DSM Engineering Materials


DSM in Engineering Materials

In close partnership with our customers, we develop innovative high performance engineering plastic solutions for a smarter world.

Solutions for a smarter world

Material engineering faces massive market dynamics. Connectivity and mobility are new requirements in most industries, and advanced technologies are transforming how people live, work and commute—inspiring them to live safer, healthier and more convenient lifestyles. While this transformation is exciting, companies face challenges in staying up-to-date with the latest materials innovations and choosing the best solutions for their continuously changing design challenges. Partnering with a materials expert benefits them by realizing first-time-right designs from the latest materials innovations.

At DSM, we offer application expertise, design support, materials innovation and a broad materials portfolio with global support and security of supply. This enables safe, agile and efficient decision making when selecting materials. As a global top-3 supplier in polyamides, high temperature PAs and elastomers, DSM is a preferred partner of leading multinationals, with a strong record in the automotive and electronics industries. Did you know that nine out of ten cars and nearly every electronics device contains one of our materials?

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In-depth industry expertise

As a global supplier of high-performance plastics, DSM has built global leadership positions in a wide variety of industries by designing and developing better, smarter, stronger, safer, smaller, lighter, longer-lasting or more sustainable solutions. Our dedicated teams of industry-experts, scientists and engineers work closely together with our customers to find ways to realize the impossible, 24/7 and across the globe.

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A scientific approach to building solutions

Our dedicated teams work closely with customers to look at the entire process of developing new parts and components – whether it is a case of metal replacement, or developing solutions that are stronger, safer and more effective.

Our methodical approach extends to every step of the process, from design and material performance to production and compliance.

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  • Design

    Discover the new high-performing plastic solutions for the extreme demands of next-generation example.

  • Performance

    To ensure safety and part integrity, our high-performance plastics need to meet all of the relevant requirements for each application.

  • Production

    Improving on a part includes improving how it is produced. Whether we are helping you improve the production process itself, or reducing and eliminating secondary operations, we support you through the entire process.

  • Compliance

    Getting a part ready for commercialization includes ensuring compliance with the relevant regulations.

Customer cases

Starboard collaboration transforms discarded fishing nets into high-end surfboard components

Surfboard company Starboard selected DSM’s Akulon RePurposed, a resin that is fully recycled from discarded nylon-based fishing nets and is known for its sustainability profile as much as its performance. 

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Commited to Apple’s 100% Clean Energy Production program

We are proud to support Apple’s Clean Energy program and the transition to 100% renewable energy in their supply chain. Our polymers and compounds are used in many Apple products, including connectors and cables.


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