Sustainable Fiberglass Substitute in New MKX Cuts Weight Johnson Controls and Weyerhaeuser collaborate with Ford’s Lincoln Div. to create a tree-based, renewable alternative to fiberglass for use in automotive parts. Cellulose reinforced polypropylene, co-developed by automotive supplier Johnson Controls and forest-products provider Weyerhaeuser, is used in the floor console armrest substrate of the ’14 Lincoln MKX CUV. The structural piece located within the center-console ...

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