LyondellBasell and API have been partners for more than 20 years in supplying TPE and biopolymers in Europe
API SpA has been working in the research, development and production of customized Thermoplastic Elastomer compounds since 1956.
What makes API truly unique in a context of compound producers is that it offers a complete range of TPEs and biopolymers to clients who demand tailor-made solutions and exceptional performance.
API serves various markets like footwear, sporting goods, automotive, appliances, engineering, packaging, personal care, medical, toys and much more.
API L™ (TPC)
APILON™ 52 (TPU)
APINAT™ (TPC Bio)
APIGO™ BIO (TPO Bio)
APILON™ 52 BIO (TPU Bio)
API’s products complement LyondellBasell’s product portfolio in several countries in Europe.
Ixef® PARA (polyarylamide) provides a unique combination of strength and aesthetics, making it ideal for complex parts that require both overall strength and a smooth, beautiful surface. Ixef® PARA is distributed across countries in Europe.
Halar® ECTFE is a partially fluorinated semi-crystalline melt-processable polymer offering a unique combination of properties for highly demanding industries. Halar® ECTFE is distributed across countries in Europe and the United States.
Solef® PVDF is a melt-processable fluorinated semi-crystalline thermoplastic which is obtained by polymerizing vinylidene fluoride. Without any additives, it has the intrinsic stability inherent to fluoropolymers even when exposed to harsh environments, providing the user with a unique combination of properties resulting in longer equipment life. Solef® PVDF is distributed across countries in Europe and the United States.