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Ford and Allstate Team Up to Keep F-150 Repair Affordable

Ford knew that along with new material for its best-selling F-150s would come new insuring and repair challenges—so the company took action. Teaming up with AllState Insurance Company’s research group, Tech-Cor Applied Research, the two companies prepared repair adjusters and … Continue reading

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Dow Singles Out Betamate Adhesives for Helping with Industry Transition to More Aluminum-Bodied Vehicles

Betamate Structural Adhesives have been named Dow’s third “Breakthrough to World Challenges” winner, meeting a milestone set by the company as a part of its 2015 sustainability goals. With heavy steel structures in vehicles being replaced with lighter weight materials, such as aluminum and composites, Dow’s structural adhesives are designed to serve as a bond where traditional joining techniques such as welding and riveting are limited in their applicability, according to officials.

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