Archive for November, 2016

Coating Can Be Key to
Lighter Vehicles

Coating Can Be Key to <br>Lighter Vehicles

Tomorrow’s energy efficient vehicles could still be based around internal combustion engines, thanks to coatings that allow smaller, lighter units, says Steve Montisci of UK-based Keronite. The demise of the internal combustion engine has been greatly exaggerated. While battery electric vehicles, hybrids, plug in hybrids and fuel cell technology all offer exciting possibilities for the […]

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Report: Indiana Lightweighting Jobs Growing Faster Than Other States

By on November 18, 2016 in BREAKING NEWS, SUPPLY CHAINS
Report: Indiana Lightweighting Jobs Growing Faster Than Other States

In a recent quarterly report for the national industry, Indiana posted the highest increase in the Midwest in online job ads for lightweight-related manufacturing, showing its growing presence in the state.

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Oerlikon Building Advanced Materials Plant in Michigan

Oerlikon Building Advanced Materials Plant in Michigan

The Swiss company will build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Plymouth Township, Michigan, expected to be completed by the end of 2017.

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ESI Launches Virtual Performance Solution — Version 2016

ESI Launches Virtual Performance Solution — Version 2016

ESI Group has announced the latest release of Virtual Performance Solution (VPS), a solution enabling manufacturers to face emerging design challenges – including those related to lightweight and green vehicles – while avoiding over-engineering.

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