Blogs

JUNE 20 – 22, 2023

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE, NOVI, MICHIGAN, USA

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE, NOVI, MICHIGAN, USA

JUNE 20 – 22, 2023

BLOGS

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Lightening the Load: Balancing Weight Reduction with Structural Durability  

Date posted: 2022

Lightweighting in the mobility sector is driven by the demand for environmentally conscious, cost-effective and increasingly high-performing products. The lighter a vehicle is the less energy it requires to get from point A to point B. Not only can lightweighting save the consumer money by reducing energy usage, but it can also help to reduce a vehicle’s carbon emissions and, consequently, its environmental impact.

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What are the Origins of Just-In-Time Manufacturing?  

Date posted: 2022

Recent supply chain disruptions, exacerbated by the pandemic, may leave you wondering about the viability of just-in-time manufacturing. The model relies on a lean operation with limited inventory and has been the dominant manufacturing method for the past 50 years. But where does the technique come from and why has it remained so popular for so long?

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Post Webinar Roundup: Exploring Opportunities for the European and United States Foam and Adhesives Supply Chains in China’s Domestic Markets

Date posted: 2021

On Tuesday 24 August 2021, experts from Milcut, JSP, Erlenbach Machines, Kurtz Ersa and Zotefoams came together in a live webinar to discuss opportunities for the European and United States foam and adhesives supply chains in China’s domestic markets. Foam Expo China will launch in December 2022, and to mark the occasion we are exploring the valuable contributions made by the experts earlier this year.

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Aligning Material Development Goals with the 2030 Emission Reduction Target

Date posted: 2021

Manufacturing in the United States is soon to face an adjustment to the greenhouse gas emissions targets as set by the Biden administration. Ahead of the climate summit of 40 of the world’s leaders, Biden has pledged to halve US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. In our latest blog, discover what this means for the foam and adhesives supply chains and the impact the new regulations will have on the future of material development.

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