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Tour De France Winning Team Uses PRO TeXtreme Disc Wheel

07 August 2012

Riders from the team that won Tour De France 2012 used the new PRO TeXtreme disc wheel during the competition.


PlastiComp Introduces Translucent Long Fibre Compound for Structural Applications

07 August 2012

PlastiComp has reached a compounding breakthrough in a translucent, long-fibre reinforced compound.


Composites Workshop for Brazilian Marine Industry

07 August 2012

Brazilian Boatbuilder Association (ACOBAR) will host a Composite workshop in Rio de Janeiro on the 10th August, 2012, to train the marine industry on the requirements of NBR-14574 – Rules and Regulation for Recreational Boats in Glass Reinforced Plastic with less than 24 meters, effective June 2012.


First TITAN modules to hit the road in North America

07 August 2012

Lincoln Composites has been awarded orders totalling approximately USD 3.5 million (NOK 21 million) to supply lightweight TITAN transportation modules to NG Advantage and LNG Energy Solutions in the US.


MERL is Now Part of Element

07 August 2012

Element Materials Technology has acquired Materials Engineering Research Laboratory (MERL).


FEMPLY Express Product Launch

07 August 2012

PlySim has released its FEMPLY Express, a composite ply-based modelling software plug-in for Siemens’ FEMAP Pre and Post Processor.


Interplastic Publishes New Corrosion Case History

07 August 2012

Interplastic Corporation’s Thermoset Resins Division has published a new case history, “Corrosive Waste Vapors Push Intel toward Vinyl Ester Ducting.”


I-Core Composites Solidifies Relationship with American Boatbuilders Association

07 August 2012

I-Core Composites has been selected by the American Boatbuilders Association (ABA) to be the supplier of choice for balsa core products.


Polystrand to Start Manufacturing Near Denver

07 August 2012

Polystrand, plans to begin production on September 1st, 2012 at its new facility south of Denver in Douglas County, Colorado, US.


METYX Composites Acquires LEDA and ACT Assets

07 August 2012

In June 2012, METYX Composites completed acquisition of all LEDA assets at the Mondavio, Italy facility, as well as some of the major assets of Advanced Composites Technology (ACT Group) also located in Mondavio, Italy.


Plataine and Assembly Guidance Collaborate

07 August 2012

Plataine and Assembly Guidance Systems partner to provide a seamlessly integrated solution for optimised cutting and kitting of composite plies.


TRFA Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Annual Meeting

07 August 2012

The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the association’s 2012 Annual Meeting, October 28th-30th, 2012, at the Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida, US.


Hexcel Carbon Fibre in CORIMA Chrono Bike Wheels at the Tour De France

07 August 2012

Hexcel customer CORIMA, manufacturer of carbon fibre bike wheels for road racing, was one of the technology players in this year’s Tour de France, supplying the ASTANA and SOJASUN teams.