Composites


100% recyclable RENOLIT TECNOGOR composite sheet production starts in India for automotive interior market

Team: APPL GOR Plastics India. 
(Photo: RENOLIT COMPOSITES, PR003)RENOLIT GOR S.p.A., a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic and thermoformable materials for the global automotive market, has responded to growing global demand for RENOLIT TECNOGOR. The RENOLIT COMPOSITES business unit has added a new production line to the APPL GOR Plastics India Pvt. Ltd. plant for customers in India and the Asia Pacific region. The new extrusion line, located in Pune, near Mumbai, is the first facility outside of Europe able to produce, clean, safe RENOLIT TECNOGOR thermoformable sheets and rolls, along with other lightweight, 100% recyclable, sustainable products in the RENOLIT COMPOSITES range.

RENOLIT Promoting 100% Recyclable, Lightweight Automotive Interior Material Solutions at Automotive Interiors Expo 2019, Stuttgart

Parcel shelf made with RENOLIT TECNOGOR. (Photo: RENOLIT COMPOSITES, PR002)RENOLIT GOR S.p.A., with a leading global position in the production of thermoplastic and thermoformable materials for the automotive market, is promoting its extensive range of 100% recyclable, thermoplastic composite material solutions for vehicle interior trim parts at AIE (Automotive Interiors Expo) 2019 (21-23 May), Stuttgart.

Polyscope Polymers Wins JEC Innovation Award 2019 for Automotive Sunroof Thermoplastic Composite Guide Rails

From left to right: Henri-Paul Benichou (Sales & Business Development Manager, Polyscope) Ferdi Faas (Business Unit Director Engineering Plastics, Polyscope), Sem Sals (Product Development Engineer, Polyscope), Michel Baseotto (Business Development Manager, Polyscope), Paul van den Heuvel (Market & Application Development Manager, Polyscope) and Maarten Camps (Secretary General Ministerie of Economic Affairs and Climate) receiving the JEC Innovation award at JEC World 2019, Paris. 
(Photo Polyscope, PSPR019)Polyscope Polymers B.V. (Geleen, The Netherlands) is this year’s winner of the JEC Innovation Award in the Automotive Application category. Polyscope’s XIRAN® SGH30EB glass filled thermoplastic composite was specified by Webasto France and the Groupe Renault (Boulogne-Billancourt, France) for the roller-blind guide rails on the panoramic sunroof modules installed, since 2016, in Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic MPV (multipurpose vehicle) models.

A revolutionary change in vehicle panel production featuring SABIC’S UDMAX thermoplastic composite tape

Produced using a highly efficient, one-shot process of lamination and low-pressure molding, the bulkhead featuring UDMAX™ tape is 35% lighter and complies with ISO 27956 standard for securing cargo in delivery vehicles.SABIC announced at JEC World 2019 a new, cutting-edge technology for producing lightweight, cost-effective and recyclable vehicle panels using its UDMAX tape, a unidirectional, fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite. This innovative technology, which is designed to replace traditional panels made of metal and thermoset materials for interior and exterior automotive applications, will soon be commercialized in the bulkhead of a light commercial vehicle (LCV) produced in large scale for the global automotive market.

SABIC spotlights major milestone in trailblazing initiative with Airborne to digitize, automate large-scale composites manufacturing

SABIC will highlight, in collaboration with Airborne, its Digital Composites Manufacturing line through a 360-degree virtual reality experience at the 2019 JEC World Exhibition. The line is one of the three finalists in the category “Industry & Engineering” at the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards.SABIC is celebrating a major milestone for its ground-breaking Digital Composites Manufacturing line here at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12). The company, in collaboration with Airborne and powered by Siemens and Kuka technologies, has successfully completed the pilot phase of the world’s first automated digital system for rapid, large-scale laminate manufacturing using SABIC’s continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite tape. The Digital Composites Manufacturing line has been nominated for the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards in the category “Industry & Engineering”. The winner will be announced at the JEC Innovation Awards ceremony, on Wednesday 13 March at 4.30pm at the Agora stage.

SABIC demonstrates key milestones for the mass adoption of its advanced composites at JEC World 2019

Under the theme “INNOVATIONS OF SCALE”, SABIC is highlighting at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12) the most recent accomplishments that propel its long-term strategy in enabling the mass adoption of advanced thermoplastic composites.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is highlighting at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12) the most recent accomplishments that propel its long-term strategy in enabling the mass adoption of advanced thermoplastic composites.

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