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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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Bayer expands TPU facility in India

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 | Permalink

Bayer MaterialScience (NMS; Leverkusen) is planning to increase its production capacities in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu India to meet continued growth in demand for thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)  elastomers. With the addition of a second TPU production line, the annual capacity of Cuddalore site will increase to 6,000 tonnes from the current 2,500 tonnes. Installation is scheduled by the 2nd quarter of 2015. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Lanxess beefs up compounding presence in US

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 | Permalink

Engineering plastics supplier Lanxess (Cologne, Germany) is expanding its Gastonia, North Carolina, compounding facility by adding a second production line. The expansion represents an investment volume of about $15 million and will double the existing capacity from 20,000 to 40,000 tonnes annually. Construction for the second line is expected to commence in the second half of 2014 with production scheduled to begin in early 2016. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Polymer Composites Materials and Additives Automotive Lightweighting Compounding read more

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India’s coming age: Will a seismic political shift finally deliver on the country’s full economic potential?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 | Permalink

All Sites For decades India has promised but not quite delivered. A corrupt political system, bureaucratic inefficiencies, masses of red tape, and protection afforded to local firms has hobbled economic growth in the world’s largest democracy with the world’s second largest population. read more

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Safety issues highlighted by Indian test results

Monday, May 12th, 2014 | Permalink

All Sites At the end of last year, PlasticsToday forecast that safety issues would come under increasing focus in 2014. Well it hasn’t taken much time to prove that prophecy correct, although not quite in the manner we expected. read more

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