Archive for November, 2017

SABIC Touts New Resin for Lightweighting

By on November 29, 2017 in MATERIAL MATTERS
SABIC Touts New Resin for Lightweighting

According to the company, the SABIC PP-UMS resin has a melt strength of more than 65 cN and provides superior foamability. It can be used to develop new foaming solutions for lighweighting in such industries as automotive, packaging, and building and construction. 

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Sika Acquires Acoustics Supplier

By on November 28, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS, SUPPLY CHAINS
Sika Acquires Acoustics Supplier

Sika has agreed to acquire Faist ChemTec Group, a leading manufacturer of high-performance engineered, structure-borne acoustic solutions for the automotive industry.

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Aleris Opens Kentucky Aluminum Plant

By on November 20, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS, MATERIAL MATTERS
Aleris Opens Kentucky Aluminum Plant

Aleris, a global aluminum manufacturer, has opened its $400 million aluminum automotive body sheet production facility in Lewisport, Kentucky.

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Schaeffler Invests $60 Million in Wooster, Ohio Facility Expansion

By on November 16, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS, SUPPLY CHAINS
Schaeffler Invests $60 Million in Wooster, Ohio Facility Expansion

The plant will be the U.S. center for advanced E-Mobility development. For 40 years, Schaeffler Group USA Inc. – a global automotive and industrial supplier – has invested in the United States, with a significant portion of those investments taking place in Wooster, Ohio. Today, Schaeffler commemorated the facility’s 40th anniversary with a grand opening celebration and unveiling of the […]

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Robots Frame New Car with Automotive Lightweighting

Robots Frame New Car with Automotive Lightweighting

Working with Comau SpA, Alfa Romeo created an innovative manufacturing strategy and assembly line of the future.

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Lightweighting World November/December
Digital Issue Available

By on November 5, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS
<I>Lightweighting World</I> November/December <br>Digital Issue Available

View the features and departments in the latest issue below, and CLICK HERE to  access the entire issue online.

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