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Materials 2017
Junair Spraybooths Installs 9 series Commercial Vehicle Spray Booth Oven for Hitachi Rail

Junair Spraybooths Installs 9 series Commercial Vehicle Spray Booth Oven for Hitachi Rail

28 March 2017

Junair Spraybooths has recently installed a 9 series commercial vehicle spray booth oven for Hitachi Rail.


LM Wind Power Lays First Stone at Cherbourg Blade Factory

LM Wind Power Lays First Stone at Cherbourg Blade Factory

28 March 2017

Work on LM Wind Power’s new factory in Cherbourg, Normandy, France, has commenced.


Global Expansion at China Jushi in Full Swing

Global Expansion at China Jushi in Full Swing

28 March 2017

China Jushi is very pleased to confirm that the global expansion is in full swing with its third furnace in Suez, Egypt, planned to come ons...


Sigmatex Sign Supplier Agreement with Embraer

Sigmatex Sign Supplier Agreement with Embraer

28 March 2017

Sigmatex has signed a new supplier agreement with Embraer, after being selected to work in partnership with Embraer to support its adoption ...


AVS-SYS Relocates to New High-tech Facilities

AVS-SYS Relocates to New High-tech Facilities

28 March 2017

AVS-SYS has relocated to a new facility in Sandbach, Cheshire, UK, which provides a more efficient work area allowing improved production fl...


New ASTM Standard Helps Test 'Sandwich' Panels Used in Airplanes

28 March 2017

A new ASTM International standard will help test ‘sandwich’ panels, which are flat, lightweight, durable products often used in the cabin floors and other areas of airplanes.


Exova Signs Framework Agreement With Saab

28 March 2017

Exova has signed a multi-million pound framework agreement with global Aerospace and Defence business, Saab, to deliver materials technology expertise and testing services over the next five years (three years with a two-year extension option).


Record Breaking Figures for JEC World 2017

Record Breaking Figures for JEC World 2017

21 March 2017

JEC WORLD 2017 closed its doors on Thursday 16 March 2017 with a 2-digit attendance growth (+10%).


NetComposites Enterprise Extends Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

NetComposites Enterprise Extends Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

21 March 2017

Following a successful year for NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy services, it has extended its design and structural analysis capabili...


Altair HyperWorks 2017 Released Offering Comprehensive Simulation Platform

Altair HyperWorks 2017 Released Offering Comprehensive Simulation Platform

21 March 2017

Altair offers new best-in-class technologies to design and optimise high-performance, efficient, and innovative products with its release of...


ALMACO Announces Action Plan for 2017

ALMACO Announces Action Plan for 2017

21 March 2017

ALMACO, the Latin American Composite Materials Association, has announced its action plan for 2017, where, in addition to the traditional co...


Intertronics Introduce New Nanoparticle Deagglomeration Technology

Intertronics Introduce New Nanoparticle Deagglomeration Technology

21 March 2017

Intertronics has launched its Thinky PR-1 Nanoparticle Dispersion Machine, a desktop unit which can disperse carbon nanotubes (CNT), graphen...


French Expands Machining Capability with CNC Machine Tool Investment

French Expands Machining Capability with CNC Machine Tool Investment

21 March 2017

French Oil Mill Machinery Company has expanded its machining capability with the recent investment in three new CNC machine tools.  


Dieffenbacher Tape Laying System for TxV Aero Composites

Dieffenbacher Tape Laying System for TxV Aero Composites

21 March 2017

TxV Aero Composites, a joint venture of Victrex and Tri-Mack, has made the decision to use the new Fiberforge tape laying system from Dieffe...


Applied Graphene Materials Host Ministerial Visit

Applied Graphene Materials Host Ministerial Visit

21 March 2017

On 2 March 2017, Lord Prior of Brampton visited Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) for an introduction to graphene and the science behind it.


H-Prec, Pond and 3D Fortify Win JEC Group Startup Booster Competition

H-Prec, Pond and 3D Fortify Win JEC Group Startup Booster Competition

21 March 2017

Additive manufacturing, biomaterials and disruptive technology on Pre-Preg are the 3 innovations presented by these 3 winners from France, I...


Covestro Continues MDI Production in Tarragona

21 March 2017

Covestro has resolved to continue manufacturing the rigid foam precursor MDI in Tarragona, Spain.


IPC and the CRECOF Launch the First Composite Recycling Guide

21 March 2017

The French composite recycling collective CRECOF has launched the first guide to recycling composites.


Pentaxia Secures Supply Deal with Leading Aerospace Innovator

21 March 2017

Pentaxia has secured a supply deal with a UK company leading the world in the design and supply of military aircraft ejection seats.


LANXESS Invests EUR 100 Million

21 March 2017

LANXESS continues to target growth and, during the next three years, its Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit will be investing some EUR 100 million in expanding production facilities for chemical intermediates.


Exova Agrees Two Year Defence Contract with FMV

21 March 2017

Exova has signed a two year contract extension with Försvarets Materielverk (FMV), the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, worth approximately SEK 70m over two years.


BÜFAtec Spain Looks for Opportunities in the Brazilian Wind Power Market

21 March 2017

BÜFAtec Spain intends to expand its presence in Brazil in 2017 by doing business with companies of the wind power sector.


c-m-p on Course for Further Expansion

21 March 2017

c-m-p is expanding its production facilities in Heinsberg-Oberbruch, Germany.


TeXtreme Reach Breakthrough in Commercial Aircraft

TeXtreme Reach Breakthrough in Commercial Aircraft

14 March 2017

After several years of simulation and testing within the aero market, TeXtreme has been certified for use in commercial aero applications an...


NetComposites Enterprise Launches Composite Material Online Training Videos - Available Anytime, Anywhere

NetComposites Enterprise Launches Composite Material Online Training Videos - Available Anytime, Anywhere

14 March 2017

NetComposites has launched its series of training videos, which offer a range of modules covering composite materials, available online at a...


Kraussmaffei Launch Flexible and Scalable Steering Wheel Mould Carrier

Kraussmaffei Launch Flexible and Scalable Steering Wheel Mould Carrier

14 March 2017

KraussMaffei have launched a new steering wheel mould carrier for reaction process machinery featuring high flexibility, excellent ergonomic...


New Alutex Designs from Cristex Composite Materials

New Alutex Designs from Cristex Composite Materials

14 March 2017

Cristex Composite Materials and its partner, G. Angeloni, launch new 36 Alutex designs, with patterns that have a starting weight of 285g/m²...


METYX Composites Signs Exclusive Distributor Agreement for UK with GRP Solutions

METYX Composites Signs Exclusive Distributor Agreement for UK with GRP Solutions

14 March 2017

METYX Composites has extended its global distributor network, appointing GRP Solutions as its exclusive distributor for the UK.  


R-TECH Materials Invests in Zwick’s Latest Composites Testing Technology

R-TECH Materials Invests in Zwick’s Latest Composites Testing Technology

14 March 2017

R-TECH Materials’ polymer and composites testing laboratory has invested in a Zwick 250kN universal testing machine, the first of its kind i...


TPRC Successfully Finalises Overmoulding Project With Aerospace and Automotive Partners

TPRC Successfully Finalises Overmoulding Project With Aerospace and Automotive Partners

14 March 2017

The ThermoPlastic Composites Research Centre (TPRC) has successfully closed a two year collaborative project on the overmoulding of thermopl...


Solvay’s New Omnix HPPA Long Glass Fibre Grades Overcome Demanding Metal Replacement Challenges

14 March 2017

Solvay is expanding its portfolio of specialty polymers with the introduction of Omnix LF-4050 and Omnix LF-4060, two high-performance polyamides (HPPA) with long fibre glass content of 50 and 60 percent respectively.


Zoltek to Expand Production Capacity

14 March 2017

Zoltek Companies will begin a large scale capacity expansion of carbon fibre production in its Mexico facility starting in 2017.


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.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Latin America

14 March 2017

AOC reports a price increase of US$0.06/lb. for all products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.  


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.


JETCAM Launches Low-cost Subscription for Composite Material Location/life Tracking Software

14 March 2017

JETCAM launches CrossTrack MTL, its composite material and kit location/life tracking software which is available on a monthly subscription basis and companies can also receive an initial free three-month trial without commitment.


Alstom ETR 675 Benefits from Core Composite Solution

Alstom ETR 675 Benefits from Core Composite Solution

07 March 2017

With a core composite solution using infused Divinycell P60, Diab and business partner Chimpex have made a light yet sturdy nose for the Als...


Aliancys Styrene-free Resins Bring to ABP Superior Quality and Installation Speed in Floor Coating Systems

Aliancys Styrene-free Resins Bring to ABP Superior Quality and Installation Speed in Floor Coating Systems

07 March 2017

With the help of Aliancys, AB-Polymerchemie has introduced new floor coating systems that can be applied only in one day and provide great d...


NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy Services Extend Their Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy Services Extend Their Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

07 March 2017

Following a successful year for NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy services, it has extended its design and structural analysis capabili...


AVS-SYS Files for Patent for Breakthrough Lighter Muffler Ducting

AVS-SYS Files for Patent for Breakthrough Lighter Muffler Ducting

07 March 2017

AVS-SYS has filed a patent application for Acoustic Muffler Ducting, which will be 15% lighter than existing products, whilst matching or ex...


AVK Questions Future Growth of Thermoplastic Composites in Germany

07 March 2017

The European market for fibre-reinforced plastics/composites has been growing steadily for a number of years now according to AVK/CCeV Market Report 2016, yet there have also been major differences in growth rate, depending on the segment, from one region or country to another and also with regard to manufacturing processes.


Evonik and Forward Engineering Establish Joint Venture VESTARO

07 March 2017

Evonik Industries and Forward Engineering have established the joint venture VESTARO.


Good Growth Expected Next Week in Paris for Jec World 2017

Good Growth Expected Next Week in Paris for Jec World 2017

07 March 2017

JEC World will take place from 14th - 16th March in Halls 5a and 6 of Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, France, for 3 days of Network...


3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA Presents Latest Innovations at  JEC WORLD

3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA Presents Latest Innovations at JEC WORLD

07 March 2017

3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA will showcase its new products, AIREX T10.60 and BALTEK VBC QX based on PET foam and balsa composite materia...


Airtech Showcase Vacuum Bag & Composite Tooling innovation at JEC World

Airtech Showcase Vacuum Bag & Composite Tooling innovation at JEC World

07 March 2017

Airtech will be displaying a number of its latest vacuum bag and composite tooling innovations at JEC World including Flashbreaker 1, Beta T...


Alan Harper Showcases Newly Launched MAGLOC at JEC World

Alan Harper Showcases Newly Launched MAGLOC at JEC World

07 March 2017

Alan Harper Composites has launched MAGLOC, a new composite mould air ejector comprising of just two hardened precision steel parts locked t...


Altair Shows How to Unlock the Potential of Lightweight Design at JEC World

Altair Shows How to Unlock the Potential of Lightweight Design at JEC World

07 March 2017

Altair will present its comprehensive technology and expertise to design, analyse, and optimise composite material structural parts and asse...


