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by MAPP

MAPP Welcomes Three New Sponsors

MAPP is pleased to welcome three new sponsors to the association.

WITTMANN BATTENFELD is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of plastics processing equipment, with award-winning performance and support. The company's "one stop shop" offering includes a complete range of innovative robot automation and injection molding machine technology, along with auxiliary equipment for material conveying, blending, drying, granulating, extrusion, heating and cooling, for individual work cells to fully integrated system solutions. Everything from a single source!

COLORS FOR PLASTICS has been providing a comprehensive line of precision thermoplastic colorants for over 40 years, serving a wide array of industries and applications. Founded in 1972, the company remains family-owned and customer-oriented. It's been this focus on service, coupled with a deep technical expertise in colors and polymers, that has fueled its steady growth. With two plants in the Chicago area and a third in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the company now serves over 500 active accounts coast-to-coast and internationally. With over 100 years combined experience, the Colors For Plastics processing specialists are industry-leading color and thermoplastic experts. From on-site training to mid-run troubleshooting, this dedicated team of professionals has one purpose: to help customers implement a seamless color solution so they can get on with what they do best.

As one of the largest plastics suppliers in the world, BASF offers a comprehensive product line and market expertise, ranging from commodities to engineering and high-performance materials in thermoplastics. BASF supports its customers with high-quality products, technical service, application development, world-scale processing technology and efficient online business systems. To help customers be more successful, BASF scientists and engineers unlock every capability that lies with the versatile molecules of its polymers. The portfolio of BASF's Performance Materials business is comprised of the "4 Ultras" – Ultramid® polyamide (PA) nylon-based resins, Ultradur® polybutylene tererphthalate (PBT), Ultraform® polyacetal (POM) and Ultrason® polysulfone (PSU) and polyether sulfone (PES). The other products are Petra® post-consumer recycled polyester and Nypel® post-industrial nylon 6.

For information on MAPP's sponsorship program and the cost-reduction programs that the sponsors provide, visit the MAPP website at www.mappinc.com or email info@mappinc.com.