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ACG's Prepregs used in Holland Composites' Advanced Racing Catamarans

15 November 2011

Customised MTM57 carbon prepreg materials from Advanced Composites Group (ACG are being used by Holland Composites to manufacture the lightweight, ultra-thin laminate hulls and a variety of structural parts on its A-Class Advanced Racing Catamarans.


Araldite' Boat First Flax Fibre Prototype to Enter and Complete the Legendary 6.50 Transat Race

15 November 2011

The ‘Araldite’ boat has crossed the finishing line in the Transat 6.50 Charente-Maritime in 15th place, demonstrating the possibilities of constructing a racing boat reinforced with flax fibres.


Henkel Develop Polyurethane Matrix Resin for Automotive Composites

15 November 2011

Henkel has developed a polyurethane-based composite matrix resin that they say cures faster than the traditional epoxy resins.


Atkins Named as Official Engineering Services Provider to the National Composites Centre

15 November 2011

Atkins has been named as an official engineering services provider to the National Composites Centre (NCC) on a three year framework agreement.


Siemens to Acquire Vistagy

15 November 2011

Siemens is to expand its industrial software portfolio with the acquisition of Vistagy.


Cabot Adds Graphene Technology to Portfolio

15 November 2011

Cabot Corporationhas signed an intellectual property license agreement with XG Sciences Performance materials portfolio adding graphene technology to its portfolio.


STRUCTeam Gains Chinese Wind Blade Design Contracts & Launches Chinese Website

15 November 2011

STRUCTeam has gained two individual contracts for the design and structural engineering of large composite wind turbine blades for clients based in China.


Automated Dynamics Develops Scalable Workcell for Research and Development

15 November 2011

Automated Dynamics has introduced the Research Workcell, a small scale, self-contained robotic automated fibre placement machine designed to be an affordable and flexible piece of research and development equipment for higher education clients and small composites laboratories, to its standard equipment line.


Norplex-Micarta Introduces NP572

15 November 2011

Norplex-Micarta has introduced NP572, a high strength, medium weave glass fabric with an epoxy resin.


Oman Air to Order Six Boeing 787 Dreamliners

15 November 2011

Oman Air has placed an order with Boeing for six 787-8s at the Dubai Airshow.


Sp-High Modulus Appoints New Japanese Re-Seller

15 November 2011

Gurit's SP-High Modulus has appointed Bestlink Trading Company as a new re-seller for SP-High Modulus branded products for the Japanese marine retail market with immediate effect.


Cessna Selects Dassault Systèmes’ Version 6 to Enhance Product Lifecycle Management Processes

15 November 2011

Cessna Aircraft Company has selected Dassault Systèmes' Version 6 solutions to accelerate the introduction of new products, lower development costs and reduce time to certification.


EuCIA Launches Recycling & Sustainability Platform of the European Composites Industry

15 November 2011

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) has launched the Recycling & Sustainability Platform of the European Composites Industry.


Beagle Technology Group Increases Workforce

15 November 2011

Following a one million pound investment in equipment and facilities upgrades over the past year, Beagle Technology Group has been expanding its workforce by 50 per cent to deal with their growing order book.


ABMACO Report Improved Figures in the Brazilian Composites Sector

15 November 2011

A report for the Brazilian Composite Materials Association (ABMACO) has been conducted by Maxiquim and shows earnings and consumption of raw materials in the Brazilian composites sector increased in the 3rd quarter.