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ACMA and NetComposites Unveil Global Composites Speakers and Conference Programme

ACMA and NetComposites Unveil Global Composites Speakers and Conference Programme

22 May 2018

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites have announced the detailed conference programme for the Global C...


Composites UK Launches 2018 Industry Awards

Composites UK Launches 2018 Industry Awards

22 May 2018

Composites UK has opened the entry process for its 2018 Composites Industry Awards.


JEC Promotes Composites at International Motor Shows

JEC Promotes Composites at International Motor Shows

22 May 2018

As part of its mission to address composites end-use industries, JEC Group is investing in composites showcases at key automotive events wor...


DSM Increases Dyneema Production Capacity

22 May 2018

DSM has announced that it will increase its production capacity for Dyneema following strong demand for both Dyneema UD (unidirectional laminate) and Dyneema fibre.


TPI and Vestas Expand Relationship in Mexico

22 May 2018

TPI Composites reports that Vestas Wind Systems has exercised an option for two additional wind turbine blade manufacturing lines under an existing multi-year supply agreement. 


Scigrip Extends Agreement with Euroresins into Scandinavia

Scigrip Extends Agreement with Euroresins into Scandinavia

15 May 2018

Scigrip has extended its relationship with Euroresins International Group into Scandinavia. Following a successful collaboration in the UK m...


iSpecc Appointed Distributor for Eastman Cutting Equipment

iSpecc Appointed Distributor for Eastman Cutting Equipment

15 May 2018

UK company iSpecc has been appointed distributor for Eastman's automated cutting machines.


ACMA Launches DiscoverComposites.com

15 May 2018

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is launching DiscoverComposites.com, a new resource geared toward educating end users about the possibilities of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials.


HK Research Announces Alliance with Scott Bader

15 May 2018

HK Research has announced a strategic cooperation agreement with Scott Bader under which the companies plan to explore mutual interests in various markets, technologies and manufacturing areas to further strengthen their respective positions in the US and European gel-coat markets.


Brazilian Composites Sector Reports Growth in 2017

15 May 2018

In 2017, sales in the Brazilian composites sector totaled US$720 million, 1.9% higher than the previous year, according to Maxiquim, a consulting firm hired by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO).


AMRC’s High-Pressure RTM Facility Ready for Collaborative Projects

AMRC’s High-Pressure RTM Facility Ready for Collaborative Projects

08 May 2018

The Composite Centre at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) reports that its high-pressure RTM and c...


Composites UK Organises Renewables Showcase

Composites UK Organises Renewables Showcase

08 May 2018

Composites UK is organising its second composites showcase of the year, this time covering the topic of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) compo...


Cevotec Starts Cooperation to Serve Asian Market

Cevotec Starts Cooperation to Serve Asian Market

08 May 2018

Together with an international group of companies and research institutions, German fibre patch placement specialist Cevotec has launched th...


AOC to be Acquired by CVC Capital Partners

08 May 2018

AOC’s parent company, The Alpha Corporation of Collierville, Tennessee, US, has signed a definitive agreement with CVC Capital Partners Fund VI to be acquired.


CGTech Opens Office in Russia

08 May 2018

UK company CGTech, developer of VERICUT CNC simulation, verification and optimisation software, has announced the formation of a direct office in Russia. Headquartered in Moscow, the subsidiary is responsible for marketing, sales, technical support and reseller support throughout Russia.


Advanced Engineering Show Invites Speakers and Presentations

Advanced Engineering Show Invites Speakers and Presentations

01 May 2018

Advanced Engineering, the UK’s annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals, is inviting exhibitors, visitors and ass...


Engineering Doctorate Student Helps UK Firm win Queen's Award for Enterprise

Engineering Doctorate Student Helps UK Firm win Queen's Award for Enterprise

01 May 2018

A University of Bristol Engineering Doctorate student has helped a UK business win its second Queen's Award in five years.


Composites Leadership Forum Hosts UK Workforce Development Event

Composites Leadership Forum Hosts UK Workforce Development Event

01 May 2018

The Composites Leadership Forum (CLF) is working to influence the UK government and other bodies to bring together support for composites an...


Bitrez Opens Doors to Overseas Resin Producers as REACH Deadline Approaches

Bitrez Opens Doors to Overseas Resin Producers as REACH Deadline Approaches

01 May 2018

As the REACH deadline for registering chemicals approaches, Bitrez is inviting overseas resin producers to use its UK-based production facil...


Reshoring UK Website Connects Manufacturers and Suppliers

01 May 2018

On 16 May 2018, the GTMA and its trade association partners will host a launch seminar at the Manufacturing Resource, Alcester, highlighting the benefits of the Reshoring UK initiative.


Teijin Strengthens Carbon Fibre Operations in China and Taiwan

01 May 2018

Teijin has announced the establishment of Teijin Carbon Shanghai in China and Teijin Carbon Taiwan in Taipei as sales affiliated companies to capitalise on the expanding demand for carbon fibre and strengthen Teijin’s global business capabilities.


TCS Offers Bespoke Solutions

TCS Offers Bespoke Solutions

24 April 2018

Total Composite Solutions (TCS) is now offering a highly customised service for both interior and exterior surface applications.


Environmental Performance of Battery Electric Vehicles Questioned at APC Seminar

Environmental Performance of Battery Electric Vehicles Questioned at APC Seminar

24 April 2018

The environmental credentials of battery electric vehicles were questioned at the latest Future of Technology seminar organised by the Advan...


National Experts to Headline Marine-i Event

National Experts to Headline Marine-i Event

24 April 2018

Marine-i has announced the line-up of industry experts who will be presenting at a Composite Discovery Room event taking place on 30 April a...


ACMA Advocates for Development of Standards for Composites in Infrastructure

24 April 2018

During an 18 April hearing before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Shane Weyant, President and CEO of Creative Pultrusions, a member company of the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), testified that as the US looks for innovative solutions to repair its infrastructure, Congress should support efforts to develop codes and standards that allow designers and engineers to build confidently with fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials.


Exel Composites Acquires Diversified Structural Composites

24 April 2018

Exel Composites has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in US company Diversified Structural Composites (DSC) from Teijin Carbon America.


Composites UK Partners with Briar Associates to Offer Energy Procurement Service

24 April 2018

Composites UK has teamed up with consultancy Briar Associates to offer an energy and water procurement service to its members.


Zoltek and Uniti Sign Memorandum of Understanding

24 April 2018

Zoltek and electric vehicle maker Uniti have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.


