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TE Connectivity Launches DiBO+ Industrial Electric Vehicle Charging Cable Assembly

TE Connectivity launches DiBO+ industrial electric vehicle charging cable assembly. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR176)
DARMSTADT, Germany – July 31, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the next generation of DiBO type 1 electric vehicle (EV) charging cable assemblies. The new, enhanced design, called DiBO+, retains the same ergonomic, sleek, low-profile design features of the previous model, but now incorporates a high flex cable approved for UL62 requirements.

KRAIBURG TPE at Fakuma 2017: Hall B5, Booth 5303

The new TPE compounds with adhesion to EPDM are developed for Automotive Exterieur. 
(Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE will use the upcoming 25th Fakuma to exhibit its customer-oriented core competences. At Booth 5303 in Hall B5 the company will also present innovative material developments, including a new TPE series with outstanding adhesion to EPDM.

Avery Dennison® Advanced Adhesives portfolio improves performance, productivity and sustainability

Avery Dennison® Advanced Adhesives portfolio improves performance, productivity and sustainability.
(Photos: Avery Dennison, PR364)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — July 20, 2017 — Under the theme 'a grip on any challenge', Avery Dennison is launching an Advanced Adhesives portfolio that expands converters’ options with four new adhesive choices - including a clear non-yellowing hotmelt adhesive for chilled food applications; a reclosure adhesive with high solvent resistance for household wipes; a compostable adhesive for fruit and vegetable packaging; and a heat-activated adhesive for automotive textile labelling.

Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia – the Composite Lab

Henkel’s new Composite Lab in Isogo-ku, Yokohama, Japan where automotive customers can work with Henkel experts to develop and test composite parts, and also optimize series production process conditions. They can carry out trials on Henkel’s own HP-RTM equipment coupled to a 380-tonne press. (Photo: Henkel, PR035)Düsseldorf, Germany – Henkel has opened a state-of-the-art test facility for composites in Japan. The new Composite Lab in Isogo-ku, Yokohama, will allow automotive customers from across Asia to team up with Henkel experts to develop and test composite parts, and to establish the best process conditions to make their ideas ready for market.

Avery Dennison® introduces a new format and new regions for fifth annual “Wrap Like a King” Challenge

Avery Dennison® introduces a new format and new regions for fifth annual “Wrap Like a King” Challenge. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR362)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — July 4, 2017 — Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that the fifth annual “Wrap Like a King” Challenge will run July 1 through September 15, 2017. This year’s Challenge will feature a new Continent Wrap King title, to be awarded between the announcement of Regional Wrap Kings and the crowning of the “King of the Wrap World.” Due to increasing global interest in 2017, Avery Dennison is adding Mainland China, Japan and South Korea, while dividing Europe into four distinct regions.

Bonderite Solutions from Henkel Help Automotive Suppliers to Leverage the Growth Potential in Lightweighting Metals

Lightweight brake disk shield made of aluminum, surface treated by BENSELER-Group in a chromium-free Henkel Bonderite process. (Photo: © BENSELER-Group, PR030)Düsseldorf, Germany – As a leading company in metal surface treatment processes, Henkel Adhesive Technologies offers a diversified range of Bonderite solutions for OEMs and suppliers seeking to cut weight and improve sustainability with advanced new alloys and multi-metal materials.

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