Anaglyph Demonstrates Augmented Reality for Composites Manufacturing with PlyMatch at JEC World

Anaglyph Demonstrates Augmented Reality for Composites Manufacturing with PlyMatch at JEC World

07 March 2017

Anaglyph is demonstrating the ‘revolutionary’ hand-layup ply placement technology PlyMatch.


CGTech to Showcase VERICUT Composites Applications Software at JEC World

CGTech to Showcase VERICUT Composites Applications Software at JEC World

07 March 2017

CGTech will demonstrate how critical simulation is when trimming composite parts and also demonstrate VERICUT Composite Applications: VERICU...


Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Door on Display at JEC World Featuring Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax

Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Door on Display at JEC World Featuring Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax

07 March 2017

A door for a hydrogen powered car, constructed using Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax, will be on display in the Auto Planet at JEC World,...


Dow Presents Innovative VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Mass Production in Passenger Vehicles at JEC Paris 2017

Dow Presents Innovative VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Mass Production in Passenger Vehicles at JEC Paris 2017

07 March 2017

Dow Automotive will present its latest innovation in composite solutions, VORAFUSE epoxy intermediates at JEC 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...


JEC Group Puts Entrepreneurship on the Front Scene With ‘Startup Booster’

07 March 2017

JEC Group launches ‘Startup Booster’, a program meant to support and accompany innovations and entrepreneurship in composites (aeronautics, automotive, construction, medical, design, sports and leisure, etc.), a dynamic and growing market that is expected to reach $ 90 billion (in value) by 2020.


JETCAM Showcases New Versions of Crosstrack and Latest Expert CAM/Nesting Software at JEC World

07 March 2017

JETCAM will exhibit version 4 of its CrossTrack Composite Manufacturing suite, including the new Material Tracking Lite (MTL) product aimed at customers who want low-cost material life tracking of rolls and kits at JEC World 2017.


L&L Showcases Structural Adhesive A-K083 - Supplied to Automotive Composites Customer - at JEC World

L&L Showcases Structural Adhesive A-K083 - Supplied to Automotive Composites Customer - at JEC World

07 March 2017

L&L Products has joined a top composite customer to work together on a solution to bond a rear spoiler made from carbon fibre reinforced...


METYX Composites Showcases New High Performance RTM Fabric and Carbon Woven Technical Textiles at JEC World

METYX Composites Showcases New High Performance RTM Fabric and Carbon Woven Technical Textiles at JEC World

07 March 2017

METYX Composites will showcase its latest high performance Eglass, aramid and carbon fibre technical textile products in its range of RTM, m...


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...


NetComposites Enterprise Shows 5 New Automotive and Rail Materials at JEC World 2017

NetComposites Enterprise Shows 5 New Automotive and Rail Materials at JEC World 2017

07 March 2017

NetComposites Enterprise will be displaying 5 unique, specialist composites for automotive and rail applications, offering weight savings an...


North Thin Ply Technology Showcases Unique Technologies for Performance Sports at JEC World

North Thin Ply Technology Showcases Unique Technologies for Performance Sports at JEC World

07 March 2017

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) will showcase its range of Thin Ply Prepregs, processing technologies and products for performance sports a...


R-TECH Materials Showcase Composites Laboratory Tests at JEC World

R-TECH Materials Showcase Composites Laboratory Tests at JEC World

07 March 2017

R-TECH Materials will be showcasing its capabilities for composites at this year’s JEC World in Paris.


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...


SHD Forms Group of Companies

07 March 2017

SHD Composite Materials has set up SHD Holdings Ltd to enable the formation of a group of companies to service high volume and specific market sectors whilst maintaining the same service, ethos and values.


Wabash and Carver Highlight Hydraulic and Pneumatic Presses at JEC World

Wabash and Carver Highlight Hydraulic and Pneumatic Presses at JEC World

07 March 2017

Wabash MPI and Carver are exhibiting at JEC World 2017 and will highlight their full line of hydraulic and pneumatic presses for the composi...


CT Engineering Group to Provide Nacelle Stress Engineering Activities for Airbus

CT Engineering Group to Provide Nacelle Stress Engineering Activities for Airbus

28 February 2017

Airbus has contracted The CT Engineering Group to provide it with Nacelle Stress Engineering Activities for the next three years.


Cygnet Texkimp Develops Sub-10gsm Reverse Roll Coater

Cygnet Texkimp Develops Sub-10gsm Reverse Roll Coater

28 February 2017

Composites technology company Cygnet Texkimp has revealed it is developing a high-tolerance reverse roll coating machine to create sub-10gsm...


LM Wind Power to Open New Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Factory in France

LM Wind Power to Open New Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Factory in France

28 February 2017

LM Wind Power will open a new wind turbine blade factory dedicated to the offshore market in Cherbourg, Normandy, France.


Oxeon AB Invests €3million to Increase its ±45° TeXtreme Spread Tow Weaving Capacity

Oxeon AB Invests €3million to Increase its ±45° TeXtreme Spread Tow Weaving Capacity

28 February 2017

Since its introduction, Oxeon says its ±45° version of TeXtreme has been a gamechanger for those seeking a continuous ±45° spread tow fabric...


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.


CIKONI Develops Lightweight CRP Shelves for the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van

CIKONI Develops Lightweight CRP Shelves for the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van

21 February 2017

The Development  Agency for Lightweighting Baden-Württemberg is presenting its latest innovation as its ThinKing for February 2017.


Site Visit to A C Marine & Composites Dubbed a Success

Site Visit to A C Marine & Composites Dubbed a Success

21 February 2017

Composites UK recently organised a site visit of A C Marine & Composites (ACM&C) in Gosport, UK, giving them an insight into the com...


Nanofibre Strengthening in Hot Demand

21 February 2017

A New Zealand company is increasing its production output to meet growing world-wide demand for a nanofibre strengthening product used in everything from Formula One race cars and fishing rods through to the aerospace industry.


Titania, CT Ingenieros and Eurecat Collaborate in a R&D Project to Optimise Composites Manufacturing

21 February 2017

CT Ingenieros and the technology centre Eurecat are working together on a research and development project, Pultrubeam, for the pultrusion of composite materials, which intends to improve pultrusion technology so that it can manufacture in a continuous way and out of autoclave.


Enhanced Software Package Mines Information to Help Optimise Additive Manufacturing Process Parameters

21 February 2017

Granta Design has launched the enhanced GRANTA MI:Additive Manufacturing software package to manage, analyse, and apply materials and process information for the effective development and production of additively-manufactured parts.


AOC Announces Price Increase for US and Canada

21 February 2017

AOC has increased the price for all products and all orders shipped on or after 4th March 2017 by $0.07/lb. in the US, and CND $0.20/Kg in Canada, including list prices.


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...


Mikrosam Leads The Industry with New Integrated Robotic Cell and Prepreg Layup for High-performance Production of Structural Composite Parts

Mikrosam Leads The Industry with New Integrated Robotic Cell and Prepreg Layup for High-performance Production of Structural Composite Parts

14 February 2017

Mikrosam is launching an innovative machine that integrates AFP head for thermoset and ATL head for thermoplastic prepreg laying into a sing...


Semi Automated Paint Lines Extend Finishing Capabilities

Semi Automated Paint Lines Extend Finishing Capabilities

14 February 2017

To support the growing demand for its full paint solutions, a £1.5m investment plan has been put into place to increase capacity and broaden...


Gurit Appoints Barracuda Advanced Composites as Distributor for Brazil

14 February 2017

Gurit has signed a distribution agreement with Barracuda Advanced Composites for Non-Wind Applications.


Sisecam to Invest in a New Glass Fibre Plant in Turkey

14 February 2017

The main board of Şişecam has approved a major investment of 400 Million TL (~ Euros 100 million) to build a new glass fibre plant in Turkey.


New Victrex and Tri-Mack Joint Venture Will Accelerate Polyketone Composite Components in Aerospace

14 February 2017

Victrex and Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corporation have established a joint venture, TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate the commercial adoption of polyketone (PAEK) composite applications within the aerospace industry, through the manufacture of parts utilising new and innovative processes.


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.


AOC Increase Prices for Latin America

14 February 2017

AOC is increasing the price US$0.07/lb. for all products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.


Aliancys and Euroresins Help Nautivela Build Winning Boats

Aliancys and Euroresins Help Nautivela Build Winning Boats

07 February 2017

Nautivela closely collaborates with Aliancys and Euroresins, allowing its boats to stand out from competition.


FiberSPAN Gives British Columbia City a Lightweight, High-Tech Pedestrian Bridge Deck Solution

FiberSPAN Gives British Columbia City a Lightweight, High-Tech Pedestrian Bridge Deck Solution

07 February 2017

It was out with the old and in with the new when the City of Trail, British Columbia permanently closed a nearly century old vehicle bridge ...


IACMI Teams With Industry to Unveil Unique Combination of Technologies in Nine-meter Wind Turbine Blade

IACMI Teams With Industry to Unveil Unique Combination of Technologies in Nine-meter Wind Turbine Blade

07 February 2017

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a Manufacturing US institute driven by the University of Tennessee, ...


Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

07 February 2017

Scott Bader has recently made a further capital investment to expand production capacity for its range of Crestabond primer-less methyl meth...


Emergency Showers for Harsh Environments Set New Standards in Durability and Energy Efficiency

Emergency Showers for Harsh Environments Set New Standards in Durability and Energy Efficiency

07 February 2017

Intertec has launched a range of enclosed emergency safety showers (ESSs) for use in harsh outdoor environments which are integrated into sh...


TWI Purchase Laboratory Platen Press

TWI Purchase Laboratory Platen Press

07 February 2017

TWI has purchased a Fontijne Platen Press for use in one of its state-of-the art laboratories at the company’s Cambridge, UK, headquarters.


ROCCOR Leverages Swiftcomp Software for Simulation of Advanced Composite Structures

07 February 2017

ROCCOR has licensed AnalySwift’s SwiftComp engineering software for composites simulation.


Composites One Acquires Canadian-­Based BMB Solutions Composites

07 February 2017

Composites One has closed on the purchase of Canadian-­based BMB Solutions Composites, a leader in supplying composites materials to the Canadian aerospace and advanced composites markets.


ALTANA Further Expands Additives Business by Acquiring PolyAd Services

07 February 2017

ALTANA has acquired the US company PolyAd Services, a leading developer and manufacturer of additive solutions for the global plastics market.


Granta Design CES EduPack 2017 Helps Prepare Engineering Students for Industry

07 February 2017

Granta Design has released the latest version of its leading materials education resource – CES EduPack 2017 – which is used at more than a thousand universities and colleges worldwide.


Safran Nacelles Registers over 100 Employees to Composites UK’s Composites Assured Practitioner Scheme

07 February 2017

Safran Nacelles has started 2017 with a huge investment in its employees by registering over 100 of them for the Composites Assured Practitioner Scheme (CAP) at the bronze award level.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Europe

07 February 2017

AOC has increased the price for all products sold in Europe in the amount of €150 per metric ton, effective for all orders shipped on or after 20th 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...


Thermwood Partners with RUAG to Develop Advanced Satellite Production System

Thermwood Partners with RUAG to Develop Advanced Satellite Production System

31 January 2017

Thermwood Corporation has entered into an agreement with RUAG Space to supply advanced equipment that applies RUAG’s revolutionary new inser...


Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

31 January 2017

Scott Bader has made a further capital investment to expand production capacity for its range of Crestabond primer-less methyl methacrylate ...


Victrex and Magma Strengthen Strategic Partnership in Development Of Composite Pipes for Subsea Oil and Gas

Victrex and Magma Strengthen Strategic Partnership in Development Of Composite Pipes for Subsea Oil and Gas

31 January 2017

Victrex and Magma Global are continuing to build their strategic partnership targeted at the oil and gas industry.


Radiometer Aids Process Control in Broad Spectrum or LED-based UV Curing

Radiometer Aids Process Control in Broad Spectrum or LED-based UV Curing

31 January 2017

Intertronics has introduced a new DYMAX ACCU-CAL 160 Radiometer designed as an essential tool for users of UV curing processes, where both v...


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.


AIMPLAS Co-ordinates a European Project on New Nanomaterials to Catch CO2 Efficiently and Combat Climate Change

31 January 2017

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is coordinating the European project, GRAMOFON, which started on October 2016 and will end in 2020.


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.


Reverse Logistics Program for Composites in Brazil Starts Off Successfully

31 January 2017

In the Brazilian state of Paraná, the reverse logistics for post-consumption composite parts has started off successfully.


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.


AOC Increases Price of Resins Containing Isophthalic Acid

31 January 2017

AOC has increased the price increase for all resins containing isophthalic acid.  


Aliancys and GSI Discuss Design in SMC Converting New Ideas Into Real Parts

Aliancys and GSI Discuss Design in SMC Converting New Ideas Into Real Parts

24 January 2017

SMC lightweight composite materials are being used in many applications, as they can be easily moulded into unique shapes and have a capabil...


Composites Design Software Provides New Sculpting Tools

Composites Design Software Provides New Sculpting Tools

24 January 2017

Bertram Stier owns three mountain bikes with aluminum frames, but he’s working to help enthusiasts like himself step up to more affordable, ...


Laboratory Inauguration in Russia

Laboratory Inauguration in Russia

24 January 2017

BYK has celebrated the opening of an ultra-modern laboratory for its application technology in Shchyolkovo, Russia, and was joined by HOMA, ...


LM Wind Power Gaspé Factory Expansion Shows How Wind Industry Growth Brings Strategic Economic Gains

LM Wind Power Gaspé Factory Expansion Shows How Wind Industry Growth Brings Strategic Economic Gains

24 January 2017

The expansion of LM Wind Power's Gaspe factory, which last week received financial support of almost USD 5.7 million from the Government of ...


New Technology for Mass-production of Complex Moulded Composite Components

New Technology for Mass-production of Complex Moulded Composite Components

24 January 2017

Evonik’s newly developed PulPress method is ensuring manufacturers can mass-produce complex moulded parts at a reasonable price, taking the ...


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.


AOC Increases Prices for Mexico

24 January 2017

AOC is increasing the price of US$0.05/lb. for all isophthalic acid (PIA) based products produced in Mexico.  


First Recipient of Dr. John S. Michelman Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions Announced

24 January 2017

John B. Homoelle, outgoing Director of New Technology & Regulatory Affairs at Michelman, has become the first recipient of the company’s Dr. John S. Michelman Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions.


Sicomin Supplies Complete Composite Materials Package for Gilded Domes of New Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris

Sicomin Supplies Complete Composite Materials Package for Gilded Domes of New Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris

17 January 2017

Sicomin has supplied a complete package of composite materials to produce both moulds and parts for the 5 gilded domes of the recently inaug...


Lentus Composites Installs ‘Rising Star’ Machining Centre

Lentus Composites Installs ‘Rising Star’ Machining Centre

17 January 2017

For machining pattern board, aluminium mould tools and components made from composite materials, Eynsham-based Lentus Composites has install...


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...


Spatial Completes Successful Installation of A321 Multi-door Trainer for Spirit

Spatial Completes Successful Installation of A321 Multi-door Trainer for Spirit

17 January 2017

Spatial recently completed the successful installation of an A321 door trainer for Spirit.


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...


Tech Start-up Combines Bionic Design With High Tech Materials for Future Logistics

Tech Start-up Combines Bionic Design With High Tech Materials for Future Logistics

17 January 2017

The Vision Van of Mercedes-Benz Vans that was recently revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 and at CES Las Vegas combines groundbrea...


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...


Intertronics Launches Fast CureTemporary Mask for PCBs

Intertronics Launches Fast CureTemporary Mask for PCBs

17 January 2017

Intertronics has launched its DYMAX Speedmask 9-20479-B-Rev-A UV/light cure temporary masking agent, specifically designed to meet the needs...


Motorcycle Enthusiast to Tackle World's Toughest Rally With Help from Composites Manufacturer Attwater

Motorcycle Enthusiast to Tackle World's Toughest Rally With Help from Composites Manufacturer Attwater

17 January 2017

A British motorcycle enthusiast has completed the Dakar Rally 2017 after a Preston,UK, company helped by supplying components for the new po...


Surface Generation Embarks Upon Thermoplastic Overmoulding Project

17 January 2017

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced carbon fibre processing technologies, has started work on an 18-month research and development project to produce affordable lightweight carbon fibre components for the automotive industry.


Altair Wins Airbus Benchmarking Competition: HyperMesh and HyperView to Become Company's Pre- and Post-processing Tools

17 January 2017

Altair has won a benchmarking competition, and as a result Airbus will implement a new pre- and post-processing tool based on Altair's solutions HyperMesh and HyperView as the new platform worldwide.


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.


Collier Research Joins NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium

Collier Research Joins NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium

10 January 2017

Collier Research Corporation has become a member of NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC).


Teijin Completes Acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Completes Acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics

10 January 2017

Teijin has completed the acquisition of all the shares of Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP), a global leader in aut...


New Website for the Growing Market Segment of RTM Technology for Composites

New Website for the Growing Market Segment of RTM Technology for Composites

10 January 2017

2016 continued to be a year of ongoing growth for the production volumes of nearly all segments in the European fibre-reinforced plastics an...


Rockman Industries Invests in Next-Generation Carbon Composites Technology

10 January 2017

Rockman Industries, the auto-components arm of Hero Group, has entered into the carbon composites technology market.


Michelman Becomes Early Adopter of ISO 9001:2015

10 January 2017

Continuing with their commitment to excellence and an adherence to company values, Michelman has transitioned to the ISO 9001:2015 certification for US operations.


NovaScott Gains Gelcoat Supplier Approval from Gamesa Brazil

10 January 2017

NovaScott has become the first local supplier to gain full approval from Gamesa to supply gelcoat for the production of all nacelles manufactured for Gamesa in Brazil.


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.


Sicomin Appoints Swiss Distributor Suter Kunststoffe

10 January 2017

Sicomin has appointed Suter Kunststoffe as its distributor in Switzerland.


The Gill Corporation Passes Boeing FOD Prevention Specification D6-85622 and RC-0158 Checklist Audit

10 January 2017

The Gill Corporation has successfully passed the 2-day Boeing FOD Prevention Program audit held at the El Monte campus.


LM Wind Power Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral by 2018

LM Wind Power Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral by 2018

03 January 2017

LM Wind Power plans to be carbon neutral by 2018, making it one of the first in the wind industry to take such a step.


Australian Composite Walls Flood Defence System Is Being Tested by Deltares

Australian Composite Walls Flood Defence System Is Being Tested by Deltares

03 January 2017

Australian Composite Walls is a continuous, inter-locking composite wall system developed by Comtec in Australia using composite profiles by...


Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

03 January 2017

Sicomin’s epoxy resin PET foam sandwich panel has been tested to EN45545-2.


Multicomp 2017 to Analyse Multimaterial Composites for Advanced Multifunctionality

Multicomp 2017 to Analyse Multimaterial Composites for Advanced Multifunctionality

03 January 2017

Multicomp conference is set to bring together researchers, designers, manufacturers and end-users to showcase the latest developments in hyb...


Cristex Composite Materials Introduces Slitting and Rewinding Service

Cristex Composite Materials Introduces Slitting and Rewinding Service

03 January 2017

Cristex Composite Materials has introduced a new Slitting and Rewinding service designed to convert master rolls of glass and carbon fibre f...


Norco Installs Temperature Controlled Room

Norco Installs Temperature Controlled Room

03 January 2017

Norco Holdings has installed a new environmentally controlled room at its Aerospace facility, opening up new opportunities for product manuf...


Thermwood Signs Agreement with Navy’s FRC East

03 January 2017

Thermwood Corporation has signed a formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Fleet Readiness Centre East located at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and part of the Naval Air Systems Command, to conduct a two-year, joint technology development effort centred on Thermwood’s emerging large scale additive manufacturing (LSAM) technology.


American Composites Manufacturers Association Continues Advocacy for Composites in Infrastructure Applications

03 January 2017

From 7th-9th February 2017, the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and its members will continue to advocate for the increased use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in infrastructure applications.


AOC Announces Price Increases

03 January 2017

AOC has increased the price of its resins, gel coats and pigments effective for all orders shipped on or after 15th January 2017.  


Radicigroup Receive Award from Top Fuel Filter Producer in Latin America

03 January 2017

Radici Plastics has received the ‘Destaque de Qualidade’ award which is sponsored by Tecfil, a customer and car filter production market leader in Latin America.


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.


New Literature Features Genesis Series Presses

03 January 2017

New literature is now available from Wabash MPI, featuring its Genesis Series presses.


Composite Advantage Taps Custom FRP Fabricator FiberSystems For Composite Pile Jackets

Composite Advantage Taps Custom FRP Fabricator FiberSystems For Composite Pile Jackets

20 December 2016

When FRP manufacturer Composite Advantage was asked to supply composite pile jackets for a waterfront application, it turned to nearby neigh...


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 ...


Robust, Non-rotating Internal Spring Suspensions for a Broad Range of Automation Industries

Robust, Non-rotating Internal Spring Suspensions for a Broad Range of Automation Industries

20 December 2016

FIPA has released a robust new series of non-rotating internal spring suspensions, designed to compensate for height and level differences i...


Redelease Wins Top of Mind in the Categories ‘Distributor’ and ‘Mould Release Agent’

20 December 2016

Chemicals distributor, Redelease, Brazil was elected the Composites Industry Top of Mind in the categories ‘Distributor’ and ‘Mould Release Agent’.


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.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Europe

20 December 2016

AOC has increased the price in the amount of €100 per metric ton for products sold in Europe.  


Granta and PTC Team up to Provide Materials Data in Creo 4.0

20 December 2016

Granta Design’s materials property data will be available to users of the new Creo 4.0 3D CAD software from PTC.


Carbon Concrete Composite Team Wins President of Germany’s German Future Prize

Carbon Concrete Composite Team Wins President of Germany’s German Future Prize

13 December 2016

Toho Tenax congratulates the carbon concrete composite researchers Prof. Manfred Curbach, Prof. Chokri Cherif and Prof. Peter Offermann from...


Elantas Gain GL Certification for Three Products

Elantas Gain GL Certification for Three Products

13 December 2016

ELANTAS Europe, supplied by Cristex Composite Materials in the UK, has recently been awarded German Lloyd certification on three of their pr...