Kanfit Achieves AS9100 Rev D Accreditation

24 April 2018

Kanfit has announced that following an extensive audit conducted by the Standards Institution of Israel, the company has been recertified to AS9100 Rev D.


JEC Event Debates the Future of Composites in Transportation

JEC Event Debates the Future of Composites in Transportation

17 April 2018

Following its strategy to address composites end-use industries specifically, JEC Group is organising The Future of Composites in Transporta...


Velox Strengthens Activities in Eastern Europe

Velox Strengthens Activities in Eastern Europe

17 April 2018

Velox is intensifying its activities in Eastern Europe and Russia and will exhibit at Plastpol on 22-25 May 2018 in Kielce, Poland, alongsid...


Attwater Invests in CNC Upgrades

Attwater Invests in CNC Upgrades

17 April 2018

Attwater has invested £100,000 in two new CNC machines.


CGTech Expands UK Operations

17 April 2018

CGTech is expanding and restructuring its UK operations. The company says this is in response to the continued expansion of the VERICUT user base for both CNC machine simulation, verification and optimisation, and growing use of the VERICUT Composites Applications Suite for advanced non-metallic materials.


Redelease Named Lord's Preferred Distributor

17 April 2018

Redelease has been elected Preferred Distributor 2018 by the Brazilian subsidiary of structural adhesives manufacturer Lord.


Technology Park Ypenburg Initiative Strengthens Innovation in Advanced Materials

Technology Park Ypenburg Initiative Strengthens Innovation in Advanced Materials

10 April 2018

The Technology Park Ypenburg programme has been officially launched in The Netherlands. The municipality of The Hague, four local companies ...


Zoltek Increases Production at Hungarian Facility

10 April 2018

Zoltek, headquartered in Missouri, USA, has announced an increase in carbon fibre production capacity at its facility located in Nyergesújfalu, Hungary.


AOC Announces Vinyl Ester Price Increases for Latin America and Asia

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.


Advanced Engineering Celebrates 10 Years with a Bigger Show and More Industries Covered

Advanced Engineering Celebrates 10 Years with a Bigger Show and More Industries Covered

03 April 2018

Advanced Engineering 2018, the UK exhibition for advanced engineering professionals, is celebrating its 10th birthday by being bi...


Web Industries Opens Sales Office in Europe

Web Industries Opens Sales Office in Europe

03 April 2018

US company Web Industries has opened its first European sales office in Hamburg, Germany.


Marine-i Highlights Exciting Future for Composite Materials

Marine-i Highlights Exciting Future for Composite Materials

03 April 2018

The next Marine-i Discovery Room event will shine a spotlight on composite materials and the vital role they will play in the marine industr...


Fibermaq Consolidates Filament Winding Portfolio

Fibermaq Consolidates Filament Winding Portfolio

03 April 2018

During 2017 Brazilian company Fibermaq consolidated its filament winding portfolio.


Polinox's Production Up 8% in 2017

Polinox's Production Up 8% in 2017

03 April 2018

Brazilian organic peroxides producer Polinox reports an increase of 8% in production volume in 2017.


AOC Announces Vinyl Ester Price Increase for Europe

03 April 2018

AOC has announced a price increase in the amount of €200 per tonne for all vinyl ester products sold in Europe.


Hexcel Celebrates Opening of Casablanca Manufacturing Facility

Hexcel Celebrates Opening of Casablanca Manufacturing Facility

27 March 2018

Hexcel has opened its new manufacturing facility at the MidParc Free Trade Zone in Casablanca, Morocco.


METYX to Establish US Technical Textiles Division

METYX to Establish US Technical Textiles Division

27 March 2018

METYX has completed an agreement with the Gaston County Economic Development Commission in North Carolina to acquire a manufacturing facilit...


Web Industries Renames Advanced Composites Division

Web Industries Renames Advanced Composites Division

27 March 2018

Prompted by the aircraft industry’s increasing needs for precision formatted composite materials, Web Industries has changed the name of its...


R-TECH Materials Celebrates 10 Years of Testing Composites for Marine

R-TECH Materials Celebrates 10 Years of Testing Composites for Marine

27 March 2018

R-TECH Materials is celebrating its tenth year of testing composites for the marine industry.


Matrix Composites Gains Nadcap Accreditation

27 March 2018

Matrix Composites has been approved for Nadcap accreditation and will appear on the Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) for Composites as a Nadcap accredited company.


AOC Increases Prices on Vinyl Ester Products for North America

27 March 2018

AOC has announced a price increase for all vinyl ester containing products of US$0.10/lb for the US and C$0.275/kg for Canada.


Redelease Targets Double-Digit Growth for 2018

27 March 2018

Brazilian speciality chemicals distributor Redelease is targeting double-digit growth this year, with plans to expand its operations and strengthen its portfolio.


Polinox Increases Organic Peroxides Prices

27 March 2018

Brazilian company Polinox has announced a 9% increase in the prices of its organic peroxide products.


iSpecc Appointed UK Distributor for Pinette P.E.I.

iSpecc Appointed UK Distributor for Pinette P.E.I.

20 March 2018

iSpecc has been appointed UK distributor for Pinette P.E.I., a French manufacturer of press systems.


Gurit and Elbe Flugzeugwerke Extend Partnership

20 March 2018

Gurit and Elbe Flugzeugwerke have signed a new framework contract for the development and supply of aerospace materials.


SIEM Cicero Wins JEC Innovation Award

20 March 2018

Diab's Divinycell core materials contributed to the JEC Innovation Award-winning Uljanik JSC SIEM Cicero project.


Lanxess Invests in Thermoplastic Compounds Line in Germany

20 March 2018

LANXESS has commissioned a new production line for the manufacture of speciality thermoplastic compounds at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site in Germany.


Zoltek Contributes to Automotive Innovation

20 March 2018

Zoltek has won the JEC Automotive Process Innovation Award in partnership with Audi, Voith Composites and Dow Automotive, for the development of a carbon rear wall module using a high-volume CFRP production process.


Lipex Engineering Supports Glass Fibre Industry

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.


JEC World 2018 Gathers the Whole Composites Industry in Paris

JEC World 2018 Gathers the Whole Composites Industry in Paris

13 March 2018

JEC World 2018 closed its doors on 8 March with a record increase in attendance, after welcoming more than 1,300 exhibitors and 42,445 profe...


Magna Opens Composites Centre in Germany

Magna Opens Composites Centre in Germany

13 March 2018

Magna is opening a new Composites Centre of Excellence in Esslingen, Germany, with the aim of helping European automakers meet increasingly ...


