In 2020, Sun Plastech, Inc. changed its name and rebranded as Asahi Kasei Asaclean Americas. 25 years after starting as one of Asahi Kasei Corporation’s first American entities, the name change reflects our close relationship and alignment with our parent company.In 2020, Asahi Kasei Asaclean Americas was named the #1 company to work for in the plastics industry by Plastics News. AKAC has been in Plastics News' Top 10 Best Places to Work for the past nine consecutive years.
In 2023, Asahi Kasei Asaclean Americas officially merged with Asahi Kasei Plastics North America.
Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, or ‘APNA’, is a leading manufacturer of high performance engineered polymers and chemically coupled polypropylene resins. APNA currently has over 400 employees and four locations in North America: Fowlerville, Michigan; Athens, Alabama; Queretaro, Mexico; & Asaclean's headquarters in Parsippany, NJ.
The products created from our compounding facilities are sold to OEMs and Tier Suppliers around the globe. Whether it is your home, on the road, in the office or drinking fountains, we create innovate technology for a variety of segments.