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Plastics & Elastomers
Automotive
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 23, 2019 | Industry News

BASF to Construct Engineering Plastics and TPU Plants at New Verbund Site

BASF plans to build an engineering plastics compounding plant and a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) plant at the company’s proposed integrated chemical production (“Verbund”) site in Zhanjiang...

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May 23, 2019 | Industry News

SABIC to Expand ULTEM™ and EXTEM™ High-heat Resin Production Capacity

SABIC is making significant investments in expanding the capacity of its ULTEM™ and EXTEM™ high heat resin production in order to meet growing demand. The new production plant in Singapore is due to...

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May 21, 2019 | Product News

BASF Unveils PPA Grade with Excellent Mechanical & Dielectric Strength at CHINAPLAS 2019

BASF is further extending its PPA portfolio: At CHINAPLAS 2019, the new PPA Ultramid® Advanced T2000 has been introduced to the market. The compound group based on PA 6T/66 combines excellent...

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May 21, 2019 | Product News

KRAIBURG TPE Unveils Low Odor &-Emission TPE Series at CHINAPLAS 2019

KRAIBURG TPE unveils its breakthrough automotive low odor & emission TPE material innovations at CHINAPLAS 2019. This new TPE series is expected to bring a breath of fresh air to automotive...

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May 20, 2019 | Product News

Teijin to Present Carbon-fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics and more at CHINAPLAS 2019

Teijin has announced that it will showcase carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic at CHINAPLAS 2019. The offerings at the booth will also include solutions for automotive parts and components that...

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May 17, 2019 | Industry News

ExxonMobil Expands Santoprene™ TPE Production Capacity at Newport, Wales Plant

ExxonMobil has expanded its specialty Santoprene™ thermoplastic elastomers manufacturing capacity in Wales. These elastomers perform like vulcanized rubber & help make automotive and consumer...

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May 15, 2019 | Product News

DSM Introduces PPS Grade to Optimize EV Thermal Management Systems

DSM Engineering Plastics has introduced a new PPS grade to optimize the performance of electric vehicle thermal management systems. Xytron™ G4080HR is a 40 percent glass-reinforced PPS engineered...

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May 13, 2019 | Industry News

DSM to Acquire SRF’s Engineering Plastics Business in India

DSM has reached agreement with SRF to acquire its Engineering Plastics business in India for about €38 million. Fueled by increasing domestic demand from a growing middle class and weight...

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May 10, 2019 | Industry News

Arkema to Build World-scale Plant for Bio-sourced Polyamide Production in Singapore

Arkema has chosen the location of Jurong Island in Singapore to build its new world-scale plant dedicated to the manufacture of the amino 11 monomer and its flagship Rilsan® polyamide 11 resins...

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May 10, 2019 | Industry News

MCC Completes Acquisition of Welset Plast Extrusions' PVC Business in India

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation has announced that it has completed its acquisition of the PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions Private Limited in India (refer to the press release...

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