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    DURACOTE Custom Material Development

Advanced Custom Material Development

Dream it. We'll develop it.

We create unique solutions tailored to your business using custom material development. Our goal is to create solutions then implement them to provide you with a product that solves for the challenges you face in your given industry.

We perform advanced material development that’s customized to specific industries for use in automotive, aviation and architectural applications. Whatever custom material solutions you seek, we’ll work with you from planning through manufacturing to deliver the right products for your business. Let’s discuss how we can create product solutions for your next project.

Delivering Custom Material Solutions

Duracote delivers custom product solutions through our proven performers, developmental products and Duracote Invent. Call us if you need:

  • Special Flexible Materials for New Product Designs: Our research and development team will work with you throughout the material development process to ensure the final product meets all your requirements.
  • Higher Performing Materials to Upgrade Existing Products: We’re not satisfied with where we are today. At Duracote, we strive for a better solution to meet your needs.
  • Better Ways to Meet Regulatory Requirements: When it comes to industry regulations, we’re well-versed. We’ll help ensure you’re well within current safety requirements while also providing materials that meet the comfort, durability and appearance specs that are an integral part of the job.

The 3-Step Duracote Material Development Process

There are three steps involved in developing the right material solution to meet your needs:

Step 1. Discover

You talk, we listen, as you describe the scope of your project, the specifications and the time frame.

Once we’ve established your needs and goals, we’ll query you about any additional details we need to get started on your custom material development.

Table materials

Do you need flexible materials to improve your product’s performance?

  • Better Insulating Properties
  • Fire Safety
  • Noise Reduction
  • Anti-Static Protection
  • Lighter Weight
  • Faster Fabrication and Installation
  • Longer Wear
fanned out materials

What about materials to improve your products’ appearance?

  • More Color Choices
  • Visual and Tactile Textures
  • Surface Protection

Step 2. Material Development

It's time to get down to work. Using the information you've provided and our team's expertise, we build a new product platform to meet all your specifications.

Our goal is to build world-class materials with our unique blend of materials science, total process control and technical service.

Material Development

Consulting With You Every Step of the Way

Throughout the material development process, we never lose sight of the fact that this is your baby. We’re here to make sure it’s delivered as promised and on schedule. We do this by:

  1. Working closely with your product team
  2. Globally sourcing the base materials
  3. Formulating and compounding proprietary coatings and adhesives
  4. Prototyping, testing, and results reporting
  5. Printing, embossing and laminating for material coating development and manufacturing
  6. Packaging roll stocks per customer specifications

Step 3. Delivery of Your Product

We drive speed to market

We drive speed to market. It’s mission-critical to get your materials on site as soon as possible. We have the experience and resources to make sure it happens. All systems work together to get your high-performance materials on time and on target.

Invent Deliveries of Material

Materials are shipped globally to you and your market partners:
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Fabricators
  • Tier-1 Suppliers
  • Distributors

Custom Material Development Doesn't End With Product Delivery

Duracote's customer and technical service is available for questions, concerns and feedback. We're always looking ahead to try and discover how we can help you innovate going forward.

For over 70 years, we've enjoyed a stellar track record of custom material development, product innovation, reliability and teamwork. Once you learn more about us, we hope to put our expertise to work for you!

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