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Managing heat properly

LANXESS establishing wide range of thermally conductive polyamides.

Plastic metal hybrid technology

Plastic metal hybrid technology is an established method for manufacturing lightweight structural components developed by Lanxess.

Arburg Technology Days 2018

Arburg Technology Days 2018: Around 6,300 guests from 54 countries. Large groups from overseas: around 160 guests from the USA and around 100 from China. Largest groups from Europe: Around 200 guests from Switzerland, 185 from France, 130 guests from Poland.


High-tech thermoplastics for future mobility

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will be present in Mannheim at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” with a special focus on “High-tech thermoplastics for future mobility”.

PolyOne expands automotive engineered polymer portfolio

PolyOne expands automotive engineered polymer portfolio with ElectriPlast conductive long fiber technology.

CHINAPLAS - Automotive Industry’s Door to Lightweight & Green

"Innovation is Key to the Future", theme of CHINAPLAS 2018, is architected around to call for electric, lightweight and intelligent vehicles. The show will be replete with high-tech, energy-saving and environmentally friendly solutions for automotive industry by more than 1,500 exhibitors.

New materials for lighter, more efficient structures

The EU-funded INCOM project has used cellulosic nanofiber to reinforce composite sandwich structures, thus reducing their weight and increasing their sustainability.

Smart polymers market to grow 15%

The "smart polymers” polymer market is set to grow at a CAGR rate of 14.7% through 2023, according to a recent market research report.

ENGEL at the NPE2018 with reinforced industry expertise

Highest quality and highest efficiency - at NPE2018 from May 7 to 11 in Orlando, Florida, with multiple, exciting injection molding applications ENGEL will prove that this does not have to be a contradiction in terms.

HRSflow hot runner system for vehicle windows

For the two-component injection molding of the rear-quarter windows of polycarbonate (PC) for the Buick GL8 and GL8 Avenir MPVs (multi-purpose vehicles), Chinese Tier 1 supplier Shentong uses two hot runner systems from HRSflow.

Plastic Omnium - the growth and innovation startegy

French plastic parts supplier Plastic Omnium has unveiled plans to invest €2.5bn in building new capacities and technology over the next four years.

From pulping byproduct to high-performance biopolymers

The BRIGIT project has produced new tailor-made biopolymers produced from lignocellulosic sugar waste for highly-demanding fire-resistant applications

SABIC adds unique PP Ultra Melt Strength resin to its portfolio

Close collaboration with our partners in the value chain has enabled SABIC to build up a large bank of knowledge on foaming technologies, and to develop a dedicated, diverse global foam portfolio, applicable in almost all industrial applications.

Tepex from LANXESS in lightweight automotive design

Local reinforcement of injection-molded SUV front ends by using 50 percent lighter than steel inserts.

Strong adhesion from the very start

New TPE series for 2-component automotive applications with EPDM from Karaiburg TPE.