Plastics & Resin
We mainly handle plastics (resin) for use as a raw material in items such as car bumpers and gasoline tanks. We use our global supply system to procure and supply raw materials in accordance with the needs of customers throughout the world.
We are also actively involved in the development of new business fields that utilize the properties of plastic scrap and carry out the recycling of plastic products, such as used bumpers.
We make full use of our abundant information sources and network of group companies to meet customers’ expectations by identifying and procuring best suited materials.
- Procurement and supply of vehicle resin (plastics)/ development and supply of new materials, etc.
Main areas in which supplied materials are used
Explanation of terms
|PP:||Polypropylene||LLDPE:||Linear low density polyethylene|
|PC:||Polycarbonate||ABS:||Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene resin|
|PMMA:||Polymethyl methacrylate||PA:||Polyamide (nylon)|
Plastics applications in the field of motor vehicles have steadily increased as a result of the numerous types of plastic now available and the ease with which plastic can be processed. We have expanded our trade with new suppliers, by cooperation with group companies.
We are also involved in the recycling of plastic products, such as used bumpers, with the aim of contributing to the conservation of the global environment.
Purchasing and delivery of plastic resin from resin makers through to moulders, tier one customers and directly into Honda of the UK Manufacturing, on a just in time basis to maintain the smooth running of the Honda supply chain.
Development of bumper injection moulding at Honda of the UK Manufacturing.
- Supporting new model development by sourcing and delivering material globally to meet Honda’s development schedule.
- Coordinating trial material supply to meet design specifications.
- Providing innovative solutions to add value and secure cost reduction.