For over 27 years Argotec has been the innovative and technical leader in the specialty films industry. Founded in 1988 the company is the preeminent global supplier of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) films and sheet. At its worldwide headquarters in Greenfield, Mass. the company’s industrial infrastructure consists of state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, including industry leading extrusion capability, capacity, and quality controls. Argotec has unparalleled technical expertise in the extrusion of TPU-based materials and complex polymers. Since its inception, Argotec has provided the best specialized solutions modern technology can provide. Ever since the first shipment was successfully delivered to a customer in aerospace, Argotec has continued to help customers around the world design cutting edge applications, solve difficult design challenges, and create new markets.
Demonstrating a commitment to customer service and innovation, in 2008 Argotec established the Argotec Innovation Center. The stand-alone facility and a technical team are dedicated to research and development of new and improved thermoplastic polyurethane films and processes, both Argotec's and that of its customers. In 2014 Argotec made a series of strategic investments to expand its business capability, product range, and global reach. Two business units were established, the Argotec Deutschland GmbH in Hamburg, Germany and Argotec Asia Pacific Ltd. in Hong Kong, China. Today, Argotec is uniquely positioned to satisfy the increasing demands of the global specialty films market.
In 2015, SWM INTL acquired Argotec as part of SWM's strategic transformation strategy. A global leader in engineered solutions, SWM brings considerable resources and expertise to build on Argotec's legacy of performance and growth.