Our History

Founded in 1965, MPC is a leading manufacturer of custom formulated and fabricated polyurethane components and assemblies used in a diverse range of applications and markets. For more than four decades, the Company has been consistently first to market with breakthroughs that have since set industry standards.

Today, MPC remains actively engaged in the development of advanced processing technologies and new formulations for special applications, and continues to expand its strategic global alliances in an effort to make specialty elastomers available to innovation-seeking design professionals everywhere.

Timeline

                                                     

1967
MPC introduces polyurethane feed rollers for 3M copiers

1972
MPC introduces microcellular urethane platen for Pitney Bowes, the world’s largest manufacturer of postal meters.

1975
MPC introduces precision sealed bearings for Road Rider skateboard wheels.

1990
MPC patents antistatic component urethane solid and foam.

1992
MPC patents conductive urethane developer roller.

1993
MPC patents dual layer skate wheel.

1995
MPC patents conductive polyurethane using a conductive quasi-solution.

MPC patents variable track skate wheel.

1996
MPC patents dual layer high nip pressure print roller.

1997
MPC patents multi-layer skate wheel

1999
MPC patents conductive urethane roller.

2001
MPC patents conductive polyurethane using a conductive quasi-solution.

2002
MPC patents process of making a conductive printer roller.

2005
World champion wins on MPC speed wheels.

2007
MPC introduces inline skate wheel finned hub design,
patent pending.

2008
MPC wheels break speed record and take first and second place at Carnegie Mellon University buggy race.

2012
MPC patents semi-conductive silicone polymers.

2013
MPC patents high-conductive soft urethane rollers.

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