GE Plastics has developed a new resin for bumper fascias and front-end modules to debut later this year on at least one '02 model. “We're in discussions with a bunch of different companies, Tier Ones and OEMs,” says a GE spokesman. The first new alloy from GE in many years, NORYL PPX is being pitched by the Pittsfield, MA-based company as an ideal replacement for thermoplastic olefin, nylon and steel due to its stiffness, toughness and heat resistance, giving it enormous impact strength. ...

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