11 February 2014
11 February 2014
Base Materials, a subsidiary of Base Group, has assigned BMP Technology as its distributor of pattern and mould materials across Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
In order to meet the global demand for composites, Base Group continues to develop key strategic relationships with regional partners such as BMP Technology. This new partnership results in Base Groups global reach spanning three continents.
“BMP Technology is a market leader with expert knowledge and capability to develop the Russian composites industry; this complements Base Groups ambition to introduce innovative technology to international markets. This synergy has led the two companies to develop market opportunity in unprecedented timescales”explains Samantha Littler, Commercial Director of Base Group.
Alexander Shreiber, Executive Director for BMP Technology explains the development of the Russian composites industry is vital for the growth of the economy. Mr Shreiber added, “Through this partnership, we are able to support the necessary development of the Russian composites industry by supplying Base Groups, market leading products to the automotive, aerospace, and industrial markets.”
The American Composites Manufacturers Association participated in a roundtable discussion about the IMAGINE Act. Known as the Innovative Materials in American Growth and Infrastructure, Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act, the new bill is designed to promote the increased use of innovative materials like fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, as well as new manufacturing methods to accelerate the deployment and extend the life of infrastructure projects.
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
After the collapse of a drinking water pipeline in downtown Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Insituform was contracted to reline a close to 100 year old pipe underneath one of the canals. Water was restored successfully within five days, with minimal impact on traffic and the environment.