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Published: 6/15/2016

Transitioning From World’s Factory to World’s Designer
China has long since aggregated the means and materials of production, but increasingly it’s seeking to lay claim to the creative origins of products—the design.

Published: 5/27/2016

1st Vehicle With a Thermoplastic Composite Primary Suspension Spring
Springs and upper control arms of the Polystrand GT-Lite racecar are made from nylon 6 with continuous glass reinforcement.

Published: 5/16/2016

LSR Developments in LEDs for Automotive and Street Lighting
LSR’s resistance to UV light and high temperatures allow direct contact to LED, while low injection pressure allows overmolding of sensitive parts.

Published: 5/9/2016

The Latest on Materials & Applications for Auto Thermoplastics Composites
Ford, BASF, Borealis, PlastiComp, Asahi Kasei, Arkema, Covestro, Sigmatex, and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada will present on traditional and ‘hybrid’ carbon-, glass- and natural-fiber reinforced composites, including syst...

Published: 5/3/2016

Recycling of Plastic Auto Parts Gains Attention in Early Stages
SPI launches automotive recycling report; separation process key to German start-up’s patented recycling technology.

Published: 5/2/2016

One of the Hottest Areas of Plastics Molding
Answer that question with a definitive “Yes” by registering to attend “Thermoplastics Composites for Automotive” (TCC Auto 2016) on June 15-16 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich.

Published: 4/26/2016

First PC/ABS from Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic Underway
MBA Polymers looks to be first in producing post-consumer PC/ABS pellets from shredded WEEE.

Published: 3/23/2016

Thermally-Conductive Thermoplastics to Grow Substantially
Research and Markets' new study analyzes this market by type of plastic, end-use market, and global region.

Published: 3/1/2016

DuPont Intensifies Research on Thermoplastic Composites
By co-locating its research activities at Aachen University, DuPont becomes a “premium partner” with the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production.

Published: 2/22/2016

Panasonic to Mass Produce PBT Compounds for Laser Welding
New laser weldable PBT compounds targeted to enhancing design flexibility and reliability of auto switches and sensors.