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ELIX Polymers launches E-LOOP brand for Circular Economy activities

ELIX Polymers launches E-LOOP brand for Circular Economy activities.
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR060)ELIX Polymers, a global leader in specialised styrenic-based thermoplastics, has put all of its Circular Economy activities under a new brand name, E-LOOP.

ELIX Polymers publishes its 2019 Sustainability Report

ELIX Polymers publishes its 2019 Sustainability Report. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR059)ELIX Polymers is a leading producer specialised in thermoplastic materials, and since 2016, the year when it issued its first sustainability report, ELIX has been continuously strengthening its commitment to transparency and its defence of a growth model that is sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Jiangsu Hansu launches high-performance UD composite tapes featuring SABIC’s ULTEM™ powder at China Composites Expo 2020

Jiangsu Hansu New Material Co., Ltd. introduced at China Composites Expo 2020, in booth #3511, its new family of high-performance, unidirectional (UD) composite tapes — H-poly-Stallone-CF7000_PEI — made with continuous carbon fiber and SABIC’s ULTEM™ 1000F3SP powder.Jiangsu Hansu New Material Co., Ltd. introduced at China Composites Expo 2020, in booth #3511, its new family of high-performance, unidirectional (UD) composite tapes — H-poly-Stallone-CF7000_PEI — made with continuous carbon fiber and SABIC’s ULTEM 1000F3SP powder. Jiangsu Hansu, a leading thermoplastic composites manufacturer based in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, worked with SABIC to develop the new UD tapes for potential use in high-performance aerospace applications such as seat frames and luggage compartments. As a possible replacement for metal, these UD tapes provide opportunities to reduce weight, improve fuel efficiency and support sustainability—key goals for the aircraft industry. SABIC’s ULTEM powder, a special form of advanced polyetherimide (PEI), elevates the performance of tapes by supplying inherent flame retardance, long-term heat stability, outstanding strength and stiffness, and dimensional stability.

Henkel and Carbon Revolution join forces

Henkel and Carbon Revolution join forces to speed OEM automotive one-piece carbon fibre wheels development. (Photo: Henkel, PR076)Henkel, a global leading provider of high-impact solutions based on adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has reached a strategic material supply agreement with Carbon Revolution, the world-leading Australian manufacturer of one-piece automotive carbon composite wheels. The collaboration includes dedicated manufacturing facilities established at Henkel’s existing plant near Melbourne.

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.

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