8th Apr 2019
Borealis and Borouge ‘s new polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Taylorsville, North Carolina (NC), has started up during Q1 2019, with its inauguration scheduled for May 16. The new plant will significantly strengthen Borealis and Borouge’s global supply capability for thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and short glass fibre (SGF) compounds.
19th Mar 2019
Polyscope Polymers has won this year’s JEC Innovation Award in the Automotive Application category. Polyscope’s Xiran Sgh30eb glass filled thermoplastic composite was specified by Webasto France and Groupe Renault for the roller-blind guide rails on the panoramic sunroof modules installed in Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic MPV (multipurpose vehicle)...
11th Mar 2019
SGL Carbon will showcase smart solutions for the automotive industry at the JEC World, the largest trade fair for composites to be held during March 12-14, 2019, in Paris. The company will display a wide range of tailored components and high-performance materials along the entire value chain under the motto "The Weight and Performance Optimisers."
9th Mar 2019
Dieffenbacher, a producer of high-quality composites for the automotive, transportation, aerospace, etc industries, will exhibit its portfolio of complete production systems at the global composites industry meet at JEC World, Paris, in Hall 5, Stand L41, from March 12-14. Motto of this year’s industry meet is ‘Your plant from one source’.
9th Mar 2019
Teijin’s automotive composites specialty groups have developed a multi-material composite automotive door concept that maintains required crash specifications while reducing overall weight by 35 per cent when compared to a conventional steel door. A prototype of this approach will be on display at JEC World 2019 taking place from March 12-14 in Paris.
7th Mar 2019
Hexcel Composite will promote a wide range of composite innovations for customer applications in aerospace, automotive, etc markets at this year’s JEC World taking place in Paris from March 12-14. With its carbon prepreg patch technology, Hexcel has made it to the final list of the JEC Innovation Awards 2019’s automotive applications category.
1st Mar 2019
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has completed the acquisition of Germany-based UTT Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH. UTT is one of the leading suppliers of airbag fabrics, and has manufacturing sites in Germany and Mexico with a combined capacity to annually produce around 70 million sq m of fabrics.
23rd Feb 2019
Major energy player Total has acquired Synova, a French leader in manufacturing high-performance recycled polypropylene for the automotive sector. By combining Synova’s recycling expertise and its own polymers know-how, Total will increase the supply of recycled polypropylene for automotive applications that deliver the same performance as virgin...
21st Feb 2019
Freudenberg Performance Materials, a global manufacturer and pioneer in nonwovens, is set to present a wide range of innovative technical textiles for the automotive, medical, and apparel markets from May 14-7, 2019, at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, in hall 3.1, stand F 37. Techtextil is the international trade fair for technical textiles and...