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Cytec to Acquire Umeco

19 April 2012

Cytec Industries firmly intends to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Umeco in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $439 million (£274.3 million based on a 1.60 exchange rate).


UV Cure Provides Solution for CIPP Repair

19 April 2012

The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) have installed cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) to an underground sewer pipe in Knoxville, Tennessee, US.


Composites Engineering Show Reports 35% Growth for 2012

19 April 2012

Building on the success of last year’s Composites Engineering show, the bigger 2012 show will be held in Hall 1 at the NEC on 7-8 November, 2012.


Creative Composites Invests in CNC Trimming Centre

19 April 2012

Creative Composites have invested in another advanced five axis CNC trimming centre. 


Mubadala Awarded Composite Aerostructures Production Contract for 777 and 787

19 April 2012

Boeing and Mubadala Aerospace have signed a 10-year direct contract for Strata Manufacturing, Mubadala Aerospace's advanced composite aerostructures facility in Al Ain, to produce commercial composite aerostructures for the 777 and 787 Dreamliner.


Top Glass and Galen Develop Composites Partnership

19 April 2012

Italian company, Top Glass, has joined forces with the Russian company Galen to establish a joint company specialising in the manufacture of high-tech composite profiles.


Caterham Composites Expands

19 April 2012

Caterham Compositeswill be expanding its operational bases in Germany and the UK in order to meet the demands of the large number of projects it has taken on in recent months in the aerospace, automotive, marine and motorsport industries.


Conductive Composites Commercialise CVD Coated Conductive Nonwovens

19 April 2012

Conductive Composites Company has developed and commercialised nickel chemical vapour deposition (CVD) coated nonwovens, with a manufacturing line expansion that doubles production capabilities.


Molded Fiber Glass CP Provides Fibreglass Forms to The University Of Albany

19 April 2012

Molded Fiber Glass Construction Products (MFG) was chosen to provide fiberglass concrete forms that created the fab level for the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University of Albany.


Lindauer DORNIER to Give Keynote Lecture at CFK-Valley Stade Convention

19 April 2012

Mr Peter D. Dornier, CEO, Lindauer DORNIER (LD), will give a keynote titled with "The (Textile) Empire strikes back" - From airplane construction in the past to carbon fabrics for composites in the future at the 6th CFK-Valley Stade Convention in Stade, Germany, on the 12th and 13th June this year.


SP-High Modulus Wind Contract to Engineer Largest Private Sailing Yacht

19 April 2012

SP-High Modulus has recently signed a contract to provide engineering services for what is due to be the largest private sailing yacht ever built.