEK Westchester Plastics plants are located near key interstate highways and railroads, usually within overnight delivery of most major manufacturing centers.

Westchester Plastics facilities are designed to ship and receive raw materials, in pellet or powder form by bulk rail and truck, or in conventional packages like bags, boxes, drums and supersacks. Our plants provide huge indoor, dry warehousing and silo storage for raw materials as well as finished product.

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Product category: Subcontracting

Compounding Capabilities

Materials Preparation
Westchester Plastics customers can call upon a full complement of equipment to cover adversity of requirements. Ribbon and twin cone blending, Henschel mixing, ratio feeding, master batching, Reitz milling and predrying facilities enable a process to be customized to handle all types of resins, alloys, blends and other materials.

Operations Our Farrel 2", 4", 6" and 9" continuous mixer lines utilize sophisticated instruments and controls for consistent product quality.

When a compound requires combining additives and other materials with the process resin stream, Westchester Plastics employs side-feeding extruders that permit blending of additives and reinforcing materials downstream in the molten resin Werner & Pfleiderer ZSK 58mm, 90mm, 92mm and 133mm "Super Compounder" type twin screw extruders process today's more complex high performance engineering resins, blends, alloys and reactive polymers. Each of our plants is equipped with several of these highly sophisticated machines to meet a variety of capacity and blending requirements.

Process Additives
Many specialty thermoplastics, alloys and blends require additives to enhance properties and performance, Westchester Plastics facilities are geared to support requirements for the addition of catalysts, modifiers, fillers, reinforcements, process lubricants, compatibilizers and color concentrates.

Finished materials can be supplied through strand cuffing, underwater cutting, and hot face cut pelletizing, depending on customer requirements.
AMETEK Westchester Plastics is continually engaged in plant modernization programs to keep abreast of the latest in technology. We believe this reinvestment in our future will benefit us and our customers in years to come.

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About us

Company details

AMETEK Westchester Plastics is the nation's leading independent toll compounder of polyolefins (filled/unfilled), engineering resins, alloys, reactive modifiers and other thermoplastic materials. We operate two custom compounding facilities, one at Nesquehoning, PA, and the other at Wapakoneta, OH. Our production facilities provide a full range of product development and processing services. Each is equipped to compound any customer formulation regardless of size, complexity or delivery requirement. Our Nesquehoning plant encompasses over 250,000 square feet of production area, warehousing, and silo storage facilities. Our Wapakoneta facility provides another 230,000 square feet. Both facilities support our customers in the Midwest, South, and along the East Coast.

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