BASF and Toray in Supply Agreement for Production of CFRT Tapes for Automotive & Industrial Applications
Toray Advanced Composites (U.S. office in Morgan Hill, Calif.) and BASF, Florham Park, N.J., signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets.
The new ASA plant further strenghthens INEOS Styrolution’s global lead % increases local supplies.
Automated “virtual DOE” software can optimize mold design for one or more variables in injection molding.
Covestro, Pittsburgh, Penn., is further developing its offerings and capabilities in continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in response to market trends and a growing demand from customers.
The acquisition provides Chemours with tremendous scalability and flexibiltiy to internally source ore, nearly doubling its capacity, particularly of Ti-Pure TiO2.
Continuation of discussions welcome by SABIC when market conditions improve.
Acquisition of Oregon Laser Welding Equipment Company’s Blackhawk Technology Group finalized by Dukane.
DSM is expanding capacity of Arnitel copolyesters by 20%.