AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. Announces New Midwest and Pacific Northwest Regional Sales Manager

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May 20, 2019 (Monroe, Connecticut) – AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories (“AXEL”), a leading manufacturer of external and internal mold releases and process aid additives, has named Jay Welka as the new Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest and Pacific Northwest regions. Mr. Welka brings over 30 years of sales experience to AXEL, which has been supplying mold releases for the plastics and rubber industries for more than 78 years.

“Jay brings technical expertise and in-depth market knowledge of the region, which will provide immediate value to our customers and our organization,” said President Jacob Axel. He previously worked at Superior Huntingdon Composites, NAC, and Composites One.

Mr. Welka will be responsible for sales and technical support for all key markets and product lines that AXEL manufactures and markets. He takes over for Larry Lambert, who has recently been promoted to Director of Business Development.

About AXEL: AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. is a chemical additive company. It was founded in 1941 and is currently in its third generation of family ownership and operation. The business is registered to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality System and the company and its products are fully compliant with REACH and major worldwide regulatory requirements. AXEL serves the global market through direct sales and a network of stocking distributors and technically trained representatives.

 

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For Sales Inquiries:
Scott Waterman
Director of Sales
swaterman@axelplastics.com
+1.513.399.1779

Jay Welka
Regional Sales Manager
jwelka@axelplastics.com
810.522.2525

CAMX 2019 | Sept 24-26 | Anaheim, CA

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Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2018 | Düsseldorf, Germany

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AMI’s Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2018 conference brings together wind energy farmers, wind turbine producers, blade manufacturers, design engineers, composites manufacturing experts, researchers, developers, service engineers, materials and equipment suppliers, to discuss the technology and economics of producing reliable year-round wind energy, focusing on the key component, the rotor. For more information about the conference, click here.

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AXEL Develops New Process Aid Additive: MoldWiz INT-33LSER

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AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. (“AXEL”), a leading manufacturer of proprietary external and internal mold releases and process aid additives, is pleased to introduce a new process aid additive with reduced coefficient of friction properties to the market. TD INT-33LSER is a unique 100% active additive designed to incorporate directly into resins. This additive, available in powder or pellet form, offers improved resin flow/fill, dispersion of other resin additives, shortens cycle times, reduces temperatures and pressures of molding machines, and reduces or eliminates weld/knit lines. It is recommended for use with all polyethylene and polypropylene, including TPO, TPE, TPV, and TPU.

Benefits:

  • Greatly reduced coefficient of friction versus older additives, such as AXEL MoldWiz INT-33LCA and INT-33CFW
  • Lower torque values versus older additives, such as AXEL MoldWiz INT-33CFW and INT-34KF
  • FDA Compliance 21 CFR 175.300

INT-33LSER is a synergistic blend of modified polymers and organic components, which will not interfere with any secondary options such as pad printing or labeling. Read more here.

About AXEL: AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. is a chemical additive company founded in 1941 and currently in its third generation of family ownership and operation. The business is registered to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality System and the company and its products are fully compliant with REACH and major worldwide regulatory requirements. AXEL serves the global market through direct sales and a network of stocking distributors and technically trained representatives. For more information, visit www.axelplastics.com.

 

 

For Media Inquiries:

Michelle Matschke
Marketing Manager
203-590-2000 x 116
mmatschke@axelplastics.com

AXEL Develops New Process Aid Additive: MoldWiz INT-34KF

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April 17, 2018, MONROE, CONNECTICUT: AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. (“AXEL”), a leading manufacturer of proprietary external and internal mold releases and process aid additives, is pleased to introduce a new process aid additive with anti-static properties to the market. MoldWiz INT-34KF is a unique 100% active additive designed to incorporate directly into resins. This additive, available in powder or pellet form, offers improved release, lubricity, resin flow/fill, and will not discolor or lessen clarity. It is recommended for use with polyethylene, polypropylene, including TPO, TPE, TPV, and TPU, nylon, styrenics, engineered thermoplastics, and PET.

Benefits:

  • Minimal to no effect on clarity or color – excellent for clarified PP
  • No issues with higher processing temps for polymers, such as PA, PPA, and other engineered polymers
  • Improved release versus older additives, such as AXEL MoldWiz INT-33 series and INT-38HM
  • Improved flow versus older additives, such as AXEL MoldWiz INT-34DLK and INT-55PV

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