Henkel is combining its specialist expertise in the field of polyurethane chemistry with the know-how of Benteler-SGL, one of the leading manufacturers of composite components for automotive applications. The collaboration has made it possible to mass-produce lightweight, fiber-reinforced leaf springs based on polyurethane matrix resin.
The international final of the student competition titled “Henkel Innovation Challenge” is due to take place in China’s second largest metropolis from March 18 to March 20, with teams from around the world. Among others, teams from China, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Mexico and Russia will compete against each other in Shanghai. In total 18 international teams, each consisting of two students, will be competing against each other at the showdown in Shanghai.