SPE Carolinas Sponsors

PolyOne LogoA leading supplier of thermoplastics resin with 30 stocking locations and 10 repacking plants across the US, Canada & Mexico. Representing 21 different resin manufacturers/compounders and stock all types of resins from commodities to engineered materials. We can also support many of your engineering needs with either our local Technical Representatives / Technical Support & Design Service Center.

Michael Ellison
Phone: 336-937-2141

fordhamFordham Plastics was established in 1999, marketing high quality equipment to the Plastics Industry, mission is to provide solutions which help plastics processors manufacture quality products at lower overall costs, we know to compete and succeed in the global plastics industry today, you require superior technology, excellent support and extensive product and process training. Fordham Plastics with the fortitude and commitment to provide Plastics Manufacturers the highest quality equipment, service and support, in the Southeast. Fordham represents many of the top equipment manufacturers in the industry: Gammaflux, UBE Industries, AEC, Harvard Factory Automation, Matsui America, Nissei America, RJG, Star Automation, Tecnomagnete and ZAG Equipment – Used Manufacturing Equipment.

Scott Zuber
Phone: 919-302-2571

A leading global supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins which are used in a variety of markets. The Company’s principal product lines consist of proprietary and custom-formulated engineered plastic compounds, color concentrates and additives that improve the appearance and performance of plastics in a number of specialized applications.>

Cole Bailey Jr
Phone: 980-214-8130

A leading global supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins which are used in a variety of markets. The Company’s principal product lines consist of proprietary and custom-formulated engineered plastic compounds, color concentrates and additives that improve the appearance and performance of plastics in a number of specialized applications.>

Celena Lippard
Phone: 704-437-0938

Silotech is a global leader in technologically-advanced liquid injection molding solutions for the medical, healthcare, automotive, packaging, consumer electronics, consumer markets and solar industry. Core competency is providing turn-key solutions for simple to complex mass production liquid injection molding projects. Product Development and Prototyping: ISO 9001:2008, ISO13485:2003, ISO 14001:2004, TS16949:2009 and FDA 21 CFR 820 compliant registered company utilizing lean Six Sigma, GMP and Risk Assessment.

Isolde Boettger
Phone: 803-818-8135

JMMS LogoA second-generation, family-owned metalworking company, combining the traditional strengths of our craft—quality, reliability and service—with state-of-the-art technologies, local and global manufacturing resources, and best practices in business management. Our planning, operational and financial processes have evolved to meet the needs of the world’s leading OEMs. JMMS customers include BMW, Eaton Corporation, Honda, Michelin, VW, Nifco, BSH, Midmark Corporation, and the Orbis Corporation.

Rich Martin
Phone: 864-608-5535

Seaway Plastics Engineering: Jonathan Wilke (jwilke@seawayplastics.com – 843.472.6918) Specializes in prototype injection molding & low volume production. Capabilities include micro-molding, over-molding, ISO class 7 clean-room molding and in-house mold making. We offer very short lead-times for new molds that are built in-house. Our 31 injection molding machines range in size from 33-ton to 950-ton. Full-service decorating services include painting, EMI/RFI shielding, pad-printing, silk-screening and laser marking. We have two Florida locations, Port Richey and Brooksville, both north of Clearwater Beach, FL. ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 13485.

Jonathan Wilke
Phone: 843-472-6918

A leading color concentrate producer for nearly a half-century, manufacture colorant for all plastic processes other than film and work with every major polymer system except urethane. Provide chemical analysis of products, including quantitative analysis of UV stabilizers, anti-oxidants, lubricants and fillers on both concentrates and parts. Services include: physical properties testing, impact strength and accelerated weather testing. ISO 9001:2000 certified and operate facilities in Salisbury, NC and Delaware, OH that can produce in excess of 25MM pounds annually.

