PlasticsToday launches automotive lightweighting conference


Just as the Obama administration announced plans to nearly double fuel economy by 2025 to 54.5 miles per gallon, PlasticsToday announced its inaugural Lightweighting AutoPlastics 2012 conference (Nov. 14-15; Troy, MI), including a presentation from Stephen Ridella, Director of Vehicle Safety Research at the U.S. Department of Transportation's NHTSA.

Ridella will speak on CAFE standards, sharing the government's perspective on the standards and automotive plastics with major automakers and plastic manufacturers. The conference program features speakers from the entire automotive plastic industry supply chain, including OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, resin suppliers, and processors, among others.
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