VELOX Sets Innovation in the Service of Weight Reduction, Productivity and Recyclability

VELOX Sets Innovation in the Service of Weight Reduction, Productivity and Recyclability

13 December 2016

VELOX organised its first technical forum at the CEMCAT in Laval, France, on Thursday 24 November 2016, in partnership with the companies Sa...


AOC Wins Top Customer Award

AOC Wins Top Customer Award

13 December 2016

AOC was recently named the Gold Supplier of the Year by Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP).


GRANTA MI:Workflow – Empowering Collection and Control of Materials Information Enterprise-wide

13 December 2016

Granta Design has introduced a significant enhancement to the GRANTA MI materials information management system to give engineering enterprises complete control over how they collect and apply materials knowledge – and remove a major barrier to digitising this information across their organisation.


Dassault Systèmes Enriches Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

13 December 2016

Dassault Systèmes has signed a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire Next Limit Dynamics, a leader in highly dynamic fluid flow simulation used in aerospace and defence, transportation and mobility, high-tech, energy and other industries.  


Exova Acquires Insight NDT

13 December 2016

Exova Group has acquired Insight NDT, a South Yorkshire, UK-based non-destructive testing (NDT) and radiographic inspection business.


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.


Gurit Enlarges Automotive Product Range

13 December 2016

Recently launched, the Gurit Smartcure epoxy prepreg press moulding system has been specifically designed to meet the high-quality volume manu­facturing needs of the automotive industry.


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.


Aliancys Promotes Co-processing as Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

Aliancys Promotes Co-processing as Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

06 December 2016

OEMs and designers need to have peace-of-mind on the availability of reliable end-of-life solutions for the composite parts and components t...


Nottingham to Lead New £10.3m Composite Manufacturing Research Hub

Nottingham to Lead New £10.3m Composite Manufacturing Research Hub

06 December 2016

The University of Nottingham has led the team that has secured £10.3m in government funding for new research into pioneering composite manuf...


Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to its Additive Manufacturing Machines

Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to its Additive Manufacturing Machines

06 December 2016

Thermwood has added thermographic imaging as a standard feature on its LSAM (Large Scale Additive Manufacturing) systems.


The Radicigroup ‘Team’ Visits Nissan

The Radicigroup ‘Team’ Visits Nissan

06 December 2016

RadiciGroup's integrated offer for the automotive sector presented to the technicians of Nissan Technical Centre Europe.


North Thin Ply Technology Announces Lloyd’s Register Approval for Marine Focussed ThinPreg 736LT

North Thin Ply Technology Announces Lloyd’s Register Approval for Marine Focussed ThinPreg 736LT

06 December 2016

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has announced the recent approval of its ThinPreg 736LT prepreg system by Lloyd’s Register.


Exova On-site Grainger & Worrall Lab Receives UKAS Accreditation

Exova On-site Grainger & Worrall Lab Receives UKAS Accreditation

06 December 2016

Global testing and certification group Exova has received UKAS accreditation for its Grainger & Worrall (GW) on-site testing laboratory....


Gurit Acquires BASF PET Business

06 December 2016

Gurit has announced its acquisition of BASF`s PET structural foam business for an undisclosed purchase price.


Robnor Resins to Re-brand as Robnor Resinlab Following Partnership With US Resin Manufacturer Resinlab

06 December 2016

Robnor Resins has announced its merger with US Resin Manufacturer, Resinlab, and in recognition of this new partnership, effective from 5 December 2016, the company says it will adopt a new brand identity as Robnor Resinlab.


Huber Announces North America Price Increase for Precipitated Alumina Trihydrate and Magnesium Hydroxide Grades

06 December 2016

Huber Engineered Materials has announced a price increase in North America for its precipitated alumina trihydrate and magnesium hydroxide products, effective 2 January 2017, or as current contracts allow and explains that prices will increase depending on product grade and packaging.  


Scott Bader Wins 2016 'Most Innovative Supplier’ Award from LM Wind Power

Scott Bader Wins 2016 'Most Innovative Supplier’ Award from LM Wind Power

29 November 2016

At the recent LM Wind Power 2016 Supplier Day, Scott Bader was presented with ‘Most innovative supplier 2016’ award for its new, ‘zero styre...


Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

29 November 2016

Metravib has launched Xpander which, used in association with a Metravib DMA instrument, enables DMA test campaigns on a large number of spe...


IPS Structural Adhesives Conclude Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Mayer and Mayer Handels

IPS Structural Adhesives Conclude Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Mayer and Mayer Handels

29 November 2016

IPS Structural Adhesives has successfully concluded its lawsuit against Mayer & Mayer Handels, following a mostly favourable judgment in...


Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

29 November 2016

Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2Fire Classification


Plataine Wins ‘2016 Innovation in Composite Manufacture Award’

29 November 2016

On 2 November 2016 at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham, Composites UK awarded Plataine with the 2016 Innovation in Composite Manufacture Award.


Aliancys, BUFA, Indupol and Solico Help TGM to Develop a Unique and Innovative Building Façade System

Aliancys, BUFA, Indupol and Solico Help TGM to Develop a Unique and Innovative Building Façade System

22 November 2016

Wanting to develop a new cost-effective composite façade system for office buildings, construction company TGM involved Indupol, Aliancys, B...


DTC Expands Competitive Consumable Offering for Composite Finishing Markets

DTC Expands Competitive Consumable Offering for Composite Finishing Markets

22 November 2016

Direct Tool Company (DTC) has had a successful first 3 quarters after taking on several big new composite customers and so expand their stoc...


Expansion at BÜFA Composite Systems

Expansion at BÜFA Composite Systems

22 November 2016

BÜFA Composite Systems has made great progress in enlarging its production site in Rastede, Germany.


TFP Launch Updated Tecnofire Range

TFP Launch Updated Tecnofire Range

22 November 2016

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will be launching its new, updated Tecnofire range of fire protection materials at Composites Europe in Dusse...


Avcorp Awarded Long-Term Production Contract from Fuji Heavy Industries

22 November 2016

Avcorp Industries has been awarded a long-term production contract with the Aerospace Company of Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), a tier-one supplier to major original equipment manufacturers (OEM) of commercial and defence aircraft around the world.


Dilutec Produces Tailor-made Gelcoats to Stand Out from the Competition

22 November 2016

Dilutec sought to stand out by producing tailor-made gelcoats and today, it has a portfolio of more than 300 items, the largest of its kind in Brazil.


Granta and JAHM Software Team up on Temperature-Dependent Data for Simulation and Materials Selection

22 November 2016

Granta Design and JAHM Software have signed an agreement to make JAHM’s extensive temperature-dependent materials property data available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI and CES Selector.


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.


AVS-SYS Joins the National Business Aviation Association

22 November 2016

AVS-SYS has joined the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the leading organisation for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help their business.


Evonik Invests in Capacity Expansion for ROHACELL

22 November 2016

Evonik Resource Efficiency will invest in a capacity expansion of its Performance Foams business at its production site in Darmstadt, Germany.  


AMRC to Play Major Role in Bid to Create a Double Economic Boost for North Wales

22 November 2016

Welsh Government plans to invest £20 million in a new Advanced Manufacturing & Research Institute have been welcomed by Colin Sirett, Chief Executive Officer of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).


AOC Increases Prices for Mexico

22 November 2016

AOC has increased the price of all products and accounts based on Mexican pesos by MX$2.25/KG.


Gurit Reports Aerospace Contract Renewal

22 November 2016

Gurit has successfully renewed a supply contract for aircraft interior materials with Diehl Aircabin as existing aerospace customer.


Dymax Launches a New 25” WIDECURE Conveyor for Curing Larger Parts

Dymax Launches a New 25” WIDECURE Conveyor for Curing Larger Parts

15 November 2016

Dymax Corporation has launched a new WIDECURE conveyor system designed to offer consistent, fast, and safe curing.


Hexagon Ragasco Enters Bangladesh

15 November 2016

Hexagon Ragasco has entered into a four-year frame agreement with Beximco Group for sales of composite LPG cylinders into the fast growing Bangladeshi market.


Avcorp Restructures its Gardena Facility

15 November 2016

Avcorp Industries issued 60 day WARN notifications on 24 October 2016, as part of a restructuring initiative at its Gardena, California, US, facility that will result in a workforce reduction of 75 permanent employees by 31 December 2016.


Betaforce Composite Bonding Adhesives for Mass Production Named to the 2016 R&D 100 List

15 November 2016

BETAFORCE composite bonding adhesives from Dow Automotive Systems have been named to the 2016 R&D 100 list of most significant technology innovations of the year.


Sigmatex Launches Recycled Composite Material

Sigmatex Launches Recycled Composite Material

08 November 2016

Sigmatex has developed a new carbon fibre composite material within its sigmaRF product range.


Vaupell SB Aero Joins TPRC as New Tier 1 Member

Vaupell SB Aero Joins TPRC as New Tier 1 Member

08 November 2016

As of 1 November 2016, Vaupell SB Aero has joined the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) as a Tier 1 member.


Tesla and SolarCity Launch of Multiple Styled Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla and SolarCity Launch of Multiple Styled Solar Roof Tiles

08 November 2016

Sven Lindström, CEO of solar tech company Midsummer, says that he finds Tesla’s and SolarCity’s launch of multiple styled solar roof tiles r...


DuPont is Giving Shape to Smart Ideas as Evident in New Daimler NAG3 Production-Ready Oil Pan

DuPont is Giving Shape to Smart Ideas as Evident in New Daimler NAG3 Production-Ready Oil Pan

08 November 2016

DuPont has collaborated with IBS Filtran to optimise production and processing of Daimler car oil pans in nine speed automatic transmission....


Benefit from Graphene in Your Composite Development

Benefit from Graphene in Your Composite Development

08 November 2016

Meet and interact with graphene experts at the Graphene Connect workshop taking place at Messe Düsseldorf, conference room 814 A & B, du...


Controlled, Accurate Plasma Cleaner for TEM Sample Preparation

Controlled, Accurate Plasma Cleaner for TEM Sample Preparation

08 November 2016

Henniker Plasma has launched a new, cost effective bench-top plasma cleaner for TEM sample preparation tasks.


Polymat FR Offers Significantly Higher Mechanical Properties

08 November 2016

Polymat FR, an innovative 3D reinforcement textile, has been developed by Scott & Fyfe specifically for high performance composite applications where strength, weight reduction and fire performance are critical parameters – for example, in the transportation, construction and marine sectors.


Teijin Completes Land Acquisition for Business Expansion in US

08 November 2016

Teijinhas completed the purchase of approximately 1.8 million m2 (about 440 acre) commercial land in Greenwood, South Carolina, US.


Rolls-Royce Expands Aerospace Research Centre in Southern California, US

08 November 2016

Rolls-Royce is growing its presence in Southern California, US, with a $30 million expansion into a new 62,000 square foot facility that will be dedicated to research and development of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials and processes for use in next generation aircraft engine components.


Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities

Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities

01 November 2016

Formaplex has expanded its new manufacturing facilities, which is now operational.


VELOX Introduces Its Comprehensive Composites Range at Advanced Engineering Show

VELOX Introduces Its Comprehensive Composites Range at Advanced Engineering Show

01 November 2016

VELOX will be present at the Advanced Engineering Show taking place on the 2-3 November at NEC in Birmingham, UK.


