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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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

materials

DuPont has commenced operations at Europe's first production facility for Zytel HTN, reflecting the company’s commitment to the polyamide industry and to the European market. Read more

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Borealis and Borouge are bringing new and customised material solutions that help facilitate lightweight construction in automotive applications to improve energy efficiency and have brought these innovations to K 2016. Read more

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Global supplier of specialty polymers Solvay has revealed that its Ixef BM-1524 polyarylamide (PARA) meets the standard governing polyamides for aircraft interiors for the Boeing BMS8-270. Read more

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BASF's melamine foam technology has brought excellent acoustics and fire safety qualities to a new silencer for heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Read more

materials

Solvay is taking lightweighting to new levels with its K 2016 showcase, which will plumb new depths of cutting-edge plastics technology with sustainability solutions and additive manufacturing. Read more

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