Advanced Polymer Trading to Increase R&D Staff and Equipment to Better Serve its Customers

APT is allocating more resources from its 2014 budget to expand its research and development unit. As a result the company will add more staff and extra equipment.

Advanced Polymer Trading, an international trading company specialising in the world wide trade of rubber and plastics, has announced a significant increase in the money allocated to its research and development department for 2014.

The increased budget will be used for extra staff and equipment and allow the company to work on more R&D projects. APT works closely with its supply partners on projects which help expand the markets for the various chemical, plastic, rubber and modifier products that it trades.

APT has a proven track record in providing value added services to customers via its expertise in technical sales and R&D. Part of APT’s Research and Development department is the “APT Lab”, a high-tech facility used for plastic and polymer R&D.

“Increasing the R&D budget is an important step for us,” said Mr. Hamid Amiri, APT’s Managing Director. “We always want to give our customers a competitive edge and the extra resources which are now being applied to the R&D department, will ensure that we are always help to offer the best technical help, advice and expertise to our clients.”

Employing Ph.D. polymer scientists and a team of well trained application engineers and technicians, the APT Lab offers one of the best facilities for plastic and rubber R&D within the Middle East.

Advanced Polymer Trading Adds a Twin Screw Compounder to its R&D Lab

APT has added a co-rotating twin screw extruder / compounder for laboratory applications as part of its plan to upgrade its research and development facility.

Advanced Polymer Trading, an international trading company specializing in the world wide trade of rubber and plastics, is pleased to announce that it has upgraded its research and development laboratory with a co-rotating twin screw extractor / compounder.

The new compounder is designed for use inside APT’s R&D lab and allows APT’s scientists and engineers to blend and test different plastic compounds. The results from these pilot runs can then be used for full scale production.

The machine has an output rate of 20-60 kilograms per hour which is more than sufficient for pilot scale production. Together with its raw material suppliers APT has already started to develop different compounds for a variety of applications.

APT will focus on working with its customers to develop Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP) compounds as well as Alpha olefin copolymers for customized applications.

The acquisition of this compounding machine is a part of our continuing strategy to offer the best research and development services to our customers.” said Mr. Hamid Amiri, APT’s Managing Director.

APT’s research and development lab is one of the leading facilities for plastic and polymer research in the Middle East. Using techniques such as laboratory scale extrusion compounding and small scale processing. APT is able to offer its customers comprehensive and precise results.

Advanced Polymer Trading Increases Its Research and Development Budget by 40%

APT increases its R&D budget for 2011 by 40%. The extra resources will be used for the market development of products like TAFMER, ADMER, EVAL and MILASTOMER.

Advanced Polymer Trading (APT), an international trading company specialising in the world wide trade of rubber, plastics and petrochemicals, has announced a 40% increase in its research and development budget for 2011.

The increased budget will be used for the market development of Mitsui Chemicals’ TAFMER, a polyolefin that enhances impact strength and flexibility, Mitsui Chemicals’ ADMER adhesive resin, a functionally modified polyolefin that serves as a tie layer in multilayer applications such as films, pipes, tanks or as a coupling agent, and EVAL Europe’s EVOH polymers which are particularly suited for food, medical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agricultural & industrial packaging and automotive applications.

“We are very pleased to be able to increase our R&D budget this year” said Mr. Hamid Amiri, APT’s Managing Director. “We are very proud of our R&D department and the extra resources will be used to expand our market presence by offering technical solutions and giving our customers a competitive edge.”

APT’s Research and Development department runs the “APT Lab” which offers one of the best facilities for plastic and polymer R&D within the Middle East. With Ph.D. polymer chemists and a team of well trained scientists, APT is able to provide its clients with expert solutions.