Index + SEKISUI KYDEX® Press Release
January 15, 2021
A world renowned brand name, SEKISUI KYDEX® is a dedicated pioneer at the forefront of thermoplastics. Their line of materials stretches across industries and applications, from being prestigiously utilized in aviation construction, to everyday common purposes in furniture and fixtures. Among its many uses, KYDEX® Thermoplastics are best known as the preferred material DIY for sheaths and holsters—with its impressively durable qualities, KYDEX® Thermoplastics are the popular, dependable choice to outlast hard use.
KYDEX® Thermoplastics were originally the masterpiece of Rohm and Haas Company, a Philadelphia-based materials manufacturer working in the aircraft interior business. In the late 1960s a greater realization arose that thermoplastic sheets could be molded and manipulated more precisely through the application of heat. This marked an impressive new chapter for SEKISUI KYDEX, the brand tapping into new possibilities while widening its scope of offerings into the beyond. Today, the brand has skyrocketed in popularity, being recognized as an established leader in molded plastic technology.
Debuting SEKISUI KYDEX®’s newest and most anticipated carbon fiber pattern material, Index Industries is proud to be the exclusive carrier and distributor for their newest thermoplastic product launch.