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BASF Invests €2.5 Million to Expand Waterborne Automotive Coatings Production at Brazil Demarchi Site

BASF Invests €2.5 Million to Expand Waterborne Automotive Coatings Production at Brazil Demarchi Site

BASF has invested €2.5 million in its Demarchi coatings site, located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, to expand its capacity to service Brazil’s automotive industry with waterborne automotive coatings. [More]
FLIR Systems Named as Innovation Partner with Infiniti Red Bull Racing

FLIR Systems Named as Innovation Partner with Infiniti Red Bull Racing

FLIR Systems has announced that it has been named an Innovation Partner with Infiniti Red Bull Racing. [More]
Trelleborg Wheel Systems Launches its Interfit Service Concept in the U.S

Trelleborg Wheel Systems Launches its Interfit Service Concept in the U.S

Trelleborg Wheel Systems, the world's leading producer of solid industrial tires, has today announced the launch of its Interfit service concept in the U.S. Through its national network of servicing dealers, Trelleborg will create America's first nationwide industrial tire fitting network, bringing together the very best in industrial tires with the very best in servicing. [More]
Goodyear Issues $15000 Challenge to Future Engineers to Create the Tire of Tommorrow

Goodyear Issues $15000 Challenge to Future Engineers to Create the Tire of Tommorrow

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has issued a $15,000 challenge to future engineers in grades nine through 12 – try your hand at inventing the "tire of tomorrow." The challenge, which offers a top prize of $7,500 to the high school group that produces the most innovative concept, is part of Goodyear's 14th Annual Engineering Career Day event, which will be hosted by The University of Akron, on Saturday, April 12. Grant prizes to the runners-up are $5,000 and $2,500 to the second and third place teams, respectively. [More]
Novelis Breaks Ground for Automotive Sheet Finishing Line at Nachterstedt Facility

Novelis Breaks Ground for Automotive Sheet Finishing Line at Nachterstedt Facility

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony for a new automotive sheet finishing line at its Nachterstedt, Germany, facility. Erwin Mayr, Senior Vice President of Novelis and President of Novelis Europe, made the symbolic shovel turn with Reiner Haseloff, Prime Minister of the German federal state of Saxony-Anhalt. [More]
BASF Supplies Versatile Plastics for BMW i3 Electric Vehicle

BASF Supplies Versatile Plastics for BMW i3 Electric Vehicle

For several innovative components in the BMW i3, the electric vehicle from the BMW Group, the chemical company BASF supplies versatile plastics and supported part development with extensive construction know-how. These include the backrests of the front seats, key reinforcement parts in the carbon fiber body, and the rear seat shell. [More]
Songwon to Highlight Tailored Stabilizer Solutions at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress

Songwon to Highlight Tailored Stabilizer Solutions at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress

Songwon Industrial Group, the second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, will introduce its SONGXTEND™ stabilizer solutions tailored to the needs of the automotive industry at the VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress in Mannheim, Germany (April 2-3, 2014). [More]

Micromeritics to Sponsor 4th International Conference on Metal-Organic Frameworks

Micromeritics to Support the 4th International Conference on Metal-Organic Frameworks and Open Framework Compounds to be held this year from September 28th through October 1st in Kobe, Japan. [More]
Styron to Focus on PULSE GX50 PC/ABS Material at ‘Plastics in Automotive Engineering’ Conference

Styron to Focus on PULSE GX50 PC/ABS Material at ‘Plastics in Automotive Engineering’ Conference

Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber is set to participate in the 2014 international VDI Conference, “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”. This year Styron Automotive will be highlighting its present focus on the numbers that count in engineering innovations and successful commercial collaborations of their PULSETM GX Series. [More]
New Ultra ONE, Light-Weight, Heavy-Duty Truck Wheel from Alcoa

New Ultra ONE, Light-Weight, Heavy-Duty Truck Wheel from Alcoa

Alcoa has rolled out the world’s lightest heavy-duty truck wheel. This latest Alcoa innovation, the Ultra ONE™, will help trucks shed pounds for increased payload and fuel efficiency. [More]