Plastics assist designers with Chrysler 200 interior

January 13, 2014 5:15 pm ET

DETROIT — Chrysler Group LLC's 2015 200 sedan is intended to be a flagship for the company, showing what is capable in engineering and manufacturing.


Plastic to keep World Cup cool in Qatar

January 3, 2014 12:41 pm ET

PVC is at the heart of a showcase stadium design that was part of Qatar's bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.


Design Stories: Telling it like it is

December 9, 2013 3:33 pm ET

We live in an ever-confusing world. The New York Yankees dynasty has been replaced by Duck Dynasty while another baseball team, the Boston Red Sox, looks more like the television show’s bearded stars. Some plastics are billed as glass-like....


Bridgestone upgrades air-free concept tire

December 2, 2013 3:42 pm ET

Bridgestone Corp. has upgraded its "Air Free" non-pneumatic concept tire with improved load-bearing and speed capabilities and reduced rolling resistance.

3-D printing seeing major growth beyond rapid prototyping

November 19, 2013 3:50 pm ET

The use of 3-D printing to make final commercial products continues its decade-long growth trajectory, according to a new report from Wohlers Associates.

At Lincoln, auto designers are back to buttons

November 18, 2013 10:32 am ET

NEW YORK ‒ The furor over MyLincoln Touch has helped reshape the center console of the latest Lincoln.


Plastics contribute to design flexibility on Moto G smart phone

November 15, 2013 11:56 am ET

Motorola Mobility is not making its newest smart phone, the Moto G, in the United States, but it is keeping some of the plastics design flexibility it introduced with the Texas-made Moto X earlier this year.

Nypro Healthcare opening product introduction center

October 22, 2013 1:04 pm ET

Nypro Healthcare is opening a 32,000-square-foot design and product introduction center in Dallas that will cater to customers who need help with single-use and electro-mechanical Class I, II or III healthcare devices.


Plastics adding form, function to design

October 22, 2013 1:15 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — The iPhone 5c illustrates a point several speakers made at Design Chain @ K: that materials, chief among them plastics, will help drive consumer stories.

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