Perrite are an independent thermoplastic compounding business based in Warrington, UK and Johor Bahru, Malaysia. They specialise in the supply of compounded products to the injection moulding and extrusion industries and are a key supplier of special thermal insulation products for flexible, offshore oil pipelines.
Perrite has been in business since 1975 operating from its Warrington facility and opened its Malaysian plant in 2003. Product development is carried out at the Warrington technical centre with additional colour matching and sample facilities available from both manufacturing sites.
Perrite manufacture and distribute an impressive line up of standard and custom compounded polymers including Percom polypropylene, Perlex polycarbonate, Styralin polystyrene and Pertal POM. The product portfolio also includes the high performance Ronfalin ABS brand and prime quality polyamide Vitamide range.
Perrite’s expertise includes product tailoring to modify performance, appearance enhancement and colouring. They assist in all stages of product development, from design, polymer selection, testing and approval through to optimising tool design and processing parameters.
Perrite’s products are manufactured to provide a range of properties and performance, such as heat resistance, high impact, antimicrobial, reinforcement, flame retardancy, high gloss, chemical resistance or a variety of appearance effects.