Tag Archives: DuPont

Camaro SS Air/Oil Separator Targets Improved Acceleration Performance

The new Chevrolet LT1 Camaro SS is using an injection molded separator to keep liquid oil from travelling up filtered air systems into the vehicle’s intake systems during [..]

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DuPont Develops Unique PPA for Award-Winning Injector

A fuel injector used on Honda vehicles sold in Brazil to improve cold-start performance in ethanol-fueled vehicles won the most innovative use of plastics award in the powertrain [..]

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Ford Develops Rear Seat iPad Holder–Just For China

There’s a lot of hand-wringing in the media about the economic slowdown in China, but it remains a haven for conspicuous consumption. Ford, for example, has developed an iPad [..]

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DuPont R&D Works On Whole New Families of Bioplastics

DuPont Performance Polymers is working on development of whole new families of plastics based on renewable resources as part of an ambitious program to make more than half [..]

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Advanced Manufacturing Consortia Will Be A Major Obama Legacy

President Barack Obama has made major progress despite significant headwinds. The President’s legacy will include the Affordable Care Act, the revival of the American economy from near collapse, [..]

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Why DuPont Needs to Win Its Proxy Fight With Trian

The continuing hedge funds’ attack on global chemicals and plastics giants will be a major story in 2015. Last fall Bayer’s stock rose more than 6 percent on [..]

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SPE Auto Finalists Show Plastics Innovations

One of the best places to see interesting developments in plastics automotive engineering is the Automotive Innovation Awards Competition held annually by the Automotive Division of the Society [..]

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Chinese Entry Ups the Ante for Bio Polyamides

A rapidly emerging Shanghai chemical producer announced at Chinaplas last week that it has started commercial production of a polyamide (nylon) made 100 percent from plant sugars using [..]

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Impact of the Glock Design Continues to Grow

Financial news announced yesterday by Smith & Wesson shows the increasing importance of injection molding to the firearms industry. The Springfield, Mass. company is acquiring all of the [..]

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Winzeler Gear Merges Fashion With Precision Injection Molding

Injection molder John Winzeler feels that precision molded plastic gears are haute couture, and he established a fashion program in collaboration with students at the School of the [..]

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