JEC Announces Innovation Award Winners

JEC Announces Innovation Award Winners

13 March 2018

The JEC World 2018 Innovation Awards ceremony took place on 7 March, opened by a presentation by Yves Rossy, aircraft pilot and inventor of ...


Aston Martin and Dow Partnership Drives Innovation

Aston Martin and Dow Partnership Drives Innovation

13 March 2018

Aston Martin and Dow have announced the continuation of their technical development partnership, paving the way for further joint advancemen...


Composites UK Welcomes OEM Speakers at April Events

Composites UK Welcomes OEM Speakers at April Events

13 March 2018

Composites UK will be hosting two events in April with some big-name speakers.


JEC World 2018: Cevotec Partners with Composite Automation

JEC World 2018: Cevotec Partners with Composite Automation

06 March 2018

At JEC World, Cevotec will announce a partnership with Composite Automation to introduce its composite additive manufacturing technology to ...


Axon Automotive Moves to Bigger Factory

Axon Automotive Moves to Bigger Factory

06 March 2018

As part of a planned business expansion, Axon Automotive has moved from its start-up location in Wollaston, UK, to a bigger factory site on ...


Tufnol Gains Aerospace Accreditation

Tufnol Gains Aerospace Accreditation

06 March 2018

UK company Tufnol Composites has achieved the latest internationally recognised accreditation from the International Aerospace Quality Group...


GRP Solutions Appointed U-Pica Distributor for UK

06 March 2018

FRP Services Europe has appointed GRP Solutions as its exclusive distributor of the U-Pica core material for the UK and Ireland. 


Oxeon Awarded AS9100D Certification

06 March 2018

Oxeon, manufacturer of TeXtreme carbon fibre reinforcement, has received the AS9100D aerospace certification. 


Aliancys Announces Price Increase for Vinyl Ester Resins in Europe

06 March 2018

Aliancys has today announced a price increase of €150 per ton for its vinyl ester and speciality resin product portfolio sold in Europe, the Middle East and India. The price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 1 March 2018. 


JEC World 2018: Cobra Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

JEC World 2018: Cobra Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

27 February 2018

Cobra International will celebrate its 40th year anniversary at JEC World.


Composites Evolution Announces New Prepregging Business

27 February 2018

Composites Evolution is pleased to announce the launch of its new prepregging business from 1st March 2018 following a major investment in new prepreg manufacturing facility.


Coventive Composites Expands Pilot-scale Manufacturing and Staff-training Services

Coventive Composites Expands Pilot-scale Manufacturing and Staff-training Services

27 February 2018

Coventive Composites has recently expanded its pilot-scale manufacturing facilities to include hot-melt prep...


NTPT and Richard Mille Confirm Supply and R&D Agreements

NTPT and Richard Mille Confirm Supply and R&D Agreements

20 February 2018

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) and Richard Mille have signed a long-term collaboration and exclusive supply agreement. The new multi-year ...


iSpecc Appointed UK Distributor for Techni-Modul Engineering

20 February 2018

iSpecc has been appointed sole UK and Ireland distributor for Techni-Modul Engineering.


ACMA Champions Policies to Advance Composites in Infrastructure

ACMA Champions Policies to Advance Composites in Infrastructure

13 February 2018

At the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)'s third annual Infrastructure Day on 6-7 February 2018 34 ACMA members joined to...


METYX Secures Investment for Hungary Expansion

METYX Secures Investment for Hungary Expansion

13 February 2018

METYX has concluded discussions with the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) and secured a 50% matched government-funded incentive ...


RTP to Open Facility in Poland

RTP to Open Facility in Poland

13 February 2018

RTP Company has announced its expansion into Poland with an 86,000 sq.ft. (7,990 m2) facility located at Prologis Park V in Wrocl...


CGTech Celebrates 30 Years

CGTech Celebrates 30 Years

13 February 2018

CGTech, the developer of VERICUT software, is celebrating three decades of consistent growth.


Funding Offered for UK Exporters at Trade Shows

Funding Offered for UK Exporters at Trade Shows

13 February 2018

The UK's Engineering Industries Association (EIA) and the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) have received confirmation of governm...


AOC Increases Prices for Latin America

13 February 2018

AOC has announced a price increase of US$0.05/lb for all products sold in Latin America. 


Diab's Laholm Facility Switches to Biofuel

Diab's Laholm Facility Switches to Biofuel

06 February 2018

Diab has signed an agreement for the supply of hot water and heat with energy company Adven. By switching to biofuel, Diab's production faci...


AOC Increases Global Prices for Vinyl Ester Products

06 February 2018

AOC has announced a price increase for all vinyl ester products in the amount of US$0.10/lb for global markets outside of the US and Canada.


Aliancys Raises Prices of Polyester Resins

06 February 2018

Aliancys has announced a price increase of €100 per ton for its unsaturated polyester resin product portfolio sold in Europe, the Middle East and India.


Trèves TSC Renamed Tesca

06 February 2018

Trèves TSC group has been renamed Tesca and is launching its new strategy for design and manufacture of automotive interiors.


Composites Germany Releases Results of 10th Market Survey

30 January 2018

Composites Germany has released the results of its 10th market survey identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) for the fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) market.


Aliancys Increases Prices for Vinyl Ester Resins

30 January 2018

Aliancys has announced a price increase of €150 per ton for its complete vinyl ester and speciality resin product portfolio sold in Europe, Middle East and India.


Cristex Relocates

Cristex Relocates

23 January 2018

UK distributor Cristex Composite Materials is relocating it offices from the Altham Industrial Estate to new, larger premises in Blackburn.


AOC Announces US Price Increase for Vinyl Ester Products

23 January 2018

AOC has announced a price increase for all vinyl ester products in the amount of US$0.10/lb for the US and C$0.275/kg for Canada.


Airtech Advanced Materials Celebrates 45 Years in Composites

Airtech Advanced Materials Celebrates 45 Years in Composites

16 January 2018

2018 marks the 45th anniversary of Airtech Advanced Materials Group, which the company will be celebrating during the year at all worldwide ...


Aerospace Labs Rebrand as Element

Aerospace Labs Rebrand as Element

16 January 2018

Element Materials Technology has completed the rebrand of four aerospace laboratories in the US and Mexico following its recent acquisition ...


Wabash and Carver Complete Facility Expansion

16 January 2018

Wabash MPI and Carver have completed an expansion to its Wabash, Indiana, US facility in response to continued growth.


