Automotive - news on Plastech
More than 300 participants met at the two-day automotive conference trend.scaut 2018, which injection moulding machine manufacturer and systems expert Engel hosted in Shanghai at the end of October.
Glass and carbon fibre reinforced plastics are in demand when lightweight and forward-looking solutions are called for. This trend towards lightweight construction is currently one of the strongest drivers for the Composites industry.
In close cooperation, Workaround GmbH, Albis Plastic GmbH and BASF have modified an important component of the smart glove ProGlove.
Almost three years after its founding, Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates the successful move to new premises. In addition to the increase in the number of employees, expansion areas were leased in particular.
The international trade fair for plastics processing will see BASF experts discussing the current market trends in the automotive, lifestyle and industrial development sectors. Many new products and innovations will be presented at Fakuma 2018.
Ineos Styrolution announced today that its Luran S material was recognised as a winner in the category "Future, Mobility & Parts" in the Automotive Brand Contest 2018.
Lanxess is building another compounding facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site, Germany, for a mid double-digit million euro amount.
Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is currently expanding its Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and announced the opening of a US-based printing lab later this year.
Borealis Daplen grades with post-consumer recycled content to help develop Volvo Cars demonstrator vehicle.
At PSE Europe 2019, the 2nd International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, held 26–28 March 2019 at the MOC in Munich, Germany, everything revolves around innovative PU applications.
A new series of systems in the Elastoflex E product group now allows significant weight reductions and foam densities of around 120g/L without sacrificing any of the unique characteristics of these foams. Up to 30% of the foam weight is saved, depending on the component geometry.
Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel, is now exploring ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining.