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January 6, 2017 - Automotive

Bostik’s History of Automotive Innovation

Bostik, a global leader in automotive adhesives and sealants, has had many automotive innovations over the last few decades.

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December 16, 2016 - Automotive

Automotive Shoddy: Applications, Benefits and Adhesives

According to Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, over 10% of a vehicle is comprised of nonwoven, textile materials. These materials are seen a range of applications, such as: Carpet Seating Trunk and hoodliner Let’s take a closer look at one type of nonwoven material in particular, its uses and the smart adhesives for it. …

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December 7, 2016 - Automotive

Importance of Plastics in Automotive Manufacturing

According to Plastics Market Watch, plastics and recycled plastics are playing an important and innovative role in automotive manufacturing worldwide. Currently, plastics make up 50% of a car’s volume, accounting for 10% of its weight. Additionally, recycled plastics continue to make strides as automotive companies boost sustainability in manufacturing processes. Let’s take a closer look …

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September 1, 2016 - Automotive

Automakers Shift Away from Solvent-Borne Adhesives in Door, Instrument Panel Assembly

Traditionally, solvent-borne adhesives have been the go-to solution for certain automotive interior applications. These versatile adhesives have enabled fast production speeds and efficient automotive door and instrument panel assembly in particular. However, new government regulations are causing automotive manufacturers to consider other adhesive options instead. Let’s take a closer look at why this is the …

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