The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

The automotive industry uses engineered polymer composites and plastics in a wide range of applications. Leading experts say there are four areas that require highest-priority research and development with plastics: interior, body and exterior, powertrain and chassis, light weighting.

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May 8, 2017 | Industry News

ALBIS to Focus on Renewable & Recycled Plastics for Auto and E&E at CHINAPLAS 2017

This year at CHINAPLAS 2017, in addition to its established range of locally produced compounds and renowned distribution products, ALBIS will also present a “Green Selection” of products based on...

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May 3, 2017 | Product News

New Light-weighting Polypropylene Solutions for Electric Vehicles - Borealis/Borouge

Borealis and Borouge has recently announced the launch of several new metal-replacing polypropylene (PP) compounds that proves to be light-weighting solutions for interior, exterior, and...

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May 1, 2017 | Industry News

ElectriPlast’s Conductive Material Under Final Validation for Auto Optical Electronics

ElectriPlast has recently announced that ElectriPlast's conductive material is in final product validation with an Automotive Tier 1, for use in automotive optical electronics application...

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Apr 25, 2017 | Industry News

Rising Demand from Automotive Industry to Drive Global Sulfone Polymers Market: TMR

Transparency Market Research states that the global market for sulfone polymers will exhibit a healthy 6.4% CAGR over the period between 2016 and 2024. The automotive industry is presently the...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Industry News

Sumitomo Uses Amyris/Kuraray’s Liquid Farnesene Rubber in Dunlop Tires

Amyris has announced that Sumitomo has adopted Amyris/Kuraray’s developed biologically-derived liquid farnesene rubber (LFR) as a performance enhancing additive for use in the production of its...

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May 8, 2017 | Product News

Cutting-edge TPE for Life-style Products by KRAIBURG TPE at CHINAPLAS 2017

In response to an increasing demand for high-tech materials used in production of consumer electronics, automotive and medical industry KRAIBURG TPE will present its new cutting-edge VS/AD/HM series...

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May 3, 2017 | Industry News

Polymer Advancements & Processing Technologies: ExxonMobil at CHINAPLAS 2017

ExxonMobil will demonstrate polymer advancements for packaging and automotive through collaborations with leading machine manufacturers and a series of TechTalks at CHINAPLAS. Machine run...

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Apr 28, 2017 | Product News

Polyplastics Develops New DURAFIDE® PPS Grades with Improved Heat Shock Resistance

Polyplastics has developed new DURAFIDE® PPS grades, 6150T73 and 6150T8 with heat shock resistance for automotive sector. New PPS grades help reduce the frequency of metal mold maintenance and...

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Apr 21, 2017 | Industry News

Automotive Industry Will Continue to Dominate TPE Market Till 2022: Smithers Pira

The global market for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) will grow strongly across the next five years according to the latest exclusive research from Smithers Pira. Automotive industry is the major...

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Apr 20, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER/STC Agree on Co-branding of Ready-to-use Silicone Compounds

WACKER and STC Silicones have concluded an agreement on co-branding of ready-to-use silicone compounds for automotive, medical, electrical and household-product sectors. Under its terms, STC to...

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