Mississippi Polymer Institute

46 Shelby Thames Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

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About Mississippi Polymer Institute

The Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) was established in 1993 with the goal of growing high-tech polymer and polymer-related industries in Mississippi. Serving as the outreach component of the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi, MPI has played a key role in growing the state's multibillion-dollar-per-year, high-tech polymer industry, and has directly assisted in the creation of thousands of jobs.

With a state-of-the-art laboratory and offices at the university’'s incubator, The Accelerator, MPI remains focused on providing world class support and services to companies worldwide. These services include physical and analytical testing and analysis, workforce development in areas such as high performance composites, 3D printing and CAD services, and direct technical consulting and commercial development.

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Product Development

Material selection, polymer synthesis, formulation, extrusion/compounding, injection molding, laser scanning, computer aided design (CAD), mold-filling simulation, and 3D printing. Synthesis: Design and screen products to achieve your performance needs via small molecule and polymer synthesis:... Read more »

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Industrial Design- CAD

MPI’s Computer Aided Design (CAD) services offer the first step towards making your idea a reality. Closely integrated with our laser scanning and 3D printing services, MPI uses various CAD packages (Pro-Engineer, SolidWorks, Inventor) to create CAD files to support any point of the product... Read more »

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Workforce Development

MPI is an established workforce development partner that has provided solutions since 1993, training thousands of employees for area companies. Our programs are specifically designed for improved profitability of your business and to provide an operational edge that allows your company to... Read more »

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