Teknor Apex Company is a privately-held company founded in 1924 at Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA. With eight offices in nine locations across the Unites States and presence in the United Kingdom, Singapore and China, Teknor Apex Company, is an international custom compounder of advanced polymer materials with a focus on vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, engineered thermoplastics, bioplastics, and colorants. The diversified material science company uses complementary technologies to serve common markets. Teknor Apex Company s list of divisions includes Vinyl, Thermoplastic Elastomer, Engineered Thermoplastics, Bioplastics, Teknor Color Company, Chemical, Special Compounding and Consumer Products. It became a global company with the acquisition of Singapore Polymer Corporation in 2001 and the building of a new plant in Suzhou, China in 2007. The company also manufactures chemicals, such as plasticizers and consumer products including garden hose for the U.S. market.