Automotive industry is the third sector with 8.6% share of the European demand.
Plastics are accepted more and more as a substitution for metals and alloys in the manufacture of automotive parts – to reduce total vehicle weight, to increase efficiency of components and resistance against chemical corrosion.
Automotive plastics are used in various automotive parts such as bumpers, seats, upholstery products, dashboards, inner and outer lining. Polypropylene with 37% is the leader among the plastic materials demanded.