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Publication date: 15 January 2019

Steven Bellman, Jamie Murphy, Shruthi Vale Arismendez and Duane Varan

This paper aims to test TV sponsorship bumper effects, for the same brand, on 30-s TV spot advertising.

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Purpose

This paper aims to test TV sponsorship bumper effects, for the same brand, on 30-s TV spot advertising.

Design/methodology/approach

An experimental study tests sponsorship bumpers and 30-s TV spot ads for eight brands, four familiar and four unfamiliar, using realistic stimuli and a sample representative of the US population.

Findings

Sponsorship boosts ad effectiveness and is measured by ad awareness and ad liking. Both effects were stronger for unfamiliar brands.

Research limitations/implications

The results show that combining sponsorship with spot advertising has an additive effect. The study design did not allow tests for potential synergy (multiplicative) effects.

Practical implications

Advertisers can use the results to evaluate investing in sponsorship and advertising packages, which can help unfamiliar brands achieve familiar brand awareness.

Originality/value

To the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study to compare the effectiveness of sponsorship-boosted ads with sponsorship bumpers alone and with TV spot ads.

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European Journal of Marketing, vol. 53 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0566

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Publication date: 1 December 2020

I.C. Nwuzor, Atuanya C.U. and Olisa O.

The production of car bumper composites based on glass fibers and carbon fibers has been a continuous trend. These materials have standard properties; however, they are…

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The production of car bumper composites based on glass fibers and carbon fibers has been a continuous trend. These materials have standard properties; however, they are very expensive and are not readily available. Therefore, focus on the choice of reinforcement fibers is gradually shifting toward natural sources. Natural fibers are becoming attractive alternatives to traditional high‐performance fibers such as glass and carbon fibers for reinforcement in composites in structural applications. To produce a car bumper that will be less expensive and available leads to the development of Momordica angustisepala fibers (MAf) and anthill particles/ polyester hybrid composites.

Design/methodology/approach

The composite was produced by hand lay method. The physical, mechanical, microstructure and thermal properties of the composites were used as criteria for the selection of the material for car bumper application. The validation of the tensile properties was done using the finite element method.

Findings

The results should impact energy of 7.82J/mm2, 145.28 per cent improvement in tensile strength of the polyester increased by the addition of 6wt per cent MAf, and 5wt per cent anthill particles. Flexural modulus of 2269.01 and 2435.19 Mpa and flexural strength of 56.61 and 85.45 Mpa were obtained for the polyester and composite. The maximum temperature of decomposition was 370.00 and 472.00oC for polyester and composite. Validation of the tensile properties shows that with the difference between predicated yield strength the experimental gave a percentage error of 6.43 per cent and safety of 68.12 per cent. It can be concluded that the composite formulation with 6 wt per cent MAf and 5 wt per cent anthill particles in polyester can be used in the production of car bumper because the mechanical properties obtained are within the ranges used for car bumper application.

Originality/value

The composition of 5 wt per cent anthill particles and 6 wt per cent MAf in polyester has never been used in the production of car bumper before now; hence this work is novel and contributed to knowledge materials development.

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World Journal of Engineering, vol. 18 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1708-5284

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Publication date: 1 June 1989

Anglair Ltd's Product Finishing Division Leicester has supplied the advanced paint plant that has recently come on stream at the Banbury plant of Caradon Rolinx for…

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Anglair Ltd's Product Finishing Division Leicester has supplied the advanced paint plant that has recently come on stream at the Banbury plant of Caradon Rolinx for priming thermoplastics automotive bumper mouldings.

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Pigment & Resin Technology, vol. 18 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0369-9420

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Publication date: 1 December 2001

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Industrial Robot: An International Journal, vol. 28 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0143-991X

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Publication date: 1 June 1999

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Pigment & Resin Technology, vol. 28 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0369-9420

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Publication date: 1 February 1988

Stefan Müller

A pilot project at the Ford Motor Co. plant in Genk, Belgium, uses robot‐guided waterjets to cut holes in bumpers for Sierra cars.

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A pilot project at the Ford Motor Co. plant in Genk, Belgium, uses robot‐guided waterjets to cut holes in bumpers for Sierra cars.

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Industrial Robot: An International Journal, vol. 15 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0143-991X

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Publication date: 22 July 2014

Ibraheem Samotu, Muhammed Dauda, David Obada and Abdulmumin Alabi

Efforts have been made to turn empty water sachet (commonly called pure water nylon), palm kernel shell and iron filings, which are all wastes released into the…

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Efforts have been made to turn empty water sachet (commonly called pure water nylon), palm kernel shell and iron filings, which are all wastes released into the environment from different sectors of production in Nigeria into a useful material of good physical and mechanical properties. These wastes, especially the empty water sachet, pose a great challenge on the effort of achieving a clean and safe environment, mostly by their contribution to flooding during the rainy season. A recycling aimed research was carried out, making use of these materials to produce a new composite material and proffer suggestions for the possible use of the newly developed composite material. The empty water sachet was used as a matrix, which was reinforced by carbonized palm kernel shell particulate and iron filings. The percentage composition of iron fillings was maintained at 5%wt, while that of palm kernel shell ash was varied from 5%wt - 20%wt at an interval of 5%. The composites were compounded and compressively moulded. Physical and mechanical properties of the composites were tested for and the results obtained shows that the composite material could be used to produce automobile bumper among other parts due to their Impact Strength and low Density. After results analysis, materials with 5%wt of CPKS and that with 10%wt of CPKS were recommended for the automobile bumper production following their high impact strength - density ratio of 0.26 and 0.19 respectively, which are higher as compared to that of Peugeot 406 bumper measured alongside the composite materials.

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World Journal of Engineering, vol. 11 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1708-5284

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Publication date: 28 October 2003

Sonny S. Ariss

Companies in general have not lived up to their ethical responsibility in assisting workers in decreasing workrelated accidents and illnesses. This paper presents a…

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Companies in general have not lived up to their ethical responsibility in assisting workers in decreasing workrelated accidents and illnesses. This paper presents a systematic four‐stage employee involvement model that was successful in transforming a company’s culture to become a model for preserving workers’ rights to safe working conditions. By changing the prevailing management ideology on safety, the model offers a positive solution to improving workplace safety and morale, while preserving the workers’ rights to be involved in decisions that affect the quality of their lives.

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American Journal of Business, vol. 18 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1935-5181

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Publication date: 1 December 1999

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Pigment & Resin Technology, vol. 28 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0369-9420

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Publication date: 1 February 1999

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Industrial Robot: An International Journal, vol. 26 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0143-991X

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