A new Name for Pioneering Spirit and Innovation
With more than 80 years of experience in processing plastics, Quadrant has become a reference for innovation. The company has made many key groundbreaking developments since the invention of plastic. Plastics pioneers such as Polymer Corporation / Polypenco, Erta, Poly Hi Solidur, Cestidur and Symalit are combined under the umbrella of the Quadrant Group.
Quadrant was founded in 1996 by three future-looking Swiss entrepreneurs with an innovative business idea. Believing in the potential of plastics, they acquired various players with the goal to become a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials.
In May 2009, a further step in long history of cooperation between Quadrant AG and Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. was taken by entering into a strategic partnership. In May 2013, Quadrant became a fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Plastics and and its parent company Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation. In April 2017, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings integrated three consolidated subsidiaries - Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc., and Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. - into one company, and established the new Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. The new corporation provides an organizational structure that can take full advantage of each company’s resources and strengths to address a rapidly changing business climate and drive the expansion of their business toward accomplishing the goals. Quadrant Group belongs to Mitsubishi Chemical’s Advanced Moldings & Composites business unit and has locations in 21 countries and more than 2800 employees.