Micro Powders, Inc. is the worldwide leader in wax technology, manufacturing specialized micronized waxes, wax dispersions and emulsions for the paint, ink and coatings industries. Micro Powders has an extensive and innovative product range and is committed to providing consistent quality products, excellent customer service, and superior technical support to its customers.
Advanced Wax Technology
Since 1971, Micro Powders, Inc. has been supplying high performance wax additives to printing ink, paint and industrial coating manufacturers worldwide through a network of highly trained sales representatives and distributors. All MPI sales personnel offer superior technical assistance and quick delivery from local stocks.
Formulators rely on MPI for quality and superb consistency in wax additives. Our extensive product range brings the right solution to a vast array of applications.
Micro Powders' products provide a wide range of surface effects to your products including:
Slip and Lubricity
Micro Powders offers specialty, high-performance micronized wax additives that are easily dispersed without prior melting or grinding. A variety of emulsions and dispersions are also available for ease of use in waterborne applications.
MP Synthetic Waxes for lubricity and economy
MPP Polyethylene Waxes for rub and mar resistance
Fluo PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) Waxes for high slip, mar and heat resistance
MicroMatte®/PropylMatte/AquaMatte® Waxes for uniform matting and scratch resistance
Micropro Waxes for anti-blocking and gloss control
Polyfluo®/Synfluo Waxes for slip and abrasion resistance
Polysilk Waxes for improved slip, tape release and smooth surface
Superslip/Synslip/SuperGlide Waxes for high lubricity without PTFE
MicroKlear Waxes for abrasion resistance with gloss retention and clarity
Wax Emulsions for water repellency and moisture resistance
Aqua Waxes for all waterborne applications
Microspersion® Wax Dispersions "stir-in" wax dispersions
PropylTex® Waxes for texture and gloss control
NyloTex Waxes high melt point texture additives
AquaTex Waxes texture and gloss control in waterborne systems
MicroTouch Products soft touch additives
Special-Effects Products for visual effects
Innovative Technology/Quality Assurance
Micro Powders specializes in developing innovative micronized wax technologies to meet the formulator’s needs. In addition to innovative chemistry, the particle size of our micronized waxes is carefully controlled using laser diffraction analysis in order to ensure consistent particle size uniformity from batch to batch. Our newest unique “stir-in” wax additive includes AquaMatte 31, which provides consistent matting, stability, scrubbability, and burnish resistance in waterborne coatings.
A commitment to quality and our customers is always our highest priorities. That is why our quality system has been awarded worldwide recognition under the current ISO 9001:2008 standard. A dedicated and experienced technical staff, backed by the technical service laboratory, is ready to assist customers. The customer service department will direct all inquiries to the appropriate technical expert for assistance. A worldwide network of customer service representatives is available to respond to all global inquiries.