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Teknor Apex Expands Engineering Thermoplastics Line

16 May 2017

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


SABIC and Airborne Join Forces to Develop Automated Composites Processes

SABIC and Airborne Join Forces to Develop Automated Composites Processes

09 May 2017

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


PlastiComp Triples Capacity for Long Carbon Fibre Composites

PlastiComp Triples Capacity for Long Carbon Fibre Composites

02 May 2017

PlastiComp has completed the installation of an additional pultrusion line dedicated to manufacturing long c...


Tenax Carbon Part in Porsche GT3 Cup II

Tenax Carbon Part in Porsche GT3 Cup II

18 April 2017

Toho Tenax Europe has manufactured the assembly carrier for the Porsche GT3 Cup II.


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...


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.


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.


Porcher Industries Writes Next Chapter in History With Massive Growth and Investment Plans Worth €50+M for 2017

Porcher Industries Writes Next Chapter in History With Massive Growth and Investment Plans Worth €50+M for 2017

07 March 2017

Porcher Industries will implement a multi-million Euro growth and restructuring phase as the company moves into 2017.


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.


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

07 March 2017

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


Covestro Present Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

Covestro Present Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

07 March 2017

Covestro will present material solutions and technologies for the automotive, electronics and construction sectors and for the generation of...


Bond-Laminates Focus on Hybrid Moulding Plus IMD Technology at JEC World

07 March 2017

Bond-Laminates will be making hybrid moulding plus IMD (In-Mould Decoration) technology at JEC World 2017.


Covestro Presents Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

Covestro Presents Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

07 March 2017

Covestro will present material solutions and technologies for the automotive, electronics and construction sectors and for the generation of...


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...


Hexcel Promotes its Cross Sector Innovations at JEC World

07 March 2017

Hexcel will be promoting a number of composite innovations for aerospace, wind energy, automotive and recreation industries at JEC World 2017.


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...


Porcher Industries and Airbus Helicopters to Showcase World’s First Carbon/PEEK Helicopter Rotor Hub at Jec World 2017

Porcher Industries and Airbus Helicopters to Showcase World’s First Carbon/PEEK Helicopter Rotor Hub at Jec World 2017

07 March 2017

Airbus Helicopters and Porcher Industries will showcase the latest structural component on the H160; Airbus Helicopters’ new cutting-edge co...


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

07 March 2017

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


TenCate Launches Next Generation Composite Materials for Aerospace and High Performance Industrial Applications at JEC World

07 March 2017

TenCate Advanced Composites will launch its next generation of fibre reinforced composite materials for aerospace and high performance industrial applications during JEC World 201.


Toho Tenax Europe Showcases New Thermoplastic Recycling Solution at JEC World

Toho Tenax Europe Showcases New Thermoplastic Recycling Solution at JEC World

07 March 2017

Toho Tenax Europe (TTE) has developed a new compound, based on recycled thermoplastic carbon fibre material and PEEK (polyetheretherketone) ...


UBE Launches Numerous Products at JEC WORLD

07 March 2017

The UBE Group will present its numerous new products at JEC World in Paris, which are tailor-made for the composites industry.


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.


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...


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.


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.


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...


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.  


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....


Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities

Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities

01 November 2016

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


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...


Attwater Highlights New Capabilities at Advanced Engineering 2016

Attwater Highlights New Capabilities at Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

Attwater and Custom Composites will display advanced carbon fibre marine products and a range of their best-selling laminates, when they ret...


ELG Carbon Fibre Presents 2.7 Metre Nonwoven Recycled Mats at Advanced Engineering 2016

ELG Carbon Fibre Presents 2.7 Metre Nonwoven Recycled Mats at Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

ELG Carbon Fibre will be making its debut appearance at the Advanced Engineering Show 2016 in Birmingham, UK on the 2-3 November.


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.


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.


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.


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...


TFP Exhibit Innovative Nonwoven Developments at CAMX

TFP Exhibit Innovative Nonwoven Developments at CAMX

20 September 2016

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will be exhibiting several innovative nonwoven developments at CAMX from 27-29 September 2016 in Anaheim, Cal...


The Next Evolution of Lightweight Marble

The Next Evolution of Lightweight Marble

20 September 2016

Italy’s FFPANELS latest innovation, FABYWALL, a structural panel using Diab PET materials laminated between thin layers of decorative stone,...


Teijin to Acquire Continental Structural Plastics

13 September 2016

Teijin has announced that it has agreed to acquire Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP) for USD 825 million.


