PT ZONE: Automotive

PT Article UBE Machinery establishes UBE de Mexico to Service the Mexican Market
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MATERIALS: PP Purging Compound For Large Auto Parts
Sun Plastech's newest PP-based Compound for large automotive parts now available in North America. More (+)


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Tiger Stripe-Free PP, TPOs Featured on Citroen C4

The new Citroen C4 Cactus uses Borealis' tiger stripe-free PP and TPOs in both exterior and interior applications.

MATERIALS: Recycle Content Nylon Compounds For Automotive And More

Teknor Apex is offering new injection molding nylon 6 and 66 compounds that combine economy and performance.

MATERIALS: TPV, TPE-S Compounds For Automotive Exterior Parts

Teknor Apex has launched a new TPV and two new SBC-based compounds for automotive window encapsulation and exterior appearance parts.

More Details On The Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) Project

The BAAM machine from Cincinnati Inc. continues to evolve with more pros involved so that by next year, the company will be taking orders for beta level and production machines.

World's Largest Most Advanced Recycling Development Center Open

Germany's Vecoplan receives rave reviews at the opening of what boasts to be the largest and most advanced center in recycling and reprocessing of waste and biomass.

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OVERVIEW:
Automotive

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Automotive continues to be a key end market for plastics processors of all types for under-the-hood, body and interior applications. OEMs have turned to plastics to cut vehicle weight while also reducing cost and improving safety, performance, and fuel efficiency. These trends are likely to continue in the future, and this zone is aimed at keeping you up to date on the materials, equipment and processing best practices you’ll need to compete.


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