Use of SABIC’s super high-flow PC allowed Brazilian molder to lower development costs and produce a thinner automotive front lighting bezel.
Melt Design’s Equatemp line of hot sprue bushings now has a dual-zone model.
Postponed, rescheduled and ultimately cancelled in 2020, Chinaplas has returned this week with an in-person event featuring 3600 exhibitors in Shenzhen.
Solvay’s Ryton PPs mono-layer extrusion grade shown to be optimized for new corrugated tubing.
Ford has collaborated with HP to reuse spent 3D printed powders and parts turning them into injection molded vehicle parts.
Compounder Polykemi and subsidiary Rondo Plast launch first of new PP-based compound and sustainable variants that boast both high scratch resistance and UV stability.
Premium automotive interior structural parts such as sunroof modules are targeted by ‘partners’ Elix Polymers and Polyscope Polymers.
Mexico’s Fynotej secures two major contracts to supply automotive trunk load floors using Fynocore continuous honeycomb panel technology licensed from EconCore
Polyplastics sees its Duranex PBT and Durafide PPS as particularly suited to sensors used in radar and camera bracket systems.
Rather than storing hydrogen in a large cylindrical tank, Noble Gas has developed a conformal system
After a sharp drop in activity at the start of the year, the German plastics and rubber machinery sector has corrected with 2020 orders tracking only 3% below 2019 levels, while Austria’s Engel and Wittmann Battenfeld saw North American bright spots.
The OEM is finding the ways and means to deploy the process throughout product development and production
Cadillac sports sedans to use additive manufacturing for functional and appearance parts
SABIC expands radar absorbing LNP Stat-Kon portfolio of specialty compounds.
Hexpol TPE’s new Dryflex HiF TPS-SEBS family boast very high melt flow and scratch resistance.
Besides speed and quality advantages, the low-pressure iMFLUX process is said to enhance sustainability—easing use of recycled and biobased materials, saving energy, reducing scrap, and adding lightweighting potential. See what molders say about these “green” benefits.
BASF’s new Ultradur RX PBT meets the high requirements of sensors for automated driving
A presentation at the Society of Automotive Analysts’ 5th Annual Mobility Innovations Summit
Eastman Partners with Compounder Gruppo Maip to Formulate Biobased and Molecular Recycled Content Plastics for Automotive Interiors
Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester and Treva Renew engineering bioplastic to play key role in new Eastman-Gruppo Maip partnership.