Materials: Range of thermoplastic elastomers developed for pet toys


Global supplier of innovative thermoplastic elastomers, Audia Elastomers, Washington, Penn., Has developed an extensive line of allegedly advanced high performance TPEs that provide durability, tear resistance, high clarity and grip for the durable pet toy market. company, including chewing dogs. toys and treats.

According to Anthony Marozsan, Head of Market Development, the market for safe and sustainable pet toys continues to grow as demographic shifts lead to shifts in pet ownership and care trends. According to the American Pet Products Association, Millennials are leading the way in pet ownership, accounting for 35% of all pet owners. And as household sizes shrink, more and more people are treating their pets like family, including a willingness to spend more on premium and personalized offers.

Audia elastomers offers custom hardware solutions such as Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBCs), TPUs, Copolyesters, TPVs that allow brand owners to position their products at various retail price points, from high end boutique products to materials large-area mass market. Of the society The materials are said to exhibit excellent durability over a hardness range of 30 to 70 Shore A. The company’s grip technology is said to be best-in-class, offering the ultimate in customization – a stiff center and flexible overmolding for a range of application needs. In addition, ultra-tough transparent elastomers allow for unique designs and a wide range of vivid colors and special effects. These materials are 100% NAFTA, FDA compliant and free of BPA, phthalates and latex. Audia Elastomers’ global manufacturing footprint allows manufacturers the flexibility to produce materials anywhere in the world with a safe and secure supply base, including FDA approved materials from its production site in Shenzhen, UK. China.


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