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PP LFT structural active grille shutter

Winners of 2017 SPE Automotive Awards Wow with Many ‘Firsts’
Innovative, transferable, and intelligent use of thermoplastics capture eight of nine categories.

Materials: New Nylon, PPA & PPS Grades For Water Management
DSM is going after water heating systems, water meters, sanitary products, appliances, and hot-water connectors.

high-pressure composite tanks for hydrogen storage

Novel Materials for High-Pressure Composite Hydrogen Storage Tanks
DSM is aiming its technology for CNG tanks to hydrogen storage tanks for transportation and more.

Dow Corning flexible LSR

LSR & TPE Summit Highlights Trends And New Materials
Among them: an LSR for 3D printing and low-VOC TPEs for auto interiors.

New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 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, respectively.   BASF and DSM launch new PPAs for automotive applications.

K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

A Pre-K2016 Experience in Belgium
EMG did a terrific job in bringing together some 25 trade press members to hear preliminary news from some key players in plastic materials and additives.

MATERIALS: DSM’s Biobased Polymer Portfolio Expands with Nylon 4T Grades
Aimed at thinner and more sustainable electronic devices, the new grades boast an improved processing window.

Carbodeon Granted U.S. Patent for Nanodiamond-Containing Plastics
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.

DSM Opens West Coast Office
To support the consumer electronics business, DSM Engineering Plastics expands U.S. footprint.

Will Rise of Benzene Prices Impact Those of Nylons, ABS & PC as They Have PS?
Rising benzene prices have already impacted prices of PS and nylon 6 appears to be next.

Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost
There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.

DSM & Ascend In Global Strategic Nylon 66 Supply Alliance
Full portfolio of nylon 66 compounds now globally available through supply alliance.

Engineering Thermoplastics Are Going ‘Green’
As high-performance materials follow the path taken by some commodity resins, farming could replace drilling as suppliers rely more on plants than oil or gas for feedstocks.

Price Hikes On Nylon 66 and 6 Underway?
While price increases for nylon 66 are attributed to supply contraints, those for nylon 6 are linked to upward raw material costs.

MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Numerous ‘Firsts’ Among Winners of 2014 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards
The 44th annual awards competition broke new ground in almost all award categories

DSM to Build New High-Viscosity Nylon 6 Plant
DSM's first North American high-viscosity nylon 6 plant to planned for start-up in mid-2016.

MATERIALS: Next-Generation High-Temperature Nylons 46, 6/66
New Diablo high temperature resistant nylons from DSM unveiled.

Product Categories of DSM Engineering Plastics North America

Nylon--Type 46
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 66
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type