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Harbor Technologies Manufactures the First All Composite Pier

28 February 2012

Harbor Technologies has supplied the Down East Institute (DEI), Beals Island Maine, the first pier made entirely of composites.


CCM Student Wins First-Place SAMPE Award

28 February 2012

James Sargianis, a master’s student in mechanical engineering affiliated with University Of Delaware Centre for Composite Materials, took home a first-place award for his presentation at the SAMPE Baltimore-Washington Research Symposium on 8th February.


ICCO Composites Helps Create Self-Diagnosing Profiles

28 February 2012

ICCO Composites is participating in the DECID2 Project for the creation of smart profiles.


3B Introduces Its New Series for Wind Turbine Rotor Blades

28 February 2012

3B is launching HiPer-tex W2020 high performance roving to satisfy OEMs’ needs for longer and lighter rotor blades to meet the offshore and onshore multi-megawatt wind turbines.


Bayer Gets Green Light for New World-Scale TDI Plant in Dormagen

28 February 2012

Bayer MaterialScience can begin construction in Dormagen of a new world-scale plant for a key plastics precursor.


Victrex Delivers Security of Supply as Aeroplane Production Ramps Up

28 February 2012

Victrex Polymer Solutions has reaffirmed its security of supply in anticipation of increased demand as commercial aeroplane manufacturers plan to boost production rates to record levels.


5th International Congress on Bio-based Plastics and Composites Nominate for Innovation Award

28 February 2012

Thejury of sponsors (Coperion), experts and partners of the International Congress on bio-based Plastics and Compositeshave nominated from among the many applications the six bio-based materials as "Biomaterial of the year 2012".


Avingtrans Agrees Acquisition and Creates Composites Business

28 February 2012

Avingtrans has formed Sigma Composites Ltd to operate businesses previously part of the Composites Engineering Group, based in Buckingham, UK (Delta Composites Ltd., Alpha Composites Ltd. and Orion Machining).


Jeco Collaboration with Purdue University and NDEMC Yields Better, Stronger Pallets

28 February 2012

Pallets from Jeco Plastic Products can now be made stronger as a result of a collaboration with Purdue University and the National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium (NDEMC).


AOC Increase Prices for Europe

28 February 2012

AOC has increased the amount of €100/metric ton for all products sold in Europe. 


Dow to Underwrite ANTEC Program at NPE2012

28 February 2012

The Dow Chemical Company will be the corporate sponsor of the Technical Education Program and Technology Central at the NPE2012 international plastics exposition, taking place 1st – 5th April at the Orange County Convention Centre (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida.


Jushi Highlighted New Products at ACMA

28 February 2012

At the ACMA show last week, Jushi highlighted 3 newly innovated products for the North America market.


M.C. Gill Corporation Wins 2012 ACMA Best Overall Technical Paper Award

28 February 2012

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has recognised M.C. Gill Corporation with the 2012 Outstanding Technical Paper Award for Design and Engineering. 


Umeco’s Businesses Rebrand

28 February 2012

Advanced Composites Group, GRPMS, JD Lincoln and Richmond Aerovacwill be rebranded under one name: Umeco.


Boeing Announces Next Segment of 787 Dream Tour

29 February 2012

Boeing will conduct the fourth segment of the 787 Dream Tour beginning 1st March, with stops including cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.


Hexcel Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

28 February 2012

Hexcel has received a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award which is issued annually to recognise suppliers who have achieved superior performance.