Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
About Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation (MEP) was established in March 1994, following the consolidation of the engineering plastics businesses of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc., and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, thus creating a vital and responsive new player in this highly dynamic sector.
MEP is a leading supplier of engineering plastics and focuses on developing new materials to meet the changing needs of end users whilst at the same time supporting customers’ product development activities. In all aspects of its operations, the Company is guided by the belief that building close partnerships with customers is the way to conduct business successfully.
As a leading engineering plastics manufacturer, MEP has pledged to reduce the environmental burden of its operations and prevent pollution, to protect the environment and provide products and services that meet the expectations of customers, stakeholders and society at large.
The MEP Portfolio includes IUPILON™ Polycarbonate Resin; XANTAR™ Polycarbonate & Blends; NOVAREX™ Polycarbonate Resin; RENY™ Polyamide MXD6 Resin; NOVADURAN™ Polybutylene Terephthalate Resin; IUPITAL™ Polyacetal Resin; IUPIACE™ Modified PPE Resin; and LEMALLOY™ Modified PPE Resin.Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
MEP Europe GmbH
20 Oct 2020
Innovative new technology from Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation helps reduce emission footprints
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation (MEP), the global leader in high performance polyacetal materials, meets the rapidly-changing stringent regulatory and functional requirements of the automotive, electronics and general industries markets for low formaldehyde emissions with a new polyacetal (POM) product family. MEP announces the innovative low-odor and low-residue Iupital™ 05 Polyacetal Series.
11 Aug 2011
The 2011 Frost & Sullivan European Customer Value Enhancement Award in the Smart E-Meter Market is presented to Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics (MEP).
The company’s willingness to partner with its customers to serve this market has been key to its achieving the leading position. At the same time, MEP entered the Smart e-meter market with the clear intention of partnering not only with its immediate customers, but also with participants further along the value chain such as Smart e-meter and energy companies in order to deliver sustainable solutions.
12 Jul 2011
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics, the global leader in high performance Laser Direct Structuring (LDS) materials, meets the rapidly-changing design and functional requirements of the portable electronics market with the first-time availability of full-color XANTAR® LDS grades, including newly-introduced full-color high practical impact strength, and chlorine- and bromine-free innovations.
17 May 2011
At CHINAPLAS 2011 (booth 11.2L41), Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics emphasises its focus on developing PC materials that meet the changing needs of end users, whilst at the same time supporting product development activities of its customers. One key segment is Power Distribution.
8 Nov 2010
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics has announced that its XANTAR® and XANTAR® C grades have been fully approved in major smart meter replacement projects, including EDF’s smart meter replacement project in France. With the international deregulation of the energy markets and the increasing drive for energy efficiency, there is a vast demand for smart and intelligent meters for electricity, gas and water that can be accessed remotely. Major development activities are currently ongoing in venues all across Europe. In this context, the large scale activities in France are considered to be an important guideline to all relevant industries along the value chain involved.
29 Oct 2010
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics has extended its Laser Direct Structuring (LDS) materials portfolio by introducing 2 new grades. XANTAR® LDS 3720, was specifically developed to show very good practical impact performance, suitable for use in mobile phone covers or housings, and XANTAR® LDS 3730, which is the first Halogen-free flame retardant LDS grade, used to create antennas in laptops and notebooks. They join XANTAR® LDS 3710, which was used as the first LDS materials to create a mobile phone antenna and have since provided Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics with a proven track record of quality and performance in antenna systems applications.
31 May 2010
Following the acquisition of Xantar® polycarbonate resins and blends, Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics is underlining its commitment to the development of new innovative materials that address the high market standards and needs. At K 2010, the company will be highlighting a range of key new material innovations of its Xantar® range of polycarbonate resins and blends. Key amongst these are Xantar® LDS, Xantar® XRM and flame retardant Xantar® C.
31 May 2010
NEW EUROPEAN TECHNICAL CENTER FOR MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING- PLASTICS OFFERS EXTENDED SUPPORT FOR CUSTOMERS IN EUROPE
Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics (MEP) has announced that it will establish a new Technical Center to provide extensive research, development and testing support for its customers primary in Europe. The new Technical Center is located on the R&T campus of the Chemelot site in Geleen, the Netherlands and will focus on customer and application support as well as new product development.
31 May 2010
At K 2010, Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics (MEP) will present its complete portfolio of engineering materials, which now includes recently acquired Xantar® Polycarbonate and Blends. At the same time, the company will underline its commitment to both existing and new customers in Europe.
31 May 2010
Following its acquisition of the Xantar® Polycarbonate business,