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Huntsman’s Araldite Materials Deliver Excellent Properties to City Sculpture

12 February 2013

Composite materials from Huntsman have been used to create a new central sculpture in the Jean Tinguely Carnival Fountain, situated on the esplanade of the municipal theatre in Basel, Switzerland.


Network Group for Composites in Construction Launch 2013 Early Career Researchers Competition

12 February 2013

The Network Group for Composites in Construction (NGCC) is delighted to announce the 2nd Early Career Researchers Competition (ECR) which will take place during the Advanced Composites in Construction Conference (ACIC) on 10th September 2013 at Queen’s University Belfast.


Tsunami Bar Wins ACMA Composites 2013 ‘Best of Show’ Award

12 February 2013

Flexi-StiX has been awarded the ACMA Composites 2013 ‘Best of Show’ Award for its Tsunami Barbell Flexible Composite Barbell which has a stiffness that allows the bar to oscillate during lifting with an optimum amplitude and frequency that allow the lifter to achieve extraordinary effective muscle stimulus, resulting in the ability to train athletes to a higher level of performance than using traditional steel barbells.


PURLoc Seawalls Provide Lightweight, Strong and Durable Waterfront Protection

12 February 2013

Gulf Synthetics’ PURLoc, which utilises Bayer MaterialScience’s Baydur PUL 2500 polyurethane system, has been used as a long-term solution for waterfront projects.


Scott Bader Buys ATC Formulated Polymers

12 February 2013

Scott Bader has reached an agreement to acquire ATC Formulated Polymers of Burlington, Ontario, US, with effect from 4 February 2013.


New Warehouse Facilities for Strongwell

12 February 2013

Strongwell Corporation has established a new warehouse facility in the northern California and southeastern Texas regions in the US.


Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Selected by Snecma (Safran) for New Engine Programs

12 February 2013

Snecma (Safran) has selected Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to create a more unified, flexible and collaborative production environment for its new engine programs.


Dymax Forms New Distributor for Asia Pacific Region

12 February 2013

Effective January 1, 2013, AB Chemical & Engineering Pte has assumed the role of exclusive Dymax Distributor for the Asia Pacific Region.


Revenue in the Brazilian Composites Industry Grew 4.6% in 2012

12 February 2013

The Brazilian composites sector reported US$ 1.492 billion revenue in 2012, which corresponds to a 4.6% increase in comparison with the previous year.


North American Composites Launches Updated Website

12 February 2013

North American Composites (NAC) has a newly designed and updated website – www.nacomposites.com, incorporating new design elements, improved graphics, user-friendly location map and information, expandable product categories, supplier and product line links, enhanced search engine optimisation, and additional industry resources.


IYRS Open House Gives Attendees an Opportunity to Explore Composites Careers

12 February 2013

Individuals interested in pursuing a career track in the composites field will have a chance to explore training and career options during a February open house at IYRS, a marine trades and technology school based in Bristol, Rhode Island, US.