This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.
Carbon fiber-reinforced plastics (CFRP) are lightweight and high-strength composites designed for enhanced performance in a number of applications. They offer improvement in structural, functional or cosmetic properties.
Efficient technical support and close relationships with OEMs offer market participants a competitive edge.
August 3, 2015
Stringent fuel efficiency norms are compelling automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to reduce the weight of their vehicles, thus spurring the use of lightweight materials such as plastics, composites, and aluminum.
Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit 2016 (GLAM) is returning to drive overall vehicle weight reduction cost effectively. Over 30 technical presentations will investigate opportunities within BIW, chassis, interiors and more, scrutinize the latest advancements in cost competitive composite solutions and benchmark the most effective joining methods for mixed material designs. Read More