16 July 2004
16 July 2004
Arkal Automotive has won a 5 million Euro, seven-year project to supply protective casing for car batteries for General Motors in Europe.
The protective casing, which is made of plastic reinforced with fibreglass, will replace similar metal-based product. The casing provides thermal protection and safety in traffic accidents.
Israel company GM-UMI Technology, a joint venture of General Motors and Universal Motors Israel (UMI), locates and invests in research and technological development in the auto industry for General Motors. GM-UMIT is helping Arkal Automative expand its business connections with General Motors.
Arkal Automotive develops, manufactures, and supplies plastic-based structural parts and systems for the auto industry in Europe and the US.
Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market with its mission ‘We Reinforce Life’, has launched a new campaign with the slogan ‘Inspired from life, we reinforce life’.
Dura Composites has expanded its Dura Deck range to include Dura Deck Resist, a co-extruded decking board with an innovative 360 degree outer angle which protects its core from the elements, as well as a new and improved Dura Deck Eco.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has partnered with Composites Australia to provide Australian civil and composite engineers with access to the latest knowledge on an innovative reinforcing solution to the costly corrosion of concrete infrastructure.