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Empower Materials Inc. produces the QPAC® line of carbon dioxide-based polymers used for improving manufacturing technologies. The company was founded in 1991 as PAC Polymers Inc. and changed its name in 2001 to reflect the broadening of its application focus beyond binders for ceramic green tapes. Our two main products are QPAC®25 and QPAC®40-high molecular weight thermoplastics. The company's headquarters is located in New Castle, DE - USA.

Empower Materials products are used by customers located worldwide. We are committed to quality and consistantly receive high marks from our customer. Empower Materials is an ISO 9001 : 2008 registered company.


Empower Materials is a technology based, high growth, quality focused company. We develop and produce the world's cleanest, thermally decomposable polymers, the QPAC® product line, which is used in processing advanced technology products. We work closely to empower our customers so that they can gain the full benefit of our products.

PARENT ORGANIZATION: Empower Materials is a subsidiary of Axess Corporation.

Chairman Emeritus: Alexander F. Giacco. The Chairman Emeritus of Axess Corporation is Alexander F. Giacco, the former Chairman and CEO of Hercules, Inc., and HIMONT, Inc., and the former Vice-Chairman and CEO of Montedison, s.P.a. Among other acknowledgements, Mr. Giacco was recognized as the Outstanding Chemical Industry CEO of the Year by The Wall Street Transcript for three consecutive years in the 1980s.

President: Richard J. Giacco. The President of Axess Corporation is Richard J. Giacco, the former CEO of Rheometric Scientific, Inc., and a past member of the management group at Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a NYSE software and electronics company. Rick Giacco is also the President of Empower Materials.


Director of Engineering: Sugianto Hanggodo. Responsible for process and product engineering. Sugianto has successfully initiated and optimized complex extrusion and polymerization processes at multiple locations in the USA and Europe.

Director of Business Development: Peter Ferraro. Responsible for sales and marketing.


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