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Sigmatex Awarded Government Funding to Accelerate Vehicle Lightweighting

Sigmatex Awarded Government Funding to Accelerate Vehicle Lightweighting

31 March 2015

Sigmatex has been awarded Government funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) for a project that aims to p...


NetComposites Launches Composite Essentials Live: the Online Training Experience

31 March 2015

NetComposites is launching Composite Essentials Live, its series of live online training modules, with the first absolutely free to attend.


Haydale Create Dedicated Graphene Inks Manufacturing Capability

Haydale Create Dedicated Graphene Inks Manufacturing Capability

31 March 2015

Haydale has a new 230m2 manufacturing area at its South Wales, UK, facility to keep up with rapidly growing demand for graphene i...


Intertronics Thinky Mixer Improves Bonding Processes in Optical Instrument Manufacture

Intertronics Thinky Mixer Improves Bonding Processes in Optical Instrument Manufacture

31 March 2015

After engineers at optical instrument makers Gooch & Housego, who use a high specification UV cure adhesive in a military application, p...


Sekisui Plastics USA Introduces New Heat-Resistant Piocelan Foam Grade

Sekisui Plastics USA Introduces New Heat-Resistant Piocelan Foam Grade

31 March 2015

Sekisui Plastics USA has introduced a new grade of Piocelan mouldable foam resin; a hybrid of styrenic and olefin components.


CIMComp Open Day Programme Announced

31 March 2015

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp) will be hosting an Open Day on the 23 June 2015 at @Bristol in Bristol, UK.


SPE, Penn College of Technology, and Paulson Training Form Educational Alliance to Serve as Single Source of Plastics Information, Training and Certification

31 March 2015

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), the Plastics Innovation and Resource Center (PIRC) of Penn College of Technology, and Paulson Training Programs have entered into an alliance to offer plastics professionals and companies a resource for educational information, training programs and certifications.


AGY Expand S-2 Glass Fibre Capacity

31 March 2015

AGY has expanded its capacity to produce S-2 Glass yarns and rovings.


Victrex PEEK Valve Plate Lasts Twelve Times Longer

Victrex PEEK Valve Plate Lasts Twelve Times Longer

31 March 2015

HuanTian Industrial and Victrex are developing a parts material standard for China’s reciprocating compressor industry.


Solvay’s Radel PPSU Outperforms Competitive Thermoplastics Enabling ELITechGroup to Upgrade Two Slide Stainer Carousels

Solvay’s Radel PPSU Outperforms Competitive Thermoplastics Enabling ELITechGroup to Upgrade Two Slide Stainer Carousels

31 March 2015

Radel PPSU’s superior chemical resistance, transparency and compatibility with ultrasonic welding make it the material of choice for demandi...


High-Volume, Low-Cost Composites Production Showcase

31 March 2015

On the 29th April at the Warwick Manufacturing Group’s (WMG) International Digital Laboratory, the Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC) programme of projects will showcase ways to address the challenges facing the UK composites industry in the high-volume, low-cost manufacturing sector.


Dilutec Plans Gelcoat Capacity Expansion

31 March 2015

Dilutec has planned a 50% expansion in the installed capacity of the plant it operates in Senador Canedo, Brazil.


Hexcel Recognised for Engineering Excellence by Business Weekly

31 March 2015

Hexcel has been honoured by Business Weekly with its Engineering Excellence award, part of the publication’s annual business awards program.