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LM Wind Power Adds Fourth Chinese Factory

LM Wind Power Adds Fourth Chinese Factory

23 May 2017

LM Wind Power has announced the addition of a fourth wind turbine blade factory in China, the company's 15th worldwide.


NetComposites Enterprise and ACMA Launch Global Composites 2018

NetComposites Enterprise and ACMA Launch Global Composites 2018

16 May 2017

NetComposites Enterprise, in association with the American Composites Manufacturers Association (AMCA), is pleased to announce the launch of...


Teknor Apex Expands Engineering Thermoplastics Line

16 May 2017

Responding to market need for high-performance engineering thermoplastic products, Teknor Apex has begun the globalisation of a range of technologies developed in Europe but until now not widely available in the Americas or Asia.


SABIC and Airborne Join Forces to Develop Automated Composites Processes

SABIC and Airborne Join Forces to Develop Automated Composites Processes

09 May 2017

SABIC has invested in Airborne International, joining a growth financing round by existing shareholders that will contribute to Airborne’s f...


Exel Composites Acquires Chinese Business

09 May 2017

Exel Composites, Finland, has closed a transaction to acquire the Chinese composites production business of Nanjing Jianhui Composite Material (JHFRP).


Modular Composite Lighthouse Installed at Indian Port

02 May 2017

A 30 m tall composite lighthouse at Rava Port near Kakinada in South India was constructed from composite modules incorporating Diab core material. The structure was designed to be sturdy enough to withstand both seawater and cyclones.


Rockman Industries Targets US and European Growth

02 May 2017

Rockman Industries has opened a UK office for its subsidiary Moldex Composites.


GE Completes Acquisition of LM Wind Power

GE Completes Acquisition of LM Wind Power

25 April 2017

GE has completed the acquisition of LM Wind Power, following regulatory approval in the European Union, US, China, and Brazil.


Exova Signs Contract with McDermott

Exova Signs Contract with McDermott

11 April 2017

Exova has been awarded a contract with McDermott to deliver a range of testing services for offshore fabrication projects in the oil & g...


Lightweight Design Featuring Diab Core Composites Brightens the Lobby of Edge Sukhumvit 23

Lightweight Design Featuring Diab Core Composites Brightens the Lobby of Edge Sukhumvit 23

28 March 2017

With lightweight core composites from Diab it was possible to create an eye-catching entrance for this spectacular condominium in the heart ...


4000+ LED Lights in Creative Facade Design

4000+ LED Lights in Creative Facade Design

14 March 2017

The façade of Hub Zero, Dubai’s first immersive family entertainment park, lights up in an ever-changing pattern with the help of two-story-...


Aliancys Increase Prices

14 March 2017

Aliancys will increase the price of its complete unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins portfolio sold in europe, middle east and india by €100 per ton.


Solvay Launches SolvaLite 730, a Next-generation Sub 60 Seconds Cure Technology for Automotive Applications

14 March 2017

Solvay will launch its new innovative thermoset prepreg resin system SolvaLite 730 specifically developed for high volume automotive applications at JEC World 2017.


Teijin Exhibits High Performance Products at JEC World 2017

14 March 2017

The Teijin Group will showcase a wide range of high-performance composite products at JEC World 2017.


A. Schulman Introduces New High-strength Composite Material at JEC 2017

07 March 2017

A. Schulman will present its range of Engineered Composites and Powders for Thermoplastic Composites at JEC World 2017.


Evonik to Showcase its News VESTAPE Unidirectional Tape at JEC World

Evonik to Showcase its News VESTAPE Unidirectional Tape at JEC World

07 March 2017

Evonik will showcase its endless fibre-reinforced UD tapes with thermoplastic matrices at JEC World 2017, now distributing them under the VE...


Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fibre Sizings at JEC World

Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fibre Sizings at JEC World

07 March 2017

Michelman will use this year’s JEC World 2017 event in Paris, France to feature its versatile line of fibre sizings that are used by fibre p...


Scott Bader Showcase Olympic Laser Dinghy, Adhesives and Composite Materials at JEC World

Scott Bader Showcase Olympic Laser Dinghy, Adhesives and Composite Materials at JEC World

07 March 2017

Scott Bader will be promoting its materials solutions for manufacturers of composite parts under a new ‘Making a Positive Difference’ corpor...


Solvay Showcases Lightweighting Composite Solutions and Additive Manufacturing Technology for Challenging Aerospace and Automotive Applications at JEC World

07 March 2017

Solvay will present its technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions for the manufacture of cost-efficient and high-performance structures for aerospace, automotive, mass transportation, oil & gas, and other demanding industrial end-use applications at JEC World 2017.


