14 March 2017
14 March 2017
Aliancys will increase the price of its complete unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins portfolio sold in europe, middle east and india by €100 per ton.
Isophthalic based resins will be increased with an additional €100 per ton. The price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 15 march 2017.
This new price increase is an addition to the multiple price increases already announced by aliancys in previous months.
“The pricing of our key raw materials continues to sharply increase across the board. This unprecedented escalation has left us no choice but to raise the prices of our products as a result. In addition, the market of some key raw materials is very short,” explains Fons Harbers, Marketing & Sales Director.
Composites UK reports that its members are supporting the new 2018-2021 Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites strategy (SIMPLC).
Composites are considered hard to join and researchers have predominantly focused on mechanical joining technologies including crimping, gluing, riveting or screwing. The Composites Europe exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany, on 6-8 November will show the advantages and drawbacks of each of these processes.
The Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) and the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University are commencing a study into the use of thermoplastic tapes in injection moulded parts. Companies interested in joining the study are invited to a kick-off event during Fakuma 2018 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 18 October.