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NetComposites Go for Gold at Last Week's Composites in Sport Event

24 July 2012

FRP Composites in Sport, an event looking at the use of fibre reinforced polymers in sporting applications, took place at The Studio, Birmingham on 19th July 2012.


Cytec Completes Acquisition of Umeco

24 July 2012

Cytec Industries has completed the $439 acquisition of Umeco, supporting its growth strategy to expand the Company’s presence in the industrial sector and to strengthen its technology leadership in advanced composites.


New Design Bluewater 31 Offshore Workboat Specifies Scott Bader

24 July 2012

Blue Water Boats has just launched their latest fibreglass monohull workboat Bluewater 31 using Scott Bader resins.


Teijin Aramid Reduces Eco-Footprint

24 July 2012

Teijin Aramid continues to collaborate with its partners to further reduce its eco-footprint with eco-efficiency analyses and their recycling program.


Rhodia, Valeo and PSA Peugeot Citroën Demonstrate Environmental Benefits of Recycled Technyl Polyamide

24 July 2012

The environmental benefit of the use of recycled polyamide for automotive applications has been validated by a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) jointly led by leading engineering plastics developer Rhodia (member of the Solvay group), Valeo, one of the world’s top automotive suppliers and car-maker PSA Peugeot Citroën.


Zyvex Marine Launches LRV-17 Long Range Vessel As the First Nano-Composite Manned Boat

24 July 2012

Zyvex Marine has launched the LRV-17, a Long Range Vessel designed for fuel efficiency and rough sea stabilisation with a sprint speed over 40 knots and a range of over 1,500 nautical miles, more than three times the range of comparatively sized vessels.


RTP Company's Very Long Fibre Composite Delivers for Robotics Gearbox

24 July 2012

When AndyMark recently reviewed its catalogue for components that could be improved, an aluminium gearbox kit captured its attention; co-founder Andy Baker, a trained mechanical engineer, believed the housing could be made with a reinforced plastic, which would mean fewer parts for easier assembly, reduced weight, and increased durability.


Barclays Backs Formax Expansion

24 July 2012

Formax has received £3.25 million working capital support from Barclays to fund its rapid expansion.


North American Composites Purchases New Midwest Facility

24 July 2012

North American Composites (NAC) has purchased a 41,000 square foot facility in Mishawaka, Indiana from where NAC will service customers across Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois.


Hartzell Propeller Develops New 3-Blade ASC-II Composite Propeller for Van's Aircraft

24 July 2012

Hartzell Propeller has developed a new 3-blade ASC-II composite propeller for Van’s Aircraft RV-10.


Faurecia takes over automotive business of Sora Composites

24 July 2012

Faurecia has acquired the automotive business of Sora Composites, a company which possesses an established expertise in the field of composite plastics and the use of glass and carbon fibre for automotive applications.


NetComposites Introduces New Online Store

24 July 2012

NetComposites’ new online store introduces a range of features and products; all set out in a customer friendly, easy to use way.