Intertronics Issues UV Curing Guide

16 January 2018

Intertronics has released a new publication entitled Top Tips for Getting the Best from Your UV Curing Process.


Airtech Asia Relocates to New Facility

Airtech Asia Relocates to New Facility

09 January 2018

Airtech Asia has relocated to a bigger facility in Tianjin, China. This expansion will allow more office, warehouse and manufacturing space ...


Armacell Increases Prices for ArmaFORM PET range

Armacell Increases Prices for ArmaFORM PET range

09 January 2018

Armacell has announced a global price increase of 5% for its entire PET foam product portfolio from 1 February 2018.


AOC Increases Prices for Europe

09 January 2018

AOC has announced a price increase of €100 per tonne for all products sold in Europe.


EuCIA Adds Thermoplastics Data to Eco Impact Calculator

EuCIA Adds Thermoplastics Data to Eco Impact Calculator

02 January 2018

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) has announced the addition of new thermoplastics data to its Eco Calculator, the online...


Aliancys Announces Price Increase

02 January 2018

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its complete product portfolio sold in Europe, the Middle East and India of €100 per ton for unsaturated polyester resins and €150 per ton for vinyl ester resins.


AOC Introduces Price Increases for US, Canada and Latin America

02 January 2018

AOC has announced price increases for the US and Canada, effective for all shipments on, or after, 14 January 2018, or as contracts allow.


Price Increase for Huber’s Alumina Trihydrate and Magnesium Hydroxide Grades

02 January 2018

Huber Engineered Materials has announced a global price increase for its alumina trihydrate and magnesium hydroxide flame retardant products, effective 2 January 2018 or as current contracts allow.


Wytchcraft Composites Moves to Larger Premises

Wytchcraft Composites Moves to Larger Premises

19 December 2017

Wytchcraft Composites has moved into larger premises at Northshore Shipyard, in Chichester Harbour, UK.


Aliancys Signs Distribution Agreement with JRD Polymers of India

19 December 2017

Aliancys has signed a distribution agreement with JRD Polymers, an Indian distributor of plastics and resins.


Michelman and Mafic Partner to Develop Basalt Fibre Composites

19 December 2017

Michelman and Mafic have announced an innovation and product development partnership that will focus on increasing the performance and surface characteristics of basalt fibres and their use in high performance composites.


Brazilian Composites Industry´s Top of Mind Winners

19 December 2017

Representatives of the Brazilian composites sector gathered at the Institute for Technological Research (IPT), in São Paulo, on 7 December for the awards ceremony of the Composites Industry´s Top of Mind, organised by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO).


Kordsa Acquires Two US Composites Companies

12 December 2017

Kordsa has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire two US composite companies – Fabric Development Inc (FDI) and Textile Products Inc (TPI).


Diab Signs Contracts with European Yacht Builders

12 December 2017

Diab reports that it has secured long-term agreements for its Divinycell core materials with three major European luxury boat builders.


Michelman and Engineered Fibers Technology Partner

12 December 2017

Michelman and Engineered Fibers Technology have announced they will be partnering to develop innovative solutions for speciality fibres and high performance composites.


Hexcel to Acquire Oxford Performance Materials' Aerospace and Defence Business

12 December 2017

Hexcel has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Aerospace & Defence (A&D) business of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM).


Teijin Integrates Toho Tenax Carbon Fibre Subsidiary

12 December 2017

Teijin will integrate its subsidiary Toho Tenax, the core company of its carbon fibres business, on 1 April.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Asia

12 December 2017

AOC has announced a price increase in the amount of $0.17 per pound for all vinyl ester resin products sold in Asia.


Teijin Invests in New US Carbon Fibre Facility

05 December 2017

Teijin has announced that it will establish a new carbon fibre production facility in Greenwood, South Carolina, US, and Teijin Carbon Fibers (TCF), a wholly owned subsidiary. 


JEC Appoints Jury for Start-Up Booster Competition

05 December 2017

JEC Group has announced the jury for the second edition of its Start-up Booster competition to be held during JEC World 2018 on 6-8 March 2018.


Scott Bader Installs New Mixer at French Plant

Scott Bader Installs New Mixer at French Plant

28 November 2017

Scott Bader has installed a new mixer at its facility in Amiens, France, to expand production capacity for its range of adhesives, gelcoats ...


Bawtry Investments Acquires Axon Automotive

28 November 2017

UK-based Axon Automotive, developer of the Axontex carbon fibre structural beam technology, has been acquired by Bawtry Investments.


Lanxess Invests €20m in New Chinese Compounding Plant

28 November 2017

Lanxess is investing around €20 million to construct a new compounding plant for high performance plastics in Changzhou, China.


Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub: Second Call for Feasibility Studies

Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub: Second Call for Feasibility Studies

21 November 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (the Hub) has released its secon...


Mikrosam Expands in North America

Mikrosam Expands in North America

21 November 2017

Mikrosam is entering into partnership with US distributor Composite Automation to bring its composites machinery solutions to the North Amer...


Velox and Ilium Composites Announce European Distribution Deal

Velox and Ilium Composites Announce European Distribution Deal

21 November 2017

Velox has announced a distribution partnership with Ilium Composites, a manufacturer of glass reinforcements for closed mould and speciality...


Safran Nacelles Sees Business Opportunities from Composites UK Event Participation

Safran Nacelles Sees Business Opportunities from Composites UK Event Participation

21 November 2017

When participating in the Composites UK North West Regional Roadshow in September, Safran Nacelles says it made several connections with the...


Solvay and Strata Sign Agreement for UAE Joint Venture

21 November 2017

Solvay and Strata have formalised their joint venture to supply Boeing with carbon fibre prepreg materials from a facility to be built in Al Ain, UAE.


Record Breaking Figures for 10th JEC Asia

Record Breaking Figures for 10th JEC Asia

14 November 2017

More than 230 exhibiting companies from Asia, Europe and America were represented at the 10th JEC Asia exhibition in Seoul last m...


Victrex Opens $13m Polymer Innovation Centre

Victrex Opens $13m Polymer Innovation Centre

14 November 2017

Victrex has invested approximately $13 million in a Polymer Innovation Centre to support is ongoing research and development activities for ...


Solvay Acquires German Manufacturer of Large Tow Carbon Fibre Precursor

14 November 2017

Solvay has completed the acquisition of European Carbon Fiber (ECF), a German producer of precursor for large tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibre.


