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Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse 2: Covestro's story

Materials science played a pivotal role in getting the world record-making solar powered Solar Impulse 2 off the ground and back safely nearly 16 months later. Covestro revealed to EPPM the role it played as a partner company on the aerospace project

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The fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum is championing the Circular Economy theme, addressing the challenges facing the PVC industry. more

Dec 9, 2016 12:30 PM materials

AKRO-PLASTIC is keeping HTM Sport customers from coming a cropper on the slopes thanks to its extremely rigid fibre technology. more

Dec 9, 2016 10:17 AM materials

Ascend

Ascend Performance Materials

The car is a different beast to what it was ten years ago and the supply chain faces a future wrought with lightweighting, performance, fuel efficiency and cost challenges. Ascend Performance Materials is tackling all of these head on. more

Dec 8, 2016 9:27 AM materials

HEXPOL TPE knows it could always be easier being green which is why it has added new compounds to its Dryflex Green family of biobased TPEs. more

Dec 7, 2016 4:37 PM materials

Perstorp

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Perstorp is leading by example and stepping up to the responsibilities everybody from materials developer to consumer needs to accept in order to preserve the environment. more

Dec 7, 2016 3:06 PM materials

DSM brought a big launch to K 2016: ForTii Ace, a real plastic alternative to die-cast metal for structural automotive parts. EPPM sat down with Commercial Director DSM Engineering Plastics Joost d'Hooghe to learn more. more

Dec 5, 2016 11:00 AM materials

EPPM's EUREKA Series touches on the out-of-the-box thinking that may seem peculiar now, but could influence and innovate plastics as we know it in the future.

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