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Ten Cate and BASF to develop automotive thermoplastic composites

9:45 AM MDT | October 25, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

Ten Cate and BASF say they have agreed to cooperate on the development, production, and commercialization of thermoplastic composite materials suitable for high-volume vehicle production. The main aim of the partnership is to meet growing demand for composite materials from the automotive industry, and to provide it with custom-engineered solutions for high-performance composite structures that will enable further reductions in automobile weight and carbon dioxide emissions. BASF will contribute to the alliance its know-how in the production and formulation of...

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