The Science Behind Carlisle Polyurethane Systems

  • October 22, 2020
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Carlisle Polyurethane Systems is now the largest polyurethane systems house in North America.  We’re proud of our heritage and the evolutionary path that our technology and innovation has followed—spanning the course of many decades and culminating earlier this year with our new name and rebranding as a world-class polymer solution within the global Carlisle Companies family.

Carlisle Polyurethane Systems employs some of the best minds in chemistry and chemical engineering. We offer more than 250 combined years of experience developing custom chemical compounds and formulations for a diverse group of customers, products, and markets.  Our state-of-the-art facilities deliver product manufacturing, distribution and customer service with the Speed and Scale that our rapidly evolving world needs to grow and keep pace.  Our world-class chemists work out of advanced, state-of-the-art laboratories to deliver rapid on-site customer support and analysis. This technology allows our specialists to more effectively evaluate our clients’ material needs and requirements to offer customizable, turnkey product solutions. 

Every Carlisle Polyurethane Systems product is backed by extensive efforts in research, engineering, technology development, and testing to assure high performance for you—our valued customer.

Where did it all begin?  Let’s take a look at the science behind the Carlisle Polyurethane Systems story…

From day one, a commitment to innovative science has guided our product development.  We truly believe that polyurethane has the ability to “give shape” to our ever changing world—literally providing the physical substance needed to help developers build, designers create, and operators more effectively manage – with the efficiencies and production scale required to support our growing global economy.

In 2017, Carlisle Construction Materials, a division of Carlisle Companies, purchased Accella Performance Materials, which was, at the time, the top independent polyurethane technology and solutions house in the North American region.  Accella chemistry spanned a wide variety of industrial, commercial and consumer product offerings.  But the brand’s primary technology focus was on innovative, high-performance polyurethane systems.  These included specialty coatings, adhesives, binders, flexible and rigid foams, elastomers, and casting resins.  (Additional product lines included spray polyurethane foam insulation, roofing and protective coatings, recycled rubber products as well as industry-leading polyurethane tire fill for commercial and industrial vehicles.)

Today, Carlisle Polyurethane Systems delivers premium C.A.S.E. (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers) to the industry.  We are proud to serve a variety of commercial and industrial sectors, spanning multiple business disciplines.  A unique combination of service, the premium Carlisle Experience customers have come to expect, technical support, and customized solutions differentiates Carlisle Polyurethane Systems.

As the most prominent polyurethane products provider supporting the U.S., Canada and Mexico, we have worked hard to establish a gold standard within the C.A.S.E. category.  Whenever polyurethanes are involved, Carlisle offers a wealth of technical and practical application, materials sourcing and product handling experience, along with extensive safety and environmental compliance testing. Our team credentials are rooted in a long heritage of “green manufacturing,” distribution and customer service—and it’s part of our ongoing commitment to our industry to uphold these principles. Carlisle R&D and science truly touches every link of our supply chain.  We are proud to be able to play a role in our industry as a true technology innovator, focused on finding new and better ways that our polyurethane products can help businesses to grow and communities to thrive.

We hope you’ll take the time to discover the wonders of polyurethane and our many C.A.S.E. applications.

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