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AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Global prospects for 2019 at best subdued / Job losses and plant closures expected / European manufacturers face big decisions
09.04.2019
WOODBRIDGE
Joint venture with Yanfeng in China / EPP mouldings for car production / Canadian foams specialist to open office in Europe
27.03.2019
AEROSPACE PLASTICS
Demand to rise at a CAGR of over 7% to 2023 / Lightweighting and fuel efficiency major drivers of growth / PMMA accounts for largest share of market
07.02.2019
COVESTRO
Partnership with EconCore to develop PC honeycomb core panels for trains and airplanes
31.01.2019
FICOSA
Extension of facility in Portugal / Cables for automotive industry
14.01.2019
TURKEY
Automotive industry to decline in 2018 / Imports and domestic sales drop drastically / Plastics use continues to rise
20.12.2018
COMPOSITES UK
Royal attendees open McLaren Automotive's CRP centre / Research association NCC aims to advance series production of car components
30.11.2018
TORAY
Price hike for automotive airbag PA 6.6 fibres
23.11.2018
CCL
Three more acquisitions for Canadian label manufacturer / Companies based in Europe and Asia
22.11.2018
UNITI
Swedish start-up plans to make e-cars at Silverstone / UK facility expected to be making the Uniti "One" two-seater by 2020 / Partnerships with CRP processors and battery specialists
14.11.2018
PLASTIVALOIRE
Acquisition of US injection moulder TransNav completed
13.11.2018
MAGNETI MARELLI
Will plastics processor PCMA stay with Fiat? / At least seven plants in Italy affected
07.11.2018
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Sales slump puts sector under pressure in Germany and Europe / Weakness especially apparent with SCR tanks for diesel vehicles / Situation could mean a breather for plastics processors / Brexit and e-car issues
01.11.2018
PLASTIVALOIRE
Acquisition of US competitor TransNav targeted / Automotive division to expand further
01.11.2018
MAGNETI MARELLI
Italian automotive supplier going to Calsonic Kansei / New entity ranks seventh in the world
30.10.2018
BAVARIA YACHTBAU
German boat maker set to downsize / Comprehensive restructuring
26.10.2018
POLYAMIDE 6.6
Polymer shortage and high prices dog French OEMs / “Structural problems”
23.10.2018
NOVARES
Expansion in Serbia / New automotive supply plant in Morocco
22.10.2018
GRAMMER
Profit warning for 2018 / Weak automotive OEM demand in Europe
19.10.2018
HYMER
Europe's largest caravan manufacturer goes to US competitor Thor Industries / Creation of new global market leader
09.10.2018
MOMENTIVE
South Korean consortium takes over US speciality chemicals group
25.09.2018
BAVARIA YACHTBAU
Insolvent boat manufacturer goes to German investment firm CMP Capital Management-Partners
21.09.2018
KORDSA
Takeover of two US composites suppliers / Tyre reinforcement producer aims to become big player in aviation applications
17.09.2018
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Great expectations for Europe's recreational vehicle industry this year / Denmark, Finland and Germany are largest motor caravan markets / Impending Brexit affects UK
10.09.2018
VON ROLL
Renault requires more materials for e-cars / Polyester imide casting resins for electrical insulation
03.09.2018
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