AAKO is the European agent of Epolin; the manufacturer known worldwide for its near infrared absorbing dyes, inks and thermoplastic compounds. AAKO has the exclusivity to distribute Epolight™ and Luminate™ products from Epolin in Europe. This means that we work closely with Epolin to advise our European customers on the most suitable Epolin products.

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About epolin

For 30 years Epolin has pioneered the development and manufacture of near-infrared absorbing dyes, inks, and thermoplastic compounds. They are known all over the world for their expertise in optimizing near-infrared and visible light transmittance in plastic injected molded & cast parts, film extrusions, laminates, pressure sensitive adhesives, and coatings.

Epolin’s dyes are used in a myriad of thermoplastic and thermoset polymeric materials including polycarbonate, acrylic, polyamide, cellulose propionate, polystyrene, PVC, vinyl, COC, and polyurethane.


AAKO’s close cooperation with Epolin offers many advantages to our customers in the European market. We maintain close contact with Epolin’s R&D team so that we, as the agent of Epolin’s specialty chemicals, can provide the best solutions for thermoplastics, coatings, visible opaque, sunlens, laser and welding applications and HEV light absorbers. We can also provide the opportunity to create new formulations to serve the growing markets of autonomous vehicles, augmented reality and viral testing.

AAKO is located in Europe, we are easily accessible for our European customers. We can provide local stocking and therefor maintain short delivery times. Our customers appreciate the cooperation with AAKO for several reasons: know-how, clear communication, personal contact and working in the same time zone.


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