PT ZONE: Automotive

MATERIALS: Newcomer Compounder To U.S. Expands
Just one year after establishing its sales company here, Lehmann & Voss has further expanded its portfolio through a recent acquisition. More (+)
Newcomer Compounder Lehmann & Voss Expands US Business
Just one year after establishing its sales company here, Lehmann & Voss has further expanded its portfolio through a key acquisition. More (+)


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Bayer To Quit Plastics

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Advances in long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) starred in several presentations and exhibits.

MATERIALS: Solvay To Buy Chevron Phillips PPS Business

Expanding its specialty polymers portfolio, Solvay will acquire the Ryton PPS business from CP Chem.

MATERIALS: RTP Expands Its Mexican Thermoplastics Compounding Facility

New pultrusion line and LFT compounds now at RTP's Mexican compounding facility.

MATERIALS: Stiff Polyolefin Foam Boards For Automotive And Packaging

Offering great weight reduction potential are new stiff PP closed-cell foam boards from Sekisui.

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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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