The Gill Corporation Signs Contract with flydubai

28 February 2017

The Gill Corporation Signs Contract with flydubai


Vision Systems Opens a Trade Office in Dubai

28 February 2017

French system supplier, Vision Systems has further expanded its international presence through a new strategic location, Dubai, to facilitate trade development opportunities in the Middle East, in all of Vision Systems’ market segments: aeronautics, land transport, railway and marine.


Exova Wins Contract With Koh Brothers in Singapore

28 February 2017

Admaterials Technologies, an Exova company, announces that it has won a contract with construction and property development specialist, Koh Brothers, to provide earthwork testing for the Changi East Development at Changi Airport in Singapore.


LANXESS Adjusts Prices for Engineering Plastics

28 February 2017

LANXESS further increases the prices for its Durethan (PA 6, PA 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa with effect from 1 March 2017.


ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Cooperate on Recycled Carbon Fibre for Automotive Applications

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Cooperate on Recycled Carbon Fibre for Automotive Applications

14 February 2017

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Wuhu (Wuhu, China) have concluded a MOU regarding cooperation to develop lightweight composit...


Aliancys Increase Price for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

14 February 2017

Aliancys is increasing the price for its Unsaturated Polyester and Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 100 per ton taking effect for all new deliveries after 15 February 2017.


Midsummer Receives Order for Its DUO Thin Film Solar Cell Manufacturing System in Asia

Midsummer Receives Order for Its DUO Thin Film Solar Cell Manufacturing System in Asia

31 January 2017

Midsummer has received an order from an undisclosed Asian customer, for a compact DUO solar cell manufacturing system, to be deliveredin Aug...


Spatial Named Best Industrial Company at RAK Business Excellence Awards

31 January 2017

Spatial has been recognised as the Best Industrial Company 2016 in its size category at the recent RAK Business Excellence Awards.


Exova Laboratory in Malaysia Receives SINGLAS Accreditation

31 January 2017

Admaterials Technologies, an Exova company, has been awarded the SINGLAS accreditation for Civil Engineering for its new laboratory in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.


Diab/CCG and Aquarius Shipyard Win Prestigious Prize At ICERP

31 January 2017

The ICERP-JEC Innovation Award within the Marine segment goes to Diab/CCG and Aquarius Shipyard for innovative use of a single shot resin infusion process with stiffeners for the hull and deck or all kinds of vessels.


Aliancys Announces Price Increase for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

31 January 2017

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 100 per ton; the price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 1 February 2017.


LANXESS Adjusts Prices for PA and PBT Compounds

31 January 2017

LANXESS has announced adapted prices for its Durethan and Pocan compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA region) with effect from 1  February 2017, a measure resulting from the increasing pressure on the raw material cost base.


Energy Efficiency Applications Brings Award to Kordsa

24 January 2017

Kordsa has won the Jury’s Special Award in the ‘Project Contest on Energy Efficiency in Industry’ organised by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Renewable Energy Directorate General.


The World’s First Composite Lift to Revolutionise the Building and Construction Industry

The World’s First Composite Lift to Revolutionise the Building and Construction Industry

17 January 2017

The world’s first composite lift, 8, has been unveiled by Singapore Lift Company (SLC), a joint venture between Far East Organisation, Woh H...


LM Wind Power Delivers 66.9 Meter Blades for Goldwind's New 3 MW Wind Turbine

LM Wind Power Delivers 66.9 Meter Blades for Goldwind's New 3 MW Wind Turbine

17 January 2017

LM Wind Power’s newly developed 66.9 meter blades for Goldwind's 3MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, were installed successfully on the fir...


KraussMaffei with New Agency KSF in Iran

KraussMaffei with New Agency KSF in Iran

17 January 2017

KraussMaffei has a new agency in Iran and thus wants to further strengthen its market position in injection moulding and reaction process ma...


Agency for Defense Development Licenses VABS Composite Simulation Software

17 January 2017

The Agency for Defense Development in South Korea has licensed and is leveraging AnalySwift’s VABS simulation software to accelerate the simulation of composite slender structures.


AOC Price Increase for Europe and Asia

10 January 2017

AOC has increased the price of all products sold in Europe in the amount of €50 per metric ton.


Aliancys Increase Price for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

03 January 2017

Aliancys will increase the price for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 60-80 per ton, taking effect for all new deliveries after 15th January 2017.


Lehmann&Voss Opens New Production Facility and Application Technology Centre in China

Lehmann&Voss Opens New Production Facility and Application Technology Centre in China

20 December 2016

Lehmann&Voss has formally opened LEHVOSS New Material, a 26,910 ft2 (2,500 m²) production facility and Application Technology Centre in ...


Hexagon Ragasco Receive New Major Order to Qatar

20 December 2016

Hexagon Ragasco has received a new order for LPG cylinders from Woqod at a total value of EUR 8.9 million (approximately NOK 80 million), which is scheduled for delivery during the second half of 2017.