ACMA Promotes Greater Use of Composites in Transportation and Defence

ACMA Promotes Greater Use of Composites in Transportation and Defence

07 November 2017

During the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)'s inaugural Transportation and Defence Policy Fly-In event, ACMA member comp...


EuCIA Highlights Sustainability as Key Driver for Composites Use

EuCIA Highlights Sustainability as Key Driver for Composites Use

07 November 2017

Sustainability as a key driver for the use of composites, and the need for life cycle assessment (LCA) methods that provide reliable, reprod...


Chomarat Invests in New Carbon Multiaxial Machine

Chomarat Invests in New Carbon Multiaxial Machine

07 November 2017

Chomarat has invested in a new carbon multiaxial machine to bolster its development strategy, particularly in the aerospace and automotive s...


Composites UK Unveils 2017 Industry Award Winners

07 November 2017

On 1 November Composites UK revealed the winners of its 2017 Composites Industry Awards at a dinner held at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.


Sigmatex’s Tom Rockwood Named Composites UK Apprentice of the Year

07 November 2017

Industry trade association Composites UK has named Tom Rockwood as Apprentice of the Year at its annual awards dinner on 1 November.


Advanced Engineering 2017: Supporting UK Manufacturing Growth

Advanced Engineering 2017: Supporting UK Manufacturing Growth

31 October 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 takes place on 1-2 November at the NEC, Birmingham. Some of the industry’s biggest names, including Airbus, Hexcel...


Cobra International Forms Composite Structures Business Unit

Cobra International Forms Composite Structures Business Unit

31 October 2017

Cobra International is launching the Cobra Composite Structures (CCS) business unit which will manufacture large composite structures for th...


Composites UK Roadshow Reaches London

Composites UK Roadshow Reaches London

31 October 2017

Composites UK will be taking the final of its regional roadshows for 2017 to London, covering the South East area.


ACMA Organises Composites Recycling Conference

31 October 2017

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is soliciting abstracts for its first-ever recycling conference, taking place on 10-12 April 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee, US.


Advanced Engineering 2017: Show Floor Features Take Centre Stage

Advanced Engineering 2017: Show Floor Features Take Centre Stage

24 October 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 has announced the show floor features that will be on display during the two-day exhibition and conference on 1-2 ...


NetComposites Continues as Both Strategic Partner and Headline Media Partner for Advanced Engineering 2017

NetComposites Continues as Both Strategic Partner and Headline Media Partner for Advanced Engineering 2017

24 October 2017

NetComposites will once again be a key partner to the Advanced Engineering Exhibition which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, UK, on the 1...


OB2B Industrial Marketing Exhibits at Advanced Engineering 2017

24 October 2017

OB2B Industrial Marketing & PR provides marketing and PR writing services to manufacturers of polymer based materials, composites, engineering plastics and adhesives.


Silverstone Technology Cluster Confirms Speakers for Advanced Engineering 2017

24 October 2017

Senior engineering figures Stephen Ball, Roger Atkins, Kieron Salter and Rob Lewis have been confirmed as guest speakers as part of Silverstone Technology Cluster (STC)'s sponsorship of the VIP Lounge at Advanced Engineering 2017.


New Initiative Delivers Savings for Composites UK Members

17 October 2017

Composites UK reports that a new initiative running in conjunction with adviser Briar Associates has established significant savings on energy taxes levied by the UK government.


Brazilian Composites Survey Begins

17 October 2017

The survey that will nominate the winners of the Brazilian composites industry’s 2017 Top of Mind awards is underway.


Porcher Industries Acquires P-D Interglas Technologies

Porcher Industries Acquires P-D Interglas Technologies

10 October 2017

Porcher Industries has completed the acquisition of the Interglas Technologies operation, including all business operations, workforce resou...


Chomarat Signs Distribution Agreement with Velox

Chomarat Signs Distribution Agreement with Velox

10 October 2017

Chomarat has signed an agreement with Velox covering the distribution of Chomarat carbon fibre reinforcements in France, Italy and the UK, a...


Sigmatex Wins Composites UK Sustainability Award

Sigmatex Wins Composites UK Sustainability Award

10 October 2017

Composites UK has named Sigmatex winner of its 2017 Environmental/Sustainability Award for its work to reduce the amount of carbon fibre was...


Composites UK Reveals 2017 Industry Award Shortlist

10 October 2017

Composites UK has unveiled the shortlist for its 2017 Industry Awards, which will be presented at its annual awards dinner on 1 November at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, UK, coinciding with the Advanced Engineering Show.


Gurit Transfers UK Prepreg Business to Spain

10 October 2017

Gurit has announced that it will transfer its UK prepreg business to its Spanish prepreg production facility by summer 2018.


GRP Solutions Appointed Paiboat Distributor for UK

10 October 2017

Pai Cristal Italia has appointed GRP Solutions as its new industrial distributor for the UK. The agreement includes PaiBoat polishing formulations for the composite industry.


NetComposites Rebrands Consultancy, Training and Innovation Business as Coventive Composites

NetComposites Rebrands Consultancy, Training and Innovation Business as Coventive Composites

03 October 2017

To further clarify its products and services NetComposites has rebranded its consultancy, training and innovation business as Coventive Comp...


Owens Corning Invests $50m in French Composites Facility

Owens Corning Invests $50m in French Composites Facility

03 October 2017

Owens Corning has announced plans to invest $50 million to rebuild a glass melter and expand production capacity by approximately 25% at its...


UK Launches Composites Technician Apprenticeship

03 October 2017

2017 is a year of growth and opportunity for UK composites manufacturers with the launch of the new Composites Technician Apprenticeship, reports association Composites UK.


Hexcel Completes Structil Acquisition

03 October 2017

Hexcel has completed the acquisition of all of the shares of Structil, a French producer of high-performance composites to the aerospace, defence and industrial markets.


Magna Partners with StartUs Insights

03 October 2017

Magna has announced a partnership with StartUs Insights with the aim of creating deeper connections with the start-up community in Europe.


Fibrelite Unveils New Website

03 October 2017

Fibrelite is launching a new website to showcase its range of GRP access covers and underground enclosures.


Epm Technology Acquired by AS.G

26 September 2017

epm technology has been acquired by AS.G (Aero Services Global) as part of a multi-million pound buy and build strategy to service high growth engineering sectors in the aerospace, defence and automotive industries.


Hengshen and Bombardier Sign Agreement for Carbon Prepreg

26 September 2017

Chinese company Hengshen has signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the supply of carbon fibre prepreg to Bombardier.


