DSM Engineering Plastics


DSM in Engineering Plastics

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

Solutions for a smarter world

Our rapidly changing world faces massive market dynamics. Industries are merging with the electronics industry to offer connectivity and mobility. Advanced technologies in automotive, appliances and electrical markets are transforming how people live, work and commute—inspiring people to live safer, healthier and more convenient lifestyles. Technologies are evolving, and while the future of mobility and connectivity is exciting, companies face challenges in staying up to date with materials innovations and in choosing the right solution for their latest design challenges. Partnering with an agile materials-expert enables them to realize faster first-time-right designs while benefiting from the latest materials innovations.

At DSM, we offer our customers a combination of application expertise, design support, materials innovation and a broad materials portfolio with global support and security of supply. This allows our customers peace of mind and security in selecting the right materials for their applications with speed and agility. As a global top-3 supplier in polyamides, high temperature PAs and elastomers, we are a preferred partner of many leading multinationals, with a strong track record in the automotive and electronics industries: Nine out of ten cars and nearly every electronics device contains a DSM material. 

Contact us now to explore how our experts and products can serve you best in selecting the right material solutions for your design challenges.

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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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