28 June 2016
28 June 2016
AOC has increased the price of its gel coats and pigments of up to US$0.06/lb. and up to CND$0.175/Kg, depending on application and colour.
AOC says that all shipments after 9 July 2016 will be affected by this increase.
AOC explains that this action is due to recent increases in critical raw materials including titanium dioxide and isophthalic acid, and cumulative increases in other materials. Its global purchasing resources will continue to work diligently with its vendors to ensure adequate supply of competitively sourced raw materials to take care of its customers’ needs.
Exhibitors at Advanced Engineering Show 2018, the UK’s largest annual gathering of engineering professionals, will be launching 60 new products, services or updates.
The Metyx Hungary factory, located in Kaposvár, has recently expanded its warehousing facilities, adding an additional 3,024 m2 of enclosed storage space for composite technical fabrics, packaging and FRP tooling.
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.