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US: Ford, Scotts Miracle-Gro research coir applications

Ford and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company are researching the use of coir (coconut fibre) reinforcement for moulded plastic parts. The coconut coir, or husks, are a waste stream from Scotts' soil and grass seed products. Once the coconut coir comes to Ford, researchers combine it with plastic to deliver additional reinforcement. It’s time to log … Continued

Ford and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company are researching the use of coir (coconut fibre) reinforcement for moulded plastic parts. The coconut coir, or husks, are a waste stream from Scotts' soil and grass seed products.

Once the coconut coir comes to Ford, researchers combine it with plastic to deliver additional reinforcement.

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