Katcon Acquires Exclusive License for Composite Automotive Body Parts from Magna Steyr

With effect of January 2016, the Mexican-based Automotive specialist Katcon Advanced Materials (Katcon) and Magna Steyr (Magna), have signed a 10-year-agreement regarding the exclusive license of Magna’s “Crush Core Wetpressing technology for Class A surface” for the mass-production of automotive body parts in Europe and the Americas. Katcon explains that Magna has developed this technology [...]

Mexico’s Katcon to house first HP-RTM press in the Americas

Source: plasticsnews.com Mexico-based auto exhaust and emissions control company Katcon Global SA has formed a new advanced materials business, assisted by German-based engineering specialist M.Tec. The new business unit is part of a push into carbon fiber molding and other advanced technologies for Katcon, which in February opened an $8.8 million, 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in [...]

Mexico’s Katcon moving into advanced materials with German support

Source: plasticsnews.com Mexico-based auto exhaust and emissions control company Katcon has formed a new advanced materials business, assisted by German-based engineering specialist M.Tec. The two companies connected through the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production’s network and were assisted with the support of AMAC, a German-based industrial and business consulting company in the field of [...]