Within the next two to four years, plastic/metal hybrid technology will be widespread in vehicle structural components by supplanting conventional all-steel parts, say executives from Bayer Corp. “All major OEMs are seriously interested or already have programs with us,” Mark W. Witman, director, Technology and Technical Services for Bayer's Plastics Div., tells Ward's in an interview at the company's Pittsburgh headquarters. The patented technology involves encapsulating super-thin ...
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