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Covestro

Covestro to display solutions made of polycarbonate in the most confined spaces. more

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Teijin

Inapal's main site in Porto

Teijin Limited has acquired Inapal Plasticos SA (Inapal), a Portuguese automotive composites supplier, as it looks to expand its business in Europe. more

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Noah, the first biobased car

The world’s first biobased car has been successfully designed and built in the Netherlands by the Technical University of Eindhoven. more

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BASF has developed a range of systems to produce thin and light PU foam components for automobile interiors.

BASF has developed a new series of PU foam systems that allow “significant weight reductions” in the production of slim and light components for automotive interiors. more

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Asahi Kasei has announced it will acquire Sage Automotive Interiors as part of its strategic expansion of business in the automotive field. more

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Borough's David Brereton says the increasing price of nickel could have knock on effects for everyone.

A UK manufacturer of a metal-plated plastic automotive components says the increasing price of nickel is likely to put pressure on the price of parts. more

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IAC Halewood features a flexible cockpit just-in-time assembly line for several vehicle models

International Automotive Components (IAC),has implemented manufacturing 4.0 and smart factory applications at its UK site in Halewood, north west England. more

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Volvo Car Group

Volvo Cars has announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made from recycled material. more

Materials

Belgrade Polymer Products has developed and manufactured a range of thermoformed component handling and storage trays for a major automotive client. more

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TMG's 2018 Le Mans car

Toyota Motorsport GmbH(TMG) is hoping to win the Le Mans 24-hour endurance race for the first time in 2018 thanks to lightweight materials from DSM. more

Materials

AkzoNobel has become the recommended supplier of automotive refinishes for Mercedes-Benz China. more

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The Omega Plastics Group has been accredited with a globally recognised standard of excellence for its work in the automotive sector. more

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The recycling consultancy Axion hosted visitors from across the polymer manufacturing sector to look at plastics sustainability in the British economy. more

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The supply chain in the English Midlands has a stronger link with a recent £3.7 machinery acquisition. more

Machinery

According to a recent study, fluoropolymers save more than €20 billion per year, thanks to their health, safety, environmental and energy-saving benefits. more

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The global petrochemicals company SABIC has said it will focus on 'What matters to you?' when it takes part in NPE2018 in Florida. more

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Factory orders lost their momentum up to March, though automotive component supplier enjoyed continuing strong orders. more

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Smart, comfortable and ultra-light concepts for vehicles of the future were the theme of the 2018 Plastics In Automotive Engineering (PIAE) conference. more

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The world's largest car maker VW will dedicate its car production to electirc vehicles at it recovers from the Diesel emissions furore. more

Materials

2018 JEC Innovation Award win acknowledges companies including the Dow Chemical Company for mass production of components for automotive rear wall structures. more

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