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Sigmatex Unveils Technical Excellence Centre

17 September 2013

Sigmatex has announced the creation of the Sigmatex Technical Excellence Centre (SigmaTEC).


Vestas Produce Prototype of Most Powerful Blade in Wind Industry

17 September 2013

Vestas has produced the first prototype 80 metre blade for the V164-8.0 MW at its research and development centre on the Isle of Wight, UK.


Kemo Bikes Release Frame Featuring TeXtreme Technology

17 September 2013

Kemo Bikes showcased their new range of road bikes at the Eurobike show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The frame model KE-R8 5KS is built using TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fabrics.


Gurit Exhibited Composite Sections of New London Double-Decker Bus at China Composites Expo 2013

17 September 2013

Gurit exhibited at China Composites Expo from 11th– 13th September.


AXION Receives First Purchase Order from Russia for ECOTRAX 100% Recycled Composite Rail Ties

17 September 2013

AXION has announced it has received its first purchase order for ECOTRAX rail ties which will be shipped to Russia and installed in track with a major transit line later this year.


Harbin Composite Manufacturing Centre Delivers First Major A350 Part

17 September 2013

The newest Airbus joint venture in China says it is progessing well on A350 work packages.


DSM Launches Solutions in Advanced Thermoplastic Composites for Lighter and More Sustainable Automotive Applications

17 September 2013

DSM says it is launching a custom-made solution for structural and semi-structural applications, incorporating various types of continuous fibre reinforcements embedded in its advanced polyamides.


PlastiComp Adds Long Fibre Thermoplastic Pipes, Beams and Profiles to its Portfolio

17 September 2013

PlastiComp has installed and commissioned a patent-pending manufacturing line for extruding Long Fibre Thermoplastic (LFT) pipes, beams, and other structural profiles.


Interplastic Announce Price Increase for CoREZYN and Silmar Products

17 September 2013

The Company says the increase will take effect on all shipments on or after October 5, 2013. Steve Wetzel, National Sales Manager, and Daryl Francis, Business Manager West, announced today that Interplastic is raising the price of CoREZYN and Silmar brand polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats, colorants and putties $0.06 per pound. Recent increases in key feedstocks such as benzene, propylene, butane, and xylenes have raised the cost of most polyester resin components. Glycols and acids, along with styrene and other additives have all increased. In addition, energy prices have risen and look to continue this trend in the near term.