MuCell Microcellular Foaming Solutions for Engineered Plastic Parts

Improved Quality & Lower Costs

Company - About Us

Trexel, Inc.
100 Research Drive,
Wilmington MA 01887
Tel: 781 932-0202
Fax: 781 932-332

MuCell® Microcellular foaming technology was originally conceptualized and invented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in 1995 Trexel was granted an exclusive worldwide license for the further development and commercialization of the technology. Today, Trexel is the exclusive provider of the MuCell® microcellular foam technology for injection molding and maintains an extensive global patent portfolio. Trexel provides world-class engineering support, training and other design and processing services, as well as the equipment and components integral to the MuCell® process.

From the global headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, Trexel operates a state of the art plastics processing development laboratory, supporting plastics processors with the definition and implementation of leading and differentiating plastic molding technologies.

In support of a global client base, Trexel operates subsidiaries in Europe, Japan and Southeast Asia with competent plastics processing engineering capabilities. Trexel's worldwide subsidiaries are augmented by a network of competent independent representatives and distributors.


Trexel’s vision is to be the world leader and recognized expert in material foaming and adjacent process improvement technologies, enabling our customers to make better products by delivering complete foaming solutions, from design to production.


Trexel’s mission is to provide the molding industry with microcellular foaming solutions. We combine our industry-leading know-how with our innovative foaming products to enable our customers to achieve their lightweighting, dimensional stability, and/or cost targets.

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