GRP Solutions Nominated for Two Business Awards

26 September 2017

GRP Solutions has been nominated for two awards at the 2017 Solent Business Awards in the categories of Dynamic Growth and SME of the Year.


Plataine Granted Patent on Increasing Production Efficiency via IIoT

26 September 2017

Plataine reports that it has been granted a US patent titled 'A Method and System for Managing an Efficient Production Floor via The Industrial Internet of Things.'


Hexcel Launches £7.4m MAXIM Project on Aerospace Fabrics

Hexcel Launches £7.4m MAXIM Project on Aerospace Fabrics

19 September 2017

Hexcel reports that it will be launching a new UK government-backed £7.4 million research and development project Multi Axial Infused Materi...


Altair Acquires Componeering

Altair Acquires Componeering

19 September 2017

Altair has acquired Componeering of Helsinki, Finland, developer of the ESAComp composites simulation software.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Europe

19 September 2017

AOC is introducing a price increase of €100 per tonne for all products sold in Europe.


Element and Exova Integration Underway

19 September 2017

Element Materials Technology and Exova Group report that the integration programme to bring the two testing services businesses together is now well underway.


ELG Carbon Fibre Secures AS/EN 9100 Revision D

ELG Carbon Fibre Secures AS/EN 9100 Revision D

12 September 2017

ELG Carbon Fibre has extended the certification of its quality management system, transitioning to the latest BS:EN 9100 2016 (AS 9100 Revis...


AOC Increases Prices for US, Canada and Latin America

12 September 2017

AOC has announced a price increase of US$0.07/lb for all products in the US and CND$0.19/kg for all products in Canada.


Aliancys Announces Price Increase

12 September 2017

Aliancys has announced a price increase of €100 per ton for its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, the Middle East and India.


RP Technologies Opens German Office

12 September 2017

RP Technologies is expanding its European network by opening an office in Billigheim-Sulzbach through the hire of a German Territory Sales Manager, Jörg Müller.


Victrex Joins Thermoplastics Centre to Further Aerospace Research

Victrex Joins Thermoplastics Centre to Further Aerospace Research

05 September 2017

Victrex has joined the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Centre (TPRC), Enschede, The Netherlands, as a Tier 1 member with the aim of addres...


High-Performance SMC Study Launched

High-Performance SMC Study Launched

05 September 2017

A consortium of international companies has come together to drive the future of sheet moulding compound (SMC), an established, cost-efficie...


Porcher Industries Acquires US Plant

Porcher Industries Acquires US Plant

05 September 2017

Porcher Industries subsidiary BGF Industries has completed the acquisition of a new US plant to help satisfy increasing demand from automoti...


Gurit Completes Acquisition of PH Windsolutions

05 September 2017

Gurit has announced the completion of its acquisition of PH Windsolutions.


Element Sheffield Achieves Nadcap Accreditation

05 September 2017

The Sheffield, UK, laboratory operated by Element Materials Technology has been awarded Nadcap accreditation for destructive testing services.


Tepex Thermoplastic Employed in Off-road Vehicle Interior

Tepex Thermoplastic Employed in Off-road Vehicle Interior

29 August 2017

Tepex dynalite thermoplastic composite is being employed in the backseat system of a European automotive manufacturer's off-road vehicle.


Southern Research Contributes to Low Cost Carbon Fibre Project

Southern Research Contributes to Low Cost Carbon Fibre Project

29 August 2017

The US Department of Energy (DOE)'s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced funding of $3,745,413 to West...


Zoltek Facility to House Toray Resin Compounding Plant

29 August 2017

Zoltek will house parent company Toray's new PPS resin compounding operation on its site in Nyergesújfalu, Hungary. 


Creative Pultrusions Acquires Cooling Tower Manufacturer

29 August 2017

Creative Pultrusions (CPI), Alum Bank, Pennsylvania, US, has acquired cooling tower manufacturer Tower Tech (TT).


Diab Americas Triples Processing Capacity for Advanced Foam Cores

29 August 2017

Diab Americas has invested in additional stabilisation chambers to support growing demand for its Divinycell HT and Divinycell HP foam cores.


Pentaxia Prepares for Expansion

Pentaxia Prepares for Expansion

22 August 2017

Derby, UK-based Pentaxia is set to expand, with more than 20 new jobs in the pipeline, and a move to 70,000 ft2 of new manufactur...


Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Tours Rhode Island Company

22 August 2017

US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse had the opportunity to learn more about the process of creating composite products during a 14 August tour of Smithfield, Rhode Island-based Fiberglass Fabricators, a member of the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA).


Gurit Reports Mixed Market Conditions for First Half of 2017

22 August 2017

Gurit reports net sales of CHF175.2 million for the first six months of 2017. This represents a currency-adjusted decrease of -0.5%, and -3.9% in reported Swiss francs, over the previous year.


Dow Automotive Systems Honoured by Honda

22 August 2017

Dow Automotive Systems recently received top supplier recognition from Honda R&D Americas and Honda Brazil.


Sigmatex Completes ‘Ships of the Future’ Supply Agreement

Sigmatex Completes ‘Ships of the Future’ Supply Agreement

15 August 2017

A four-year agreement under which Sigmatex supplied carbon fibre materials to Özata Shipyard in Turkey has drawn to a completion.


Redelease Launches Semi-Permanent Mould Release

Redelease Launches Semi-Permanent Mould Release

15 August 2017

Redelease is introducing the semi-permanent mould release Ycon CR8, developed by UK company Marbocote, to the Brazilian composites market.


Gurit Completes Aerospace Qualification

15 August 2017

Gurit reports that it has successfully completed material qualification for a global aerospace manufacturer.


TPI and Senvion Sign Wind Blade Supply Agreement

15 August 2017

TPI Composites has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Senvion to provide wind turbine blades from two manufacturing lines for wind markets including Asia, Australia and South America.


Teton Composites Awarded NSF Grant for Software Development

15 August 2017

Teton Composites, Laramie, Wyoming, US, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $224,194 to conduct research and development work on innovative software for structural modelling of chopped fibre reinforced plastics.


AOC Raises Prices for Gelcoats in US and Canada

08 August 2017

AOC is introducing a price increase for all gelcoats and pigments of US$0.05/lb in the US and CAN$0.14/kg in Canada for all shipments after 1 September 2017.


Carver Non-Woven Offers Pre-consolidated GMT-Type Composites

Carver Non-Woven Offers Pre-consolidated GMT-Type Composites

01 August 2017

Carver Non-Woven Technologies, Fremont, Indiana, US, will shortly begin commercial production of pre-impregnated, pre-consolidated glass mat...