Effective Backup Ring Compounds for Oil and Gas Industries

24 May 2016

RTP Company has designed and introduced thermoplastic compounds specifically for oil and gas service backup rings that perform well in both conventional and extreme high pressure and/or temperature conditions.


CCM Hockey Partners with Sigmatex to Produce High End Hockey Sticks for 2017

CCM Hockey Partners with Sigmatex to Produce High End Hockey Sticks for 2017

17 May 2016

CCM Hockey and Sigmatex have formed a partnership on CCM’s line of premium hockey sticks for 2017.


SAMPE Symposium Highlights Further Potential in Thermoplastic Fibre Composites

19 April 2016

Fibre-reinforced thermoplastic lightweight structures were the focus of this year's national symposium of SAMPE Deutschland.


AIREX T10 Industrialised PET Foam Core More Cost-effective for Wind Turbine Blades

24 November 2015

STRUCTeam’s 80m blade study shows AIREX T10 noticeably reduces the cost of wind turbine blades over PVC and with only a 2% weight addition.


Cygnet Texkimp’s Thermoplastic Research Cell Goes Live

17 November 2015

Cygnet Texkimp has created a thermoplastic research cell to develop the next generation of high tech materials including carbon fibre and composites for the international aerospace, automotive and oil and gas industries.


Solvay Expands Amodel PPA Portfolio to Meet Growing Demand for Automotive Electrification Solutions

Solvay Expands Amodel PPA Portfolio to Meet Growing Demand for Automotive Electrification Solutions

03 November 2015

Solvay Specialty Polymers has expanded its Amodel AE-8900 series of products for automotive electronics applications by adding five new glas...


CAMX Awards' Winners Announced

CAMX Awards' Winners Announced

03 November 2015

The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) presented two awards, sponsored by Ashland, honouring cutting-edge innovations that will s...


New Structural Thermoplastic from RTP Company Fills Performance Gap

22 September 2015

RTP has developed new RTP 100 eXtra Performance (XP) Compounds, a series of thermoplastic compounds formulated for higher strength, modulus and impact properties than any standard chopped fibreglass polypropylene (PP) compounds available on the market today.


FORMAX Celebrates Opening of New Innovation Centre

15 September 2015

FORMAX will be highlighting the capabilities of its new Innovation Centre at Composites Europe 2015.


Hexcel to Present Products for Automotive, Wind Energy and Recreation at Composites Europe

15 September 2015

Hexcel will be promoting composite materials which offer performance and processing benefits to customers in the Automotive, Wind Energy and Recreation markets during Composites Europe.


Fibrelite Develop New Range of Composite Access Covers

Fibrelite Develop New Range of Composite Access Covers

15 September 2015

Fibrelite has developed a new range of fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) composite access covers to replace traditional heavy concrete infill c...


3D Printing Engineering Launches New Design and Tooling Services for Rapid Manufacturing

08 September 2015

3D Printing Engineering is exhibiting for the first time at the TCT Show 2015 (stand H46F), NEC, Birmingham from 30 September – 1 October, where it is launching its new design, 3D colour modelling, tooling and rapid manufacturing services utilising 3D Systems 3D printing technology.


Innovative Method Improves Strength and Modulus in Carbon Fibres

18 August 2015

A research team at the Georgia Institute of Technology, US, has developed a novel technique that sets a new milestone for the strength and modulus of carbon fibres.


Quickstep Establishes Global R&D Centre at Deakin University

18 August 2015

Quickstep Holdings has established a global research and development centre at Deakin University's Waurn Ponds campus, Geelong, Australia, where Quickstep's automotive division is based.


Gresser Companies Becomes Licensee for Primekss Rabine’s PrimeComposite Steel Fibre-reinforced High-tech, Cut-free Flooring System

18 August 2015

Gresser Companies has signed a license agreement with Rabine Group/Primekss of Chicago, US, to provide PrimeComposite, a jointless, steel fibre-reinforced, composite flooring system.


All-New ‘Materials & Manufacturing Technologies’ Magazine Launches November 2015

11 August 2015

An all new magazine, M&MT, is due to launch in November, covering the full range of lightweight materials currently available in the UK, as well as newly developing solutions, it will also show how to machine/process and produce parts faster that are both stronger and lighter.


Altair Enlighten Award Nominations in for 2015

28 July 2015

There are 17 nominations for Altair’s 2015 Enlighten Award with the winner to be announced at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars in August.


