25 July 2008
25 July 2008
Cook Composites and Polymers and the US Composite Resins business of Hexion Specialty Chemicals will both increase prices in August.
CCP will make an $.08 per pound price increase for all gel coats, unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins. All materials packaged in steel containers will increase an additional .04 per pound. New pricing is effective with shipments made on or after August 4, 2008.
Hexion will increase prices of all Unsaturated Polyester and Vinyl Ester resins by $0.08 per pound effective for products shipped on / or after August 15, 2008.
Hexion say that this price increase reflects the continued escalation of energy and chemical intermediate costs.
Project 12 has collaborated with Total Composite Solutions (TCS), the UK partner of Microtex, on automotive OEM projects for bespoke carbon parts.
Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and Solvay have launched the research group IRG CosiMo: Composites for Sustainable Mobility, which will focus on the development of materials and process technologies to enable the high volume production of thermoplastic composites for the aerospace and automotive markets.
Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites by introducing Maezio as brand name.