Plastic Film & Adhesive Knowledge Leader

About Tekra

Tekra is a manufacturer, precision convertor, and full service distributor of high-performance plastic films, adhesives and conductive inks. We are an industry leader with state of the art coating and converting capabilities. We strategically partner with quality manufacturers such as 3M, Mylar® Specialty Films (formerly DuPont Teijin Films™), SABIC Innovative Plastics, and Henkel Functional Inks and Coatings. We have more than 80 years of technical expertise supporting durable goods manufacturing, medical diagnostics, coating, laminating, screen and digital printing, and food packaging. Tekra is currently ISO 9000:2015 certified by Intertek. 

Coating Capabilities

Tekra’s coating facility in New Berlin, Wisconsin is equipped with three coaters, two gravure coating lines and one roll coater with solvent and UV curing capabilities. We have extensive expertise in clear and matte hard coating of engineering grade polymer films such as polyester, polycarbonate and PMMA and our technical team is accustomed to producing film to precise optical specifications. We offer films with anti-glare and low sparkle properties for electronic display manufacturing. We manufacture proprietary digital print receptive films for the HP Indigo press systems, UV inkjet printing, solvent inkjet printing, toner, and thermal transfer systems. In addition, Tekra’s full research and development service can support custom coating projects from concept to lab bench through to full production to support emerging market applications.

Distribution Products

Tekra is a full-service film and adhesives distributor offering Mylar® and Melinex® PET and Kaladex® PEN brands from Mylar® Specialty Films (formerly DuPont Teijin Films™), Teonex® PEN films from Toyobo Film Solutions Limited™, LEXAN™ polycarbonate from SABIC Innovative Plastics, and 3M’s outstanding line of transfer tapes and bonding solutions. We also carry a wide array of products used by graphics manufacturers including wide format cast and calendered vinyl films from 3M; rigid polyvinyl films; pressure sensitive label materials; polystyrene; Tyvek®; Teslin®; Yupo®; protective tapes and masking; and other synthetic materials in addition to conductive inks. With dedicated focus on films, adhesives, and the printing industry, Tekra can assist you in making material selections to best fit internal processing and end use applications backed with our precision converting and nationwide distribution.

Medical Market

Tekra has special expertise in Medical Diagnostics as Mylar® Specialty Films' (formerly DuPont Teijin Films™) exclusive authorized diagnostics distributor in North America. As a Tier 1 supplier to major medical device manufacturers, Tekra is well versed in the requirements of compliance with the Food and Drug Act and operates in compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) bridging the gap between industrial commodities and high quality medical consumables for our OEM and converting customers.

Manufacturer & Distributor

Tekra’s business model is simple. We stay focused on our core strategic markets where product and process expertise offers a competitive advantage to our customers. We strive to partner with only best in class suppliers, both as a manufacturer and distributor. We invest in our people, processes, production equipment and technology so we can consistently exceed our customers’ expectations and receive fair value in return.

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