Light and Sturdy Powerboats from Symphony Boat Company

Light and Sturdy Powerboats from Symphony Boat Company

01 November 2016

Sustainability and respect for the environment are core elements explain the boat builders at Symphony Boat Company, when constructing their...


Applied Graphene Materials Supplies First Production Orders

01 November 2016

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) is starting to supply first production orders to customers within the company’s target Composites, Polymers and Coatings industries.


The Gill Corporation Celebrates New Building at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

01 November 2016

Stephen Gill, Chairman and CEO of The Gill Corporation, was pleased to participate at a ceremony to celebrate the opening of its newest building adjacent to the existing seven building campus.


Strongwell Corporation Wins Two Prestigious Awards

01 November 2016

Strongwell Corporation was recently recognised with two prestigious awards for its innovation, corporate citizenship and advocacy.


NetComposites Continues as Innovation and Headline Media Partner for Advanced Engineering 2016

NetComposites Continues as Innovation and Headline Media Partner for Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

NetComposites will once again be a key innovation and headline media partner to the Composites Engineering show, part of the Advanced Engine...


Chomarat Presents Latest Glass and Carbon Innovations at Advanced Engineering 2016

Chomarat Presents Latest Glass and Carbon Innovations at Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

On 2-3 November, Chomarat will present its latest glass and carbon innovations at the Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK.


VELOX Offers Solutions with AEC Polymers for Industrial Boating

VELOX Offers Solutions with AEC Polymers for Industrial Boating

25 October 2016

VELOX is working closely with AEC Polymers to develop new solutions for the marine sector.


Fibermaq Supplies Equipment to Polynt

Fibermaq Supplies Equipment to Polynt

25 October 2016

Fibermaq has supplied three machines to the local operations of the Italian company Polynt, a company specialised in the production of resin...


Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis!

Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis!

25 October 2016

METRAVIB, a specialist in dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA), is proud to present Xpander.


Sigmatex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Sigmatex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

25 October 2016

Sigmatex is celebrating its 30th anniversary.


Teijin Wins EcoBalance Award for Customer Benefit Model

25 October 2016

Teijin has been honoured with the EcoBalance Award for Best Business Practices at the 12th Biennial International Conference on EcoBalance in Kyoto for its Customer Benefit Model.


The Gill Corporation Passes AS9100 Revision C Re-Certification Audit

25 October 2016

The Gill Corporation has successfully passed their annual AS9100, Revision C Re-Certification audit.


IP License Agreement Between Xamax Industries and Berry Plastics

25 October 2016

Xamax Industries has granted an intellectual property license to Berry Plastics for its thermoplastic surfacing laminate products and technology used in the production of various Continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic material (CFRTP) systems and thermoplastic sandwich panels.


RadiciGroup Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Tessiture Pietro Radici

25 October 2016

Tessiture Pietro Radici (TPR) (ancestral RadiciGroup company) was founded in 1941 as a manufacturing company engaged in the production of textiles and today a market leader in the production of spunbond nonwovens (Dylar) and synthetic grass yarn (Radigreen) – and is now celebrating its 75 years in business.


LANXESS Increases Focus on E&E Industry

25 October 2016

The use of thermoplastics in the electrical and electronics industry (E&E) will continue to grow strongly in the future thanks to megatrends such as Industry 4.0, LED lighting and the digital networking of building services engineering, household appliances and entertainment electronics.


Hexcel Amends and Extends Contract with Airbus Group

Hexcel Amends and Extends Contract with Airbus Group

18 October 2016

Two of Hexcel’s key contracts to supply advanced composites to Airbus Group have been amended which Hexcel expects generate total sales of $...


Chem-trend Introduces New High-efficiency Lusin Purge Compound for Engineering Plastics Lusin Clean 1100 Makes Colour and Material Changes More Efficient

Chem-trend Introduces New High-efficiency Lusin Purge Compound for Engineering Plastics Lusin Clean 1100 Makes Colour and Material Changes More Efficient

18 October 2016

Chem-Trend has added LusinClean 1100 to its broad line-up of high performance purging compounds.


Epigem Granted US Patent on Composite Electrode

Epigem Granted US Patent on Composite Electrode

18 October 2016

Epigem has been granted a patent by theUS Patent and Trademark Office for its composite electrode.


Intertronics Launch Premium Dispensing Components Range - QuantX

Intertronics Launch Premium Dispensing Components Range - QuantX

18 October 2016

Intertronics has launched the latest generation of dispensing components, designed and manufactured to compete – and be compatible – with ot...


Exova Plzen Becomes Europe’s Largest Creep and Stress Rupture Laboratory

Exova Plzen Becomes Europe’s Largest Creep and Stress Rupture Laboratory

18 October 2016

Exova has consolidated its capabilities in Newcastle, UK and Plzeň, Czech Republic to create Europe’s largest creep and stress rupture labor...


Covestro Stock Shows Convincing Performance at First Listing Anniversary

18 October 2016

It was one year ago on 6 October 2015, that Covestro debuted on the stock exchange which saw the beginning of a new era as an independent company and a step that has enabled it to play to its strengths faster, more effectively and more flexibly in the global competitive environment.


LM Group Holding Sell of LM Wind Power to GE

18 October 2016

Doughty Hanson, the European private equity firm, has agreed to sell its stakes in LM Wind Power Holding to GE for an enterprise value of EUR 1.5 billion.


EconCore and Fynotej Enter License Agreement for Production of Honeycomb Sandwich Panels

18 October 2016

After preliminary development work, EconCore and Fynotej have entered into a license agreement for ThermHex honeycomb technology.


Innovative Airplane Mobile Drink Dispenser Uses Victrex Peek Polymer For Demanding Inner Water Tank

Innovative Airplane Mobile Drink Dispenser Uses Victrex Peek Polymer For Demanding Inner Water Tank

11 October 2016

SkyTender, a mobile drinks dispenser produced by SkyTender Solutions, has been developed to save time and can replace conventional packaging...


Composites One Announces Educational Partnership with Davis Applied Technology College

Composites One Announces Educational Partnership with Davis Applied Technology College

11 October 2016

Composites One and Davis Applied Technology College (DATC), announced their new partnership during CAMX 2016 in Anaheim, California, US.


New Ashland Brand Signals Acceleration of Corporate Mission, Organisational Transformation and Separation from Valvoline

11 October 2016

Ashland has taken another important step in its plan for the future, furthering its competitive strategy following its eventual separation from Valvoline, revealing its new ‘Always Solving’ corporate identity and unveiling the organisational culture that will continue to differentiate the company as it continues its mission to become the premier specialty chemical company in the world.


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.


Sales in the Brazilian Composites Sector Totaled US$ 335 Million in the First Half

11 October 2016

A report ordered by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) shows sales in the Brazilian composites industry totaled US$ 335 million in the first half of this year, which corresponds to a 30% drop compared to the same period of 2015.


Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives Business Introduces Two Technical Innovations

11 October 2016

The Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit at Huber Engineered Materials has introduced two new technologies.


Chemical Industry Council Honours Covestro

11 October 2016

Covestro has been recognised by the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) for its successful use of CO2 in plastics production.


Direct Tool Company Soar Ahead Securing Contracts with International Yacht Racing Teams

Direct Tool Company Soar Ahead Securing Contracts with International Yacht Racing Teams

04 October 2016

Direct Tool Company (DTC) describes itself as the leading supplier of refinishing tools, consumables and plant equipment for some of the mos...


Aliancys Delivers Great Service Providing Chemical Resistance Advice

Aliancys Delivers Great Service Providing Chemical Resistance Advice

04 October 2016

Aliancys’ customers are turning to them for material and process advice.


LORD Sees Signs of Recovery of Brazilian Operation

04 October 2016

LORD has seen signs of recovery in the Brazilian market and is following a new strategy to face the crisis by expanding its product range and entering new areas.


Agility Fuel Systems and Hexagon Composites Successfully Close Merger to Create Agility Fuel

04 October 2016

Agility Fuel Systems and Hexagon Composites have finalised their merger effective 3 October 2016.


NTPT Chosen as the Composite Materials Technology Partner for the TALC - Thin Aperture Light Collector - Space Telescope Project

NTPT Chosen as the Composite Materials Technology Partner for the TALC - Thin Aperture Light Collector - Space Telescope Project

27 September 2016

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has been chosen as the composite materials partner for a proposed Thin Aperture Light Collector (TALC) spac...


SCIGRIP Acquired Arjay Technologies

SCIGRIP Acquired Arjay Technologies

27 September 2016

SCIGRIP has completed an agreement to acquire Arjay Technologies, the Florida-based manufacturer of high performance bonding compounds for t...


Wabash National Corporation Signs Exclusive Agreement with EconCore to Offer New Composite Technology in North America

27 September 2016

Wabash National Corporation has signed a new agreement with EconCore to execute EconCore’s patented honeycomb core production technology in North America.


Dymax Receives US Patent

27 September 2016

Dymax has been awarded a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


Significant Capacity Expansion for Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives Business

27 September 2016

Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit will have 10% capacity expansion of its Martinal fine precipitated alumina trihydrate production at its newly acquired Martinswerk Plant in Bergheim, Germany.  


Finalists Announced for ACMA Awards for Composites Excellence

Finalists Announced for ACMA Awards for Composites Excellence

20 September 2016

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has announced the finalists for the Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE), sponsor...


Solvay Wins SPE Process Innovation Award for BMW M4 GTS Hood as 'Most Innovative Composite Part’

Solvay Wins SPE Process Innovation Award for BMW M4 GTS Hood as 'Most Innovative Composite Part’

20 September 2016

Solvay has received the 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Process Innovation Award for the ‘Most Innovative Composite Part’.


MB-Spritzgusstechnik Guarantees its Success with NEGRI BOSSI Injection Moulding Technology

MB-Spritzgusstechnik Guarantees its Success with NEGRI BOSSI Injection Moulding Technology

20 September 2016

When he referred to NEGRI BOSSI a couple of years ago, Michael Bechtel, the founder of MB Spritzgusstechnik in Marktoberdorf, Germany, had a...


DTC Fit Out World Class Composite Manufacturing Training Facility With Bespoke Dust Extraction System

DTC Fit Out World Class Composite Manufacturing Training Facility With Bespoke Dust Extraction System

20 September 2016

Since the completion of the project with Combined Composite Technologies (better known as Hexion CCT), Direct Tool Company (DTC) says it has...


Thermwood Has Successfully Tested the ‘Ultra High Output’ PH50 Print Head on the LSAM

Thermwood Has Successfully Tested the ‘Ultra High Output’ PH50 Print Head on the LSAM

20 September 2016

After recently announcing its line of LSAM (large scale additive manufacturing) machines, Thermwood has now built and tested a high output v...


RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Acquires the Engineering Polymer Solutions Business of Invista

20 September 2016

Radicigroup performance plastics has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the engineering polymer solutions business of the american company, Invista.


Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit Show New Roads for Collaboration in the Automotive Value Chain

Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit Show New Roads for Collaboration in the Automotive Value Chain

13 September 2016

Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit have successfully improved smc technology for use in top-range Mercedes passenger cars.


Dow Automotive Systems Introduces New Epoxy Intermediates for Structural Composites

13 September 2016

To support the growing popularity of lightweight materials, Dow Automotive Systems has developed VORAFUSE epoxy intermediates.


