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 22, 2017 | Industry News

Leapfrog Bolt 3D Printer Successfully Prints Using Plastic Polypropylene Filament

Leapfrog 3D Printers together with Verbatim have succeeded in printing polypropylene on the Bolt. Common uses of PP are in automotive, medical, packaging and household goods. Verbatim filament...

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May 19, 2017 | Industry News

Lina – Introducing World’s First Biocomposite- & Bioplastic-based Car

Lina is the world's first car made from bio composites. TU/Ecomotive uses a combination of biobased composites and bioplastics to create lightweight structural parts. The concept has the potential...

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May 16, 2017 | Industry News

Eastman’s Cellulosic Expertise Leads to High-performing Engineering Bioplastic

Eastman Chemical Company has introduced Eastman TRĒVA™, a breakthrough in engineering bioplastics that help global automotive and electronics brands concurrently meet their sustainability and...

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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 19, 2017 | Industry News

Kuraray Exhibits EVOH, Heat-resistant PA & others at CHINAPLAS 2017

Kuraray and Kuraray Trading are exhibiting jointly at CHINAPLAS 2017. Kuraray is targeting automotive, electrical and electronics, home appliances and packaging markets with high-performance EVOH...

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May 19, 2017 | Industry News

RadiciGroup Focuses on Engineering Plastics for Auto and E&E at CHINAPLAS 2017

RadiciGroup Performance Plastics is participating in CHINAPLAS, where the Group is showcasing its latest solutions to over 140,000 expected visitors. Company is focusing on engineering plastics for...

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May 12, 2017 | Product News

Heterophasic Rigid Copolymer with Balanced Properties by Braskem for Technical Parts

New heterophasic copolymer with excellent properties balance for agricultural, automotive, home appliances and toys markets – technical parts that require greater rigidity has been recently launched...

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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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