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Automotive OEMs tell suppliers to be prepared to play, or go home

Friday, July 12th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites The automotive industry in North America has rebounded significantly with new models hitting showroom floors and sales ticking upward. However, the general concern for the OEMs is whether or not their suppliers can keep up. According to an editorial in IHS SupplierBusiness, new car sales are on pace to exceed 15 million in the U.S. this year, and North American production is expected to exceed 16 million in 2013 and 17 million in 2015, as reported by IHS Automotive.     read more

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Adhesives combine with aluminum in lightweight Cadillac

Monday, May 13th, 2013 | Permalink

Greater use of structural adhesives and aluminum is helping Cadillac (Detroit, MI) reduce overall weight of the ATS and all-new CTS sedans, reportedly contributing to better ride and handling and reduced cabin noise in both models. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Anatomical Reconstructions of the Human Cardiac Venous System …

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 | Permalink

We believe that the models obtained and the analyses thereof will promote the anatomical education for patients, students, clinicians, and medical device designers. The methodologies employed here can also be utilized to …

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Polyamide, polyester displace SMC in modular truck bumper

Monday, April 15th, 2013 | Permalink

Bumpers for trucks and heavy goods vehicles are being increasingly manufactured from thermoplastics. Unlike previous models, these bumpers are no longer produced as a single piece from sheet molding compounds (SMC). Instead, they are manufactured on a modular basis from several components, consisting of, for example, polyamide and polyester compounds from Lanxess (Leverkusen, Germany). This reportedly enables easier repair. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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'Forgiveness ratings' finds credit card issuers unforgivable

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | Permalink

“Credit card companies will keep coming in last as long as they use ‘gotcha’ business models designed to hurt consumers — then refuse to help even the small number of consumers who complain,” said Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director of U.S. PIRG, … When it comes to individual companies, USAA, Hyatt, credit unions (which were grouped together in the survey as a single entity ), and the H-E-B and Hy-Vee grocery chains merited the highest ratings.

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