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Travel light: AIMPLAS helps design railway of the future

AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS successfully participated in the recently completed European MAT4RAIL project, which developed new materials and components to design the ‘railway of the future’. Read more

materials

Padanaplast showcasing advanced HFFR compounds at WIRE 2020

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Cross-linkable polyolefin (XLPO-HFFR) compounds for wires and cables specialist Padanaplast will showcase a range of products developed to meet the stringent needs of electric mobility in the automotive industry at WIRE 2020 (Hall 12 Booth C11). Read more

materials

Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

GAC

Covestro has partnered with the Research and Development Center of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd. (GAC R&D Center) to develop a lightweight composite seat back for the Chinese car manufacturer's latest electric concept car, the ENO.146. Read more

materials

CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

CRP Technology

CRP Technology, a leading company in the creation of prototypes and final applications in professional 3D printing, launches Windform P2 material. Read more

materials

DFC Inc. to enter Russian market

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South Korea-based synthetic resins manufacturer DFC Inc. has said it will advance into the Russian market. Read more

industry

Telsonic ultrasonics tick the box for automotive moulding assembly

Telsonic

The reputation of Telsonic’s ultrasonic technology within the UK automotive supplier base is such that it is widely accepted as the joining process of choice for a growing number of automotive component manufacturers. Read more

machinery

Andaltec involved in LIFE Plasmix Project involved in LIFE Plasmix Project

Andaltec

The Technological Centre for Plastics (Andaltec) is playing a major role in the LIFE Plasmix Project, which is focused on the development of new recycling processes for plastic materials from urban solid waste processing plants. Read more

materials

Kotobukiya Fronte sign license to use EconCore’s technology

EconCore

EconCore, the technology provider for continuous production of thermoplastic honeycomb sandwich materials, has signed a license agreement with Japan-based Kotobukiya Fronte, a leading manufacturer of car interior components. Read more

materials

MANN+HUMMEL appoints new board

MANN+HUMMEL

The Supervisory Board of MANN+HUMMEL Verwaltungs GmbH has appointed Kurk Wilks as the new President and CEO, effective 1 January 1 2020. Read more

industry

BASF expands Ultrason P range with improved flowability

BASF

BASF is expanding its Ultrason P product range with a particularly low-viscosity grade. The new polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) Ultrason P 2010 is characterised by improved flow behaviour in injection moulding Read more

materials

AIMPLAS researches conductive plastic materials for smart, sustainable transport

AIMPLAS

FLEXOTRÓNICA develops flexible electronics and plastic electronics solutions based on lightweight electrically conductive materials such as printed conductive inks and conductive plastics that can be adapted to complex geometries. Read more

materials

KRAIBURG TPE supplies co-extruded TPEs with optimum adhesion to PA for high-quality corrugated tubes

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An innovative new TPE family by KRAIBURG TPE transfers the established properties of injection mouldable TPEs for multicomponent applications with polyamide (PA) to extrusion. Read more

materials

Asahi Kasei launching airbag fabric operations in Vietnam

Asahi Kasei

Asahi Kasei will launch the fabric sewing operation for airbags at its Vietnamese subsidiary Asahi Kasei Advance Vietnam in 2020. With this investment, the technology group enters the next stage of the value chain in the airbag industry. Read more

materials

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe entry deadline extended

PRAE 2020

Organisers of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 have extended the entry deadline for all seven award categories until Friday 6 December 2019. The judging panel for the 2020 awards has also been announced. Read more

industry

Evonik expands ROHACELL production in US

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Due to increasing demand for lightweight construction materials for specialty applications, Evonik is expanding its production of ROHACELL high-performance rigid, closed-cell foams at its site in Mobile, Alabama, US. Read more

materials

Toyoda Gosei to enhance production capacity in US

Toyoda Gosei

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. will enhance its production capacity for interior and exterior products at three production subsidiaries in the US to keep up with growing sales of large products such as radiator grills in North America. Read more

industry

Covestro and BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites cooperate in Maezio distribution

Covestro

Covestro has entered into a distribution agreement with BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites, a supplier of raw materials and semi-finished products for thermoplastic components. Read more

materials

Technyl BLUE extrusion grades for Battery cooling pipes

Solvay

Solvay Performance Polyamides’ Technyl Blue range, the market reference for thermal management, has been enriched with new grades specifically designed for electric vehicle (EVs/HEVs). Read more

materials

Carbody brake pedal Technyl MAX

Carbody/Solvay

Solvay Performance Polyamides’ new and advanced Technyl Max polyamide 66 technology was chosen by Carbody, expert in safety and sealing solutions for the automotive industry, to develop its all-plastic brake pedal. Read more

materials

MOL Group completes Aurora acquisition

MOL Group

Following satisfaction of customary transaction approvals, Budapest-based MOL Group has announced its acquisition of German plastic compounder Aurora Group. Read more

industry

  • Padanaplast showcasing advanced HFFR compounds at WIRE 2020

    via Shutterstock

    Padanaplast showcasing advanced HFFR compounds at WIRE 2020

  • Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

    GAC

    Covestro and GAC Group in concept car collaboration

    Together with the Research and Development Center of the Chinese car manufacturer GAC, Covestro is developing a new lightweight construction concept for seat backrests for its ENO.146 concept car, with the aim of reducing the weight of the car while raising the bar for sustainability.

  • CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

    CRP Technology

    CRP Technology launches Windform P2 for HSS technology

  • DFC Inc. to enter Russian market

    via Shutterstock

    DFC Inc. to enter Russian market

  • Andaltec involved in LIFE Plasmix Project involved in LIFE Plasmix Project

    Andaltec

    Andaltec involved in LIFE Plasmix Project involved in LIFE Plasmix Project

  • Kotobukiya Fronte sign license to use EconCore’s technology

    EconCore

    Kotobukiya Fronte sign license to use EconCore’s technology

    Kotobukiya Fronte sign license to use EconCore’s technology

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