Latest plastic technologies: Ube Industries, Sumitomo Bakelite, Teijin, and more
Automotive World 2016 Report
The eighth Automotive World expo, one of the largest automotive high technology exhibitions in Asia, was held in 2016 at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center for three days from January 13 to 16. Nepcon Japan was held at the same time, and also featured exhibits of automotive electronic components. 83,600 persons attended (slightly down year-over-year).
This report will introduce notable plastics-related exhibits at these exhibitions.
|Engineering plastics and moldings||Ube Industries, Daicel-Evonik, Toyobo|
|CFRP (carbon fiber-reinforced plastics)||Teijin|
|Thermosetting resins||Sumitomo Bakelite|
|Thermally conductive sheets||Denka|
|Molders||Insert molding||Tokai Electronics, Fuji Electronics Industries|
|Paint-less and weld line-less piano black moldings||Yamashita Electric, Kyoshin Plastic|
|Foam molding||Sekisui Chemical|
|CFRTP hybrid molding||Asano|
|Bonding technology||Taiseiplas, Asahi Rubber|
|Other||Minori Industry, Tsukada Riken Industry,
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