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Teijin Completes Purchase of Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Completes Purchase of Continental Structural Plastics

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, CSP provides full-service engineering support and holds more than 50 patents covering materials development and manufacturing processes in composite materials formulation, design and manufacturing.

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Growth Opportunities for Adhesives in the U.S. Automotive Industry

Growth Opportunities for Adhesives in the U.S. Automotive Industry

According to a new market report, the future of adhesives in the US automotive industry looks attractive with opportunities in the passenger car and light commercial vehicles.

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Hexcel Showcases High-Volume Carbon Fiber for Automotive Part

By on April 19, 2016 in IN THE NEWS, MATERIAL MATTERS
Hexcel Showcases High-Volume Carbon Fiber for Automotive Part

Hexcel Reinforcements’ (formerly Formax) HiMax carbon fiber multiaxial fabrics have been used to fabricate a high-volume part of a British automotive OEM. The manufacturer of composite reinforcements will display a composite structure manufactured for a British automotive OEM at the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) Europe 2016 conference this month. The demonstrator part was developed using […]

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Carbon Fabrics Showcased in Next Generation Toyota

Carbon Fabrics Showcased in Next Generation Toyota

(source: Oxeon AB) The Deep Orange 6, “a next-generation Toyota concept vehicle” developed and engineered by students from Clemson University, has been unveiled this week at the SAE International 2016 World Congress and Exhibition in Detroit, MI. By using TeXtreme® carbon fabrics in its door panels, rear hatch, dashboard, and bumpers and cladding, significant weight savings, improved […]

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Lightweight Composites Manufacturer Expanding

Lightweight Composites Manufacturer Expanding

Michigan-based automotive manufacturing supplier Continental Structural Plastics Inc. has announced plans to invest $33.5 million into a new facility next to its current Huntington County operations and add up to 80 workers over the next few years. A new 130,000 square-foot plant is in the planning stages and will be built next to the current 210,000 square-foot facility. The company […]

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