The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) recently announced TA Instruments as a SPE Preferred Partner. A SPE Preferred Partner is a converter, manufacturer, solutions provider, or product distributor that has been recognized by SPE for demonstrated leadership and innovation in the plastics industry. Their products and services are valuable to SPE’s members.
TA Instruments is the world leader in manufacturing industry-leading systems for thermal analysis, rheology, microcalorimetry and mechanical analysis. Their reliable technology helps scientists in top laboratories test the physical properties of their materials. TA Instruments are a staple of any polymer lab and drive innovation in material design, process optimization, and sustainability. From medical devices to recycled plastics, material analysis and development across diverse industries is made possible by TA Instruments.
“We are proud to join SPE’s esteemed list of preferred partners,” said Bharath Rajaram, Ph.D., TA’s Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing and polymer applications expert. “TA has been delivering benefits to the plastics industry for decades now. Additionally, our business closely overlaps with SPE’s community – many of our employees and customers are SPE members, our instruments are used in SPE journals, and we have exhibited, presented, and moderated sessions at ANTEC® for years. As a preferred partner, we are excited to continue helping SPE members advance their plastics analysis and innovation.”
Plastics professionals, from raw material suppliers and plastic producers to OEM manufacturers, use TA Instruments to characterize the thermal, rheological, and mechanical properties of their materials. These techniques are also increasingly important for optimizing plastic recycling, including analyzing recycled feedstock variations and evaluating plastic decomposition.
TA Instruments is part of Waters Corporation, the world’s leading specialty measurement company focused on improving human health and well-being through the application of high-value analytical technologies and industry-leading scientific expertise.
“We are excited about adding a Preferred Partner that offers innovative solutions across many fields, providing excellent collaborative opportunities for SPE’s members,” said Michael Greskiewicz, SPE’s Director, Sales & Advertising. “With TA Instruments’ participation in our Preferred Partner program, we look forward to continued growth of this program for our members.”
With manufacturing sites in New Castle, DE, Lindon, UT, Eden Prairie, MN, and Hüllhorst, Germany, in addition to a global fleet of offices and representatives, TA Instruments installs and services instruments around the world. Polymer material analysis is a core pillar of their business, and their instruments are especially supporting the new wave of sustainable polymer development.
In addition to TA’s industry-leading portfolio of material analysis technology, they are set apart by their excellent after sales support. TA’s sales and service teams have industry experts, including polymer specialists, who are recognized for their technical competence and professionalism. TA is recognized worldwide for its prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service staff as well as high-quality instrumentation.
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About TA Instruments Division
TA Instruments, a division of Waters Corporation, is the leading manufacturer of analytical instruments for thermal analysis, rheology and microcalorimetry. The Division is headquartered in New Castle, Delaware, USA, and has direct operations in 24 countries.
About Waters Corporation
Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), the world’s leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, food, and environmental sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,400 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 14 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100