AUTOMOTIVE NEWS

Engineering Resins

First CFRTP for High-Volume Production Vehicles Now in Use

Teijin’s Sereebo carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic selected by GM for use in select pickup box applications. 
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Hot Runners

Runipsys North America Opens New Sales and Service Center in Ontario

The France-based hot runner manufacturer has partnered with a tool and die maker in Windsor to establish a new sales and service center.
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Medical

Aurora Plastics Acquires Elastocon

Aurora Plastics’ most recent acquisition further broadens its TPE offerings with Elastocon’s industry-recognized soft-touch portfolio. 

Materials

INEOS Styrolution to Build Production Site for Thermoplastic Composite Stylight

Demand for automotive, electronics and sports industries drives INEOS Styrolution to invest in a dedicated production site for its Stylight composite product line. 
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Packaging

Machine Builders Join Forces On Novel ‘Direct-to-Sheet’ Technology

PTi, Farrel Pomini team on sustainable technology platform that combines compounding and sheet extrusion at extremely high filler loadings.
#closeupontechnology

Consumer Products

Invista Shares Insights on Nylon 66 Value Chain Growth

Key investments in ADN capacity underway by Invista aimed at ensuring nylon 66 supply and growth. 

Automotive

Evonik to Boost Production of Transparent Nylon Compounds

Trogamid CX production expansion scheduled for completion in first quarter 2020, says Evonik.

Automotive

First PPS with Very High Flexibility

Toray Industries has developed the first PPS in the world that boasts high flexibility without compromising heat and chemical resistance properties.

Engineering Resins

Arkema Starts Up First U.S. PEKK Production Plant

Arkema’s PEKK U.S. plant will strengthen the company’s offerings of advanced materials in demanding markets such as aeronautics, electronics, and automotive.

Construction

Braskem America in New U.S. Distribution Partnership with PolyQuest for PP

Partnership leverages PolyQuest’s resin portfolio expansion and Braskem’s position as the largest PP producer in the Americas.
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