PRESCHE Project Confirms Quickstep's Superior Automotive Manufacturing Technology

21 July 2015

Quickstep Holdings has completed a German government-funded project that has confirmed its ability to manufacture niche volume carbon fibre composite vehicle parts more efficiently than traditional processes.


Toho Tenax Develops New Carbon Fibre with High-intensity, High-tensile Modulus Properties

21 July 2015

Toho Tenax has developed TENAX XMS32, a new grade carbon fibre that achieves both high-intensity and high-tensile modulus required for aircraft and automotive applications.


Quickstep Secures Automotive Contract

14 July 2015

Quickstep Holdings has received authorisation for its first global automotive OEM project.


Vietnam Airlines Becomes World’s Second Operator of the A350 XWB

07 July 2015

Vietnam Airlines has become the second airline in the world to operate the all-new A350 XWB, following a special ceremony in Toulouse, France.


GM's Dr J Gary Smyth Keynote Speaker for CAMX

30 June 2015

CAMX, presented by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) will feature Dr J Gary Smyth, Executive Director of Global Research and Development at General Motors, as the keynote speaker during the event which takes place in Dallas, US, at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Centre from October 26-29, 2015.


ThyssenKrupp and Maxion Wheels Sign Cooperation Agreement

23 June 2015

ThyssenKrupp Carbon Components and Maxion Wheels have established a cooperation agreement to develop and market innovative new ultra-lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre hybrid wheels for the premium vehicle OEM market with the aim to offer customers exceptional performance benefits at an attractive price point.


Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Formally Launched

23 June 2015

Hundreds of composites experts from industry, government, and academia gathered at the Knoxville Convention Centre, US, for the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).


Scott Bader Expands Crestabond Primer-Less Structural Adhesives Range with New Black M7 Grades for Bonding CFRP Parts

09 June 2015

Two new Crestabond grades of methacrylate primer-less structural adhesives, now available in black, have been added to the M7 (1:1) range.


Composites Innovations on Display at JEC Americas 2015

02 June 2015

JEC Group will commence its 4th annual JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences on 3rd June 2015 in downtown Houston, Texas.


Hexcel Launches Site for New Carbon Fibre Plant in Roussillon, France and Announces Capacity Expansions at Nearby Weaving and Prepreg Facilities

26 May 2015

At a special ceremony in France today, Hexcel welcomed guests to their site in Roussillon where it will invest $250 million in the construction of a carbon fibre plant. 


Solvay Specialty Polymers Launches New Wear-Resistant Veradel Polyethersulfone

26 May 2015

Solvay Specialty Polymers has introduced Veradel 3300 SL 30 polyethersulfone (PESU) to help automotive OEMs increase powertrain efficiency and cut CO2 emissions.


Araldite Composite Resins Set to Revolutionise the Music Industry

Araldite Composite Resins Set to Revolutionise the Music Industry

12 May 2015

Araldite composite resins from Huntsman Advanced Materials have been used by Nägeli Swiss to develop a trumpet bell that is set to revolutio...


Lightweight Construction is Key to the Ocean Eagle 43’s Rapid Acceleration and Long Range Fuel Efficiency

Lightweight Construction is Key to the Ocean Eagle 43’s Rapid Acceleration and Long Range Fuel Efficiency

05 May 2015

Sicomin has played an integral part in the Ocean Eagle 43 trimaran project which has received the accolade of the largest ever infusion of a...


Solvay Specialty Polymers’ KetaSpire Resin Achieves NORSOK M-710 Compliance for Use in Oil and Gas Applications

05 May 2015

Solvay Specialty Polymers’ semi-finished tubes made of its KetaSpire KT-820 NT polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin have achieved NORSOK M-710 compliance for use in highly demanding oil and gas applications.


20% Increase in Manufacturing & Equipment Exhibitors for JEC Americas

05 May 2015

The JEC Americas Composites Show & Conferences, which will be held 2-4 June in Houston, Texas, US, has seen a 20% increase in manufacturing and equipment exhibitors.


Scott Bader Materials Feature in Prize Winning Hyundai Intrado Car

Scott Bader Materials Feature in Prize Winning Hyundai Intrado Car

28 April 2015

The JEC 2015 Jury Prize was awarded to Hyundai and chassis design partner Axon Automotive for the Intrado hydrogen powered crossover car whi...


TeXtreme Enters the Tennis Court with Prince

TeXtreme Enters the Tennis Court with Prince

21 April 2015

Prince has launched the TeXtreme collection with which they hold on to their history of innovative technology that can be felt and seen.


