A high-performance concept car produced with lightweight plastics, eco-efficient materials and the very latest design concepts is on display for visitors for the duration of the K Show. more

K 2016

The polyurethanes division of global chemical company, Huntsman, has been recognised by BMW Group for its work in developing a technology that dramatically reduces total emissions from the high performance polyurethane seating foam. more

Oct 11, 2016 9:00 AM Materials

Land Rover has revealed its latest model by breaking a Guinness World Record for the largest LEGO structure ever built. more

Oct 10, 2016 2:00 PM Industry News

Plastic car parts manufacturer, Nifco, has achieved a record turnover of £62million for the year ending 2015, up £6million on the previous year. more

Oct 5, 2016 3:48 PM Industry News

Solvay will introduce two product offerings in its ‘Technyl’ portfolio, dedicated to the automotive market at K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 1:52 PM K 2016

Plastic car parts manufacturer Nifco UK, has released details of a cutting-edge new product, designed as part of the Jaguar Land Rover ‘ALIVE6’ Project with government funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:33 PM Materials

A one-day seminar looking at the future role of plastics in the automotive industry will be held next month. more

Aug 31, 2016 10:00 AM Events

Lichfield-based plasma treatment specialist, Dyne Technology, has launched a new system designed to offer high performance and repeatability. more

Aug 8, 2016 11:40 AM Machinery

Plastics injection moulder, Javelin Plastics, has achieved ISO/TS 16949:2009, the global standard for the automotive sector. more

Jul 28, 2016 8:51 AM Industry News

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo, the world’s largest tequila brand, to explore the use of the producer’s agave plant byproduct to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles. more

Jul 20, 2016 1:54 PM Materials

Car manufacturer, Toyota, has marked an industry first with the first production vehicle to feature a rear quarter window in polycarbonate (PC) material with a plasma-coat solution designed to deliver the highest level of durability performance. more

Jul 18, 2016 9:57 AM Materials

The use of plastics solutions from BASF are helping to improve the passenger experience in a new concept vehicle. more

Jul 18, 2016 9:57 AM Materials

Automation and robotics specialist, ATM Automation, has developed a new laminating vacuum membrane press aimed at the automotive industry. more

Jun 30, 2016 10:00 AM Machinery

Sanko Gosei Automotive Systems says it has saved “considerable” warehouse space and “significantly reduced” raw material costs by installing two aluminium storage silos for plastic granules. more

Jun 22, 2016 9:35 AM Industry News

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has restated its view that staying in the European Union is best for its business and best for British jobs, just days ahead of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:40 PM Industry News

Technical compounder, Luxus, has purchased new injection moulding machinery from BOY as it looks to develop its range of Hycolene thermoplastics for the automotive industry. more

Jun 16, 2016 10:57 AM Machinery

Over 200 members of the UK’s automotive supply chain attended Engel’s headquarters in Warwick last week for two days of presentations and live demonstrations. more

May 31, 2016 11:35 AM Machinery

Plastics recycler Axion Polymers will be presenting its range of Axpoly high quality recycled engineering polymers suitable for injection moulding when it exhibits at PDM in Telford next month. more

May 6, 2016 10:37 AM Events

North East-based tooling and plastic injection moulding manufacturer, Omega Plastics, is celebrating its tenth year in business with the recent awarding of ISO/TS 16949:2009, the global standard for the automotive sector. more

May 3, 2016 1:51 PM Industry News

High performance polymers from Solvay have been chosen in a further application for the Polimotor 2 next-generation, all plastic engine project. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

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