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Caterham Composites Knowledge Plays Part in Monohull Transatlantic Record

31 July 2012

Caterham Composites has played an important role in the development of Alex Thomson’s Hugo Boss monohull transatlantic recording setting yacht.


Felt Bicycles Releases TeXtreme Frame

31 July 2012

American based Felt Bicycles recently released their new Nine mountain bike frame featuring TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fabrics.


FP7 Polyfire Project Hosts Free to Attend Workshop

31 July 2012

The European FP7 Research Project, Polyfire, will be holding a free to attend workshop in Brussels on Friday 31st August, 2012.


Bayer MaterialScience Develops Innovative Solutions for Future Mobility Concepts

31 July 2012

Spanish firm Ingeteam has developed charging stations for electric cars in close collaboration with Bayer MaterialScience and Policam.


SABIC to Increase STAMAX LGFPP Capacity at Belgium Facility

31 July 2012

Sabic’s Innovative Plastics is significantly boosting capacity for its STAMAX long glass fibre-filled polypropylene (LGFPP) composite resins at its manufacturing facility in Genk, Belgium, to meet rapidly growing demand from automotive customers.


Polymer Coated Textiles Topic of Smithers Rapra's New Book

31 July 2012

Smithers Rapra Publishing has announced the release of Advances in Polymer Coated Textiles.


EU Extends Definitive Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Certain Open Mesh Fabrics of Glass Fibres Originating in China

31 July 2012

The Official Journal of the EU published the Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 672/2012 of 16 July 2012, extending the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed by Implementing Regulation (EU) No 791/2011 on imports of certain open mesh fabrics of glass fibres originating in China to imports of certain open mesh fabrics of glass fibres consigned from Malaysia, whether declared as originating in Malaysia or not.


AGY Initiate Process to Sell Its CFM Business

31 July 2012

AGY has decided to initiate the process to sell its continuous filament mat (CFM) business.


Composite Integration Expand

31 July 2012

Composite Integration have moved to a new purpose-built facility in Saltash, UK, providing 9000ft² of workshop and office space enabling expansion of their production of RTM, vacuum and Infusion equipment as well as including improved mould-building, training and R&D facilities.


Opening of New Institute of Advanced Composites and Robotics

31 July 2012

The opening ceremony for the recent new building at the Institute for Advanced Composites and Robotics (IACR), Prilep, Macedonia, will take place on 1st of August 2012.


Dow Automotive Systems Expands Composite Processing Capabilities

31 July 2012

Dow Automotive Systems is expanding its capabilities in composite processing technology with the opening of two development facilities to service its global customer base – one in Freienbach, Switzerland and the other in Midland, Michigan, US.


Systems for Curing Resins by Microwaves

31 July 2012

AIMPLAS coordinated European project MAC-RTM, funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme, is aiming to cover the development of an innovative system for curing resins through microwaves.


[AB]structures Relies on HyperWorks in Developing Race-Winning Round the World Racing Yacht

31 July 2012

Altair Engineering’s HyperWorks CAE platform has been used by [AB]structures, an Italian structural design and engineering company, to structurally design and optimise the winning yacht in the Volvo Ocean Race, Groupama 4.