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Catch the latest news or stop by our booth to learn about our innovative, next-generation solutions

Victrex impresses with a new website, high performance PAEK polymers, innovative applications and long-standing expertise.  © Victrex, 2014

“Shaping Future Performance”: Victrex launches new website “Shaping Future Performance”: Victrex launches new website

Thornton-Cleveleys (UK) – Solution-based and geared towards target industries, Victrex’s new website is now available at It enables visitors to quickly and selectively access detailed information, save documents to their personal library and share data with colleagues. Clear messages, complemented by a fresh, modern design join forces to deliver a unique digital experience. “Shaping Future Performance” is both, the overarching motto of the website and Victrex´s driving principle. For more than 35 years, high performance PAEK (Polyaryletherketone) thermoplastics like VICTREX® PEEK, coupled with the company’s know-how, have helped to increase performance in applications for key industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Energy, Electronics and Medical.

15 September 2014
Victrex - Digimat-MX

VICTREX® PEEK Added to Leading Modelling Database Addition of VICTREX® PEEK to Leading Modelling Database Enables Aerospace Engineers to Design Lighter Planes

Three high performance Victrex thermoplastics have been added to a leading material and modelling database called Digimat-MX to accelerate the application development process while helping to minimize component weight and costs. The material modelling data stored on the database helps engineers predict the behaviour of composite materials especially when replacing metals.

Order of distinction

Victrex Secures RoSPA Award 2014 Victrex plc Secures the RoSPA “Order of Distinction” Award 2014

Victrex places the highest priority on the protection of health, safety and environment and is continuously raising the bar. The prestigious RoSPA award recognises the successful efforts of all employees and our strong risk management culture.

14 May 2014
Victrex - BPG Shredder

Advanced Polymer from Victrex Keeps the Fun Going Advanced Polymer from Victrex Keeps the Fun Going for BPG Werks' DTV Shredder

China Array utilises VICTREX WG polymer for two components of the CVT, sliders and insert keys. Despite exposure to centrifugal and linear forces at high temperatures, the extremely robust thermoplastic offers a lightweight, durable solution – much to the delight of the driver.

29 April 2014
Victrex exhibits at Chinaplas 2014

Chinaplas 2014: Long PEEK Experience Valuable for Customers Victrex at Chinaplas 2014: Longest experience with PEEK – built-in added value for the customer

Solution-oriented and value-added applications will be showcased by Victrex at this year’s Chinaplas in April. The world’s leading PAEK manufacturer with its own technology centre and sales office in Shanghai is focusing on efficiency, durability and lightweight construction in the automotive and aviation industries, but also on tailor-made applications for the electronics industry.


Frost & Sullivan Presents Victrex with Award Frost & Sullivan Presents Victrex with the 2013 European Customer Value Leadership Award

“Owing to the dynamic regulatory trends aimed at reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency, automotive manufacturers are moving towards smaller engines with improved power output and higher efficiency transmissions,” said Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst, Ms Soundarya Shankar. “VICTREX® PEEK polymer thermoplastics are ideal in this environment, as they have been designed to withstand wide temperature ranges and sustain prolonged operating conditions. They also perform efficiently in aggr

08 April 2014
Victrex - AS9100 certification

Aerospace AS9100 Certification for Lightweight VICTREX PIPES Victrex Receives AS9100 Certification for its High Performance, Lightweight Aerospace Tubing Solutions

Victrex has successfully obtained the rigorous AS9100C/ISO9001:2008 aerospace certification for its VICTREX Pipes™ production lines. This certification gives the aerospace industry the confidence to specify the robust, lightweight tubing made from VICTREX® PEEK polymer.

24 March 2014

Shattering the myths surrounding thermoplastic-matrix composites Shattering the myths surrounding thermoplastic-matrix composites / VICTREX® PEEK high-performance polymers at JEC 2014

During JEC Europe, Victrex will showcase how VICTREX PEEK high-performance polymers address the key interests of the oil and gas, aircraft and automotive industries, where there is an ongoing drive to implement durable, efficient or lightweight solutions for a variety of challenging applications.

10 March 2014