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Fishing Boat Built in DIAB Composite Material

Fishing Boat Built in DIAB Composite Material

16 December 2014

According to DIAB, a good fishing boat must meet the demands of the fisherman. It has to withstand the rigors of the open sea during the wor...


Hexcel Acquires 50% Interest in Formax

16 December 2014

Formax is located in Leicester, UK with estimated sales in 2014 of approximately $45 million.  Hexcel’s interest is to advance knitting technology for future aerospace applications and provide scale for growing industrial markets.


Broadwater Mouldings Creates New EAL Level 3 NVQ Apprenticeship Program for FRP Composites Production

Broadwater Mouldings Creates New EAL Level 3 NVQ Apprenticeship Program for FRP Composites Production

16 December 2014

According to Broadwater, the first group of four apprentices in the program are all on track to gain an EAL verified Level 3 NVQ Diploma in ...


Axson to Open New Technical Centre for Developing Innovative PUR Formulations

Axson to Open New Technical Centre for Developing Innovative PUR Formulations

16 December 2014

This centre in Méry, Savoie, France, is being opened to enable Axson customers to carry out tests and trials from early 2015. The announceme...


Cetim gets Nadcap Accreditation for the Fourth Time in a Row 

16 December 2014

According to Cetim, 19 mechanical and physico-chemical tests were assessed. This new audit was carried out on the Cetim site of Nantes, France. Cetim says this was the fourth success in a row, without any non-conformity: a unique result in the world, which enhances the higher reputation of Cetim with the aerospace manufacturers and their subcontractors.


Exel Composites to Expand its Operations in Nanjing, China

16 December 2014

According to Exel, demand in China has increased and a number of new business opportunities have been identified. Exel Composites will invest to expand its operations in Nanjing, China to meet the demand. The target is to double the production capacity of the Nanjing unit. 


Professors Invention Offers Cost-Effective Solution for Strengthening Of Communication Towers

16 December 2014

QuakeWrap explains, the repaired tower is located in a congested site in Los Angeles, California, US and is one of many such towers worldwide that could benefit from this technology.


Azerbaijan Investment Company and Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park Sign MOU with SouthWest NanoTechnologies for a Major Carbon Nanotube Project in Republic of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Investment Company and Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park Sign MOU with SouthWest NanoTechnologies for a Major Carbon Nanotube Project in Republic of Azerbaijan

16 December 2014

AIC says it and SWeNT will be partners in the project, located at the Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park, approximately 20 miles from the capi...


RTP Company Acquires Production Facilities from Alloy Polymers

16 December 2014

Long time RTP Company executive Peter Ploumidis has been tapped to lead Alloy Polymers as President of the organisation. “Alloy Polymers and RTP Company share a vision of serving customers as true partners, and complement each other perfectly,” says Ploumidis. “Alloy Polymers will continue to provide high-volume compounding production services for contract manufacturers, and RTP Company will continue developing custom engineered thermoplastic compounds for moulders and OEMs. Between the two, customers will benefit from a full spectrum of products and services designed to fit their specific needs.”