reLFT: A sustainable solution for thermoplastic composite waste?

Marc Huisman

by Marc Huisman, Program Manager Lightweight Automotive, Brightlands Materials Center

This presentation will show a unique material processing concept of thermo-mechanical recycling that uses post-industrial or post-consumer continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic waste material and turns into an engineering material that can be used in compression molding or injection molding of technically demanding applications such as required in the automotive industry.

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Polyamide production and precursor choices driving sustainability performance

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Presented by Paul Habets, Director Marketing and Sales at Fibrant.

Polyamide 6 (PA6) is one of the most versatile engineering plastics in our society and widely used for many good reasons. Due to its high strength, impact performance at a wide temperature range, PA6 can be used in many high performance parts.

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Sustainable elastomer solutions for future mobility

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A presentation by Niels van der Aar, Strategy Projects Manager Focus area Sustainability at ARLANXEO.

This presentation will highlight specific rubber developments for sustainable mobility.
We all know for sure that drive technology will change! Various OEMs announced to stop new developments with respect to combustion engines and start accelerating developments related to hybrid, electrical and fuel cell driven vehicles.

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Main Sustainability Trends in Mobility from a High Performance Plastics point of view

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A presentation by Bert Havenith, Sustainability Director, Strategic Intelligence Director at DSM.

Main automotive trends as related to Tailgate Emission Reduction and GHG and Carbon Footprint Reduction and the quest for more Circular Economy Solutions will be presented and elucidated from the point of view of DSM Engineering Materials.

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Transitioning to a new business model for Innovation in Automotive: How a material supplier leads the way

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A presentation by Paul van den Heuvel, Business Manager Performance Materials & Performance Enhancers at Polyscope Polymers BV.

In this presentation we will show our latest material innovations for the Automotive market and, more importantly, we will share our thoughts on Business Innovation.

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The emergence of a new business model for automotive innovations

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A presentation by Luc van Neer, CEO, FAST Automotive Group.

FAST Automotive Group has a global unique cooperation structure for developing innovations in the automotive industry. The industry is undergoing a tremendous transformation and the current business structures are under pressure and do not always provide the right framework to achieve the level of innovations, including sustainable solutions, which is required.

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