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Plastics-in-Motion 2016 makes tracks to Charleston

The new year promises to bring some exciting technologies to the Global Automotive Plastics Congress & Exhibition, Plastics-in-Motion, to be held May 8 to 11, 2016, at the Francis Marion Hotel, in Charleston, SC.

There will be 34 presentations from a range of companies including Ford Motor Company talking about the Ford Shelby GT350R carbon-fiber wheel and TPE-graphene composites, Solvay Specialty Polymers discussing the Polymotor 2 all-plastic engine, Rochling Automotive on the plastic rear muffler, Integral Technologies speaking about novel conductive plastics used to lightweight batteries and much more in seven topical sessions.

Sessions include Advanced Structural Composites; Plastics in Automotive Interiors & Exteriors; Plastics Under-the-Hood; Lightweighting Automotive Components; Innovations in Manufacturing & Assembly; Specialty Materials; and Sustainable Automotive Plastics & Elastomers.

Attendees will learn about cutting-edge technologies that the automotive industry is preparing to commercialize for vehicle lightweighting and strength, reduced costs and improved production methods.

For more information and registration, visit the Plastics-in-Motion website

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