Metropolitan Style: Piaggio and Altuglas® go for the “citybike”

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Following fashion trends, Piaggio Group, the largest European manufacturer of two-wheel motor vehicles, revamped the phenomenon of metropolitan mobility by launching a new Scarabeo® range, a real jewel in town.

This new scooter model is equipped with a windscreen made of Altuglas® impact resistance acrylic sheet. Resistant, transparent and long-life, it is perfectly adapted for urban use.

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This revamped Scarabeo®, created in 1993, is a real symbol of modernity and mobility. The Altuglas® windscreen is resistant to UV and atmospheric agents. It is the ideal and long-lasting protection against the wind.


The new Scarabeo® range combined with the choice of Altuglas® for the windscreen shows its capacity to adapt to the changing needs of the market.

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Find out more about PMMA sheet and blocks:

Known as “acrylic glass”, this polymer (polymethylmethacrylate) has exceptional optical properties, superior to that of glass. These properties have lead it to become the material of choice across numerous industries, from the automotive industry to construction.


About Altuglas International, a subsidiary of ARKEMA:

Altuglas International, world leader integrated in PMMA, is heavily involved in the field of engineered plastic - from MMA monomer to PMMA Acrylic glass – Altuglas International designs and manufactures highly innovative products tailored to the specific needs of its global customers. Its 1300 committed employees contribute daily.


About Piaggio Group:

The Piaggio Group is the largest European manufacturer of two-wheel motor vehicles and one of the world leaders in its sector. The Group is also a major international player on the commercial vehicle market. The Piaggio Group product range includes scooters, motorcycles and mopeds from 50 to 1,400 cc marketed under the Piaggio, Vespa, Gilera, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Derbi and Scarabeo brands. piaggiogroup.com


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