Case Studies

Improved Product Design Helped Wearable Device Maker Deliver the Win

A wearable sports device manufacturer needed a plastics and process expert to support its development team and help identify the optimal materials, and troubleshoot and resolve any design, tooling and process challenges as they created a new fitness market accessory.

 

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Created New Formulations for Global Home and Personal Care Company

An international home and personal care cleaning company needed a strategic partner to help move the development of their green cleaning products from their overseas location to the United States.

 

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New Material Gives New Dimension to 3D Printed Circuit Board Testing

A railcar manufacturer needed a more effective method to test printed circuit boards under harsh real-world conditions and called on Nexeo Solutions’ 3D team to recommend a shell filament material that would pass both industry testing standards and make 3D printing a viable.

 

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Mouthguard Maker Scores with 3D Printing Technology

Nexeo Solutions and supplier–partner DSM provided technical expertise to a Dutch sports consortium that was developing an athletic mouthguard, recommending Arnitel®ID 2045 filament for an optimal fit and performance.

 

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High-End Pool and Spa Manufacturer Puts 3D Printing Technology to Work

The Nexeo Solutions 3D team helped the customer redesign a valve which was 60% lighter in weight and offered a high-performance DSM filament material to achieve a successful 3D printed piece.

 

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Improved Logistics and Supply Chain for Leading Paint Manufacturer

Nexeo Solutions helped a leading paint manufacturer choose a better material and overcome numerous supply chain obstacles to improve its product line.

 

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Manufacturer Improves PVC Power Washer Hose With Custom Formulation

Nexeo Solutions proposed a custom polyolefin blend for a power washer hose manufacturer, improving batch consistency and product quality, saving the customer time and expenses.

 

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Recycle/Reuse Program For Construction Equipment Manufacturer

Nexeo Solutions created a comprehensive reduction plan for a construction equipment manufacturer to reduce waste and recycle more efficiently, while ensuring the entire program worked within the plant’s current production flow.

 

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Car Wash Chain Makes A Texas-Sized Splash

Nexeo Solutions helped a small, regional chain of car washes save time and money with single-source purchasing on raw materials as well as assisted development of new and effective in-house products.

 

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Enhanced Processing Methods for Plastics Designer and Manufacturer

Nexeo Solutions’ step-change solutions eliminated a part failure, improved overall processing and ultimately helped the customer deliver a high-demand application to market.

 

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Improved Material Development for Veterinary Equipment Manufacturer

Nexeo Solutions identified an ideal resin converting the product design from metal to plastic resulting in an improved product and faster returns on investment.

 

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National Waste Program For Wire and Cable Maker Helped Achieve Zero Landfill Goals

Nexeo Solutions created a tailored solution for each site of a wire and cable client that included vendor selection, optimized supply chain and implimented appropriate waste technologies.

 

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Beneficial Reuse Program for Auto Manufacturing Plant

Nexeo Solutions reduced a customer’s overall disposal and transportation costs, as well as the remediation plant’s raw material spend on calcium carbonate.

 

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Beneficial Reclaim/Reuse Program for Oilfield Services Company

By partnering with Nexeo Solutions, an oilfield services company reduced disposal and storage expenses and potentially minimized its liability by sending the material for reclaim.

 

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Recycling Solution Has Major Disposable Camera Maker Smiling

Nexeo Solutions and a leading film and camera maker improved sustainability by diverting more than six million cameras from landfills and mitigating the release of harmful chemicals into the air and soil.

 

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Zero-Landfill Program for Luxury Car Maker

By partnering with Nexeo Solutions, a luxury car maker optimized efficiencies in its waste accumulation and handling processes, reduced waste stream expenses and achieved zero landfill status.

 

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Additive Solves Breakage Problem for Soap and Detergent Maker

Nexeo Solutions helped consumer products company by proposing an additive to increase durability and eliminate cap failures.

 

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Manufacturing Innovation for a Consumer Products Company

Nexeo Solutions, WPP and a manufacturer creatively reduced manufacturing and material spend and improved the supply chain management process, reducing costs by 10%.

 

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Improved Formula for Consumer Products Company

Nexeo Solutions helped a hair care company improve a new shampoo that completely removed wax from hair samples using the heaviest wax tested, allowing the customer to move forward with plans to market the degreasing shampoo.

 

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Improved Formula for Manufacturer of Skincare Products

Nexeo Solutions worked with a specialty skin care products manufacturer to create a winning solution that emulsified properly when activated, highlighting the pleasing aesthetic and efficacy of a biphasic remover.

 

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Developed a Customized Supply Chain Solution for Coatings Manufacturer

Nexeo Solutions helped a coatings manufacturer decrease costs by eliminating minimum-use fees, optimizing scheduling and ordering, and improving inventory management.

 

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Optimized Supply Chain for Green Chemical Manufacturer

By partnering with Nexeo Solutions to provide needed supply chain resources, this first-of-its-kind biotechnology plant came online faster and more cost effectively.

 

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Turnkey Solution for Specialty Products Manufacturer

Nexeo Solutions’ one-stop solution allowed the manufacturer to provide seamless service to its end user, saving time and streamlining the supply chain.

 

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