R&D Center

The R&D Center for Equipolymers is located in Schkopau, Germany. A close relationship and cooperation among all partners -- including Manufacturing, Technical Service, Sales and Customer Service, and Supply Chain -- ensures maximum performance and success.

R&D's main areas of activity are:

  • PET Manufacturing Support

    • Analytical support
    • Quality management
    • Plant de-bottlenecking
    • Trouble shooting
  • Customer Service and Support

    • Material introduction
    • Training
    • Method development
    • Trouble shooting
    • Technical and analytical Support and assistance
  • Product and Process Development

    • Chemical recycling
    • “Next generation PET”
    • New catalyst systems
    • Reduced AA regeneration
  • R&D applies its strong competencies in

    • Analytics
    • PET processing and applications
    • Material fundamentals
    • PET synthesis
    • Material science
    • Product and process research
  • In addition to direct customer support, R&D lab capabilities are also available for public service -- customer and non-customer related. This can include

    • Analytical and technical support
    • PET processing and applications
    • Processing tests
    • Analytical testing
    • Round-robin tests
    • Method development
    • Training

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