News Release

INEOS Styrolution’s Novodur® High Heat advances aesthetic appeal and processability for rear lamp housings


Vadodara, India

  • Novodur® HH-112 delivers best material properties for rear lamp housing application
  • Novodur® HH-112 offers superior heat resistance and exhibits great performance in aluminum vacuum metallising coatings and welding processes

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today that Minda Industries Limited – Lighting Division, one of the leading automotive lamp manufacturers in India catering to Tier 1 automotive manufacturers in India, has selected the company’s specialty ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) Novodur® HH-112 for the rear lamp housing application of a leading 4-wheeler model in India.

Novodur HH-112 enjoys a track record of more than ten years being the material of choice in terms of performance and process ability for rear lamp and housing applications and is currently used by leading global automobile brands. This material provides high heat resistance, high dimensional stability and excellent stiffness. In addition, it also offers great performance in metallisation and welding processes.

For Minda, the molding and metallising performance of Novodur HH-112 were the key criteria to select this material for its rear lamp housing application. Novodur HH-112 offers excellent mechanical properties with overall balanced thermal and rheological properties.

“Minda appreciates INEOS Styrolution as a reliable supplier of high-performance materials, providing us the best in class solutions and helping us achieve the required flowability and ease of metallising for futuristic lighting molds,” says a senior representative of UNO Minda group.                                                

Rajiv Verma, Head of India Automotive, INEOS Styrolution, adds, “We are very pleased to partner with such a strong local component manufacturer. We are determined to deliver Minda the best solutions and support them to stay at the top of the industry.”