polymer additives

innovative | polymer based | customized

At Polytives, we develop and produce innovative polymer additives, providing you with an easy path to next-generation plastics. Our innovative solutions solve problems that plastics processing experts face every day. Thanks to the know-how that goes into our polymer additives, you get the thermomechanical optimum out of your products. Without undesirable effects on the other polymer properties.

Whether to increase process efficiency and improve processes or to increase the value of your plastic products: our polymer additives promise you a significant advantage. Whether standard product or your individual desired solution: we supply you with polymer additives that improve your performance. Take advantage of the opportunities that Polytives has in store for you. Going new ways – without having to leave the tried and tested ones – that’s what we offer you with the polymer additives from Polytives.



Acrylic glass

The much-used acrylic glass, or polymethyl methacrylate, retains its transparency with polymer additives from Polytives, but you significantly improve your melt flow. Find out how we achieve this: contact us.


Commonly known as Styropor©, you can now give polystyrene new possibilities with innovative additives from Polytives. Get more out of your polystyrene, contact us today.


As an engineering thermoplastic, polycarbonate has a wide variety of applications. The processing temperature of > 250°C should be reconsidered not only in view of rising energy costs. We allow the leeway you need. Learn more.

Applicable across industries and customized on request – your competitive advantage with our polymer additives

Whether as a revolutionary plastic grade, a classic additive or a processing aid in the background, our polymer additives blend ideally into your formulation and fit seamlessly into your process overall. Save lead time and reduce energy costs – so you can invest both in your competitiveness.

Make your paints, coatings and printer inks more flowable with our plastic additives – at the same temperature. Our products are also a real gamechanger for the 3D printing industry, opening up new possibilities.

Adhesive production is becoming less solvent-based, injection molding remains energetically profitable. For all the breadth of applications, you can be sure: We also don’t lose sight of sustainability. Polytives supports sorted recycling and resource efficiency. So that your CO2 balance doesn’t throw a spanner in the works.

Have we sparked your interest?

Contact us, we will be happy to answer your questions about our plastic additives or services and likewise about possible ways of cooperation.

Making the previously unattainable tangible is part of our mission. We may soon tailor your specific additive that will open up new, highly profitable business areas for you. Learn more about our products and services.


Latest news

Commitment to the polymer industry in Thuringia

On February 09 Minister of Economics Tiefensee visited us again in Jena. As last year, he inquired about the concerns and problems, but also about ideas and perspectives that we see for our young company and for the polymer industry in Thuringia. Encouraged by the...

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Motivating start into 2022

In 2021, our company once again represented the Free State of Thuringia on the list of Germany's 50 most successful startups. Together with three other companies, we have shown that innovative ideas also have development potential and are successful in our region. For...

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Financial backing for Polytives

As part of the "Investments to improve competitiveness and productivity in SMEs", a grant from the "Thüringen-Invest" program was approved, enabling Polytives GmbH to make a new purchase and thus contribute to more secure workplaces. Funded by the Free State of...

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Latest Job Offers

Sales Manager

Your passion is to speak with people and sell innovative solutions to market leaders?

Here is your  chance to be there “from the beginning and to directly contribute your own experience. What you can expect: flat hierarchies in a small team, a relaxed working environment with a culture of making mistakes and solution-oriented work as well as the most important: a real vision for the future – to change the plastics market & its sustainably! To the job offer

Student Trainee

You want to learn more about the plastics branch?

Do you have a desire for startup impressions? Do you want to look into different areas and take advantage of the benefits of a small team?

Polytives is looking for student support in various areas: From the chemistry lab to management and marketing – depending on where your interest lies.