Technical Fibre Products Nonwovens Provide Barrier to Galvanic Corrosion 

Technical Fibre Products Nonwovens Provide Barrier to Galvanic Corrosion 

21 April 2015

Dielectric nonwovens from Technical Fibre Products (TPF) can be used to prevent galvanic corrosion, a common and destructive problem when al...


Fusible-Core Technology Enables Design of Complex, Victrex PEEK Fuel Housings to Improve Aircraft Fuel and Manufacturing Efficiency

Fusible-Core Technology Enables Design of Complex, Victrex PEEK Fuel Housings to Improve Aircraft Fuel and Manufacturing Efficiency

14 April 2015

In the manufacturing of complex fuel housings for the global aircraft industry, cost savings of more than 30% and weight savings of up to 50...


Teijin Accelerates its Automotive CFRP Businesses

Teijin Accelerates its Automotive CFRP Businesses

14 April 2015

Teijin has integrated its development and marketing of automotive-use carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRTP), aiming to strengthen the grou...


Sigmatex Awarded Government Funding to Accelerate Vehicle Lightweighting

Sigmatex Awarded Government Funding to Accelerate Vehicle Lightweighting

31 March 2015

Sigmatex has been awarded Government funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) for a project that aims to p...


CIMComp Open Day Programme Announced

31 March 2015

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp) will be hosting an Open Day on the 23 June 2015 at @Bristol in Bristol, UK.


Denmark's Minister of Defence Visits Terma

24 March 2015

Nicolai Wammen from Denmark’s Minister of Defence and Leif Lahn Jensen, a Member of the Danish Parliament, visited Terma’s company in Grenaa, Denmark.


Exel Composites Sign Co-operation Agreement with BMW

17 March 2015

BMW has selected Exel Composites as a technology partner to develop next generation carbon fibre reinforced parts for passenger cars.


DSM’s Daron 200 RTM Resin Used by ESE Carbon Company for Ultra-Light Carbon Fibre Car Wheels

17 March 2015

The ESE Carbon Company and DSM have worked together to develop a car wheel based on DSM’s Daron 200 RTM Resin in combination with ESE Industries’ proprietary manufacturing process.


Formax Collaborates with Gold Coast Yachts to Develop All-Carbon B53 Catamaran

Formax Collaborates with Gold Coast Yachts to Develop All-Carbon B53 Catamaran

10 March 2015

Custom carbon fibre fabrics developed by Formax have enabled Gold Coast Yachts to achieve the challenging weight and engineering specificati...


Haydale Enter Collaborative Agreement with Alex Thomson Racing, Hugo Boss Sponsored Extreme Sailing Team

10 March 2015

Haydale will work with ATR to incorporate graphene enhanced materials in their research and development programme to improve overall strength and stiffness of a number of key structures within the ATR boat.


Teufelberger Develops Lightweight Component for Particle Accelerator at CERN Research Centre

Teufelberger Develops Lightweight Component for Particle Accelerator at CERN Research Centre

10 March 2015

Teufelberger has developed a 5 metre long carbon fibre structure to be located in the heart of a 7,000 ton detector in the world’s largest p...


ThermHex Waben develop One-Step Production Process for Sandwich Materials

10 March 2015

ThermHex Waben has produced a continuous production process for plastic honeycomb cores.


Chomarat Introduces Two Innovative Glass and Carbon Reinforcements

10 March 2015

Chomorat has released two reinforcement fabrics; G-FLOWTM made of glass fibre, and C-PLYTM ULTRA THIN, of carbon fibre.


Quickstep Wins Aerospace Australia Defence Innovation Award

10 March 2015

Quickstep has won the Aerospace Australia Defence Innovation award, presented by Aerospace Australia's chairman, Air Marshal Les Fisher, at a ceremony during Avalon 2015; the Australian International Air Show.


Dow Automotive Systems Structural Adhesive Wins Industry Recognition

10 March 2015

BETAMATE1630 structural adhesive from Dow Automotive Systems has been selected as the winner of a 2015 Golden Mousetrap award.


Composites for Better Living by JEC Design, Architecture and Art: JEC Group Popularise the Use of Composites at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

JEC Group introduces a brand new and exclusive program named “Composites for better living”, a sensory experience to publicise composite materials to designers and the general public at JEC Europe 2015.


Hexcel Focus on Composite Innovations for Aerospace, Automotive and Wind Energy at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

Hexcel is exhibiting at JEC Europe 2015 to promote the latest composite innovations for aerospace, automotive and wind energy applications.


