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Lighten Up your Automotive Manufacturing and Designs

Lightweighting is the best option for the automotive industry to meet 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards of 54.5 miles per gallon.

Bonding and corrosion issues must be accounted for in order to effectively incorporate new lightweight materials. We invite you to explore the possibilities adhesives, composite resins and surface treatments offer here on the Lighten Up Site.

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Where are all the Rusting Cars? Gone, Thanks to Corrosion-Fighting Technologies!

Americans today drive their vehicles much longer, keeping them for nearly two years more than they did a decade ago, according to IHS Automotive. This means that maintaining cars and trucks and keeping them in good shape is now more important than ever before.

David Caro wrote this post on Mar 25, 2015

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