Roger Huarng, Principal at APS Compounding is pleased to announce new partner, Dr. Tonghua Zheng. Dr Zheng joined the firm effective August 1, 2014, succeeding Stephane Morin who will devote his attention to APS Elastomers, and serve as an ad hoc consultant.
Dr. Tonghua Zheng received his PhD in chemical engineering from Tulane University. Dr. Zheng served as process chemist at Johns Manville’s fiberglass research and manufacturing division, as well as polyurethane product development at BASF before starting his own specialty polymer research and manufacturing firm, BHK Specialty Polymer, LLC in Toledo, Ohio.
|Dr. Tonghua Zheng|
“Increased demand for thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), along with integrating new technologies was the impetus for obtaining additional partners”, says Roger Huarng. “Our combined chemical and manufacturing expertise will allow us to increase production capacity, compound standard and custom grades, and develop new product offerings; further advancing our commitment to the TPE market in North America.”
APS Compounding is an independent, fully equipped state-of-the-art compounding resource offering R&D testing and solutions for molding and extrusion challenges. Elastomer compounding specialist; APS Compounding is able to recreate, design or tweak any TPE to meet demanding specifications with new colors, additives or fillers.
For more information on how APS Compounding can find cost-effective solutions and develop proprietary formulations, contact Huarng@apstpe.com