There was a hands-on theme at this year's PDA-Europe meeting held on 21 and 22 November here.
Grupo Antolin, which uses polyurethane extensively in car interior components, generated sales of EUR 1.2bn in Q3 2019.
Trelleborg is cutting its business areas to three from five and looking hard at performance in a reorganisation scheme, unveiled on 4 December.
Passenger vehicle production in China was 2.3m units in November 2019. This is a 2.0% fall compared with November 2018, according to consultants LMC Automotive.