Building Tomorrow’s Cars with Plastics

On January 14, 2015 Plastic News sponsored an exciting conference highlighting future growth opportunities & advancements in the automotive plastics industry.  The informative event was held at the Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit, Michigan.

Speakers & presenters explored the many ways in which plastics can be the primary part & component material for automakers and their suppliers.

As automakers are aggressively turning to new materials to reduce weight and maximize fuel efficiency, new opportunities are presenting themselves for the plastic manufacturing industry. Developments in autonomous technology, alternative fuels and automotive computing are creating rapid shifts in how drivers experience and utilize their vehicles.

The conference addressed current trends in design, materials and sustainability that enable plastic manufacturers to contribute to state-of-the-art vehicles that are powerful, safe, comfortable, durable and affordable.