RPS Appointed Channel Partner for HP 3D Printing

RPS Appointed Channel Partner for HP 3D Printing

01 August 2017

HP has appointed RP Support (RPS) as a channel partner for its 3D printing technology in the UK market.


Sigmatex South Carolina site achieves AS9100C Certification

01 August 2017

Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions, Orangeburg, South Carolina, US, which began operations in 2016, has attained accreditation to aerospace standard AS9100C.


Federal-Mogul Earns DNV Certification for Composite Bearing Material

Federal-Mogul Earns DNV Certification for Composite Bearing Material

25 July 2017

Federal-Mogul Powertrain's self-lubricating deva.tex 552 Marine composite bearing material has been certified by ship and offshore classific...


$125k Grant to Grow Rhode Island Composites Industry

25 July 2017

US Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin have unveiled a $125,000 federal grant to develop a composites industry cluster that will support job creation and economic growth in Rhode Island, US.


GlassFibreEurope Calls for Continued Fight against Illegal Trade Practices by China

25 July 2017

GlassFibreEurope, the European Glass Fibre Producers Association (APFE) and Tech-Fab Europe (TFE) are calling on all players in the glass fibre value chain to unite in the fight against illegal trade practices by China.


SCIGRIP Powercan Dispenses High Viscosity Substances

SCIGRIP Powercan Dispenses High Viscosity Substances

18 July 2017

SCIGRIP is re-launching the patented Powercan dispensing system in compliance with the fluorinated greenhouse gasses regulation 517/2014.


Intertronics Automated Dispensing Solution Helps Security Manufacturer Increase Throughput

Intertronics Automated Dispensing Solution Helps Security Manufacturer Increase Throughput

18 July 2017

GJD Manufacturing, a producer of intruder detection products, has implemented an Intertronics automated dispensing system to improve its bon...


CFM Launches Composites eLearning Channel on YouTube

18 July 2017

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Centre for Future Materials (CFM) has launched an eLearning YouTube channel designed to introduce fibre composites to newcomers.


Plataine Launches MAT 4.0 Digital Manufacturing Software

18 July 2017

Plataine is introducing the latest generation of its material and asset tracker software, MAT version 4.0, which is designed to help manufacturers gain full traceability of the digital thread whilst optimising material and tool utilisation, productivity, throughput and quality.


OCSiAl Invests in Luxembourg Nanotube Production Facility

OCSiAl Invests in Luxembourg Nanotube Production Facility

11 July 2017

The Ministry of the Economy and the Ministry of Finance of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and OCSiAl have signed a Memorandum of Understandin...


Sigmatex Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Hengrui

Sigmatex Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with Hengrui

11 July 2017

Sigmatex has signing a strategic partnership agreement with Hong Kong-headquartered composites manufacturer Hengrui (HRC), which will formal...


AZL Installs KraussMaffei Injection Moulding Machine

AZL Installs KraussMaffei Injection Moulding Machine

11 July 2017

A KraussMaffei Technologies injection moulding machine with turning table has been installed at the Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweigh...


AMAC Supports Japanese Firm MaruHachi's European Expansion

AMAC Supports Japanese Firm MaruHachi's European Expansion

11 July 2017

With the aim of expanding its activities into the European market, Japan-based thermoplastic composites manufacturer MaruHachi is collaborat...


KTN Launches Special Interest Group on Graphene

11 July 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has launched a new special interest group focusing on commercial opportunities for the UK in 'Graphene and Other 2D Materials.'


Gurit to License Green PET Technology from Armacell

11 July 2017

Gurit has signed a licensing contract with Armacell, under which it will be granted a global license for the patented ArmaFORM PET GR technology until the expiry of the patent rights.


Biesterfeld Nordic Distributes Exxtral Polyolefins

11 July 2017

Biesterfeld is expanding its cooperation with ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical to distribute Exxtral performance polyolefins in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.


Composites One Presented with 2016 Great West Platinum Award

11 July 2017

Composites One was presented the Platinum Award by Great West Casualty, a provider of property and casualty insurance for the trucking industry, as a part of the 2016 National Safety Awards Programme.


Custom Composites Sponsors Team GB Sailors

Custom Composites Sponsors Team GB Sailors

04 July 2017

Custom Composites has announced sponsorship of Olympic hopefuls Team Lloyd Williams-Alloway, continuing a relationship with Team GB sailors ...


Airbus Selects Hexcel as Supplier for H160 Helicopter

Airbus Selects Hexcel as Supplier for H160 Helicopter

04 July 2017

Hexcel will extend its 40-year partnership with Airbus Helicopters by supplying composite materials for the new H160 helicopter.


Creative Pultrusions Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

04 July 2017

Creative Pultrusions has earned the ISO 9001:2015 certification.


Chem-Trend Expands in Eastern Europe

04 July 2017

Chem-Trend has acquired the release agent business of Rubio Trading & Consulting, its long-time distribution partner in Romania, to form Chem-Trend Romania.


Element Materials Technology Acquires Exova

04 July 2017

Exova has become part of testing and product qualification business Element Materials Technology.


JEC Publishes Overview of Global Composites Market

04 July 2017

JEC Group has published 'Overview of the global composites market – at the crossroads’, an analysis of the composites market and its potential, which also highlights the challenges that lie ahead in this sector.


Nanoco Receives First Commercial Order for CFQD Resin

04 July 2017

Nanoco Group has received its first commercial order from Wah Hong Industrial, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of optical films and sheets for the display industry, for the supply of resins containing Nanoco’s cadmium-free quantum dots (CFQD).


KraussMaffei and Roctool Sign Global Collaboration Agreement

KraussMaffei and Roctool Sign Global Collaboration Agreement

27 June 2017

KraussMaffei and Roctool have announced that they are intensifying their cooperation in the global marketing of Roctool's inductive mould he...


METYX Expands Technical Fabrics Production

METYX Expands Technical Fabrics Production

27 June 2017

METYX reports the conclusion of a major deal with long-time partner Karl Mayer for the supply of new warp knitting production lines to provi...


Sicomin Appoints Aerontec as South African Distributor

Sicomin Appoints Aerontec as South African Distributor

27 June 2017

Sicomin has agreed a distribution partnership with Aerontec, a South African composite materials supplier based in Cape Town.


Composites UK Exceeds 300 Members

Composites UK Exceeds 300 Members

27 June 2017

Composites UK has announced that it has exceeded the 300 member mark.


