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.
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.