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How automotive trends can effect the use of TPE materials

The automotive industry is one of the biggest markets for TPE materials. For already many years the average TPE consumption in a vehicle is increasing. The question is: will this be the case in the coming years? 

For the future the automotive industry is facing big challenges and some of them could have an effect on the use of TPE materials.

Challenges like:

Meeting the new CO2 emission standards
  • Integration of new technologies
  • Change in buying behavior of the customer

Will these major these challenges have an effect on the use of TPE materials in a future vehicle. 
This presentation will high light, with the use off a few examples, further grow opportunities for TPE materials in the automotive industry.   

  • Automotive - 2015