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Published: 10/28/2016

Kurz, Engel and Lanxess Team for Decorated, Overmolded Continuous Fiber Sheet
A process to decorate a hybrid composite/thermoplastic part with a decorative film in one mold was among several new decorating technologies exhibited at K 2016 by The Kurz Group.

Published: 10/27/2016

Polyolefins Rock at K 2016
Loads of new engineering resins and compounds are being showcased at K 2016, but new and improved polyolefins and polyolefin elastomers also shined in Dusseldorf.

Published: 10/25/2016

Manifold Printed for Plastic Engine; Material Reclaimed from Airbags; High Heat Nylon Doesn’t Need Stabilizers
Several new materials are being launched and discussed a K 2016 Solvay, including some very interesting strides in additive manufacturing.

Published: 10/22/2016

New PPAs; Styrenic-Based Thermoplastic Composites; and Additive Intros
BASF and DSM have introduced all new PPAs targeting automotive applications, while a modified SAN from INEOS is thought to be the first styrenic-based thermoplastic composite and Vertellus and Addivant introduce antioxidants and chain extenders, res...

Published: 10/19/2016

K2016 Reporter’s Notebook: Materials News
Celanese to offer PEEK, TPE; SABIC eyes new Gulf Coast facility; Covestro displays automotive, electronics innovations; and Baerlocher launches heat stabilizer for recycled resins.

Published: 10/6/2016

Pilot Program Aims to Start Automotive PP, TPO Recycling
The goal of the ELV Recycling Demonstration Project is to develop collection and recovery methods for PP and TPO that are technically and economically feasible.

Published: 9/20/2016

Finnish Startup Gets IMSE Lighting Patent
TactoTek’s newly-patented technology available for licensing.

Published: 9/7/2016

Automotive Color Predictions for 2020
BASF’s Color Excellence Team comes up with head-turning colors by region.

Published: 8/30/2016

Panel of Pros to Discuss Automotive Design Trends at GPS 2016
Analysts, industry leaders and plastics manufacturers will address expanding use of plastics and composites at this year’s IHS Markit and SPI event.

Published: 8/24/2016

Carbodeon to Expand Nanodiamonds Business
Nanodiamonds have commercially joined the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers, with applications underway.