Characteristics and Advantages

  • To reduce parts weight by 10 - 30% from engineering plastics
  • High mechanical properties of modulus and impact strength
  • To enable more free design by material robustness
  • Excellent appearance for interior parts
  • Global Suppliability (Japan, U.S., China)

Proposal for the future

  • Weight reduction for better mileage
  • 15% weight reduction ➡ 7-10% better mileage

FUNCSTER™, long glass fiber reinforced polypropylene for automotive parts : semi-structure parts and other parts[PDF]654 KB)


Japan Polypropylene Corporation

Japan Polypropylene, a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical.