News | August 15, 2014

AGC FluoroCompounds Group Launched To Meet Global Demand For Custom Compounding Solutions

New group dedicates resources to fluoropolymer compounding.

Exton, PA (PRWEB) - AGC Chemicals Americas Inc., world leader in fluorochemicals, has formed the AGC FluoroCompounds Group to focus solely on the development, production, and marketing of fluoropolymer compounds.

Drawing from an extensive global supply chain of resins and fillers, the AGC FluoroCompounds Group can produce any filled PTFE or melt processable fluoropolymer compound customized to a client’s specific needs anywhere in the world. The group also offers a wide selection of off-the-shelf compounds based on AGC Fluon resins that can be used for increased chemical, wear and creep resistance, toughness, lubricity, and thermal and electrical conductivity. All products are manufactured to precise specifications.

“An innovative feature of the AGC FluoroCompounds Group is our advanced technology center with specialized resources and equipment for product development,” said Gary Eckrote, business director of AGC FluoroCompounds Group. “We have the ability to offer customers around the world all levels of service, testing and support.”

For more information about AGC FluoroCompounds Group, visit, which details Fluon products, compounding capabilities, testing and customer support services.

About AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. 
AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asahi Glass Company Ltd., a $13 billion multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, electronic displays and chemical products. The company was formed in 2004 through the merging of sister companies Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers USA and AGA Chemicals. Headquartered in Exton, Pa., AGC Chemicals Americas maintains manufacturing operations in nearby Thorndale, Pa., and warehouses located throughout North America.


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