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The Nifco R&D team has worked in collaboration with material supplier Celanese and prototyping company Graphite AM, to design, prototype and test a new engine bracket which could bring significant benefits to the running of the vehicle Read more

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Clariant has turned the spotlight onto its natural-based alternative for safer, hard-working printing inks for food applications, and publications on enhancing the long-term natural appeal and design possibilities of glass Read more

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Polyscope’s XIRAN SGH30EB glass-filled thermoplastic composite was specified by Webasto France and the Renault Group for the roller-blind guide rails on the panoramic sunroof modules installed in the Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic MPV models Read more

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Solvay’s Torlon PAI enables durable, safe tools for cleaning composites. Read more

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The innovative solution is being used as standard in the new Mercedes GLC F-Cell, which combines a fuel cell with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery Read more

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Covestro

A recent Life Cycle Assessment has found a laptop cover made of Maezio continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites from Covestro can significantly reduce the carbon footprint by more than 70 per cent compared to one made from conventional al Read more

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The €4 million expansion primarily adds capacity for the company’s Levasil CC-branded product line, which supports customers in the paints and coatings market in their switch from solvent-based to more sustainable water-based coatings Read more

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A prototype of this unique approach, developed jointly by Teijin Composites Innovation Center and Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation, will be on display in the Teijin Group booth at JEC World Read more

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CRP Technology has reformed its commercial policy, as Windform composite materials will no longer be sold to service bureaus for the toll-manufacture of 3D printing components Read more

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R72 meets the stringent JAR25.853 specification and raises the Group’s aircraft application capabilities to a new level Read more

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The new product family contains 80 per cent post-consumer recycled mixed-colour PET, is NIR detectable by the UK’s existing recycling infrastructure, and possesses the proven benefits of CPET Read more

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A&M PHOTOGRAPHY

The 2018 winner of the Design Innovation in Plastics Award, Alex Roquero, has helped to bring upcycled and recycled plastics into the office furniture market Read more

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The German Design Awards are the international premier prize awarded by the German Design Council, and aims to discover, present and honour unique trends in design Read more

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With Evonik’s Silica/Silane technology, fuel savings could be as high as eight per cent, representing an important cost factor and a significant contribution to environmental conservation, particularly in buses and trucks with high mileage Read more

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Spanish company Circutor SA has chosen to use a compound of the Thermolast K family for the outer cover of its new MYeBOX power analysers Read more

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Evonik will present its Vestalite series of tailor-made solutions for high-performance composite materials based on epoxy and polyurethane polymers at the JEC World show in Paris Read more

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Mafill is Ravago’s first globally available recycled PP grade, and is available in identical quality regardless of whether it is produced from the starting materials regionally available in Europe or the US Read more

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EBIT before special items declined to €6.4 billion, compared with €7.6 billion in the previous year, which was mainly attributable to the Chemicals segment, which accounted for around two-thirds of the total decline in earnings Read more

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Anellotech, IFPEN and Axens will now purify additional paraxylene to create pilot sample 100 per cent bioPET beverage bottles, as well as sample qualities of bio-based benzene Read more

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The first in-vivo trials incorporating the antimicrobial and antibiofilm technology show significant benefits of the technology in contact with damaged gums as it is delivering faster healing after prosthetic surgery Read more

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