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Asahi Kasei launching airbag fabric operations in Vietnam

Asahi Kasei

Asahi Kasei will launch the fabric sewing operation for airbags at its Vietnamese subsidiary Asahi Kasei Advance Vietnam in 2020. With this investment, the technology group enters the next stage of the value chain in the airbag industry. Read more

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Technyl BLUE extrusion grades for Battery cooling pipes

Solvay

Solvay Performance Polyamides’ Technyl Blue range, the market reference for thermal management, has been enriched with new grades specifically designed for electric vehicle (EVs/HEVs). Read more

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Carbody brake pedal Technyl MAX

Carbody/Solvay

Solvay Performance Polyamides’ new and advanced Technyl Max polyamide 66 technology was chosen by Carbody, expert in safety and sealing solutions for the automotive industry, to develop its all-plastic brake pedal. Read more

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Clariant

As announced in June, Clariant is taking action to tackle the challenge of plastic pollution with new solutions and proactive steps to create a more sustainable plastics industry through a ‘Symphony of Collaboration’. Read more

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DOMO Chemicals CEO Alex Segers

DOMO Chemicals

DOMO Chemicals and Solvay have signed an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. Read more

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Asahi Kasei develops polyamide beads foam

Asahi Kasei

With the ongoing disruptive megatrends in the automotive industry, OEMs and suppliers are facing a strong innovation pressure. New, innovative solutions are in high demand. Read more

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tesa releases high-performance plastic bonding solution

tesa

UK-based adhesive tape manufacturer tesa, a subsidiary of Beiersdorf, has released its HiP (High Initial Performance) bonding tape designed to eliminating ultrasonic welding from the automotive sector. Read more

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Ascend offers EV solutions at Chinaplas

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Ascend Performance Materials, one of the largest fully integrated producers of polyamide 66 resin, presented on PA66 solutions for improving EV safety, reliability and performance using PA66 Chinaplas 2019. Read more

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We sat down with Ascend Performance Materials to learn how the heat resistant and sound insulating properties of PA66 are carving an important niche in the electric vehicles segment. Read more

industry

Solvay’s Technyl4earth embodies the circular economy mission and we wanted to learn how the high-spec material made from car airbags is carving out its key markets. Read more

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AKRO-PLASTIC will be presenting the first components made of a new material offering ageing and conditioning at Fakuma. 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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LanXess has made a stabilising system for Durethan PA, providing long-term temperature resistance up to 230°C. Read more

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December's most-read headlines

The end of the year can sometimes be called 'the silly season' due to the perceived lack of news - this was hardly the case for European plastics, as the news continued to flow in over the holiday period. Read more

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One of the world's performance materials leaders Solvay has chosen K 2016 as the platform to launch Technyl 4earth, a 'breakthrough' PA 6.6 material with environmental advantages. Read more

industry

Materials distributor Velox has added a new line to its offering from Asahi Kasei Plastics. Leona 90G & 91G Series (polyamide 6/6+6i) resins are based on partially aromatic polyamide copolymers. Read more

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UK polymer distributor Longfield Chemicals has signed an exclusive distribution agreement to market the polyamide 6 and 6.6 compounds produced by Turkish compounder, Epsan Plastic. Read more

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  • Asahi Kasei launching airbag fabric operations in Vietnam

    Asahi Kasei

    Asahi Kasei launching airbag fabric operations in Vietnam

    LEONA PA 66 Filament

  • Technyl BLUE extrusion grades for Battery cooling pipes

    Solvay

    Technyl BLUE extrusion grades for Battery cooling pipes

    Technyl BLUE extrusion grades for Battery cooling pipes

  • Carbody brake pedal Technyl MAX

    Carbody/Solvay

    Carbody brake pedal Technyl MAX

  • ips sells first large-scale underwater pelletising system

    Intelligent Pelletizing Solutions GmbH & Co KG

    ips sells first large-scale underwater pelletising system

  • LANXESS continues pioneering lightweight applications

    LANXESS AG

    LANXESS continues pioneering lightweight applications

    The 3D hybrid A-pillar extends upward from the vehicle rocker panel, accommodates the door hinges and holds the windshield in place at the side.

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    Clariant

    Halogen-free flame retardant Exolit OP enables increased recyclate percentage in E&E and automotive parts at stable flame retardancy.

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