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Italian hot runner maker HRSFLow has brought its overmoulding expertise to the largest rear window in the car market. more

9 Jan 2018 12:26 industry

As it continues to strengthen its global presence, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is galvanising its operations in China to capitalise on potential growth in automotive and E&E. more

4 Dec 2017 12:25 materials

Elix Polymers has carved itself a niche in the premium corner of the automotive market with a portfolio that includes higher-heat and low-density ABS that is colour-accurate, metal-platable and 3D printable. more

1 Dec 2017 09:00 materials

DuPont

Konsens

Lightweighting shouldn't be the main reason for switching to plastics in under-the-hood automotive applications - superior performance should come first, says DuPont. more

27 Nov 2017 14:00 materials

New grades of Technyl Red, Technyl Blue, Ixef, Ryton and Amodel launched at Fakuma are aggressively defending Solvay's position as a leader in automotive materials development. The experts sat down with EPPM to introduce the latest additions. more

27 Nov 2017 09:00 materials

Toyota has adopted EconCore's unique honeycomb technology for its new hybrid model Prius PHV. more

24 Nov 2017 09:30 materials

Royal DSM plastics will feature in Toyota's racing cars for 3D printed parts and testing of performance plastics. more

7 Nov 2017 15:29 materials

Solvay has increased its product range for thermal managment materials with a new PPA series. more

6 Nov 2017 14:55 materials

LanXess has made a stabilising system for Durethan PA, providing long-term temperature resistance up to 230°C. more

18 Oct 2017 12:19 materials

DSM high-temperature plastics successfully replace metal in charge air cooler end cap application. more

2 Oct 2017 16:37 materials

ENGEL UK has signed off an order for three e-Victory injection moulding machines to the tune of €800,000 at Interplas 2017. more

28 Sep 2017 11:07 machinery 1 Comments

Swedish compounding firm Polykemi will be showing blend solutions in high performance plastics at Fakuma. more

22 Sep 2017 16:07 FAKUMA 2017

New grades from Spain’s ELIX Polymers reduce squeaks in cars and provide cost savings. more

8 Sep 2017 15:42 materials

Wiper and indicator levers, and the housing for the control module on rear wheel drive BMW's will be made from BASF Ultramid and Ultradur. more

22 Aug 2017 11:20 materials

AIMPLAS will test vehicle plastics for VOC's after approval of its testing facilities. more

7 Aug 2017 12:32 materials

Liquid silicone processing, exterior vehicle surfaces and machinery debuts will be the focus for Engel when it joins Fakuma in October. more

31 Jul 2017 14:22 FAKUMA 2017

Most-read European plastics headlines: July 2017

Inter-continental acquisitions, automotive events and anti-static polymer technology all feature in EPPM's top five most-read stories of the month. more

28 Jul 2017 09:00 editor's blog

A roll call of elite speakers are preparing to present their innovations, predictions and ideas at Interplas 2017, the UK's leading plastics industry event. more

26 Jul 2017 12:29 industry

Chemicals giant BASF has revised production of its Lupranol for polyurethane systems, which will reduce volatile organic compounds for car manufacturers to meet government regulations and industry standards. more

25 Jul 2017 11:26 materials

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Airpaq

Airpaq, a backpack firm based in Cologne, has smashed a crowdfunding target by nearly 400 per cent as its pack design proves popular. more

21 Jul 2017 15:50 materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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