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DuPont has started work building a plant for its battery separators in Virginia, USA. more

8 Feb 2018 11:36 Materials

Data from the SMMT for the start of 2018 reveal plateauing car sales, with the diesel section the largest loser due to regulation changes. more

5 Feb 2018 15:46 Industry News

The compouding group WIPAG has appointed Thomas Marquardt its new head after this months buyout by albis. more

31 Jan 2018 11:54 Industry News

A robot ideal for tight spaces with speedy rotation is now on sale from FANUC. more

23 Jan 2018 12:13 Machinery

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A ninety per cent recycled parts car has topped the distance travelled on a single battery charge for a car. more

10 Jan 2018 16:15 Industry News

A satiated car market and the diesel debate have been blamed for dropping demand in the British automotive market. more

5 Jan 2018 13:51 Industry News

Plastics materials supplier, Trinseo, supplied Audi with an alternative grade of ABS for the truck of its Q5 model after the automaker developed problems with its existing grade. more

28 Dec 2017 11:00 Materials

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has released its latest factory output figures for November, showing a stark fall in demand for new cars. more

21 Dec 2017 11:09 Industry News

The Confederation of British Industry manufacturing survey has shown year-end order books levels have gifted an early Christmas present for UK manufacturers. more

20 Dec 2017 09:57 Industry News

There’s so much innovation in the pipeline at Dow Performance Silicones that global segment leader, Christophe Paulo, says it’s a challenge to try and slow down. more

30 Nov 2017 15:41 Materials

Southend moulders Borough have fired up a new Engel Twin Shot moulding machine for car component production. more

24 Nov 2017 15:47 Industry News

A composites firm in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, has sold its carbon fibre car parts division. more

22 Nov 2017 15:57 Industry News

The latest SUV from Vauxhall features improved rear light dispersion from Evonik's Plexiglas. more

21 Nov 2017 14:57 Materials

Components specialist, ARRK, and Paintbox, a provider of paint solutions for the automotive industry have formed an alliance for parts production in the UK. more

20 Nov 2017 09:15 Industry News

Evonik Pleximid has been applied to 'haptic orientation' for touchscreen controls in cars. more

20 Nov 2017 09:08 Materials

The British Plastics Federation held a seminar series on November 9 to look at the use of plastics in new cars. more

10 Nov 2017 16:05 Industry News

A lightweight instrument panel produced for BMW Group’s Mini Countryman vehicles has won top honours at the Automotive Innovation Awards organised by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). more

9 Nov 2017 16:40 Materials

Solvay is building its portfolio to produce composite materials by acquiring a German producer of high-quality ‘precursor’ for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibres. more

9 Nov 2017 15:49 Materials

Omega Plastics a manufacturer headquarted in Blyth, Northumberland, has appointed two new staff members to conclude an “outstanding year” of business. more

9 Nov 2017 15:36 Industry News

With uses in cars, footwear and furniture, Covestro is enjoying increased demand for its PUD's. more

6 Nov 2017 12:24 Materials