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Vince Cable Opens Up Opportunities for UK Composites Companies

29 November 2011

An innovative car, flight refuelling kit and turbine blades showcased the latest in composite technology to the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills as he formally opened the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol on 24th November.


SABIC Awarded at SPE Automotive Innovation Awards

29 November 2011

SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business has received top honours at the 2011 Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards competition, including the coveted Hall of Fame award and the overall Grand Award, for two automotive applications moulded from its broad portfolio of thermoplastic materials.
In addition, SABIC explains that five other applications were recognised as finalists in other categories.


Atlas Composites Earn Aerospace Accreditation

29 November 2011

Atlas Composites has achieved the AS9100 Rev C recognition standard for the aerospace, space and defence sectors, and is one of only four composite engineering firms in the UK to achieve this.


Growth Plans for the 2012 Advanced Engineering UK Event

29 November 2011

The Advanced Engineering UK group of events plans to introduce UK Automotive Engineering show to its 2012 event, creating a 5-sector event. 


Laurel Biocomposite Opens Pilot Plant

29 November 2011

Laurel BioComposite has opened a new pilot plant this month and shipped Bio-Res pellets from its first production run to a major customer for trials.


EU NATEX Project Presents Prototype Natural Fibre Grit Box Cover

29 November 2011

As partner in NATEX Project, Chemowerk has produced limited series of novel natural fibre composites parts, including a grit box cover.


GKN Aerospace wins HondaJet fuselage Production Contract

29 November 2011

GKN Aerospace has gained a production contract with Honda Aircraft Company as supplier of the unique, composite, light-weight bonded fuselage for the HondaJet advanced light business jet.


Molded Fiber Glass Supplying Composite Parts for Wind Turbines

29 November 2011

Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG) is now supplying spare and replacement parts for older wind turbines.


Euroresins Become European Distributor for United Initiators

29 November 2011

Euroresins Europe Holding and United Initiators have expanded their existing partnership for the distribution of organic peroxides for cold cure application in Europe.


Trans-Textil VAP Membranes Qualified for Aviation Applications

29 November 2011

Trans-Textil, EADS-licensed manufacturer of central components for the patented VAP method, has qualified its C2003 VAP membrane system for aviation applications together with its partners Airbus Deutschland and Premium Aerotec.


Airbus Military Begins Final Assembly of the First A400M

29 November 2011

Following the launch of A400M series production last February, Airbus Military has begun final assembly of the first A400M that will be delivered to a customer –the French Air Force.


Gurit Honoured at the Isle of Wight Chamber Business Awards

29 November 2011

Gurit's Automotive business, Gurit Automotive Ltd, has been honoured with three awards at the recent Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence.


Dow Automotive Receives Quality Certification for Aftermarket Adhesives

29 November 2011

Dow Automotive Systems has received quality assurance certification from Thatcham, according to the Thatcham TQA (Thatcham Quality Assurance) standard for their aftermarket glass bonding product Betaseal 1580.


NetComposites and Composites Evolution Grow Mo's for Movember

29 November 2011

'Tis the season to grow Moustache's, as say the worldwide charity Movember who help to raise money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG. We’re proud to announce that NetComposites and Composites Evolution have joined them in raising money for these important causes.


Malama Collaborates with Green Comm Racing to Promote Environmental Innovation

24 November 2011

Malama Composites has joined Spain’s Green Comm Racing Team at the Americas Cup in order to promote environmental innovation and technology within the sailing industry.