DuPont Performance Polymers Showcases New Lightweight Charge Air Coolers

DuPont News, March 21, 2012
DuPont Performance Polymers participated in Plastindia 2012
(left to right): Avinash Malshe, AR Shekar, KC Srinivasan, Amandeep Singh Cheema, Prashant Tripathy, Preeti Grover, Yasuhiko Ohashi, Christina So, Rajiv Kapoor and Chander Shekhar Paul.


DuPont Performance Polymers participated in Plastindia 2012, embracing the theme, “Infinite Opportunities,” by showing how high-performance plastics can be used for growth in automotive, industrial, consumer and energy market segments.

Plastindia is the largest trade fair of its kind in the Asia Pacific region. The six-day event, spread over 1 million square meters, secured more than 1,500 exhibitors and attracted more than 1.5 million visitors from more than 40 countries.

Central to fueling the discussion were applications such as Tata Toyo charge air coolers made with DuPont™ Zytel® Plus nylon.  Through display examples, the team engaged prospective customers in conversations that led to a better understanding of customer issues and challenges. The team then invited customers to see how the India Innovation Center in Pune and the India Knowledge Center in Hyderabad use materials science to help develop solutions.

Cheema Amandeep, country manager, DuPont Performance Polymers India, said India is poised for growth in plastics.

”We are keen to collaborate closely with our customers on innovative applications through our strong technology and application development expertise,” he said.

The DuPont India Innovation Center is part of the company’s global collaboration effort, building alliances with people, companies, governments and organizations around the world to meet critical challenges.  The forward-looking center, which is designed to fuel local collaboration in support of India’s fast-growing automotive industry, focuses on solutions that reduce vehicle weight, advance alternative drive vehicles and improve performance, safety, comfort and design. The DuPont Knowledge Center includes biotechnology research, materials research, application development capabilities and engineering.

"We do this through real-time connections with our global science network of 9,500 scientists, chemists and engineers working in 150 R&D centers around the world,” said Cheema Amandeep. ”Truly this center is positioned to work inclusively with customers around the world.”