Exatec, LLC was founded in 1998 to develop enabling technologies for polycarbonate window glazing systems in the automotive market. Exatec is a glazing and plasma coatings system technology developer that licenses its technology to parts makers and suppliers. Exatec, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) Innovative Plastics.
The company is headquartered at the 100,000 sq. ft. Advanced Technology Development Center in Wixom, Michigan (USA). The company also has global development centers located in:
- Wixom, Michigan, USA
- Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
- Bangalore, India
- Shanghai, China
Business line, products and service offerings:
Exatec’s technology solutions encompass all processes and manufacturing steps, including next-generation polycarbonate materials, molding with added functionality, wet-coat and plasma enhanced chemical vapor coatings, part marking and heated window defrosting.
The company manufactures polycarbonate based window glazing systems. The main products include the Lexan Polycarbonate Transit Driver Shields with Exatec E900 Coating. These products have varied applications in the automobile industry. Mainly used for Operator protection shield in Buses and Streetcars. The company also manufactures materials for use by other companies, such as Lexan* 9034HO Sheet with Exatec® E900 coating system.
The company claims many benefits by the use of the polycarbonate technology such as Infrared absorption by the materials used, Weight saving benefits, durable materials.
Strategic partners: The company has collaborated with ULVAC, Japan to help automakers and tiers replace heavier glass windows with Lexan resin glazing to meet upcoming regulations for lower CO2 emissions.
- CEO – John Madej
- July 21, 2010 : Exatec partnered with ULVAC, Japan to accelerate cost-effective, high-vo lume production of weatherable, scratch resistant, plasma-coated Lexan* polycarbonate (PC) resin for vehicle windows.
- November 13, 2008 : Exatec enabled the Renault’s new Megane R26, making it lighter. The glazing application marked the first commercial use of Exatec ink technology.
31220 Oak Creek Drive
Wixom, Michigan 48393
Phone +1 (248) 926 4200
Fax +1 (248) 960 1143