About Us - TPE Solutions Inc.Jonas Angus, a world renowned TPE veteran with over 25 years experience is the founder and President/CEO of TPE Solutions,Inc.
Jonas Angus, P. Eng., graduated from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., Canada in 1982 with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, he joined POLYSAR LTD in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada where he held various engineering positions related to the manufacture of petrochemical, latex, butyl rubber, nitrile rubber EPDM/ PP and Butyl/PP base thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs).
Mr. Angus was one of the original team members of the Sarlink TPE business, which was purchased from Polysar/Nova by DSM of the Netherlands. He remained with the DSM Sarlink TPE business untill 1996 where he continued to handle various engineering positions including product (compound) development, process development, application development, technical service and sales as well as the market manager position for E & E, Building & Construction and Automotive Weatherseals.
Mr. Angus took a sabbatical from TPEs for three (3) years and joined TICONA (Hoechst Celanese) as Marketing & Sales Manager for Powertrain applications with advanced engineering plastics such as PPS, PA66, POLYESTER and ACETAL.
His entrepreneurial spirit saw Angus go solo when he co-founded Thermoplastic Rubber Systems, Inc. in Shirley, Massachusetts, USA, in the year 2000, where he served as President & CEO. He co-developed the NexPrene TPV ( EPDM/PP ) product which has gained world approvals in Automotive, Building & Construction, Wire & Cable , FDA , Medical and NSF applications. In Feb 2004, Thermoplastic Rubber Systems,Inc was acquired by Solvay Engineered Polymers.
Currently, as President of TPE Solutions,Inc. customers will benefit by obtaining proper recommendation for the right TPE product or grade to “best fit” their application needs.