Chem-Trend to Expand Research and Development Facilities at Global Headquarters

13 September 2016

Chem-Trend has announced the expansion of  its R&D facilities at its global headquarters in Howell, Michigan, US to allow for continued growth of its research and development activities and increased capabilities to provide customer support.


Armacell Starts Slicing Operations of PET-based Foam Core Materials in Canada

Armacell Starts Slicing Operations of PET-based Foam Core Materials in Canada

06 September 2016

Armacell Benelux has started ArmaFORM PET foam slicing operations at its Canadian plant in Brampton, Ontario.


Thermwood Offers 3D Additive Manufacturing Program with LSAM Machines

Thermwood Offers 3D Additive Manufacturing Program with LSAM Machines

06 September 2016

After an extensive development program, Thermwood Corporation, is now offering a line of Additive Manufacturing Systems for the production o...


Opening Ceremony of New KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machinery TechCentre in Mexico

Opening Ceremony of New KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machinery TechCentre in Mexico

06 September 2016

More than 100 customers from Mexico took up their invitation to attend the opening ceremony of the new KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machine...


Program of Composite Reverse Logistics Enters Into Force in the State of Paraná, Brazil

Program of Composite Reverse Logistics Enters Into Force in the State of Paraná, Brazil

06 September 2016

Gilmar Lima, President of the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), and Antonio Bonetti, Secretary of the Environment and...


Michelman Introduces Hydrosize Link – Next Generation Polyurethane Fibre Sizing for Automotive Under-the-Hood Composites

06 September 2016

Michelman is introducing two unique polyurethane dispersions designed as fibre sizing for reinforced composites in automotive under-the-hood applications.


epm: technology Group Gains AS9100

06 September 2016

epm: technology group has gained AS9100 approval.


Dymax BlueWave MX-150 High Energy UV LED Spot Curing Lamp from Intertronics for Superfast Cures

06 September 2016

Intertronics has recently introduced the new Dymax BlueWave MX-150 LED UV Spot Curing Lamp which offers the speed, consistency, reliability and long service life associated with LED UV curing.


EconCore Licenses Technology for Thermoplastic Honeycomb Panels and Automotive Applications in North America

06 September 2016

EconCore has signed a license agreement with a leading textile manufacturer in North America.


Martinswerk Increases Global Price for Martinal Fine Precipitated Alumina Trihydrate

06 September 2016

Martinswerk is increasing the global price of its martinal fine precipitated alumina trihydrate (ATH) products, effective 1 October 2016, or as current contracts allow.


Redelease Takes Over the Exclusive Distribution in Brazil of AkzoNobel Phenolic Resins

06 September 2016

Redelease has taken over the exclusive distribution in Brazil of the phenolic resins produced by the Dutch company, AkzoNobel.


AMAC Form Strategic Partnership With Gremolith for New Business Developments in Specialty Resins

AMAC Form Strategic Partnership With Gremolith for New Business Developments in Specialty Resins

30 August 2016

The Swiss-based, custom specialty resin manufacturer Gremolith has expanded its activities in cooperation with Dr Michael Effing (AMAC) into...


Euroresins UK Launch Web Shop

Euroresins UK Launch Web Shop

30 August 2016

Euroresins UK has launched a web shop for the UK Composites market.


Kordsa Global and Sabanci University Opens Composite Technologies Centre of Excellence

30 August 2016

Kordsa Global and Sabanci University have combined their forces under the same roof to open a high technology hub, Composite Technologies Centre of Excellence.


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 Achieves Net Sales Growth of 3% and a Strong Operating Profit Margin of 10.5% in the First Half of 2016

30 August 2016

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 182 million for the first half of 2016.


Innova Engineering Establishes New Research and Development Facility

30 August 2016

Innova Engineering has purchased and established a new Research and Development facility in Santa Ana, California, US, allowing for an expansion of capabilities and services offered by the engineering firm.


AGC AeroComposites Develops Innovative Thermoplastic Composite Welding Technique

30 August 2016

AGC AeroComposites has successfully completed their ‘CoFusion’ project with funding from the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP), in partnership with the UK National Composites Centre, TenCate Advanced Composites and Rolls Royce.


Carbodeon Closes EUR 1.5 million Funding Round from Straightforward Capital

Carbodeon Closes EUR 1.5 million Funding Round from Straightforward Capital

23 August 2016

Carbodeon has closed a EUR 1.5 million funding round from Straightforward Capital, a Finnish venture capital firm.


IACMI Launches Project to Enable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Manufacturing for High Volume, Low Cost, Reduced Weight Automotive Components with Increased Design Flexibility

IACMI Launches Project to Enable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Manufacturing for High Volume, Low Cost, Reduced Weight Automotive Components with Increased Design Flexibility

23 August 2016

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), in partnership with DuPont Performance Materials, Fibrtec and Purdue...


The Spheretex Team Celebrates 25th Anniversary

23 August 2016

The Spheretex Team is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the development of the first glassfibre based core material, ‘Sphere.tex’ which began development when CEO and majority shareholder Siggi Gerhards started in the 80’s.


Saertex and CEM Partner for Core Material Distribution on US Territory

23 August 2016

CEM, Composite Essential Materials, has partnered with Saertex to deliver its SAERfoam material.


ALMACO Creates Wind Committee

23 August 2016

The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) has recently created a Wind Committee, a body that has the goal of sharing knowledge and opening new opportunities for composite materials.


Formaplex Increases Production Capacity

Formaplex Increases Production Capacity

16 August 2016

Formaplex has commissioned a further 5 injection moulding presses to increase component production capabilities.


Automated Dynamics Partners With Bartell Machinery

Automated Dynamics Partners With Bartell Machinery

16 August 2016

Automated Dynamics has entered into a partnership with Bartell Machinery of Rome, New York, US.


Tricel Acquires Glasplies and Expands its UK Fibreglass Distribution Network

16 August 2016

Tricel has strategically expanded the company’s position within the UK fibreglass market through the acquisition of Glasplies, which is an already established supply and distribution operator for this sector.


Composites Germany Publish Results of 7th Composites Market Survey

09 August 2016

Composites Germany has published the results of its 7th survey of the market for fibre reinforced plastics.


Exova Wins RoSPA Silver Award

09 August 2016

Exova has achieved success in the prestigious annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).


The Gill Corporation Purchases New Building to Expand El Monte Manufacturing Plant

09 August 2016

The Gill Corporation has finalised purchase of a new building on property adjacent to the existing seven building campus.


Chem-trend Offers HAPs-free Portfolio for Composites Manufacturers to Comply With Tighter Regulations

09 August 2016

Chem-Trend now offers additional health, safety and environment (HSE) benefits for its Chemlease EZ Series product line, including semi-permanent sealers, release agents and cleaners for all composites applications worldwide.


TFP Announce Supacool Certification & New Product Launch

TFP Announce Supacool Certification & New Product Launch

02 August 2016

Technical Fibre Products has two important new developments with its Supacool range of lightweight cryogenic tissue; the launch of a new var...


ELG Carbon Fibre Joins IACMI as Plans Towards Opening of US Recycling Plant Accelerate

ELG Carbon Fibre Joins IACMI as Plans Towards Opening of US Recycling Plant Accelerate

02 August 2016

ELG Carbon IACMI - The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.


Permali Gloucester Invests Over £1.5 Million to Enhance Production and Reduce Carbon Emissions

Permali Gloucester Invests Over £1.5 Million to Enhance Production and Reduce Carbon Emissions

02 August 2016

Permali Gloucester has committed to over £1.5 million of investment in its future during 2016.


AREVO Announces $7M Series A Funding Round

28 June 2016

AREVO has launched a $7M Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures, coincident with the investment, Vijit Sabnis from Khosla Ventures will join the AREVO Board of Directors.


Matrix Composites Take on UK Distribution of ArmaFORM PET Core

28 June 2016

Matrix Composites have been appointed by Armacell Benelux as its UK distributor of ArmaFORM PET core.


Strongwell Recognised by Southwest Virginia Technology Council

28 June 2016

Strongwell Corporation has been recognised by the Southwest Virginia Technology Council, winning the ‘Advanced Manufacturing of the Year’ award for Strongwell’s overall achievements in advanced manufacturing in the southwest Virginia region, US.


AOC Increases Gel Coat and Pigment Price for US and Canada

28 June 2016

AOC has increased the price of its gel coats and pigments of up to US$0.06/lb. and up to CND$0.175/Kg, depending on application and colour.  


Adwen and LM Wind Power Partner to Present the Longest Blade in the World

Adwen and LM Wind Power Partner to Present the Longest Blade in the World

21 June 2016

Adwen and LM Wind Power have partnered to take a large step forward towards lowering the cost of energy in offshore, putting their respectiv...


Technical Partnership Enables Collaboration, Technology Advancements for Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems

Technical Partnership Enables Collaboration, Technology Advancements for Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems

21 June 2016

Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems have formed a technical partnership that will enable an expansion of their collaborative development...


Henkel Opens New Composite Test Centre in Heidelberg – The Composite Lab

Henkel Opens New Composite Test Centre in Heidelberg – The Composite Lab

21 June 2016

Henkel’s newly opened Composite Lab in Heidelberg, Germany, is a state-of-the-art test facility, where automotive customers can team up with...


Victrex 10 Years at Asia Innovation and Technology Centre (AITC)

Victrex 10 Years at Asia Innovation and Technology Centre (AITC)

21 June 2016

This June marks 10 years since Victrex opened its Asia Innovation and Technology Centre (AITC) in Shanghai, China, a move that has brought t...


Aliancys Signs Distribution Agreements for Malaysia and Japan

Aliancys Signs Distribution Agreements for Malaysia and Japan

21 June 2016

Aliancys has signed two new distribution agreements, respectively with Suka Chemicals in Malaysia and with Yokohama Chemicals Corporation (Y...


Castings Technology International Helps Keep a Multinational Company Running

21 June 2016

Castings Technology International (Cti) has come to the aid of a multinational company after key component failures impacted production.


Composites One Presented with 2015 Platinum Award from Great West Casualty Company

21 June 2016

Composites One was presented the Platinum award by Great West Casualty Company as a part of the 2015 National Safety Awards Program.  


North Thin Ply Technology Celebrates Official Opening of New Polish Production Plant

21 June 2016

As part of its ambitious growth plans North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), has officially opened its new production facility in Zory, Poland.


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...


Norco Restructures for the Future

Norco Restructures for the Future

14 June 2016

Norco has restructured its business operations to take advantage of a growth in key markets.


NTPT Continues Global Expansion with Appointment of Technology Marketing as US Distributor

NTPT Continues Global Expansion with Appointment of Technology Marketing as US Distributor

14 June 2016

To support its ambitious growth strategy North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has appointed Technology Marketing (TMI) as its distributor for th...


Carver Non-Woven Opens for Business

14 June 2016

Carver Non-Woven Technologies will begin a rolling start-up at its new manufacturing facility on 1 July 2016, and expects to be in full commercial production of high-quality, single- and multi-material non-woven products for both R3 and the broader North American composites industry by 15 July 2016.


Gurit Opens Wind Blade Mould Production Facility in Europe

14 June 2016

Gurit will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland to help further increase its tooling market share in Europe.


