10 April 2018
10 April 2018
AOC has announced a price increase in the amount of US$0.10/lb for all vinyl ester products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean. The increase is effective for all orders shipped on, or after, 10 April 2018.
The company has also announced a price increase of US$0.15/kg for all vinyl ester products sold in Asia. This is effective for all orders shipped on, or after, 17 April 2018.
The company says these actions are due to continuing price pressure on critical raw materials.
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.
3A Composites Core Materials reports that its BALTEK SB balsa core has been ABS-approved for more than 20 years.