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Johnston Sweepers builds and exports up to 1,000 municipal and contractor cleansing vehicles a year

Johnston Sweepers

Global street cleaning vehicle manufacturer Johnston Sweepers is reaping the benefits of switching from metal fabricated components to plastic moulded parts with the assistance of UK-based injection moulder Broanmain Plastics. Read more

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Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

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Large, lightweight and torsionally stiff

Tepex dynalite continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite sheets from specialty chemicals company LANXESS can be used to manufacture even large, highly integrated structural components for automotive lightweight design. Read more

9 Jul 2019 10:02 guest blogs

VESTALITE P, resins for the continuous impregnation of prepregs

Evonik Industries

Germany-based chemicals giant Evonik will present its tailor-made VESTALITE solutions for high-performance composite materials based on epoxy and polyurethane polymers at the JEC tradeshow in Paris. Read more

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The ILO1 from Emm! Solutions

Emm! Solutions GmbH

The new ILO1 from Emm! Solutions will make its world debut during the Hannover Messe exhibition between 1 and 5 April. Read more

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VDMA Working Group elects new board of management

VDMA

At a General Assembly in Ditzingen, Germany, the members of the VDMA Working Group on Hybrid Lightweight Technologies elected their new executive board for the period 2019 to 2021. Read more

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Textechno, a worldwide leading designer and manufacturer of precision test equipment and systems for fibres, yarns and rovings in textile and composite applications, is pleased to announce its partnership with the AZL Read more

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

industry

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

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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. Read more

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

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DSM

DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR503

In its continuing mission to help reduce CO2 emissions, DSM has launched a material solution for high-pressure composite tanks for hydrogen storage. Read more

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Lightweight design and look-and-feel quality are two factors playing an important role for AKRO-PLASTIC at Fakuma 2017. Read more

industry

K.D. Feddersen will be bringing materials science to meet the trends for lightweight, aesthetically-pleasing plastic products to Fakuma. Read more

industry

Hypetex has proved coloured carbon fibre to British suitcase company Globe-Trotter for a limited-edition product. Read more

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SABIC will show advanced foams and plastic sheets for the skies, at the Hamburg Aircraft Interiors Expo Read more

industry

Oxford Performance Materials, a maker of parts for space vehicles, is using Solvay Additive Manufacturing to make parts lighter. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

materials

Fakuma is bringing the digitisation, electrification and resource conservation trend to European plastics when it opens its doors in October 2017. Read more

industry

Evonik's high-performance VESTAKEEP PEEK technology has played a central role in bringing a new eyewear concept to market. Read more

materials

  • EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

    MEAF

    EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

    EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

  • Johnston Sweepers builds and exports up to 1,000 municipal and contractor cleansing vehicles a year

    Johnston Sweepers

    Johnston Sweepers builds and exports up to 1,000 municipal and contractor cleansing vehicles a year

    Johnston Sweepers builds and exports up to 1,000 municipal and contractor cleansing vehicles a year

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

    Grzegorz Czapski / Shutterstock.com

    Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

    Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

  • VESTALITE P, resins for the continuous impregnation of prepregs

    Evonik Industries

    VESTALITE P, resins for the continuous impregnation of prepregs

    VESTALITE P, resins for the continuous impregnation of prepregs

  • The ILO1 from Emm! Solutions

    Emm! Solutions GmbH

    The ILO1 from Emm! Solutions

    The ILO1 from Emm! Solutions

  • lightweight airframes that are essential for meeting fuel and cost efficiency challenges.

    via Shutterstock

    lightweight airframes that are essential for meeting fuel and cost efficiency challenges.

    Lightweight airframes are essential for meeting fuel and cost efficiency challenges.

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