Asian Composites Challenges More and More at the Centre of JEC Asia

Asian Composites Challenges More and More at the Centre of JEC Asia

13 December 2016

The 9th annual edition of JEC Asia in Singapore concluded on a positive note for the Composites markets in Asia Pacific as the event counted...


Chemlease Japan KK Becomes Chem-Trend Japan KK

13 December 2016

Chemlease Japan K.K. has transitioned to become Chem-Trend Japan K.K as part of a planned, long-term evolution keeping the same location and team that has been servicing customers across Japan for many years.


Price Increase for Aliancys Unsaturated Polyester/Vinyl Ester Resins

13 December 2016

Aliancys has increased the price of its unsaturated polyester/vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 80-100 per ton.


LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for CSIC HZ Windpower's New 5 MW Offshore Turbine in China

22 November 2016

LM Wind Power has formed a strategic collaboration with Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation) HZ Windpower to deliver blades for its newly launched H151-5.0MW platform.


9th JEC Asia Innovation Award Winners Announced

9th JEC Asia Innovation Award Winners Announced

15 November 2016

The 9th annual JEC Asia will showcase the best current and future Composites Innovations during the 3 day event held between the 15-17 Novem...


Sigmatex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Sigmatex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

25 October 2016

Sigmatex is celebrating its 30th anniversary.


Aliancys Resins Used in China High Speed Trains

Aliancys Resins Used in China High Speed Trains

11 October 2016

The China the High Speed Rail (HSR) network, a vital element of the country’s infrastructure, is used by trains containing numerous composit...


Hexagon Composites Acquires xperion and Strengthens Its Position in the Composite Pressure Cylinder Market

11 October 2016

Hexagon Composites has entered into an agreement with AVANCO to acquire its wholly owned subsidiary, xperion Energy & Environment, a market leader in Type 4 high pressure cylinders.


New ACCU-CAL 160 Radiometer Helps Ensure Consistent Production Quality

New ACCU-CAL 160 Radiometer Helps Ensure Consistent Production Quality

04 October 2016

Dymax Corporation offers ACCU-CAL 160, a new radiometer which it says simplifies validation and monitoring of UV or LED light-curing up to 1...


METYX Composites Doubles Production Site in Turkey

13 September 2016

METYX Composites is in the process of doubling its production facilities at its main manufacturing centre in Manisa, Turkey.


Owens Corning to Invest $110 Million in India Composites

30 August 2016

Owens Corning plans to invest $110 million to expand capacity at its Composites operations in India.


Gurit-Engineered ARES HERCULES Series Fast Patrol Boats on Sea Trials

23 August 2016

Gurit Composite Engineering congratulates ARES Shipyard on the launch of the first in a series of new patrol boats for Qatar Coastguard.


Covestro and Tekmar Sign Co-operation Agreement

28 June 2016

Covestro and Tekmar Energy have signed a co-operation agreement on a high-performance and durable subsea cable protection for the China Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) market.


New Shanghai Disneyland Futuristic Tomorrowland Built Using Scott Bader’s Crestapol Resin and Crystic FR Gelcoat

New Shanghai Disneyland Futuristic Tomorrowland Built Using Scott Bader’s Crestapol Resin and Crystic FR Gelcoat

21 June 2016

Since breaking ground in 2011, Disney and Shanghai Shendi Group are on track for the grand opening of the new Shanghai Disneyland resort on ...


Composites for End-users Showcased at the 9th JEC Asia Pacific International Composites Event

21 June 2016

For the 9th consecutive year, the JEC Asia International Composites event will settle in at the Suntec Center in Singapore for another three-day event on 15-17 November 2016.


Abu Dhabi’s Ferries Offer Luxurious, Scenic Marine Transportation

21 June 2016

Abu Dhabi’s visitors and residents looking to escape congested traffic now have a more scenic way of getting around the United Arab Emirates’ capital.


China Jushi Starts 2nd Glass Fibre Furnace in Egypt

China Jushi Starts 2nd Glass Fibre Furnace in Egypt

14 June 2016

Jushi started its 2nd Glass Fibre furnace in Suez, Egypt at the beginning of June 2016 in the context of the global extension of Jushi ́s pr...


Sicomin Extends Global Sales Reach With the Appointment of UAE and Turkish Distributors

07 June 2016

Sicomin has appointmented two new distributors; Modest Marketing of Dubai, UAE and Tila of Istanbul, Turkey, both partnerships are effective immediately and will further support Sicomin’s growing global distribution network.


Composites for End-users Showcased at the 9th JEC Asia Pacific International Composites Event

Composites for End-users Showcased at the 9th JEC Asia Pacific International Composites Event

31 May 2016

For the 9th consecutive year, the JEC Asia International Composites event will take place at the Suntec Center in Suntec City, Singapore, fo...


