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2013-11-26 16:20:37

LIVONIA, Mich., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan Motor Corp. and Asahi Kasei Corp. were honored at the 43(rd) Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE(®)) Automotive Innovation Awards Gala, winning "Most Innovative Use of Plastics" in the Materials category for the 2014 Nissan(®) Sentra(®) instrument panel. The winning material - SUNVIEO((TM)) - is a high-performance thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) with an exceptionally high melt flow rate. The new material simplified the deployment...

2013-10-11 08:20:22

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fowlerville, Mich. Asahi Kasei Plastics introduces Soform a specialty patent pending soft-touch polypropylene for automotive interior applications. This new material improves automotive interiors by delivering a 'soft-to-the-touch' surface while retaining its integrity as a structural lightweight plastic. "Soform enriches the tactile experience and enhances comfort, providing extra value to the automotive consumer, without...

2013-07-01 23:22:16

Webinar: After months of beta testing, Dixie Graphics will reveal the benefits of the NEW Asahi AFP TOP flexo plate with “Pinning Top Dot” technology in a webinar titled "New Flexo Plate Technology - Does Pinning Top Nail It?" (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 A new plate material will be introduced to the flexographic printing industry in August 2013. The Asahi AFP TOP plate with “Pinning Top Dot” technology will help flexographic printers with the common challenges associated with...

2013-04-11 08:34:21

Asahi Net, together with rSmart, to further Sakai's mission to advance teaching and learning while rSmart to focus on higher education enterprise resource planning with the Kuali Platform SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Net International and rSmart, providers of technology solutions for higher education, jointly announced today that Asahi Net International has acquired rSmart's learning management division, which builds solutions on the open source, community...

2013-03-21 16:20:23

Advanced Products Are Driving Growth In All Markets FOWLERVILLE, Mich., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. announces they are proceeding with a $5 million investment in a new compounding line and plant improvements to accommodate increased business in all markets. A $3 million investment in a large compounding extruder and peripheral equipment is in process and a $2 million investment in new projects including plant upgrades is planned for 2013....

2013-02-19 12:20:28

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Plastics announces a new long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene for improved impact performance and 20 Percent cost savings compared to traditional long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene. Thermylene® I provides a proven balance of stiffness and toughness over a broad range of temperatures positioning it to replace metal, long glass and many other engineering resin applications. "Automakers will find...

2013-01-22 00:20:05

Exclusive agreement with one of the world's largest glass companies to develop anti-reflective glass technology for architectural glass marketPleasanton, Ca., Jan 22, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Rolith, Inc., the leader in developing advanced nanostructured coatings and devices, today announces partnership with Asahi Glass Company (AGC), one of the world's largest glass manufacturers. The joint development agreement reflects a continued partnership between the two companies in commercializing an...

2012-12-06 12:20:18

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Co. and Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. shared the stage at the 42(nd) Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE(®)) Automotive Innovation Awards Gala, winning the "Most Innovative Use of Plastics" title in the Materials category for the LINCOLN(®) MKZ(®), FORD(®) FUSION(®) and FORD ESCAPE(®) air register vanes. Asahi Kasei Plastics developed Leona(TM) resin, an advanced, partially aromatic polyamide (PA 66/6i)...

2012-10-30 03:20:08

TOKYO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a world-leading manufacture of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, AGC Asahi Glass (AGC) is proud to announce that the company has signed an agreement to become a branded licensee of the 2014 FIFA World Cup (TM). Through this license agreement, AGC is pleased to become the first B-to-B company to market the "Official Licensed Glass Roof of the 2014 FIFA World Cup (TM) Player Benches" for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 and the 2014 FIFA World...

2012-03-23 06:20:05

FOWLERVILLE, Mich., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Plastics N.A. Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Kushion to Director of Commercial Services and Industrial Segments. Kushion will lead the company's Commercial Services including both Customer Service and Technical Service departments while directing sales for Furniture, Electrical/ Electronics, Heavy Truck, Water Purification, Pool/Spa and Wind, Solar and Battery Power segments. "Over the past 8...