Americhem’s color and additive solutions are uniquely suited for the specialized requirements of the building products industry. Our centralized Research and Development labs are equipped with industry-leading technology and experts to help you with your new product development needs from providing technical support to field service to full customization that will meet your end market performance requirements.
CONSTRUCTING BETTER BUILDING SOLUTIONS
Americhem understands the needs of the Building and Construction industry as a result of our active participation in segment-specific trade associations such as:
- The Vinyl Siding Institute
- American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association
- The Composite Lumber Manufacturer’s Association
We know the challenges of each market and work tirelessly to bring creative solutions through our rigorous new product development technique.
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ACCELERATED WEATHERING & OUTDOOR WEATHERING LABS
Outdoor polymeric building products require proven weatherability. As such, Americhem houses, maintains, and regularly invests in a state-of-the-art Weathering laboratory, which contains all of the required testing methods to ensure optimum end product performance. Our weathering experts have a superior understanding of polymeric materials and how best to expose a wide variety of products to different elements.
Composite decking products offer longer lasting and lower maintenance options versus traditional pressure treated wood. Americhem delivers the innovation required to stay on the forefront of the decking industry. Our color, additive, and precolor solutions are customized to bring out the best in any resin and compound formulation.
Polymeric fencing is one of the fastest growing sub-segments of the Building and Construction industry. As darker colors have become increasingly important in the fence market, Americhem has been helping the industry move in the direction of darker colors and offering the most realistic woodgrain appearances consumers can get.
Americhem has been the leading provider of color technology for vinyl siding since the industry’s inception in the 1960’s. As a longtime member of the Vinyl Siding Institute, or VSI, we’ve partnered with our customers to develop cost-effective solutions that enable the manufacturing of products with outstanding performance in both extruded and injection molded applications.
By leveraging Americhem’s expertise in all areas of the Building and Construction market, Americhem offers full color masterbatch and slate-like streak effects in the roll and injection molded roof markets.
Window & Door
Today’s consumers and architects are no longer satisfied with the traditional white vinyl window and are pushing the boundaries of polymer capabilities to darker colors. Americhem’s experience across the building and construction space has allowed us to develop solutions to meet those polymeric window and door needs.
Americhem Engineered Compounds has an extensive offering of engineering resins and specialty additives that meet the performance requirements of electrical power systems. With specialty materials that provide outstanding mechanical performance, flame retardancy, and electrical characteristics, Americhem can design a custom solution to meet your end product needs.
Americhem Engineered Compounds holds unmatched experience and knowledge in manufacturing products for LED & lighting systems. These specialty materials provide design flexibility, efficiency, and sustainability.
Americhem Engineered Compounds offers a wide variety of products that meet the performance requirements of solar panels and other alternative energy products. From highly durable and weatherable products to RoHS compliant, non-halogenated flame retardant packages, Americhem has the solution for you.
Providing customers with solutions to their development and manufacturing challenges through industry leading formulation, processing, and testing expertise.