PT ZONE: Automotive

PT Article Advancements Discussed At Plating-On-Plastic Summit
MacDermid hosted a Plastic-On-Plastic Summit where the latest advancements in POP technology were discussed. More (+)
MATERIALS: Polyketone Compounds Are Back
Discontinued engineering polymer reappears after 14 years. More (+)


MOST RECENT CONTENT: Automotive

Expanded NPE3D Pavilion Announced By SPI

Eighteen companies are already planning to exhibit in the newly-expanded NPE3D pavillion at NPE2015.

NPE2015: The Right Show at the Right Time

In recent years, plastics trade shows in North America have sometimes been written off as out of fashion and in decline. But in around 140 days, a giant plastics trade show in Orlando seems likely to quash emphatically any notions of irrelevance for such industry events.

Clearly a Contender

LSR Vies for New Applications in Automotive, Lighting, Healthcare, and More.

Long-Fiber Thermoplastics Grab Attention At Automotive Composites Conference

LFT looks promising in automotive, with lightweighting, balanced stiffness and toughness, and processing advances as key attractions.

MATERIALS: 'Self-Texturing' PVC Compounds For Exterior Automotive

Teknor's new PVC compounds for exterior automotive moldings and trims yield attractive surfaces.

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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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