PPG Awarded DOE Partnership for Fiberglass Manufacturing Improvement Project

PPG Awarded DOE Partnership for Fiberglass Manufacturing Improvement Project

07 June 2016

PPG will partner with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to use high-performance computers to help reduce glass fibre breakage du...


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.


LANXESS Builds New Tank Farm and Unloading Station at Leverkusen Site

07 June 2016

LANXESS has significantly expanded storage capacity for its phosphoric acid ester plant at the Leverkusen, Germany site, investing around EUR 8 million.


Krauss-Maffei Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Krauss-Maffei Celebrates 50th Anniversary

31 May 2016

Krauss-Maffei Corporation celebrated its 50th anniversary on 18-19 May 2016 with more than 400 customers.


Hexcel Celebrates Opening of New Innovation Centre

Hexcel Celebrates Opening of New Innovation Centre

31 May 2016

Hexcel’s new $10 million Innovation Centre in Duxford, UK was officially opened by Marcus Bryson, Chair of the Aerospace Growth Partnership ...


TenCate Advanced Composites Celebrate the Opening of its European Centre of Excellence for Thermoset Composite Materials

31 May 2016

TenCate Advanced Composites celebrate the inaugural opening of their extended facility at Langley Mill, Nottingham, UK, the European Centre of Excellence for thermoset prepreg systems.


Araldite Industrial Adhesives Website Extends to Include Polish Language Version

31 May 2016

Huntsman Advanced Materials has released a dedicated Polish version of its Araldite Industrial Adhesives website to complement the existing English, French, Italian, German and Spanish language versions.


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.


Intertronics Opens New Technology Centre to Facilitate Trials, Demonstrations and Seminars

Intertronics Opens New Technology Centre to Facilitate Trials, Demonstrations and Seminars

24 May 2016

With manufacturing relying increasingly on high performance adhesives and protective materials, Intertronics is welcoming visitors to its re...


Tees Valley Unlimited Employ NetComposites to Promote Inward Investment

24 May 2016

Tees Valley Unlimited, the Local Enterprise Partnership for Tees Valley focused on delivering jobs and economic growth to the area, and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) have recently commissioned NetComposites to review and report on the projected demand for composites among UK based automotive suppliers and to identify any gaps within the UK composites supply chain.


Innovate UK Awards Funding to Drive Development of 3D Woven Textile Composites for Aerospace

24 May 2016

The 3 year ATI ‘Breakthrough Aerospace Materials’ project, known as BAM, commenced March 2016 and looks to advance the manufacturing techniques and simulation of 3D textiles in the UK and to make them commercially available to the aerospace industry.


Plexus Gains EN45545-2 Accreditation for its Methyl-Methacrylate Adhesives (MMA)

24 May 2016

Plexus recently attained the accreditation for R1/ Part 2 of EN45545-2:2013 standard for Toxicity – EN45545 Annex C (ISO 5659), Flammability (ISO 5658-2) and Heat Release (ISO 5660-2) for five products.


Granta and Senvol Team up on Selection of Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

24 May 2016

The Senvol Database, the comprehensive database of Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials and machines, will be available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI and CES Selector.


Dilutec Warns About the Importance of Chemical Barrier

24 May 2016

Crucial to the lamination plan of composite parts, the chemical barrier reduces the occurrence of two problems: the retraction of glass fibres (print-through) and blistering – in this case, when the product is in contact with water, such as boat hulls, swimming pools and spas.  


Cetim Receives Fifth Consecutive Nadcap Accreditation

24 May 2016

Cetim has achieved accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) for the fifth consecutive time, following a thorough audit performed by a US audit organisation at its Nantes facility.


Magma and Victrex Partnership Breaks Record of Longest M-pipe Subsea Intervention Line

Magma and Victrex Partnership Breaks Record of Longest M-pipe Subsea Intervention Line

03 May 2016

To reduce exploration and production costs and risks in subsea oil and gas systems, Magma Global has developed the flexible m-pipe technolog...


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...


Textechno Receives the DIN Innovation Award 2016 at Hannover Messe

Textechno Receives the DIN Innovation Award 2016 at Hannover Messe

03 May 2016

Textechno has received the DIN Innovation Award for DIN SPEC 8100 and its test equipment DRAPE TEST for evaluating composite woven and non-c...


Thrace Plastics Commissions Second Cygnet Texkimp Creel Following Beaming Success

03 May 2016

Greek plastics manufacturer Thrace Plastics has commissioned a second 1,800-position creel from UK machinery builder Cygnet Texkimp.


Hexcel Breaks Ground on New Engineered Core Facility in Morocco

03 May 2016

Hexcel has broken-ground on a new $20 million engineered core facility at the MidParc Free Trade Zone Industrial Park in Casablanca, Morocco.


International Research Project Cuts the Cost and Environmental Impact of Composite Production

International Research Project Cuts the Cost and Environmental Impact of Composite Production

26 April 2016

New technologies and techniques that radically reduce the cost and environmental impact of using composites are entering production followin...


VELOX Offers ThermHex PP Honeycomb Cores

VELOX Offers ThermHex PP Honeycomb Cores

26 April 2016

VELOX has a new co-operation agreement with ThermHex Waben, as of April 2016, to offer the thermoplastic honeycomb cores range in Europe exc...


Covestro Aims to Halve CO2 Emissions by 2025

26 April 2016

Covestro has set ambitious sustainability targets for itself. Today on Earth Day, the company has announced that it intends to reduce its CO emissions by 50 percent based on a base line of 2005.


FluiDyna Achieves Elite Solution Provider Status in NVIDIA Partner Network Program

26 April 2016

Altair has recently invested in FluiDyna by acquiring shares of the German technology provider plus a member of the Altair Partner Alliance, and in doing so has achieved Elite Solution Provider status in the NVIDIA Partner Network program.


Industry 4.0 Becoming an Opportunity for Plastics Processing

26 April 2016

Under the umbrella name "Plastics 4.0", the KraussMaffei Group, with its three brands, is developing solutions and concentrating these under the three categories Intelligent Machines, Integrated Production and Interactive Services.


Price Increase for Aliancys Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

26 April 2016

Aliancys has increased the price of its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 75 per ton.


Aliancys Inaugurates New SMC Line for R&D

Aliancys Inaugurates New SMC Line for R&D

19 April 2016

Aliancys has installed a new state-of-the-art SMC line in its R&D facilities in Zwolle, Netherlands.


New Airbus Asia Training Centre Opens in Singapore

New Airbus Asia Training Centre Opens in Singapore

19 April 2016

The new Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC), a joint venture 55% owned by Airbus and 45% by Singapore Airlines (SIA), has officially opened i...


JEC Americas 2016 Unites Innovative Developments in Composites Manufacturing at Annual Conference

19 April 2016

JEC Americas International Composites Event will bring together trailblazers and innovators in composites at the fifth annual international conference and exhibit show in Atlanta, US from 3-5 May 2016.


AMI Report European Compounding Industry Growth Ahead of Polymer Demand

19 April 2016

The compounding industry in Europe in recent years has mainly been driven by growth in technical polyolefin and engineering compounds replacing metals and other traditional materials in automotive and electrical applications, whilst master batch has been replacing the use of colour compounds in packaging and household goods applications.


Exel Composites to use Clean Tech Solutions to Remove Styrene Emissions

19 April 2016

Being an FRP (fibre-reinforced plastics) manufacturer means being a source of VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions, Exel Composites has invested considerable resources over the years in tackling VO emissions into the environment.


Peerless Mathematics and Practicality: Multiscale Designer Now in Altair Hyperworks

19 April 2016

Altair has added Multiscale Designer to the HyperWorks Software Suite following the recent acquisition of MDS.


Capvis Acquires Polyurethane Machinery Specialist Hennecke

19 April 2016

Capvis has signed an agreement with the German-based industrial group ADCURAM to acquire the German Hennecke Group (Hennecke).


Future Materials Group Investigates Growth Scenarios for the Carbon Fibre Market Over the Next 20 Years at JEC World 2016

01 March 2016

At JEC World 2016, Future Materials Group (FMG) will be releasing the results of its new analysis into potential growth scenarios for the carbon fibre market over the next 20 years and discussing the opportunities these present for investors and industry players.


NetComposites Acquires Engineering Consultancy James Quinn Associates

NetComposites Acquires Engineering Consultancy James Quinn Associates

01 March 2016

NetComposites has acquired James Quinn Associates Ltd (JQAL), an engineering consultancy specialising in structural analysis of polymer comp...


DIAB Establishes Itself in the Heart of Helsingborg, Sweden

16 February 2016

DIAB has opened a new office at a central address in Helsingborg, Sweden on 1 February 2016; the new office is a strategically important step in order to secure strong future recruitment.


Hexagon Composites Acquires Fuel Systems Integrator in Brazil

16 February 2016

Hexagon Composites has agreed to acquire 67% of a Brazilian entity to pursue fuel systems opportunities for transit buses and heavy-duty trucks.


Chomarat Announces Distribution Agreement With GMS Composites

09 February 2016

By signing a new distribution agreement with GMS Composites, CHOMARAT continues to pursue its development strategy in advanced composite materials.


Huber Officially Acquires Martinswerk Business from Albemarle

09 February 2016

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) has acquired the Martinswerk business of Albemarle.  


Toho Tenax Concludes Long-term Contract with UTAS for PYROMEX Aircraft Brake-friction Materials

Toho Tenax Concludes Long-term Contract with UTAS for PYROMEX Aircraft Brake-friction Materials

02 February 2016

Toho Tenax has revised and renewed a long-term contract to supply PYROMEX, an oxidised PAN fibre (OPF) to UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS), a me...


Owens Corning and Shandong Fiberglass Group Sign Technology License Manufacturing Supply Agreements

02 February 2016

Owens Corning has entered into technology licensing and manufacturing supply agreements with Shandong Fiberglass Group in China.


NPTP Expands European Distribution Network with Appointment of Bodo Mӧller Chemie

02 February 2016

To support its ambitious growth strategy, North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) appoints Bodo Mӧller Chemie, as its distributor for the France, Spain and Benelux regions.


Aliancys Reveals Its New Corporate Identity

02 February 2016

DSM Composite Resins changed its name to Aliancys in November 2015 and is now proud to show to the composites’ world its new corporate identity.


Airborne Acquires Aviation Enterprises

02 February 2016

Netherlands-based Airborne International has acquired 100% of the share capital of Aviation Enterprises, based in the UK.


Chomarat Receives DNV GL Marine Certification for its Glass and Carbon Multiaxial Range

02 February 2016

Chomarat has received DNV GL certification for its range of glass and carbon multiaxial reinforcements for the marine market, available under the brand names G-Ply and C-Ply.


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.


GKN Aerospace Signs New Five Year Contract with Velocity Composites

02 February 2016

Velocity Composites has signed a new contract that will see it supply aerospace manufacturer GKN Aerospace with structural plies for the next five years.


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...


Pultrex Awarded Contract to Supply Mini-Winding Machine

12 January 2016

Pultrex have been awarded a contract from an existing Slovenian customer to supply a 4 axis Mini-Winding machine complete with Tension Control and Resin Impregnation systems.


