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Advanced Engineering 2018
TRB Lightweight Structures Develops Biocomposite Rail Carriage Door Leaf

TRB Lightweight Structures Develops Biocomposite Rail Carriage Door Leaf

19 June 2018

TRB Lightweight Structures has developed a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) sandwich panel door leaf using a bio-based resin and a 100...


Ecocomp 2019 Issues Call for Papers

Ecocomp 2019 Issues Call for Papers

19 June 2018

Presentations are being invited for the 7th edition of Ecocomp, the International Conference on Sustainable Fibres, Polymers and Composites,...


BASF Introduces CONTOURA Prepreg

12 September 2017

BASF is launching the CONTOURA prepreg range, which combines Acrodur resins with a variety of natural, recycled or synthetic fibres to produce a prepreg suitable for use in the automotive, RV, and home and office furnishing industries.


Covestro Targets Bio-Based Resin for Timber Construction Elements

05 September 2017

Covestro is participating in a project to develop bio-based resin reinforcing layers for solid wood construction materials to replace the petrochemical products used to date.


Neuvokas Raises Rebar Production Speed

Neuvokas Raises Rebar Production Speed

22 August 2017

Neuvokas reports that it has achieved a process speed of 150 ft/min (45.72 m/min) for its continuous fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) rebar pr...


Invibio and CarboFix Partner with UK Olympic Sprinter James Ellington

25 July 2017

UK Olympic sprinter James Ellington has joined forces with the UK´s Invibio Biomaterial Solutions and CarboFix Orthopedics in his quest to return to athletics competition after a devastating motorcycle accident earlier this year.


Covestro Develops Bio-Based Aniline

Covestro Develops Bio-Based Aniline

13 June 2017

Covestro has announced that aniline, an important basic chemical, can now be derived from biomass. Until now, petroleum-based raw materials ...


TU/ecomotive Unveils Bio-Composite Car

TU/ecomotive Unveils Bio-Composite Car

23 May 2017

TU/ecomotive, an Eindhoven University of Technology team focused on developing innovative, electric city cars, has unveiled its latest conce...


Eastman Unveils Engineering Bioplastic

Eastman Unveils Engineering Bioplastic

16 May 2017

Eastman Chemical Company is introducing TRĒVA, a versatile, cellulose-based thermoplastic said to combine high performance with sustainabili...


The RED II Proposal and Its Impact on the Bio-based Material and CO2 Utilisation Sector

18 April 2017

nova-Institut reports open doors for CO2-based fuels, but a non-level playing field for the bio-based material sector continues and threatens access to tall oil, animal fats and glycerol by the chemical industry as well as access to pulpwood by the forest industry.