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Global vehicle sales set to grow in 2015

Friday, February 6th, 2015 | Permalink

Auto industry watcher IHS Automotive (Southfield, MI)forecasts global automotive sales for 2015 to reach 88.6 million vehicles, an increase of 2.4 percent over 2014, continuing an unbroken five-year run of sales recovery and growth from the low point set in the depth of the recession in 2009. However, a slowdown is being signaled with just two of the high-potential BRIC markets likely to see increased sales this year. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Hochland continues conversion to IML packaging with Verstraete Labels

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 | Permalink

Hochland Group, based near Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a leading producer of processed cheese. The company began using in-mold labels (IML) several years ago for its products, particularly Almette and Fetaxa, the processed spread cheese spread line. The line comes in rectangular tubs of 200 and 400 grams. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  materials and additives read more

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Low temperature polyurethane system applies clearcoats to automotive parts at the double

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 | Permalink

Bayer MaterialScience (Leverkusen, Germany) says that it has developed a unique technology for coating plastic parts on automobiles at low temperatures. Bumpers, mirror housings, spoilers, tailgates and roof modules can reportedly be finished with an outer clearcoat at an energy- and cost-efficient temperature of just 80°C. The process is much faster than existing ones. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Panorama roof incorporates infrared absorption function

Monday, January 26th, 2015 | Permalink

A heat-absorbing panorama roof made of shatterproof polycarbonate (PC) plastic brings more light into the interior and creates a sense of greater spaciousness in the smart fortwo, while at the same time reducing heat buildup in the cabin and thereby contributing to better fuel economy via reduced air-conditioner load. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Fi-Cell PET bottle technology is coming to Europe

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI) has been named the exclusive agent in Europe for the sales and licensing for Toyo Seikan’s Fi-Cell foamed PET bottle processing technology for packaging applications. Last year, the company announced its exclusive representation of Fi-Cell technology in the United States. The technology has already been commercialized by Toyo Seikan in Japan for a line of coffee drinks.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  materials read more

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