About us

The European company Astar is specialized in formulating and manufacturing SMC and BMC thermoset compounds for moulders, equipment manufacturers and OEMs. Astar has been developing for more than 54 years custom-made formulations in order to supply the best materials for each specific application. Astar has been developing for more than 54 years custom-made formulations in order to supply the best materials for each specific application. 

Astar is located near Bilbao, in the north of Spain. Our top quality SMC and BMC compounds supplied to customers from all around the world are used in compression or injection moulding. Astar technicians work with moulders, equipment manufacturers and OEMs, supplying materials for a wide range of markets, such as:

  • Automotive & Transportation: car, truck, train, bus, agricultural,...
  • Electrical & Energy: electrical boxes, lighting fittings, switchgear,...
  • Building & Construction: water tanks, panels, manhole covers,...
  • Sanitary, Appliances & Others: food industry, household appliances, medical, service industry,...

Astar bases its philosophy and success on the three core concepts: Quality, Innovation and Service. The Astar quality management system according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards, shows a reliable SMC and BMC supplier, who works alongside customers to prove that is also part of their company. This close cooperation is based on having a fluent exchange of information and providing an excellent technical and commercial back-up.