DETROIT – Owens Corning Automotive this fall plans to roll out a new thermal and acoustic insulating material that will reduce vehicle weight and perform better than fabrics commonly used by auto makers, a company executive tell Ward's. The supplier plans to provide its VersaMat 1000 thermoplastic technology in applications such as headliners, door panels, under-hood applications, trunk storage systems and under-carpet heat shields, says Andy Hopkins, general manager-Owens ...

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