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JEC Asia: Formula 1 champion Alain Prost special guest at dedicated automotive day

JEC Asia: Formula 1 champion Alain Prost special guest at dedicated automotive day

At the heart of contemporary Formula 1 is the question of safety, and each crash brings up some hard questions. Composite materials are used extensively in extreme applications such as motor sports, because they make it possible...
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Automotive sector gets an innovation boost

Automotive sector gets an innovation boost

Development work on carbon fibre-reinforced thermoplastics (CFRTPs) for the automotive sector is pacing up. Whilst Teijin is working on CFRTPs for high-volume production, Sabic and its partners have developed an advanced additive manufacturing technology to...
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Indonesia rises up to meet growth challenges

Indonesia rises up to meet growth challenges

Indonesia’s rise to become the world’s tenth largest economy, contributing 2.3% of the global economic output, according to the World Bank, has not been easy. Much like its ASEAN neighbours, the country has been riddled with political blizzards and out-dated policies...
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German show for machinery

German show for machinery

European machinery specialists will showcase a range of machinery at the upcoming Fakuma show to be held in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from 14-18 October. An underwater pelletiser that removes dirt and fine particles from process water is said to drastically reduce power usage in water filtration...
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Honing a healthy business sense in Asia

Honing a healthy business sense in Asia

Already having an advantage of being able to serve the growing Asian thermoplastic elastomer or TPE market, Kraiburg combines its extensive TPE portfolio with its healthy commitment to the people and environment, says...
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Taipeiplas 2014: in the running to be Asia's no.1 show?

Taipeiplas 2014: in the running to be Asia's no.1 show?

The above is what officials at the opening ceremony of Taipeiplas, the biennial show held in Taipei, are aiming for, ie, "not to be the world's no. 1, but Asia's no. 1 show." The officials also spoke about the construction of a new exhibition centre, juxtapposed to the current Nangang...
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Strati, which means layers in Italian, is a fully functional electric vehicle made of carbon-reinforced plastic and developed using 3D printing or additive technology, at a deposition rate of 18 kg/hour. If it becomes a reality, the maximum speed of the vehicle will be set at 65 km/hour, with a current maximum range of 193 km on a single charge
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  • Surat Thani farmers agrees on price increase deal
    Rubber farmers in Surat Thani said yesterday the government’s goal to push for a price of Bt60 per kilogram while also providing farmers Bt1,000 per rai, for up to 15 rai as in a fertiliser subsidy, was acceptable.Surat Thani agricultural council president Sitthiporn Jariyapong also said he believed the guideline would get approval from the Cabinet soon... image
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  • Roctool, Flextronics sign global license deal
    France-headquartered RocTool , a specialist in the design and development of technologies for rapid moulding of composite and plastic injection has signed a global license agreement with Flextronics, a US firm providing global end-to-end supply chain solutions including designing, manufacturing, shipping and services for... image

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