Feature article

Fibres reinforce sustainability trend

13 June 2024


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Sustainability continues to be a key topic for suppliers of materials and compounds. Fibre suppliers – and their suppliers – are working to reduce product carbon footprints via manufacturing and supply-chain efficiencies, recycling, and bio-based content in their drive to sustainability. Users of fibre reinforcement in thermoplastic compounds are eager to formulate plastics that will help meet the needs of the growing electric vehicle market as well as allow lightweighting in various applications, in the quest to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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