Katcon Acquires Exclusive License for Composite Automotive Body Parts from Magna Steyr

Katcon Acquires Exclusive License for Composite Automotive Body Parts from Magna Steyr

12 January 2016

With effect of January 2016, the Mexican-based Automotive specialist Katcon Advanced Materials (Katcon) and Magna Steyr (Magna), have signed...


Boeing and ANA Celebrate Airline's 100,000th 787 Dreamliner Flight

12 January 2016

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) have celebrated ANA becoming the first airline to reach its 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner, during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, US.


Solvay Signs Exclusive Process Materials Distribution Agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Baltic States and Finland

Solvay Signs Exclusive Process Materials Distribution Agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Baltic States and Finland

12 January 2016

Solvay has signed an exclusive distribution agreement between its Composite Materials Global Business Unit and Bang & Bonsomer Group wit...


New Markets Ensured Dilutec’s Positive Performance in 2015

12 January 2016

Dilutec managed to circumvent the economic crisis experienced in the country thanks to the entry into two new market segments: nautical and pool and, in parallel it started operating in niches previously dominated by multinationals.


Avcorp Doubles Revenue and Strengthens Balance Sheet Through Acquisition of Hitco Composites Aerostructures Division

12 January 2016

Avcorp Industries has completed its acquisition of the assets and certain liabilities of the composite Aerostructures division of SGL Carbon SE’s (SGL’s) subsidiary, Hitco Carbon Composites.


Hexcel Acquires Remaining Interest in Formax UK Joint Venture

05 January 2016

Hexcel Corporation has acquired full ownership of Formax UK, having previously acquired a 50% interest in the privately-owned company in December 2014.


Orbital ATK Awarded Contract by United Launch Alliance for Large Composite Structures

05 January 2016

Orbital ATK has been awarded a contract from United Launch Alliance (ULA) for large-size composite structures to be used for the Atlas V and Delta IV vehicles in support of the current US Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles (EELV) programs.


Epigem’s Path is Clear for US Patent on Composite Electrode

22 December 2015

Epigem has received a notice of allowance by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its composite electrode.


AVS-SYS Further Expands Sales Force with Addition of Panair International

22 December 2015

AVS-SYS appoint Panair International to handle its Business Development activities for Brazil and Florida, US.


Huber Strengthens Fire Retardant Additive Portfolio with Acquisition of Albemarle’s Martinswerk Chemical Businesses

22 December 2015

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) has reached an agreement to acquire the Martinswerk mineral flame retardants and specialty chemicals businesses of Albemarle.


Solvay Successfully Completes the Acquisition of Cytec and Launches Integration Plans

15 December 2015

Solvay has successfully completed the acquisition of Cytec and will immediately begin the integration of Cytec’s businesses to deliver cost synergies and capture significant business opportunities in advanced lightweighting materials for the aerospace and automotive industries and in specialty chemicals for mining.


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 ...


New Multi-million Down Stream Manufacturing Investments for Victrex

New Multi-million Down Stream Manufacturing Investments for Victrex

15 December 2015

To support identified programs in the industrial and medical sectors, Victrex will invest up to 15 million GBP (22.7 million dollars) in fur...


Piper Plastics Selects Laird Plastics as North American Distributor for its KyronMAX PEI Plate

Piper Plastics Selects Laird Plastics as North American Distributor for its KyronMAX PEI Plate

15 December 2015

Laird Plastics has been selected as the distributor for Piper Plastics’ KyronMAX S-6230 machinable carbon composite polyetherimide (PEI) pla...


VELOX Expanding Distribution Partnership with Wolfangel in Poland

15 December 2015

VELOX is extending its partnership with Wolfangel in Poland starting January 2016.


NATEP Grants AVS-SYS and Partners Ducting Research Funding

15 December 2015

AVS-SYS is excited to have been awarded two NATEP (National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme) grants for development of new advanced Aerospace Ducting for Air Distribution.


Terma Opens New Office in Brussels

15 December 2015

Terma has opened a new representation office in Brussels, Belgium.


Exova Acquires Western Technical Services

Exova Acquires Western Technical Services

08 December 2015

Exova Group has acquired Western Technical Services (WTS) a specialist provider of non-destructive testing and inspection of components and ...


RTP Company to Manufacture and Sell Custom Compounds Based on Solvay's Torlon Polyamide-imide

08 December 2015

Solvay Specialty Polymers has signed a new licensing agreement that enables RTP Company to manufacture and sell RTP Company custom compounds based on Solvay’s ultra-high performance Torlon polyamide-imide (PAI) polymer.


EOS Enters a Three-year Technical Partnership with Williams

EOS Enters a Three-year Technical Partnership with Williams

01 December 2015

EOS has entered a three-year technical partnership with Williams Grand Prix Engineering and Williams Advanced Engineering.


Exel Composites Joins Cleantech Finland

Exel Composites Joins Cleantech Finland

01 December 2015

Exel Composites has joined Cleantech Finland, an organisation promoting clean technology, supporting the company’s target to develop lighter...


Solvay Epicerol Earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Certification

01 December 2015

Solvay subsidiary Advanced Biochemical Thailand (ABT) receives certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) for the production of Epicerol, a bio-based building block for renewable chemicals and resins.


Alderley Park: the New Home of AVS-SYS

Alderley Park: the New Home of AVS-SYS

17 November 2015

AVS-SYS has completed its move to a new and larger manufacturing site, located just south of Manchester, UK, which provides the space and fa...


Joint Program to Promote Waterborne PU Technology for Textiles

17 November 2015

Isotex Engineering has joined forces with Covestro to develop and market technologies for PU synthetics, technical textiles, films and foams based on INSQIN waterborne polyurethane technology.


RAMPF and Reutlingen University Enter Powerful Partnership for Research

17 November 2015

The RAMPF Group has agreed a sponsorship contract with Reutlingen University, a cooperation which aims to bring about an intensive knowledge and technology transfer with the faculties of Applied Chemistry and Engineering.


ASTM International Launches Campaign in Smart Manufacturing

17 November 2015

ASTM International has launched a campaign that strengthens its commitment to serve as the global leader in smart-manufacturing standards.


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...


New Corporate Name Between Two Milwaukee Manufacturers

New Corporate Name Between Two Milwaukee Manufacturers

10 November 2015

Since pooling their talents, Wisconsin Thermoset Molding and Rose Polymer Composites have taken aggressive steps that include acquisition of...


Aliancys – New Name for DSM Composite Resins

10 November 2015

DSM has gone into partnership with CVC Capital Partners (CVC) which has involved the formation of a new holding company and the start of the DSM Composite Resins business as a separate business unit.


Cytec Process Materials Announce an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Russia, Ukraine and Belorussia Territory

10 November 2015

Cytec Industries has signed an exclusive Distribution Agreement between Cytec Process Materials and Bang & Bonsomer Group.


CAMX Award Winners Announced

10 November 2015

At the second annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) presented four ACE Awards in three categories recognising outstanding achievement and innovation in technology, manufacturing and product development.


Angstron Unveil Two-Pronged Plant to Jump Start Graphene Market Growth

03 November 2015

During remarks at GrapChina 2015 in Qingdao, China, Dr. Bor Jang, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Angstron Materials (AMI) unveiled a two-pronged plan he says will eliminate bottlenecks and jump start market growth.


ACMA and IACMI Combine Forces to Grow the Composite Industry

ACMA and IACMI Combine Forces to Grow the Composite Industry

03 November 2015

The American Composite Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) have ente...


Composites One Announces Partnership with IACMI

27 October 2015

Composites One, along with the Closed Mold Alliance and Magnum Venus Products, has partnered with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to lead four schools in 2016 focused on advanced process and materials.


The American Composites Manufacturers Association Calls for Reduced Tariffs in International Trade Commission Testimony

20 October 2015

In a testimony before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) requested an equal playing field for tariffs on composite products, covered in the Environmental Goods Agreement.


Fibermaq Supplies First Units of the Evolution Series to Stringal-Hurner

Fibermaq Supplies First Units of the Evolution Series to Stringal-Hurner

20 October 2015

Fibermaq has supplied the first machines of the new series Evolution to Stringal-Hurner, a Brazilian reference in industrial equipment made ...


Haydale HDPlas Process Granted European Patent

20 October 2015

Haydale has received confirmation from the European Patent Office (EPO) of the decision to grant a European Patent for its proprietary HDPlas functionalisation process for graphene and other nanoparticulate materials.


Victrex Wins 2015 RoSPA Order of Distinction for Outstanding Occupational Health and Safety Performance

20 October 2015

Based on the strength of its occupational health and safety management and performance in 2014, Victrex has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the fourth time.


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.


Exova Opens Pittsburgh Laboratory

20 October 2015

Exova has opened its first facility in the North East of the US with a new materials and corrosion testing laboratory in Pittsburgh. 


Finnair Becomes First European A350 XWB Operator

Finnair Becomes First European A350 XWB Operator

13 October 2015

Finnair has taken delivery in Toulouse of the first of 19 A350 XWBs on order, thus becoming the first European operator and the third worldw...


Royal Engineered Composites Acquires "Time Reversal" Technology

Royal Engineered Composites Acquires "Time Reversal" Technology

13 October 2015

Royal Engineered Composites (REC) is the first North American Aerospace Composites company to add "Time Reversal" technology to their nondes...


Araldite Industrial Adhesives Extends Their Website to Include German, French, Italian and Spanish

06 October 2015

In line with its policy of continuous improvement to customer service, Huntsman Advanced Materials has released dedicated versions in German and French of its Araldite Industrial Adhesives website, with the Italian site due to be launched later this month and Spanish by the end of the year.


Boeing Opens Advanced Manufacturing Research Center in South Carolina

29 September 2015

Boeing has opened its research and technology centre in South Carolina, which is devoted to current and next-generation technology development.


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.


TFP Open State of the Art Production Line

TFP Open State of the Art Production Line

29 September 2015

TFP has celebrated the formal opening of a third manufacturing line, doubling production capacity in response to increased demand for its in...


CST Composites Secures $1.4M Government Funding

CST Composites Secures $1.4M Government Funding

22 September 2015

CST Composites has secured a $1.4 million (US$1M) grant from the Australian Government as part of a $5.7 million (US$4M) project investment ...


Henkel Adhesive Technologies Expands Expertise in Surface Treatment

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Expands Expertise in Surface Treatment

15 September 2015

As part of its innovation strategy, the Henkel business unit is strengthening its technical scouting and engagement with promising start-up ...


Michelman Takes Steps to Better Anticipate and Serve Customers’ Needs around the Globe

06 January 2015

Michelman has introduced an organisational structure consisting of three Strategic Business Groups.


Laurel BioComposite Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Manufacturing Facility and Production Line

Laurel BioComposite Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Manufacturing Facility and Production Line

01 October 2013

Laurel BioComposite held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to recognise its recent move to its newly constructed 20,000-square-foot ...


BYK Completes Acquisition of PolyAd Services

07 March 2017

BYK has completed the acquisition of the plastics additives manufacturer PolyAd Services; the acquisition was announced on 1 February 2017.


Kenway Corporation Acquires Assets of Harbor Technologies

03 November 2015

Kenway Corporation has acquired the assets of the recently dissolved Harbor Technologies.