Production costs - How to optimize them in the automotive industry? What are the supply chain cost savings ideas?
Process automation, Automotive industry, Supply chain
The automotive industry is making ever higher demands on suppliers and contractors due to the dynamics of the sector. Everything is changing; modern technologies are entering the game. In order to stay on the market, one has to be able to optimize costs without reducing the quality of goods.
Which material to choose for automotive returnable packaging?
Quality, Technology, Supply chain
As a world leader in EPP and EPS packaging, we at Knauf Industries have been developing both return and one-way packaging solutions for over 40 years. For the automotive industry, we produce mainly: boxes, crates and transport trays made of lightweight foam materials.
Music soothes the savage beast – importance of soundproofing the car interior
Automotive industry, Trends, Plastic foams
Scientific research has proven that listening to properly chosen music while driving a car relieves the driver’s stress and thus reduces the emotions on the road. However, a good audio system is not enough to achieve this effect. It is also necessary to optimally soundproof the cabin, which can be provided by components made of modern EPP foams used in its construction.
Ergonomic car – how do the concepts of car interiors change?
Future, Automotive industry, Innovation
It seems that much has been already said about ergonomic car interiors and the limits of possibilities have already been reached. A great role in this process is played by modern plastics and especially by the light expanded polypropylene (EPP).
3 most popular applications of EPP in automotive technical parts
Injection molded parts, Automotive industry, Materials
The automotive industry has been using a variety of plastics extensively in the past few decades. Presently about one third of the components building up a modern vehicle are made from plastics. Expanded polypropylene – EPP in one of the most popular and most valued ones among them.