Faux leather market redefined with a new alternative to PU and PVC


Vistamaxx™ propylene-based elastomer (PBE) is being used to produce an alternative to synthetic leathers made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyurethane (PU). Verdor™ thermoplastic olefin (TPO) faux leather, with Vistamaxx PBE as the primary polymer, combines the soft, leather-like texture of PU with the durability of PVC. It is also 40% lighter than PVC and 20% lighter than PU, and less susceptible to discoloration.

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