Evonik and DSM boost auto composite development efforts, highlight importance of downstream partnerships

Over the past couple weeks Evonik and DSM have each made announcements towards wider applicability of lightweight composites. Evonik and Austria-based Secar established a joint venture to produce fiber-reinforced composite components for automotive and aerospace applications. The German chemical ...

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