Zimmer’s track record with PET goes back 60 years
More than 160 tailor-made polyamide plants built
Proprietary Disc Ring Reactor for Polyester Technology
Our innovative lab focuses on polymerization and recycling
Who We Are
The Zimmer name has a deep history in polymer process technology. For more than 70 years, our proven Zimmer polymerization technology has been the choice of manufacturers of high-quality PET (polyester), polyamides and engineering resins.
Technip Energies’ Zimmer® Polymer Technologies
Technip Energies’ Zimmer® Polymer Technologies provides technology, engineering, project management and procurement services for polyesters (PET, PBT, PTT, PBAT, PBS), 1.3-propanediol, nylons (polyamides PA6, PA6.6) and Specialty Polymers (PCT, TPEE, PEN) production plants.
These technologies include biodegradable and recyclable offerings. We are focused on our customers’ needs.
Helping Clients Commercialize Polymer Products
Zimmer’s lab is the key innovation driver for Zimmer® Polymer Technologies and is open for cooperation with partners and customers. The lab primarily focuses on polymerization and recycling processes and is uniquely positioned to provide a wide range of R&D services in that area.
Semi-commercial, 2-stage batch pilot and SSP bench plants for polycondensation
UV/VIS spectrometer, colorimeter, refractometer
Viscosimeter, titrator, coulometer, GC, HPLC, DSC
Real-time reaction monitoring (online analytics)
Third Party Services
- R&D of proprietary processes, equipment and polymer recipe development
- Sample production/evaluation, process validation and commercialization
- Feedstock and polymer analytics according international standards (ISO, DIN, EN, ASTM)
Testing and piloting a PET recycling technology to proven feedstock quality for re-polymerization
Biopolymers and process to recycle PET textiles back to basic monomers
Contact Our Expert
Head of Product Management and R&D