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Composiflex Develops Processes to Meet Tight Tolerance Requirements of Ka Band Carbon Fibre Dish Antennas

30 October 2012

Composiflex has successfully manufactured parabolic dish antennas that operate at Ka band and is launching production processes to produce Ka and other band antenna products.


PRF to Open New Kitting and Preforming Facility

30 October 2012

PRF Composite Materials has purchased a new factory, extending their premises and processing capabilities, which will be handed over in late November 2012 and is expected to be operational by January 2013.


TenCate and BASF Sign Agreement on Strategic Alliance for Thermoplastic Automotive Composites

30 October 2012

TenCate Advanced Composites and BASF have entered into a strategic alliance to cooperate on the development, production and commercialisation of thermoplastic composite materials suitable for high-volume vehicle production.


Gurit Signs New Supply Contract for New Prestigious Automotive OEM in Italy

30 October 2012

Gurit has agreed a new supply contract in Automotive from a prestigious new customer with its first supply contract into Italy.


AGY Introduces New Sizing Systems for a Wide Range of Thermoplastic Resins

30 October 2012

AGY has introduced new sizing systems designed to give the full range of AGY rovings and yarns compatibility with a wide range of thermoplastic resins from engineering materials including polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), polycarbonate (PC), and polyamide 6 and 6.6 (PA6 and PA 6.6) and high performance materials including polyetheretherketone (PEEK), polyetherketoneketone (PEKK), polyamide 11 and 12 (PA11 and PA12), and polyetherimide (PEI).


Chomarat Awarded for its Carbon Innovations

30 October 2012

Chomarat has won a JEC Innovation Award in the carbon category for its C-PLY Bi-Angle and will be awarded during the 1st JEC Americas show on November 7 – 9, 2012.


Huber Increases Price of its Industrial Ground Calcium Carbonate

30 October 2012

Huber Engineered Materials is increasing the price of its industrial calcium carbonate products, not including its food and USP calcium carbonate grades, effective December 1, 2012, or as current contracts allow.


Huntsman Advanced Materials Embraces Future-Oriented Solutions at Composites Engineering 2012

30 October 2012

Huntsman Advanced Materials will showcase its latest developments in epoxy resins, composites tooling and speciality chemical building blocks, focusing on the added value its systems offer in enabling significant growth momentum in the global composites market during Composites Engineering 2012, 7 – 8 November, at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.


International AVK Conference for Composites: A Good Start in Düsseldorf

30 October 2012

Over 300 participants visited the International AVK Conference on 8 - 9 October 2012, invited by the AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe (German Federation of Reinforced Plastics), at the CCD Congress Centre in Düsseldorf, Germany.


SAMPE Tech Conference and Exhibition Largest Materials and Processes Technical Event

30 October 2012

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) concluded its annual SAMPE Tech Conference and Exhibition 22 - 25 October, 2012, at the Charleston Convention Center in Charleston, South Carolina, US, drawing 1,456 delegates, making it the largest technical event geared toward advanced materials and processes (M&P).


Brazil Composites Top of Mind Awards Comprises 21 Categories

30 October 2012

Organised by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), the Top of Mind awards feature the independent research work and verification of Destaque Business Research; over four weeks, Destaque registered 2.210 votes, divided into 21 categories.


Cytec Exhibits at Composites Engineering 2012 for the First Time

30 October 2012

Cytec will be exhibiting on stand 640 at the Composites Engineering Show 2012, which takes place in the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK on the 7 - 8 November, 2012.


Ph.D. Student Wins 2012 TRFA Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award Announced

30 October 2012

Mohamed Baqar, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, US, is the winner of the Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) 3rd Annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award.