Porex is widely recognized for its materials science expertise and proprietary designs serving over 1,300 customers in more than 65 countries worldwide. Multiple manufacturing facilities in the United States, Germany, Scotland, and Malaysia provide a major advantage: Porex offers seamless design, development, and manufacturing support on a global basis.
Constant innovation, outstanding technological resources, commitment to quality, and dedication to customer service distinguish Genuine Porex™ products as the standard of performance.
Porex Corporation global headquarters are located in Fairburn, Georgia, USA, approximately 20 miles south of Atlanta. Founded in 1961 in a single small building, Porex headquarters now encompass over 200,000 square feet of research, manufacturing, and administrative space dedicated to ongoing advancement and leadership in porous plastics science and product development. State-of-the-art in-house tooling and equipment engineering ensure responsiveness, quality, and reduced overall costs for our customers and support rapid prototyping. Substantial investments in research and development, product development, and quality assurance are closely aligned with our product development methodology and infrastructure to deliver fast, effective solutions focused on specific application needs.
Our manufacturing location in Bautzen, Germany, has more than 20 years of experience in design, development, production and distribution of porous plastic components. Every day around 300 employees are dedicated to in-house tooling and material technology as well as product development and quality. Project Management and Customer Service not only focus on Europe in terms of serving our partners; but, also work closely with all other Porex locations worldwide for best solutions. Bautzen is located between the cosmopolitan cities Dresden and Berlin and connects to all major logistic hubs.
The Porex facilities located in Alness, Scotland serve global markets with over 20 years of experience in design, development, production, and distribution of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) porous plastic components with in-house capability for die-cutting, print, and parts lamination.
Our Alness location boasts two clean room facilities with a 10,000 square foot clean room manufacturing area: 8,500 square feet at Class 10,000 and 1,500 square feet at Class 1,000.
The Porex facilities in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia serve as the Porex Asia headquarters. The Shah Alam facilities have more than 10 years of manufacturing, in-house product development, and component tooling experience. A class 100K biomed room is dedicated to sophisticated healthcare industry requirements.
In addition to serving the specific needs of our customers and partners based in Asia, the Shah Alam facilities work closely with Porex locations worldwide to develop the best solutions for all Porex customers.
The Porex manufacturing location in Reinbek near Hamburg, Germany serves global markets with more than 60 years of experience in production, development and distribution of fiber reservoirs for writing instruments and special fiber reservoirs for medical, household, diagnostics and cosmetics markets around the world. Around 130 engaged and experienced employees are working on our high quality standards to ensure our worldwide success.
The POREX manufacturing location in Richmond, Virginia serves global markets with more than 60 years of experience in production, development and distribution of fiber reservoirs for writing instruments and special fiber reservoirs for medical, household, diagnostics and cosmetics markets around the world. Around 130 engaged and experienced employees are working on our high quality standards to ensure our worldwide success.
The POREX manufacturing location in St. Charles, Michigan is the world’s premier, independent medical and cosmetic grade polyurethanes foam-products producer in service of diverse, global markets. Customized foam products include personal care and cosmetic foams which feature hydrophilic, biocompatible, latex-free and medically-accepted properties per customer specifications. Located approximately 20 miles southwest of Saginaw and 100 miles north of Detroit, Michigan the business founded at that location in 1996 was acquired by the POREX in March 2017. Now ISO 13485 certified, the facility encompasses 70,000 square feet of Research & Development, Manufacturing, Engineering and administrative space focused on the development and improvement of foam products and technologies. State-of-the-art technology, engineers, tooling and equipment ensure delivery of the highest quality, responsive products at efficient costs, rapidly prototyped per request to exacting specifications.
The Porex facility in Bangalore, India produces reservoirs for writing Instruments serving the needs of local writing instrument manufacturers in India.
The Porex manufacturing facility in Surabaya, Indonesia specializes in the development and production of fiber nibs & reservoirs for the global writing instruments market.
The Porex facility in Ningbo, China is the center of excellence for reservoirs used in the writing instruments and cosmetics market. The facility also has in-house engineers dedicated for research & development.
Ningbo plant also produces porous components widely used in IVD, printing system, household products, medical and biosciences application.