FORMAX Introduces Intermediate Modulus Carbon Multiaxials for Motorsports and Sporting Goods at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

FORMAX is introducing a range of biaxial fabrics made from intermediate modulus carbon fibre, that offer significant cost benefits for motorsports and sporting goods manufacturers at JEC Europe 2015.


Scott Bader Launch New Gelcoat Tinting & Colour Matching Service at JEC Europe 2015

Scott Bader Launch New Gelcoat Tinting & Colour Matching Service at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

Scott Bader will be showcasing the latest successful applications using its Advanced Composites materials and Adhesives as well as launching...


Dow Automotive Systems Present VORAFORCE Update at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

Dow Automotive Systems will present an update of VORAFORCE 5300, its epoxy resin matrix system for high-pressure Resin Transfer moulded composites, at JEC Europe 2015.


Michelman Showcase Reinforced Plastic Composites Expertise at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

Michelman’s Hydrosise, its brand of fibre sizings, along with complementary products, which have been produced to help composite manufacturers develop stronger, lighter, more durable and effective products and will be featured during JEC Europe 2015.


Houston to Host the Next JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences

Houston to Host the Next JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences

24 February 2015

JEC Group will hold its 4th annual JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences in Houston, US, June 2-4, 2015.


AMRC Researchers Invest in Rapier Loom

AMRC Researchers Invest in Rapier Loom

17 February 2015

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing (AMRC) are hoping to shed some light on the technology’s ‘dar...


Michelman Chosen to Join Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

17 February 2015

Michelman has been chosen to be part of an elite, 122-member consortium that will make up the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). 


Exova Anaheim Laboratory Gains Airbus Authorisation for DMA Testing

17 February 2015

Exova has been granted authorisation by aircraft manufacturer Airbus to proceed with its specification AITM 1-0003, which governs Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) testing.


Zyvax TakeOff Helps Aerospace Industry Reduce Mass and Improve Fuel Economy

10 February 2015

Chem-Trend’s new release agent designed for lightweight composite materials.


Cygnet Group and University of Manchester Launch Knowledge Transfer Partnership

03 February 2015

UK manufacturer Cygnet Group and The University of Manchester’s School of Materials have secured funding for a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to advance the production of high-performance composite materials including carbon fibre, for use in the aerospace and automotive industries.


Hexcel’s Composite Technologies for Sports Equipment at ISPO

03 February 2015

Hexcel is promoting its leading range of composite materials for skis, snowboards and other high performance sports equipment at the ISPO Winter Sports exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany.


Levhoss Develops New High Performance Compounds for Automotive Gear Wheels

Levhoss Develops New High Performance Compounds for Automotive Gear Wheels

20 January 2015

Lehvoss North America has developed new thermoplastic compounds that make it possible to produce gear wheels that are more resilient when co...


Moog Test Controller Allows Inholland University’s Composite Lab to Test More Efficiently

Moog Test Controller Allows Inholland University’s Composite Lab to Test More Efficiently

20 January 2015

The Composite Material Laboratory at the Inholland University of Applied Sciences in Delft, Netherlands, has selected a Moog Portable Test C...


Gurit Wins Multi-Annual Automotive Supply Contract

20 January 2015

Gurit has been selected as the supplier for carbon fibre based automotive body panels at a total contract value of more than CHF 30 million calculated on a multi-annual basis.


Strongwell’s Pulstar Technology a Key Component of New Composites Initiative

Strongwell’s Pulstar Technology a Key Component of New Composites Initiative

20 January 2015

On January 12, 2015, President Obama announced the $259 million advanced composites manufacturing consortium project known as the Institute ...


Swift Makes Lightweight Canoes Built with TeXtreme

Swift Makes Lightweight Canoes Built with TeXtreme

13 January 2015

Canadian canoe manufacturer, Swift Canes & Kayaks, released a version of their Keewaydin 16 model, featuring TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon ...


Johnson Controls Project CAMISMA Means Lighter but just as Safe Vehicle Seats

Johnson Controls Project CAMISMA Means Lighter but just as Safe Vehicle Seats

06 January 2015

Johnson Controls is reducing the use of metals in vehicle seat structures by replacing them with multi-material systems in its CAMISMA (carb...


Laurel Biocomposite Earns USDA Certified Biobased Label for Three Products

24 November 2015

Laurel BioComposite has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its Bio-Res PLA with 97 percent biobased content; Bio-Res PE with 62 percent biobased content and Bio-Res powder with 100 percent biobased content.