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Print campaign for Plexiglas molding compounds receives the German Brand Award

The advertising motifs of the "Black & Bright" campaign were announced the winners of the German Brand Award in the "Brand Creation – Print" category. For more than a year now, the Black & Bright advertising campaign of the Molding Compounds Product Line of Evonik’s Performance Materials Segment has been forcefully illustrating how the Plexiglas brand stands for both tradition and inspiration.

Lightweight, paintable components in one step

Fibers as fillers are familiar - but are hollow glass microspheres? Along with weight reduction and lower warpage, they also provide immaculate surfaces. At the KraussMaffei Competence Forum visitors can witness proof of this in the shape of a vehicle spoiler.

Innovation is Key to the Future

China is rapidly becoming a preeminent new market in the world. With over RMB 1.5 trillion spent in R&D in 2016, a 10.6% annual increase, and of which 77.5% was contributed by businesses, the overall productivity and comprehensive national power of China is strategically being boosted, enhancing the country's influence in technology innovations.


Double birthday for Bond-Laminates

Bond-Laminates GmbH is celebrating two birthdays at once: the company was founded 20 years ago and acquired by the specialty chemicals group LANXESS five years ago.

Focus on new forms of mobility

LANXESS at FAKUMA, October 17 – 21, 2017, will present new high-temperature-stabilized polyamides and flame-retardant thermoplastics for electric mobility.

Soaring prospects: The aerospace industry at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

From 19 to 21 September 2017, the exhibitors at COMPOSITES EUROPE in Stuttgart will be showcasing deployment possibilities for CFRP and other composite materials in the aerospace industry.

Over 40 percent lighter than steel counterpart

Tepex dynalite continuous-fiber-reinforced, semi-finished thermoplastic composites are now finding new applications in vehicle interiors. Tepex is used for backseat load-through of an offroad vehicle

The recycling of production waste into innovative composite solution

3B-the fibreglass company has partnered with Reprocover, a local Belgian company, to develop very attractive sustainable solutions for sewage, drainage and water supply applications. Typically, the composite solutions are made of 90% of recycled materials and have proven their ability to replace efficiently commonly used cast iron for the production of sewage trapdoors, manholes, utility access holes, etc.