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

With the Tour de France in full swing, it is important to remember the unsung hero of modern competitive cycling: materials science. more

7 Jul 2017 12:25 materials

A new base material for spectacles from Evonik could offer eyewear designers more freedom to shape and colour glasses. more

19 Jan 2017 12:23 materials

Teknor Apex Fire

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Teknor Apex has signed a deal with Petlon selling a portion of its nylon business following the devastating fire in Oldbury, UK, in April. The company has affirmed its commitment to the TPE and nylon markets in the Europe. more

5 Aug 2015 13:56 materials

DuPont has been influencing the polymers industry since 1935 and at Fakuma 2015, the chemicals company will reflect on its prowess, which has been on the rise since it invented nylon 80 years ago. more

28 Jul 2015 09:40 materials


Photo courtesy of DuPont

Global materials giant DuPont has increased its production capacity for glass-reinforced Zytel PA 66 and PA 6 to meet growing demand, and in particular, the rising need within the automotive sector. more

17 Jun 2015 15:00 materials

Teknor Apex has announced the appointment of Michael A Roberts, the company’s new Vice-President and North American Business Manager for its Nylon Division. more

29 Jan 2015 11:32 industry

A fresh report on 3D printing materials indicates plastic additive manufacturing materials could boost the global plastics sector by $1.4 billion in the next five years. more

8 Aug 2014 11:13 materials

Teknor Apex's recycled polyamide Recyclon family is now available in Europe for the first time ever, after being sold solely in the US. more

21 Jul 2014 16:48 industry

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