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TI Automotive opens fuel tank molding plant in China

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Automotive fluid systems supplier TI Automotive (Auburn Hills, MI) has inaugurated its newest fuel tank systems production facility in Guangzhou, southern China. The 67,000-square-foot facility is TI Automotive’s second fuel tank production facility within China and produces blow-molded plastic fuel tanks for Nissan, Toyota, Peugeot Citröen and Qoros. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Bio-based engineering plastic targets automotive touch panels

Monday, February 10th, 2014 | Permalink

Mitsubishi Chemical (Tokyo) has developed a new grade of high-performance, high-transparency bio-based engineering plastic dubbed Durabio that employs plant-derived isosorbide as its feedstock. Durabio reportedly features excellent optical properties and high resistance to heat and humidity. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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All-thermoplastic rear-opening module debuted by Peugeot

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Permalink

Plastic Omnium (Levallois, France) has launched production of its first all-thermoplastic rear-opening module to equip the new Peugeot 308. Designed in the ∑-Sigmatech research and development center in Lyon and produced in two plants in France – Langres (Haute-Marne) and Fontaine (Territoire de Belfort) – the tailgate weighs 12 kg, or 3 kg less than the equivalent product made of steel. In addition, the new tailgate offers carmakers greater freedom of design and is entirely recyclable. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  Peugeot Plastic Omnium read more

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Bag bans inspire Command Packaging to innovate

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 | Permalink

Plastic grocery bags are certainly a hot button issue. When there is a material being banned in certain parts of the world, it’s obviously going to stir some emotions. But it can also do something else; sometimes it forces companies to evolve and become creative in ways they might not have anticipated. read more

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Vending machine for recycled plastic t-shirts launched at New York Fashion Week

Monday, September 9th, 2013 | Permalink

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) hopes recycled plastic fabric becomes the next must-have fashion item. For three days during New York Fashion Week, consumers on midtown 8th Avenue can “buy” a limited edition designer T-shirt made with recycled plastic fabric from a new vending machine by ACC’s Plastics Make it Possible –using a plastic bottle as currency. Anyone passing by can simply deposit a plastic bottle into the machine and a new garment made with recycled plastics will be dispensed. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging t-shirt fashion week bottles read more

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