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The GPA, the association that represents French manufacturers of automotive plastic parts, has urged car manufacturers to find alternative materials because of shortages of PA 6.6. more

materials

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is showcasing its commitment to continuity and its high-level expertise in medical, packaging and automotive manufacturing. more

FAKUMA 2018

Fakuma is always one of the best places in the world to see the very best in plastics processing technology, and now the show is setting itself up as the number one technical event for injection moulding. more

FAKUMA 2018

Adoption of composite-grade HPPs could take the market past $3 billion by 2024, finds Frost & Sullivan. more

industry

Kraiburg TPE

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KRAIBURG TPE is highlighting its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise at Fakuma. In addition to current applications for its TPEs, the company will also be showcasing two advanced new material series for automotive. more

FAKUMA 2018

HRSflow will be demonstrating the universal application of its FLEXflow technology of servo-electric driven valve gate solutions based on examples of complex, high-quality parts. more

FAKUMA 2018

SmarTech issues new report on automotive additive manufacturing market, highlighting a $5.3 billion market by 2023. more

industry

Volvo’s announcement to make 25 per cent of the plastics in its cars recycled by 2025 is the latest in the automotive industry’s growing investment in recycled plastics and circularity. more

industry

Fakuma is championing the plastics technologies that are pushing engineering further through lightweighting. more

FAKUMA 2018

Navarrese mechanical engineering students have reduced the weight of their Tecnun racecar with sacrificial cores from additive manufacturing experts Stratasys. more

materials

JEC world 2018 in pictures

The EPPM team was at JEC World 2018 this week where we were blown away by the amazing ways composites are being used to expand the horizons of aerospace, sport, automotive, defence, construction, E&E and dozens more industries. more

9 Mar 2018 12:29 editor's blog

The joint Austrian-UAE polyolefins group will show its lightweighting expertise at VDI Mannheim next week. more

industry

At JEC World 2018, SABIC is featuring several new breakthrough innovations in materials and manufacturing designed to drive broader adoption of strong, lightweight thermoplastic composites. more

materials

Italian hot runner specialist HRSFlow has launched two new hot runners for injection moulders. more

machinery

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

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

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

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

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

materials

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

materials

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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