20 March 2018
20 March 2018
Lipex Engineering has acquired the assets of the Lipex Anlagentechnik und Handel and will continue to serve international glass fibre industry with new management, but core personnel staying in the company.
Lipex Anlagentechnik und Handel was founded in 1975 and is a supplier of machinery, equipment and technology for the production of industrial glass fibres. In the last four years, average turnover was around €9 million. Lipex is a specialised engineering service provider that conceptually plans both single production lines and complete manufacturing facilities or plants.
Lipex Engineering, based in Puchheim, in Germany, will continue to serve customers in the glass fibre industry, with a focus on flexibility and customer orientation. The company is currently working on various projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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.
A skateboard, architectural panels and a rigid roof for boats, all built using Chomarat composite reinforcements, will be on display at CAMX 2018.
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.