SULLY-SUR-LOIRE, France – Interest in plastic among ArvinMeritor Inc.'s potential customer base has skyrocketed recently due to consistently high steel prices. Charlie Hopson, vice president-engineering for door systems worldwide, tells Ward's the supplier has seen spiked interest in plastic components since the beginning of May. ArvinMeritor's plastic door module is three years away. The interest comes as ArvinMeritor starts showing its Highly Integrated Plastic (HIP) door module ...

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