SPE: Automotive Division Names Hall of Fame Winner
The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) International, Troy, Detroit, MI, announced the Hall of Fame winner for its 39th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition, the oldest and largest recognition event in the automotive and plastics industries. This year’s winner is the first use of an engineering thermoplastic on a vertical body panel – the front fenders on the 1987MY Buick LeSabre T-Type sports coupé produced by then General Motors Corp (GM) using Noryl GTX 910 resin, an MPPE/PA copolymer supplied by then GE Plastics (now Sabic Innovative Plastics, Pittsfield, MA).
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