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Network Group for Composites in Construction Announce Innovative Event

02 April 2013

The Network Group for Composites in Construction (NGCC) has announced the programme for their 2013 annual conference which will take on the subject of “Innovation in Composites for Construction” on the 24th April 2013 in Bristol, UK.


Integrated Composites Awarded Fourth Production Order from U.S. Army

02 April 2013

Integrated Composites has received a fourth U.S. Army contract for the continued production of the lightweight Composite Universal Weapons Pylon (CUWP) for the Kiowa Warrior helicopter.


PPG Wins GL Certification for High-Modulus Glass Composition Fibres

02 April 2013

PPG Industries’ fibre glass business has received certification from Germanischer Lloyd (GL), a leading international certification body in the wind energy industry.


Daimler and the University of Stuttgart to Research into New FRP Design, Simulation and Process Techniques

02 April 2013

A cooperation contract between the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Aircraft Design and Daimler has resulted in a joint research project into new design, simulation and process techniques in fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) lightweight construction.


Ultra-Light Solar Impulse Plane Set to Take Flight Across America

02 April 2013

Solar Impulse, an ultra-lightweight, solar-powered plane, capable of flying day and night, is set to take flight across America with the help of diverse material and technologies from Bayer MaterialScience.


Magna and Zoltek Provide Carbon Fibre Composite Parts and Systems for High Volume Automotive Applications

02 April 2013

Magna Exteriors and Interiors (MEI) together with strategic development partner Zoltek, is providing carbon fibre composite parts and systems for high-volume automotive applications to support automakers' lightweighting initiatives.


CDI Installs New CD6015 Small Prepreg Machine at Huntsman

02 April 2013

Century Design (CDI) has installed a CD6105 combi prepreg machine at Huntsman’s Advanced Technology Centre in The Woodlands, Texas, US.


Foster Expands Nano-Reinforced Polymer Product Range for Medical Devices

02 April 2013

Foster now offer nano-reinforced composites for minimally invasive devices, such as catheters, with reinforcement loadings up to 30% by weight.


SGL Group Supports Establishment of Technology Centre for Composites in Singapore

02 April 2013

The SGL Group is supporting a joint project by Singapore Polytechnic, the German Institute of Science and Technology - TUM Asia, and the Institute for Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to establish a Composite Technology Centre in Singapore.


Siemens Opens World's Largest Wind Turbine R&D Test Facilities

02 April 2013

Siemens Energy has opened two major research and development test facilities for wind turbine technology in Denmark.


Toray to take over Dome Carbon Magic

02 April 2013

Toray has agreed to purchase Dome Carbon Magic (DCM) from the Dome Group, a racing car designer and manufacturer, in order to expand its carbon fibre composite materials business in the automobile industry.


Sigmatex Secures Major Marine Contract

02 April 2013

Further to receiving Type Approval Certification from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) for a numbers of its multiaxial and unidirectional carbon fibre fabric products, Sigmatex is pleased to reveal the first in a number of contracts have been secured for a significant European Marine project.


Ashland to Increase Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resins Prices for EMEA

02 April 2013

Ashland Performance Materials is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of epoxy vinyl ester resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 100 euros per ton. This increase took effect from April 1, 2013.