Return Polymers breadth of unit operations when combined with polymer expertise and sound engineering translate into a wide range of services. The complete listing of services and capabilities is available for download.
Processing Services (Toll)
- Closed loop recycling: Characterization, sorting, clean and processing of customer materials in accordance with the customer’s specification and returned with complete COC documentation.
- Custom blending: Using a combination of blending technologies, recycle materials or colors are combined to create large uniform blends.
- Dedicated white recovery systems: Return Polymers has the industries only “purpose built” system designed to maximize the quantity and purity of white PVC.
- Optical sortation: Optical polishing of regrind streams to eliminate virtually 100% of color or foreign material contamination.
- Color Separation: Manual or automatic separation technology to sort difficult to separate tones or streams.
Engineering & Development Services
- Custom color development: The state of the art color system combined with process and formulary expertise allows Return Polymers to meet customers color specifications as if it were a virgin compound.
- Custom formulation development:Through a solid understanding of application development, processing and recycle formulation technology, Return Polymers tailors a blended formulation that meets the performance and process needs of the client.
- Extrusion product / process development: In support of our proprietary compounds, our engineering team routinely performs “hands on” process development to ensure customer satisfaction and obtain immediate performance feedback.
- Pre and Post Consumer Certification / Consultation: Return Polymers is able to document recycle stream type and provide third party certification in support of marketing or recycling initiatives.
- Recycling site audits: Return Polymers will perform waste / recycling audits and document opportunities to mitigate disposal costs and maximize the value of the recycle streams.
- Assured Destruction: Certified documentation that an OEM product has been disposed of in an environmentally responsible manager as well as ensured that all identifying marks, logos or trade references have been eliminated.
- Logistics Services: Return Polymers manages over 4,000 loads annually throughout the entire North American network using all modes of transportation [intermodal, flat beds, vans, curtain-side, moving bottom, drops]. Return Polymers also has the ability to simplify the collection process for the client through various staging protocols.
- Packaging Services: In order to allow easier collection of the PVC scrap, an option available is the distribution of collection containers ( gaylords, totes, collapsibles, pallets).
If the service is not on the list, please contact Return Polymers as we are up to the challenge.