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Grupo Antolin develops headliner from ELTs, PU waste

Spanish automotive parts supplier Grupo Antolin has developed what it says is the first headliner made by thermoforming a PU foam based on materials made from plastic waste and end-of-life (ELT) tyres. Antolin partnered with German chemical firm BASF on the material’s manufacturing process and has…

Michelin aims for 80% eco-adhesive in tyres by 2025

French tyre maker Michelin’s subsidiary ResiCare, a specialist in adhesive solutions, is said to be helping Michelin to achieve its ambitions beyond tyres, to produce high-performance adhesive resins free of toxic molecules and made from biobased raw materials. Michelin’s ambition is…

Desma India reaches 2,000 machine-milestone

German rubber machinery maker Desma’s Indian subsidiary has claimed success having delivered 2,000 injection moulding machines to date. The 2,000th injection moulding machine was recently delivered to Suja Shoei Industries in Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu state, which also has a joint venture…