K 2016: New era beckons for plastics and automotive design

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The use of plastics in future automotive projects will only be limited be the ability of manufacturers to produce large, complex, high-quality parts on an industrial scale, according to a leading designer. In a presentation entitled ‘Pushing Boundaries of Future Automotive Design’, Demian Horst, of the Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden, told an More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Chemicals in plastics may weaken your kid’s teeth for life

Chemicals commonly found in plastics and fungicides may irreversibly weaken children’s teeth by disrupting hormones that stimulate the growth of dental enamel, according to a new study. Endocrine disruptors More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Plastic in Snickers bar prompts Mars recall in 55 countries

Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany. All of the recalled products, which More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

GW Plastics launches biggest facility, banking on China growth

GW Plastics Inc. has completed a long-awaited expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. In an email interview with Plastics News , Ben Bouchard, GW’s vice president for international business development More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Plastic Pipes 2015 Conference

First ever PLASTIC PIPES in India were installed in early 1960s at Chhatrapur, Uttar Pradesh. In this span of just over 5 decades, the plastic pipes industry in India has grown leaps and bounds and is catering to More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Plastic News Confirms India’s Potential TO Become World’s Leading Plastic Exporter

The plastic industry in India has come a long way in the past few years. It has taken come huge strides to become an important part of the Indian economy. It has managed to increase its base to a size that it is More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

India and China will continue to lead the Global Polyethylene Industries

41.8% of the Global Polyethylene market is represented by Asia pacific countries. Since 2003, APC have exceptionally changed the production, with an increase from 16.77 mmty in 2003 to 27.703 mmty in 2013 at 5.1% More...