Hexagon Composites Signs Joint Venture Agreement With Siddha Gas Technik in India

31 May 2016

Hexagon Composites has entered into a joint venture agreement with Siddha Gas Technik to pursue opportunities in India's natural gas market.


Solvay Launches New Technyl Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Range

Solvay Launches New Technyl Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Range

17 May 2016

Solvay Engineering Plastics has unveiled an advanced PA6.6 polymer technology to offer the possibility of further miniaturisation and enhanc...


Solvay Launches New Application Testing Laboratory in Shanghai to Support Technyl Customers’ Growth in Asia

Solvay Launches New Application Testing Laboratory in Shanghai to Support Technyl Customers’ Growth in Asia

03 May 2016

Solvay Engineering Plastics has announced the creation of a dedicated part testing laboratory in Shanghai, China, to support the growth of i...


Lehmann & Voss Expansion of Sales and Production in China is on Schedule

16 February 2016

Following the foundation of the sales company LEHVOSS (Shanghai) Chemical Trading in 2014, it has been possible to successfully expand its business activities.


CGTech Opens New Office in South Korea

02 February 2016

CGTech, the developer of VERICUT CNC verification and simulation software, has formed a subsidiary company in South Korea.


ChemChina to Acquire KraussMaffei Group for €925million

ChemChina to Acquire KraussMaffei Group for €925million

12 January 2016

China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) has agreed to acquire KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation for a cash enterprise value o...


Multimillion Investment Boosts Drive to Improve UK Manufacturing Competitiveness

Multimillion Investment Boosts Drive to Improve UK Manufacturing Competitiveness

15 December 2015

A partnership, that dates back to the founding of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), is set to bear ...


VICTREX Pipes Hit the Mark in Commercial Aircraft Tubing Designs

VICTREX Pipes Hit the Mark in Commercial Aircraft Tubing Designs

01 December 2015

To improve the overall fuel efficiency and reliability of their new commercial aircraft platform, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of Chi...


Gurit Expands its Global Balsa Wood Production Capacity

24 November 2015

Gurit is to expand its balsa wood production capacity in the first quarter of 2016.


Michelman Opens Alibaba Online Store

24 November 2015

Michelman has opened an online store on Alibaba, a business-to-business ecommerce platform designed specifically for the Chinese market.


Joint Venture for Boeing and Tata Aerospace in India

Joint Venture for Boeing and Tata Aerospace in India

10 November 2015

Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems have created a joint venture (JV) that will manufacture aerostructures for aircraft and collaborate on inte...


Launch of Polynt Composites Polycor Industrial Gelcoat

10 November 2015

Polynt Composites (EMEA) has launched its latest Gelcoat product, Polycor Industrial Gelcoat, a pre-accelerated gelcoat based on Orthophthalic Unsaturated Polyester Resin.


AMRC Strengthens Links with Korea Following New Agreement on Collaboration

AMRC Strengthens Links with Korea Following New Agreement on Collaboration

20 October 2015

The University of Sheffield is to set up a branch of its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing in the Republic of Korea.


Composite Ladybug Makes Kids Feel at Home

Composite Ladybug Makes Kids Feel at Home

29 September 2015

Al Jalila Children's Hospital in Dubai and its new media centre has been built by Affan Innovative Structures using DIAB sandwich composite ...


Tecnatom Selected By Harbin Hafei Airbus to Provide a Taurus Twin Inspection System

Tecnatom Selected By Harbin Hafei Airbus to Provide a Taurus Twin Inspection System

29 September 2015

After an international bidding process, Tecnatom will supply a new inspection system to Harbin Hafei Airbus Composite Manufacturing Centre (...


Inspirational Keynote Speakers Open New Horizons During JEC Asia

29 September 2015

JEC Asia will host 3 renowned motivational Keynote speakers over the 3 days of the event, taking place in Singapore from the 20th to 22nd October, designed to illustrate human development, team spirit and winning methods.


Exova Extends Coatings Testing Capabilities in Singapore

29 September 2015

Following investment in its Singapore laboratory, global testing group Exova now offers an extended range of coating qualification testing for the oil and gas and marine sectors.


Hexagon Composites, Saudi Gasco and Hexagon Ragasco Sign Five-year Distribution Agreement

29 September 2015

National Gas and Industrial Company (Gasco) and Hexagon Ragasco have entered into a long-term distribution agreement lasting five-years covering the distribution of composite LPG cylinders to the domestic Saudi Arabian market.


Teijin Aramid Stops Research for New Aramid Copolymers Containing DAPBI

29 September 2015

Teijin Aramid is stopping its research program to develop and commercialise aramid copolymers containing DAPBI.


Michelman Continues to Invest in Expanding Asian Market

29 September 2015

Michelman has invested in additional production equipment at its Singapore manufacturing facility that increases capacity by 40%.