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BMW: Arriving Prepared

BMW: Arriving Prepared

BMW pushes flexibility and advanced material composites as the automaker redesigns its future.
In addition to designing new assembly systems, the OEM is developing “future proof” platforms that can accept electric powertrains, combustion engines and hybrids.

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Productions+Processes: Solutions in Composite Materials

Productions+Processes: Solutions in Composite Materials

Large volumes at reasonable prices—often that goal is a contradiction in terms when it comes to producing fiber-reinforced composite materials. PulPress technology developed by Evonik Industries AG, in cooperation with Secar Technologie, demonstrates how it can be achieved.

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Crashworthy Lightweight Material Solution For Automotive Industry

By on May 30, 2017 in IN THE NEWS
Crashworthy Lightweight Material Solution For Automotive Industry

BMW, the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, and the University of Delaware-Center for Composite Materials has completed research proving the accuracy of high speed computing for modeling and simulation, to predict the quality and effectiveness of a material that is both lightweight and safety-tested.

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Borgward Orders Schuler Servo Press Line for China Capacity

By on March 24, 2017 in IN THE NEWS, SUPPLY CHAINS
Borgward Orders Schuler Servo Press Line for China Capacity

The German car brand, Borgward, has been launched in China with its innovative BX7 model. In order to increase production capacity, Borgward Automotive recently ordered an XL servo press line from Schuler.

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Dow Automotive Develops New Adhesive for Lightweight Vehicle Construction

By on March 22, 2016 in IN THE NEWS, MATERIAL MATTERS
Dow Automotive Develops New Adhesive for Lightweight Vehicle Construction

  “Betaforce composite bonding adhesives enable the joining of lightweight materials, which helps automotive manufacturers achieve many different goals, including better fuel economy and lower carbon dioxide emissions,” says Ana Wagner, global marketing manager for Dow Automotive Systems. Wagner says Dow’s Betaforce composite bonding adhesive is designed for multi-material vehicles. Audi and its sister brand […]

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