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Umeco sponsors Canadian company’s Grand-Am cars

12 May 2012

Umeco’s Structural materials business has signed an agreement with leading Canadian motorsports organisation Multimatic Motorsports to sponsor two Aston Martin Vantage V8s in the 2012 Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC), allowing Umeco to promote its new brand and advanced composite materials to a continent-wide audience of race car enthusiasts.


Huntsman Delivers Performance Advantage to Composite Wheel Design

12 May 2012

Huntsman Advanced Materials has supported University Racing Eindhoven (URE) in an innovative project which sees the development of a hybrid composite wheel which will feature on the team’s electrical powertrains prototype in this year’s Formula Student competition.


Synergy 55 Acquires Shares of Composites One

12 May 2012

Composites One is now wholly-owned by Synergy 55 Corporation after its shares, previously owned by Total Corporation through its affiliate CCP Composites, were acquired through an acquisition vehicle named GLS Composites Distribution Corporation which is owned by Synergy 55. 


Formaplex Expands Production Capacity

12 May 2012

Formaplex has increased production space by a further 30% with the opening of a new 15,000 square foot factory.


Fibrelite Launch New Product Developments to the Water Industry

12 May 2012

Fibrelite has successfully adapted the manufacturing process to utilise recycled glass fibres reducing waste and carbon emissions enabling them to produce a cost-effective A15 load rated 50mm trench panel available in sizes from 800mm to 1600mm long.


LAUREL PURCHASE AMTEK MICROWAVE DRYER

12 May 2012

Laurel BioComposite has made its second major capital equipment investment in its new production line with the purchase of an Amtek Microwave system from Cellencor.


Gurit Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement with Sino Composite

12 May 2012

Gurit and Sino Composite have signed a long-term agreement to immediately initiate supplies of balsa core materials for the Chinese market.


RHC Supply Automated Guided Vehicle to GKN

12 May 2012

RHC Lifting has commissioned and supplied its first Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) to GKN Aerospace’s new state of the art composite wing structures manufacturing and assembly facility, near Bristol.


South Staffordshire College and Araldite Forming Powerful Bond

12 May 2012

Araldite has agreed a business association with South Staffordshire College which will engage students from engineering and media courses in programmes that add to their ‘employability’.


Dixie Chemical Makes Bio-based Composite Resin Available

12 May 2012

Dixie Chemical has launched a bio-based composite resin that offers a combination of bio-based content over 55% and physical and mechanical property performance comparable to standard unsaturated polyester resins.


Shakespeare Introduces Rolatube Man Portable Masts

12 May 2012

Shakespeare has teamed with Rolatube to offer a line of light weight, highly portable mast systems developed for man portable tactical use.


Lockheed Martin Partners with Ingersoll Machine Tools

12 May 2012

Lockheed Martin has partnered with Ingersoll Machine Tools to develop a new and visibly improved software package for the programming of Automated Fibre Placement equipment.


RheTech Named Winner of Michigan Green Leaders Award

12 May 2012

RheTech has been named a winner of the Michigan Green Leaders Award, Medium-Sized Business category, by the Detroit Free Press.


PRF Composite Materials Helps Cranfield University

12 May 2012

PRF Composite Materials were selected as suppliers of the epoxy resin system and glass roving for an innovative composite structures design and manufacturing project led by Andrew Mills at Cranfield University’s Composites Centre.