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TenCate Acquires Amber Composites

22 January 2013

TenCate has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Amber Composites, a UK-based manufacturer of thermoset composites for the industrial and automotive market.


Boeing Statement on Federal Aviation Administration 787 Action

22 January 2013

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO, Jim McNerney, has issued a statement after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency airworthiness directive that requires US 787 operators to temporarily cease operations and recommends other regulatory agencies to follow suit.


Formal Inauguration of Kineco and Kaman Joint Venture

22 January 2013

Kineco and Kaman Aerospace Group have formally inaugurated their joint venture in Goa, India.


Gurit Doubles Automotive Composite Parts Manufacturing Capacity

22 January 2013

Gurit has won a second supply contract from a car manufacturer in the Italian market and has further expansion of its UK-based automotive parts manufacturing site, resulting in doubling the capacities by mid-year.


Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant and Nova-Institute Form Strategic Partnership

22 January 2013

A new strategic partnership between Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant and nova-Institute is ready to offer industrial customers a full service to go from the original idea to the market.


Thermwood Releases NEW High Performance Model 77 Series

22 January 2013

Thermwood Corporation has released a new High Performance M77 Series, 5 Axis CNC Machining Centre.


Molded Fiber Glass CP Starts Production on A New Round Form

22 January 2013

Molded Fiber Glass Construction Products (MFG CP), has begun production on a new round column form.


Scott Bader Increases Prices of its Manufactured Composites Range in Europe

22 January 2013

Scott Bader Europe is increasing the prices of its Crystic range of unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and DCPD products, plus all other manufactured composite products by 80 €/te effective of 11 February 2013, subject to existing customer contracts.


AOC Increase Price for Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean

22 January 2013

AOC will have a price increase of US$0.04/lb for all products shipped on or after February 7, 2013 for Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.


Price Increase for CoREZYN and Silmar Products

22 January 2013

Interplastic Corporation’s Thermoset Resins Division is raising the price of CoREZYN and Silmar brand polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats, colorants and putties $0.06 per pound, effective on all shipments on or after February 9, 2013.


Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance to Highlight Customer Stories

22 January 2013

Composites One, along with the Closed Mold Alliance and 20 industry partners, will use the latest closed mould processes to build parts, including an actual production part for a real Composites One customer live on the show floor at COMPOSITES 2013, Orlando, Florida, US from January 29 - 31.


SCIGRIP Expands European Adhesives Offering

22 January 2013

SCIGRIP will be showcasing the latest advancements in bonding systems and adhesive chemistries at Compotec 2013 in Carrara Fiere, Italy, from 6-8 February on Stand 845 in Hall D.