The most important news in the automotive plastics industry, monthly selected for you.
This month a full set of articles about SAPA that, with the support of the Angelo Affinita Foundation, promotes the Angelo Affinita Award: a 22,000-euro European competition announcement for the best graduates and PhD students in the Automotive Industry.
Mirafiori’s unused areas could become a research hub for the Automotive Industry to foster exchanges between Research and Industry.
The German chemical company Lanxess will invest 25 million Euros to improve the efficiency of the Antwerp plant in Belgium. The push comes from the interest for ultra-light plastic materials for the automotive industry.
The German company Grammer, a manufacturer of interior automotive components, has received the green light from the regional court in Nuremberg for the participation shares of the Chinese Company Ningbo Jifeng.
The American industrial group Lear Corporation has decided to transfer the production of seat covers from its Hungarian plant to an already existing plant in Moldova.
PTI believes in training, in order to make its workers competent and enthusiastic: since three years it has founded the PTI Technical Academy, and thanks to this success the American company reached the twelfth position in the “Best Place to Work 2017” Prize, and the American company Revere has won the Excellence Award in customer service, thanks also to the fact that it was able to achieve a delivery rate of 98% within the terms and less than 100 defective components per each million.
The company Blue Engineering in Rivoli has sold 80% to the Chinese: liquidity and orders in exponential growth, as well as jobs, while new car interior additives improve the stability of materials to heat and UV rays.
Finally, a round up of automotive excellences of the Northeast of Italy: technology, training and research are the key words
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