ELIX Polymers is one of the most important manufacturers of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, with 40 years of experience in engineering plastics and an installed capacity of 180ktons/year from their plant in Tarragona (Spain) to the world. Our company prioritises safe processes, high quality products and tailor-made services for customers.
The operation starts in 1975, when the Tarragona ABS and SAN production plant was inaugurated. Since then many improvements and investments have been made to place ELIX in a position to offer a wide range of ABS grades used in a variety of Industries and applications (automotive, medical, toys, electroplating, household appliances, cosmetics, furniture, conduits & electrical boxes, etc).
Our high performance products meet the stringent requirements of the Health Care, Automotive, Appliances, Electronic, Toys and other Industries and let our company to earn the trust of many leading global companies as customers. ELIX has ISO 9001 and 14001 certification, is a supporter of the chemical industry’s responsibilities and has strong technical expertise in product formulation & color development.ELIX Polymers
Polígono Industrial - Crta. Vila-seca-La Pineda s/n
43110 La Canonja (Tarragona)
+34 977 83 54 00
8 Mar 2018
Tarragona, March 8, 2018 – Gigaset, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cordless (DECT) phones and the clear market leader in Europe, has chosen ELIX M201AS from ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) resins and derivatives, for the housings of various components in its new Gigaset Smart Home Alarm system.
14 Feb 2018
Roctool’s Heat and Cool technology has major effects on surface quality of novel ABS/PC blend, says ELIX Polymers
Tarragona, February 14, 2018 – ELIX Polymers, a leading producer of ABS polymers and blends, says important improvements to surface finish are being made by using Roctool’s Heat and Cool technology to mould its ELIX Ultra HH4115HI ABS/polycarbonate blend. The company recently completed a series of tests using this technology, carried out in line with its strategy of providing tailor-made solutions and service to companies processing its specialist materials.
13 Nov 2017
Tarragona, November 13, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading producer of ABS resins and compounds, has joined Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), the international program designed to eliminate losses of pellets, flake, and powder and prevent these materials entering rivers and oceans. Marine litter is a global concern, affecting all the oceans of the world, and this specific program is a contribution to avoid this problem from plastics producers and converters.
6 Nov 2017
Tarragona, November 6, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, has signed an agreement with T&P Plastic (www.tpplastic.si) for the distribution of its products in the Balkan region encompassing Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia. T&P Plastic, headquartered in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has four warehouses strategically located in Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia, and Romania.
30 Oct 2017
Tarragona, October 30, 2017 – Leading specialty ABS producer ELIX Polymers had a spotlight on global grades for healthcare applications at Fakuma.
25 Oct 2017
Tarragona, 25 de octubre de 2017 – ELIX Polymers Américas, fabricante líder de resinas de ABS y derivados, presentará su portafolio de materiales y tecnologías en Plastimagen 2017, una de las ferias más importantes del sector plástico que se celebrará en México del 7 al 10 de Noviembre en el centro Banamex en ciudad de México.
24 Oct 2017
Tarragona, October 24, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, has highlighted its portfolio of ABS and ABS/PC materials capable of being metallized by electroplating. This technology is used extensively in Automotive applications such as radiator grilles, logos, profiles, tailgate handles, and decorative interior parts.
19 Oct 2017
Tarragona, October 19, 2017 – ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives in Europe, has published its first Sustainability Report. It provides stakeholders with an in-depth understanding of the company’s commitment to transparency and information related to the sustainability impacts of their activity during the 2016 tax year.
12 Sep 2017
Tarragona, September 12, 2017 – Major ABS specialist ELIX Polymers will present its portfolio of materials and technologies at Fakuma 2017, which will be held from October 17 until October 21 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
6 Sep 2017
ELIX Polymers introduces new low-friction materials for critical automotive applications and other segments
Tarragona, September 6, 2017 – ELIX Polymers has developed a range of specialty grades of ABS and PC/ABS to reduce the squeak that is generated by the contact of plastic parts with other plastic parts, leather, PVC-foil or other products. These undesirable noises can negatively affect the driver´s comfort and the quality impression of a car.
8 Aug 2017
Tarragona, August 8, 2017 – The TCT Show 2017, one of the most important fairs dedicated to 3D printing, takes place in Birmingham, England, from 26 - 28 September. ABS polymers specialist ELIX Polymers will be exhibiting for the first time, with its own stand, F59.
21 Jun 2017
Tarragona, June 21, 2017 – A leading supplier of interior and exterior automotive parts has selected a new ABS/polycarbonate blend from ELIX Polymers for the production of exterior pillar covers to be used in an upcoming premium class car from a well-known German manufacturer. Maier S. Coop., in Vizcaya, Spain, is using ELIX Ultra HH4115HI in a two-component part that combines the ABS/PC with a polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).