Your Global Partner In the Custom Manufacturing of Polymer Solutions

About Us

Americhem is a globally recognized designer and manufacturer of custom color masterbatch, functional additives, synthetic fibers, engineered plastic compounds (TPE) and performance technologies. 

Trust Americhem to provide the proven, innovative custom manufacturing solutions you need to optimize your product's performance and aesthetic appeal.

Our products are backed by comprehensive technical support that ensures quality, reliability and value. Americhem operates custom manufacturing plants and maintains sales offices throughout the world. Our headquarters and central research and development facilities are located in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

About Us

Masterbatch & Plastic Compound Custom Manufacturing Solutions

We have the power to transform the way your products look, feel, are processed and interact with external elements. From yoga mats and medical tubing to roofing materials, Americhem's thermoplastic elastomers are the material of choice for all your custom manufacturing needs.

Our Products

Americhem manufactures masterbatches and plastic compounds. We address common production challenges while enhancing your process control, quality and profitability — and providing greater efficiency, comfort and safety.

What Is the Difference Between a Masterbatch and a Plastic Compound?

Our masterbatch comes in pellet or granule form and can be mixed at low levels with customers' resins during the manufacturing processes. Our plastic compound is a pre-colored or natural resin mixed with additives and reinforcement filler that is ready to be used by our customers at 100%. We leverage decades of color masterbatch, additive masterbatch and plastic compound expertise to develop custom manufacturing solutions that drive innovation.

Custom Masterbatch Manufacturing

Building & Construction

Americhem's color and additive masterbatch solutions are uniquely suited for the specialized requirements of the building products industry. Decking, siding, roofing and other building material TPE are transforming the industry.


Our solutions in rigid packaging allow our customers to create optimal product aesthetics and performance with the lowest cost to color through innovative design and testing. From pharmaceuticals to milk and dairy products, you can create functional packaging that demands attention thanks to our masterbatch additives and custom colors.


Americhem Engineered Compounds is the market leader in providing customized thermoplastic elastomer compounds for Healthcare and Medical Device applications. For nearly three decades, we have been committed to servicing Healthcare OEMs and processors with custom-formulated TPE solutions to meet the industry's application needs.

Aerospace & Defense

Americhem Engineered Compounds has extensive experience with federal aviation regulations and the aerospace and defense market, allowing us to develop the most cost-effective solution for our customers. From the reinforcement of synthetic fibers to flame retardants, our TPE and masterbatch custom manufacturing capabilities allow your products to reach new heights of technological advancement.


When color and performance demands of the automotive and transportation markets are pushed to the limit, Americhem products rise to the occasion. Tailored to exact end-use requirements, Americhem masterbatches and PVC and TPE compounds provide value and performance no matter the mode of transportation.

Synthetic Fibers

We have been the leader in nylon masterbatch for solution-dyed fibers for nearly 40 years. Our extensive synthetic fiber product knowledge enables our customers to capture innovative solutions with enhanced aesthetics and functionality.


Americhem Engineered Compounds (AEC) specializes in custom-designed thermoplastic elastomer technologies for the ever-changing electronics market. Our TPE, masterbatch and synthetic fibers allow you to meet your performance requirements for essential design elements such as electrostatic discharge, electrical conductivity and radio-frequency interference shielding, to name a few.


Americhem's extensive portfolio of industrial masterbatch materials helps engineers and designers develop high-performing, cost-effective solutions in markets with demanding requirements such as energy and food service.

Analytical Testing
Analytical Testing

Whether you want to enhance your current product, design a new product from scratch, or do reverse engineering, our analytical testing will give you the knowledge and power you need.

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Product Design
Product Design Services

Our technical resources become an extension of your new product development. We have the ability to customize any product to fit end market performance and aesthetic requirements while offering expertise in product design.

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Custom Manufacturing

Providing customers with solutions to their development and manufacturing challenges through industry leading formulation, processing, and testing expertise.

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Customer Process Simulation

Americhem has invested in a number of pilot lines to effectively simulate your process. This gives us the ability to fully understand your challenges to help you bring new products to market faster and more cost effectively.

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Field Service
Field Service

Using decades of experience from each of our end markets that we are highly experienced, your dedicated Americhem Field Service Engineer will help launch your new products, troubleshoot, or be on site for trials whenever necessary.

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Our custom manufacturing divisions specialize in crafting solutions for your masterbatch and plastic compound needs.



Americhem, Inc. is a leading masterbatch and compound manufacturer with a broad portfolio of capabilities extending across masterbatch, functional and plastic compound technology, including performance and engineered compounds.

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Americhem Engineered Compounds (AEC) is a leading specialty engineered TPE compounder with global custom manufacturing capabilities. Offerings include standard product lines, customized thermoplastic elastomer compounds and contract manufacturing for injection molding and extrusion.

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Controlled Polymers is a leading global manufacturer of customized compounds and masterbatch for the medical industry and other industries. With 30 years of experience, Controlled Polymers is located in Denmark and supplies sustainable polymeric solutions to some of the largest healthcare OEMs in the world.

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Americhem Healthcare optimizes performance and provides Healthcare and Medical Device solutions by providing:

  • Biocompatibility testing and formulations
  • Drug master files (DMF)
  • Regulatory support
  • Medical certification compliancy
  • Locked masterbatch and TPE formulations
  • And more

Americhem Healthcare also provides global expertise in material selection and supports medical device product development.