Plastics in modern, and future, vehicles continue to increase in volume and importance. This was evident at the recent ‘Plastics in Automotives’ conference organised by the VDI, where the very latest developments were unveiled. more

Apr 20, 2017 10:32 AM Materials

Masterbatch manufacturer, Gabriel-Chemie, and pigment specialist, Schlenk, have collaborated to launch a new range of metal-effect finishes for plastics. more

Apr 20, 2017 9:53 AM Materials

UK plastics raw materials distributor, Plastribution, has expanded its portfolio with the addition of new grades from the Tosoh Corporation, the parent company of the Japanese chemical and specialty products and materials group. more

Apr 19, 2017 9:26 AM Materials

The UK Government has awarded a multi-million pound grant to a consortium partnership involving Solvay, Bentley and Penso, that will enable the development of automotive composites. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:05 PM Materials

Milliken & Company, a supplier of polymer-bound colourants and additives, has acquired US-based Keystone Aniline Corporation, a producer of dyes, pigments, pigment dispersions and polymers. more

Apr 13, 2017 10:00 AM Materials


Eureka/ Wang Lab

A polymer developed at the University of California will make self-healing materials for electrical devices. more

Apr 5, 2017 2:35 PM Materials

UK materials distributor, Plastribution, has launched a new subscription-based, online resource that will allow customers to access its library of polymer materials information and insight. more

Apr 5, 2017 11:52 AM Materials

Automotive Plastics : VDI 2017
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