Craig Brooks
Phone: 704-607-7931

A Niche distributor / broker that covers the East of the Mississippi River, we are also involved in making color concentrates and compounded colors as well as other filled type products using talc, calcium and glass fillers. We also handle compounding of products with other additives such as UV, slip, anti-static and FR packages. We handle everything from commodity resins to engineering resins and we work with customers whose needs range from 1 bag to truckload quantities.

John M. Champlin
Phone: 919-422-4249

Techmer Engineering SolutionsCustom compounder with global capabilities, local manufacturing and distribution servicing the Americas, Europe, and Asia. (NA mfg Knoxville, TN) Customer driven custom compounding covering all major engineering resins and additives. Our focus is on the functionality required, whether it’s lubricity, conductivity, structural, FR, custom color, etc.

Tom Drye
Phone: 865-805-7325

GoettfertSince, 1962 Rheology was an unknown quantity, GOETTFERT delivered its first Melt Indexers and Capillary Rheometers. Today they are one of the leading manufacturers of rheological testing equipment for thermoplastic, thermosetting plastics and rubber.

Tim Haake
Phone: 803-324-3883

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rtp-logoRTP Company is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, we supply our specially modified thermoplastic compounds to injection molders and plastics processors in pelletized form. These customers then mold or shape our compounds into finished plastic parts for use in products spanning every major market segment. Engineered thermoplastic compounds from RTP Company provide conductive, structural, wear resistant, flame retardant, elastomeric, and color properties in over 60 engineering resins. HQ: Winona, Minnesota and operate 12 production plants in the United States, Europe, and Asia and have sales offices in major commerce centers around the world.

Gary Lane
Phone: 978-870-2190

mholland logoM. Holland was founded in 1950 by Marvin Holland, as a compounder and evelved into a full service stocking distributor. Based on principles of integrity, honesty, commitment and service, M. Holland strives for excellence in all its endeavors.

Scott Hirsch
shirsch@m-holland.com Phone: 803-645-1750

Keystone_logoWorking with and understanding color has always been our only business. We provide comprehensive technically based application and business solutions to turn the challenges of utilizing color into opportunities and revenue for our customers. Our solution based approach includes the coordinated logistics platform required to service customers and their markets on a global scale. Our palette includes over 150 dyes, pigments and special effects for all types of resins and polymer applications along with specialized intelligence to bring your products to their full potential.

Ken Clontz
Phone: 312-543-6079

Kopla America been producing Engineering Plastics Resins since 1997. Through technology and innovation, we have grown into a leading plastics company with a global perspective in this 21st century.
KOPLA’s business principles include creating value for society, customer satisfaction, quality assurance, and challenge-driven innovation.

Our core values are Creativity, Integrity, and Co-operation. Creativity is the first step to discover a new opportunity in today’s fast-paced global market.
Integrity reflects our commitment to meet the needs of our customers and provide them with quality products. Co-operation means our openness to work with our customers and how we value their input.

For more info contact 706-663-3900.


Washington Penn Plastic is a leading global provider of polypropylene, polyethylene and thermoplastic elastomer compounds.  We focus on developing custom-tailored solutions to meet the material needs of our customers in a variety of markets.  Washington Penn Plastic is a privately-owned company with global reach and an overall goal of being recognized by our customers, suppliers and co-workers for our character and our values.

Washington Penn Plastic works with customers to deliver innovative, custom-formulated product solutions to meet specific properties necessary for any application.  We strive to consistently develop the latest technology for our customers, and manufacture our products with the highest possible quality, safety and service.

For more information contact 724.228.1260.



Color Master Inc. was founded in 1991 with a commitment to serve the plastics industry by producing quality custom color concentrates at the lowest possible price with the fastest possible turnaround times. Our utilization of state-of-the-art technology ensures that we’re honoring that commitment today. At Color Master, we use the highest shear compounding equipment available and ship all our Colorant orders in one week or less, and our PVC Compound in less than two weeks, guaranteed. Our employees take great pride in ensuring that all our orders, no matter the size, meet customer specifications exactly and are completed in a timely manner.

For more information, please call 888-460-1902.