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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Jan 11, 2017 | Industry News

Complete Acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) Done: Teijin

Teijin has announced that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares of Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP). Development of automotive composite products platform is...

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Jan 11, 2017 | Industry News

Multicomp Conference is Set to Analyze Hybrid Composite Solutions for Auto & Aero

Multicomp conference is set to bring together researchers, designers, manufacturers and end-users to showcase the latest developments in hybrid composite solutions within high value sectors such as...

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Jan 5, 2017 | Industry News

Hexion Plans to Build Technology Center for Automotive Composites in Germany

Hexion Inc. has recently announced plans to build a new European technology center in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany. The new facility will house R&D activities which develops technology solutions to enable...

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Jan 2, 2017 | Industry News

High Performance Plastics Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2016 to 2026: M&M

The market size of high performance plastics is estimated to grow from USD 14.49 Billion in 2016 to USD 35.27 Billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2016 to 2026. E&E, medical, transportation and...

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Dec 30, 2016 | Industry News

ProTec Enters Market with One-stop Shop for Customized LFT Pultrusion Lines

ProTec Polymer Processing has recently entered the market as one-stop shop for customized pultrusion lines for production of high-quality LFT compounds for automotive industry. ProTec's LFT tech. is...

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Jan 11, 2017 | Industry News

Mitsubishi Rayon to Acquire SGL Group’s Carbon Fiber Plant in US

Mitsubishi Rayon has decided to acquire SGL Carbon Fibers LLC, the carbon fiber production base of the German SGL Group, in order to expand its carbon fibers business for automotive light-weight...

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Jan 10, 2017 | Product News

Tailored Polyamide 612 by A. Schulman for Automotive Sensor Housing Protection

A. Schulman, Inc. has recently announced that it has recently launched Schulamid® 612 GF 33 H2, a tailored Polyamide 612 (PA 612) grade which provides superior protective performance for today’s...

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Jan 3, 2017 | Industry News

Engineered Plastics & Composites by PolyOne for Advanced Auto Mobility Technologies

At the new AutoMobili-D Expo within the North American International Auto Show (January 8-12), PolyOne will feature its advanced plastics/TPE/Composites portfolio developed to pave the way for...

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Jan 2, 2017 | Product News

RadiciGroup Receives Award for PA Products by Latin America’s Car Fuel Filter Producer

Radici Plastics Ltda has received the prestigious "Destaque de Qualidade" award sponsored by Tecfil for its metal-replacing, high temperatures-resistant (up to 230 degrees Celsius) Radilon®...

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Dec 21, 2016 | Industry News

Engineering Plastics Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2016 to 2026: M&M

The global engineering plastics market is projected to reach USD 108.68 Bn by 2026, at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2016 to 2026. Metal-replacing engineering plastics covers automotive, E&E, transportation...

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