Emergency Summit Called by Automakers Bracing for Production Halt

Emergency Summit Called by Automakers Bracing for Production Halt
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An earthquake on March 31 caused an explosion at a Evonik Industries, a German manufacturing plant responsible for the largest supply of PA-12 resin, leading many automakers to wonder how it will affect immediate production. PA-12 is a key material used to manufacture parts like gas tanks and brake components. Last week we reported that… Continue Reading...

Resin Shortage May Interrupt Automotive Production

Resin Shortage May Interrupt Automotive Production
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A blast at an Evonik Industries chemical plant that occurred on March 31 is resulting in a shortage of a resin used to make fuel and brake components. The shortage in the PA-12 resin could cause an interruption of production for several automakers according to a letter written by TI Automotive chairman William Kozyra to… Continue Reading...