Thermoplastic composites on the rise in automotive

The Thermoplastic Composites Conference for Automotive, June 11-12 in Novi, Mich., aims to shed light on materials and processes for automotive composites manufacturing.


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Thermoplastic composites are ascendant, and they are perhaps most attractive to the automotive industry, as it seeks alternative materials for vehicle lightweighting in an effort to meet fuel efficiency and emissions standards.

CompositesWorld's Thermoplastics Composites Conference for Automotive, June 11-12 and co-located with the amerimold trade show in Novi, Mich., USA, aims to pull together many of the material, process and machinery innovators in this market. CompositesWorld is working with sister publication Plastics Technology magazine to present the conference, which features speakers from:

  • Solvay
  • TenCate
  • BASF
  • Arkema
  • Aonix
  • KraussMaffei
  • Engel
  • Kistler
  • Arburg
  • Autodesk
  • RocTool
  • Fibrtec
  • Celanese
  • RTP
  • ELG Carbon Fibre

Keynote speaker is Mike Shinedling, program manager - Viper, at Chrysler. 

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