BASF Venture Capital GmbH

FRX Polymers, Inc.

FRX Polymers, Inc. was founded in 2007 following over five years of intensive research and development in the field of halogen-free polymeric flame-retardant blend components. The company operates a pilot plant in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA and a full scale plant in Antwerp, Belgium.

Having recently commissioned its commercial plant in Antwerp, FRX is in the high-growth phase of its evolution.

It is commercializing a novel family of halogen-free, transparent, high-melt-flowing, polymeric flame-retardant polymers. FRX Polymers is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA.

Key Facts



Investment Year


Chelmsford (US)




Halogen free flame retardants



Dr. Claus Hackmann
Investment Manager
Benckiserplatz 1, 67059 Ludwigshafen am Rhein

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