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.
Impact of plastics on the automotive sector
Future, Process automation, Automotive industry
The increasing use of plastics in the automotive industry is a response to the need of reducing the weight of vehicles and improving fuel efficiency, complying with the strictest regulations on greenhouse gas emissions and the demand for environmentally friendly products.