GRAFE from Blankenhain is a specialist in the modification of thermoplastics. These materials are specifically influenced not only in terms of colour, but also in their chemical and physical properties. Mass plastics are thus turned into high-tech materials. In addition to colour and additive masterbatches (colour granulates), the product range includes a wide range of functional plastic compounds.
The company was founded in 1991 in Jena by four brothers - Matthias, Clemens, Christian and Michael Grafe. Four years later, the company moved to the modern company complex in Blankenhain, where today more than 300 employees provide innovative solutions.
GRAFE is a valued partner in the plastics processing industry. More than 2000 customers worldwide, including companies in the optical industry, toy industry, medical technology and automotive industry, such as VW, Audi and Porsche, are supplied with GRAFE products.
GRAFE's customers rely on the ability of Blankenhain's employees to develop intelligent solutions that make tailor-made products even better. In order to meet this requirement, GRAFE relies heavily on training. Ten percent of the workforce are trainees and students. With globally oriented patents, one of the largest research departments in the industry and intensive cooperation with scientific institutes, GRAFE is usually one step ahead of its competitors.
Highlights of the SwissPlastics Expo 2020:
Improved performance in UV and thermostabilization for ABS and PC/ABS
Color expertise already with tool configuration
Electrically conductive PA6 with very good mechanical properties
Antistatic masterbatch reduces dust attraction on plastics
Effective flame retardant for polycarbonate and polyethylene terephthalate
Color Preview 2020
Color Sets & Digiflex (Cooperation of Eschmann Textures & GARFE)