About Akron Polymer Technology Services
- At Akron Polymer Technology Services (formerly The Akron Polymer Training Center and Applied Polymer Research Center), our mission is to advance all sectors of the polymer industry through the delivery of training, testing, and processing services that enrich learning and optimize industrial performance. Services are enhanced by the capabilities within The University of Akron and by developing partnerships with business, industry, community, and other institutions of higher education.
We provide customers with access to capabilities that include a new TOSOH EcoSEC GPC Laboratory, Polymer Modeling and Visualization Center and 3-D printing lab. These are added to failure investigation and root cause analysis hands-on training courses with pilot and industrial scale equipment, as well as a range of processing services.