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Formax to Strengthen Regional Business Collaborations at East Midlands Composites Show

26 June 2012

Formax will be exhibiting at the East Midlands Composites Show to be held at the University of Derby Enterprise Centre on 29th June.


Toho Tenax to Grow Composite Business in India

26 June 2012

Toho Tenax is to develop and market carbon fibre fabrics for India’s composite industry in collaboration with Hindoostan Technical Fabrics, a carbon and aramid textile manufacturer wholly owned by Hindoostan Mills, a textile company in India and part of the Thackersey Group.


Airbus Rewarded at the World Investment Conference

26 June 2012

Airbus received the Trophy for the Best European Investor in Europe at the recent 10th anniversary of the World Investment Conference in La Baule.
Airbus explains that over the last ten years it has created some 15,000 net jobs and invested more than €14 billion in its fifteen European sites spread between four countries. Although Europe represents only 15% of its customer base, Airbus says it remains firmly attached to its European roots.


UKAS Approval for Specialist Exova NDT Lab

26 June 2012

A specialist laboratory of Exova has been approved to carry out advanced, bespoke tests to the highest industry standard.


Hanwha Azdel Announces Investment to Construct New Plant in Korea

26 June 2012

The Hanwha Azdel division of Hanwha L&C Company of Seoul, South Korea plans a major capacity expansion for its SuperLite lightweight reinforced thermoplastic (LWRT) composite product line with a 23-billion won (?) / $20-million USD investment that will be used to construct a new plant in Bugang, South Korea. 


SP-High Modulus Exhibit at JEC Asia

26 June 2012

SP-High Modulus is exhibiting at JEC Asia 2012 this week at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Singapore.


Huntsman Consolidates Approach to Speciality Building Blocks for Formulators

26 June 2012

Huntsman has introduced a four-pronged approach to building blocks predicated on performance enhancement, cost reduction, formulation processing optimisation and the limitation of toxic substances wherever possible.


Teijin Aramid's Recycling Program Wins VNCI Responsible Care Award

26 June 2012

Teijin Aramid's recycling program shared the first prize for the 2012 VNCI Responsible Care award.


Chomarat Presents First Industrial Lighter & Stronger Carbon Parts Produced With C-Ply Bi-Angle

26 June 2012

Chomarat are presenting the first C-PLY Bi-Angle, an unbalanced thin ply bi-axial carbon reinforcement (non crimp fabric, or NCF) trial part made for the aeronautic sector at JEC Asia this week.


Deadline for Entries Horners’ Award for Plastics

26 June 2012

Entries for the prestigious Horners' Award for Plastics Design and Innovation, run in conjunction with the British Plastics Federation (BPF), must be received by the deadline of 30th July 2012.


Dassault Systèmes Release Latest Version of its 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

26 June 2012

Dassault Systèmes has released the latest version of its 3DEXPERIENCE platform. 


Umeco Exhibits Prepregs and Adhesives at Farnborough 2012

26 June 2012

Umeco will be exhibiting examples of Airbus-qualified prepregs on stand H1/B14 at the Farnborough show, which takes place between 9th and 13th July 2012.



NetComposites Highlight Use of FRP Composites for Sporting Applications

26 June 2012

The latest event from the NetComposites’ Insight Group, taking place on 19th July 2012 in Birmingham, looks at the use of fibre reinforced polymers (FRP’s) in sporting applications.