Automotive - news on Plastech

Textile look of molded surfaces with PolyOne's Smartbatch Fabric FX

At the VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering congress this week, PolyOne is introducing Smartbatch Fabric FX color and additive concentrate.

SABIC at Germany's VDI Congress

Lightweight PP and plastic-metal hybrid solutions among those SABIC featuring at Germany's VDI Congress.

Lightweight composite transverse leaf springs in new Volvo models

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models.


Huntsman TPU protects auto parts in transit

Major Polymers helps PolyFlex Products pick abrasion resistant TPU for specialist dunnage.

Borealis' lightweight materials for automotive parts

Borealis embraces the new era of electric vehicles with innovative, lightweight Fibremod and Daplen solutions.

New developments in SSBR

At the Tire Technology Expo 2017 in Hannover Arlanxeo will highlight its latest products and technologies.

UV-stable, high-flow TPVs for automotive parts

Low-fogging Sarlink 6700 series compounds from Teknor Apex provide consumer appeal in auto interiors and can also be used in custom color-matched exterior parts.

World's largest polycarbonate rear quarter window

Largest-ever rear quarter window in SABIC's LEXAN resin sebuts on Buick's new-generation GL8 MPVs.

Kiefel increases automotive business in the USA

In order to increase Kiefel's automotive business in the USA, the Brueckner Group USA acquires the business of Paragon Molds Corporation on January 1, 2017.

Synthetic leather made with TPU Elastollan

Synthetic leather made with TPU Elastollan makes car seats more comfortable.

DSM's next generation of high performance polyamides

At K 2016 DSM launches new polyphthalamide (PPA) - ForTii Ace.

Global market for automotive plastics

Global demand of the automotive industry for plastics amounts to more than 15 million tonnes per year.

Henkel's impregnation solutions for modern automotive industry

Henkel's Loctite Impregnation Solutions provides a fast and reliable fix for the automotive industry.

Toyota's sport car with plasma-coated polycarbonate rear quarter window

Toyota's special edition 86 GRMN sports car is the first production vehicle to feature a rear quarter window in polycarbonate (PC) material with a plasma-coat solution.

Polyamides for die-cast metal replacement

Royal DSM is extending its range of ForTii high performance polyphthalamides.