03 May 2001
03 May 2001
Ashland Inc has completed the purchase of Neste Polyester’s business and assets from Dynea Oy, formerly Norkemi Oy, effective Apr. 30. Terms of the purchase agreement, which was announced Feb. 23, were not disclosed. The newly acquired business will operate within the Composite Polymers Division of Ashland Specialty Chemical Company, a division of Ashland Inc. Neste Polyester manufactures and markets high-quality unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats for the marine, building and construction, and transportation industries worldwide.
Ashland Specialty Chemical Company, a division of Ashland Inc., is a worldwide supplier of specialty chemicals serving industries including adhesives, automotive, composites, foundry, merchant marine, paint, paper, plastics and semiconductor.
Cobra International will showcase a range of composite products at CAMX 2018, including carbon fibre components for the automotive, transportation, marine, water sports and luxury sectors.
The American Composites Manufacturers Association participated in a roundtable discussion about the IMAGINE Act. Known as the Innovative Materials in American Growth and Infrastructure, Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act, the new bill is designed to promote the increased use of innovative materials like fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, as well as new manufacturing methods to accelerate the deployment and extend the life of infrastructure projects.
After the collapse of a drinking water pipeline in downtown Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Insituform was contracted to reline a close to 100 year old pipe underneath one of the canals. Water was restored successfully within five days, with minimal impact on traffic and the environment.