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

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


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. more

18 Sep 2017 15:20 materials

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

15 Aug 2017 10:36 FAKUMA 2017

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

21 Jul 2017 10:37 FAKUMA 2017

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

12 Jul 2017 16:56 materials 2 Comments

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

27 Mar 2017 16:34 industry

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

17 Mar 2017 10:58 industry


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. more

8 Dec 2016 09:27 materials

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. more

5 Dec 2016 11:00 materials

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

29 Nov 2016 12:17 FAKUMA 2017

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

14 Nov 2016 14:14 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. more

1 Nov 2016 10:23 materials

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. more

23 Oct 2016 11:47 industry

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. more

12 Oct 2016 12:27 materials

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

6 Sep 2016 10:07 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. more

16 Aug 2016 11:37 industry

The Airlander 10 airship has emerged from its hangar in England ahead of its maiden voyage as a game-changing, fuel-efficient, ultra-lightweight aircraft. more

10 Aug 2016 11:12 industry

K 2016 is set to expand its Science Campus, putting the key trends for plastics and rubber under the microscope and promoting a knowledge exchange that could shape the industry’s future. more

8 Aug 2016 15:50 industry

SO.F.TER. has brought a new competitive technology to the lightweighting trend with its LITEPOL engineering polymers. more

8 Aug 2016 14:13 materials

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