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
10 Jan 2019
An affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP completes the sale of its investment in ELIX Polymers to Sinochem International
Sun European Partners, LLP today announces that one of its affiliates has completed the sale of its investment in ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe, to Sinochem International (Overseas) Pte. Ltd. for an enterprise value of €195 million.
23 Oct 2018
Shenyang Minghua Mould & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd. (Minghua), a leading supplier of automotive exterior parts for premium OEMs, has selected ELIX Polymers ABS H801 for spoiler and aeroblade parts for the new BMW X5, X7, and X6M cars. This follows an intensive collaboration between Minghua and ELIX Polymers.
17 Oct 2018
ELIX Polymers is launching a new line of ABS products under the brand name Chemical Compliance (CC) for applications that include toys, cosmetic containers, and products that come into contact with food. The aim of the new range is to satisfy the requirements of consumers increasingly concerned about the safety aspects of materials that day-to-day products are made from. Reinforced standards applied during production of CC grades will enable ELIX to offer additional guarantees on regulatory compliance during the lifetime of finished products.
5 Sep 2018
The next Fakuma show for the plastics processing industry is just around the corner, and materials supplier ELIX Polymers is readying its offering. Fakuma 2018 will be in Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, on October 16-20, and the speciality ABS supplier will be on Stand 5002 in Hall B5 to shine the light on its latest innovations.
9 Aug 2018
ELIX Polymers publishes its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting its human capital as the key to success
ELIX Polymers, a manufacturer of thermoplastic materials and located at Polígono Sur in Tarragona, has published its Sustainability Report, which aims to provide its stakeholders with a clear understanding of the company’s commitment to transparency and information related to its activity during the 2017 tax year.
19 Jun 2018
A leading supplier of electroplated automotive parts in China has selected ELIX ABS P2MC from ELIX Polymers for several new projects for FAW-Volkswagen Automotive. Changchun FAW Sihuan Swell Auto Parts is making use of the best-in-class plating performance of this specialty grade to produce parts with very good surfaces and with very low scrap rates after the electroplating process.
4 Jun 2018
The company ELIX Polymers, a thermoplastics manufacturer located in Tarragona's Polígono Sur industrial complex, has announced a new investment amounting to 4 million euros, whose objective is to optimize its ABS powder production facilities.
2 May 2018
Vorwerk selects ELIX 5120 premium ABS-Blend for Thermomix food processor – and awards “A” supplier status to ELIX Polymers
Vorwerk Elektrowerke GmbH has selected ELIX ABS-Blend 5120 for the control panel housing of its new Thermomix TM5 food processor. ABS Blend E.5120 is produced by ELIX Polymers S.L., a leading manufacturer of ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene) resins and derivatives in Europe.
8 Mar 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
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.
30 Oct 2017
Tarragona, October 30, 2017 – Leading specialty ABS producer ELIX Polymers had a spotlight on global grades for healthcare applications at Fakuma.