Dilutec Signs Distribution Agreement with Percilglass

Dilutec Signs Distribution Agreement with Percilglass

27 June 2017

Dilutec has signed an agreement with Percilglass for exclusive distribution of its gel-coat products in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.


ALMACO and IPT Join Forces to Help Smaller Businesses

27 June 2017

The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) and the Technological Research Institute (IPT) have signed a cooperation agreement to contribute to the development of Brazilian micro, small and medium-sized companies which make up most of the composites manufacturing segment in the region. 


Armageddon Energy, EconCore and DuPont Develop Ultra-Light Solar Panel

Armageddon Energy, EconCore and DuPont Develop Ultra-Light Solar Panel

20 June 2017

Armageddon Energy, EconCore and DuPont have created a lightweight polymer solar panel which is said to be one-third the weight of a standard...


LANXESS Offers Highly Flame Retardant PA 6 Compounds

LANXESS Offers Highly Flame Retardant PA 6 Compounds

20 June 2017

LANXESS has expanded its portfolio of Durethan polyamide 6 (PA 6) compounds with two new product grades highly reinforced with glass fibre a...


Décision Delivers SeaBubble Water Taxi Prototype

Décision Delivers SeaBubble Water Taxi Prototype

20 June 2017

Décision has completed the first of five SeaBubble water taxi prototypes.


Gurit Renews Maricell PVC Distribution Agreement

20 June 2017

Gurit has announced that it has renewed its distribution agreement with Maricell, an Italian producer of closed-cell PVC structural foam.


Fibermaq Distributes Autometrix Equipment in Brazil

20 June 2017

Fibermaq has confirmed an agreement to distribute US company Autometrix's automated cutting systems in Brazil.


NetComposites and ACMA Announce Call for Papers for Global Composites Conference

NetComposites and ACMA Announce Call for Papers for Global Composites Conference

13 June 2017

NetComposites and the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) are inviting presentations for the Global Composites internationa...


High Performance Polyamides Demonstrate Advantages

High Performance Polyamides Demonstrate Advantages

13 June 2017

A new family of compounds from Teknor Apex is said to raise the processability and physical properties of glass fibre reinforced polyamides ...


John Burn Signs Distributor Agreement with Rampf

13 June 2017

John Burn has been appointed exclusive UK distributor of Rampf Tooling products including RAKU-TOOL boards, Close Contour and liquid materials and laminating, casting and multi-purpose systems.


JEC Book Focuses on Composites in Construction

13 June 2017

JEC Group is launching a book dedicated to the growing use of composites in architecture.


Web Industries Expands Development Centre to Focus on Thermoplastics

Web Industries Expands Development Centre to Focus on Thermoplastics

06 June 2017

Newly expanded format processing facilities designed to enable the aerospace industry to take advantage of t...


NTPT Highlights Sporting Applications

NTPT Highlights Sporting Applications

06 June 2017

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has an exciting summer ahead with various sporting disciplines featuring Thin Ply Technology, from luxury s...


Dominic James: Composites UK's Outstanding Contributor

Dominic James: Composites UK's Outstanding Contributor

06 June 2017

Composites UK has recognised Dominic James with the award Outstanding Contributor to the Composites Industry...


AREVO Announces Agreement with In-Q-Tel

06 June 2017

AREVO has closed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the non-profit strategic investor that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the mission of the US Intelligence Community.


Stonhard UK achieves Achilles Level 4 Accreditation

06 June 2017

Stonhard UK, a manufacturer of high-performance epoxy and resin floors, has achieved Level 4 Contractor/Installation Achilles Accreditation.


Web Industries Opens Composite Formatting Operation for Aerospace Applications

Web Industries Opens Composite Formatting Operation for Aerospace Applications

30 May 2017

Web Industries has opened its Atlanta ply cutting and kitting operation located at the company's Suwanee, Georgia, US-based Composites Centr...


Junair Designs Paint Finishing Facility for Formaplex

Junair Designs Paint Finishing Facility for Formaplex

30 May 2017

Junair has designed and installed a semi-automated paint finishing facility at Formaplex's new 120 000 ft2 factory in Portsmouth,...


BYK Wins Coating Innovation Awards

BYK Wins Coating Innovation Awards

30 May 2017

Ringier Trade Media, the publisher of Coatings and Inks China, has recognised BYK as winner of the 2017 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards...


SCIGRIP Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

SCIGRIP Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

23 May 2017

SCIGRIP has achieved the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system.


Intertronics Offers Technology and Training to Enhance Productivity

Intertronics Offers Technology and Training to Enhance Productivity

23 May 2017

Intertronics is offering process innovation and training to its customers to enhance their productivity and ability to compete in both home ...


Polynt and Reichhold Complete Merger

23 May 2017

Polynt and Reichhold have announced the closing of the merger announced last year, after receiving all regulatory approvals.


CPIC Relocates North American Headquarters

23 May 2017

Chongqing Polycomp International (CPIC) has moved its North American headquarters from Los Angeles, California, to Amsterdam, Albany, New York, where it owns a fibreglass manufacturing facility.


IMCD to Acquire Speciality Chemicals Business of Bossco Industries

23 May 2017

IMCD, The Netherlands, has signed an agreement to acquire the speciality chemicals distribution business of Bossco Industries and expand its presence in the US.


Euroresins Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

23 May 2017

Euroresins International Group has achieved the new ISO 9001:2015 certification for all its entities.


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...


Ironjaw Boosts Injection Press Clamping Force

Ironjaw Boosts Injection Press Clamping Force

16 May 2017

Ironjaw is launching a clamping force 'booster' system for injection presses which is reported to increase the capacity of the press, enabli...


Airborne and TenCate Sign Agreement for Satellite Systems

Airborne and TenCate Sign Agreement for Satellite Systems

16 May 2017

TenCate Advanced Composites and Airborne have signed a long-term supply agreement under which Airborne will use composite materials supplied...


Ensinger Acquires Swiss Composites Specialist

Ensinger Acquires Swiss Composites Specialist

16 May 2017

Ensinger, Germany, has acquired Swiss company next composites, a processor of thermoplastic composites.


Waterjet Machine Brings Fast Return on Investment

Waterjet Machine Brings Fast Return on Investment

16 May 2017

A waterjet cutting machine from Water Jet Sweden has delivered efficiency and savings, and a fast return on investment, for automation speci...


Teknor Apex Expands Engineering Thermoplastics Line

16 May 2017

Responding to market need for high-performance engineering thermoplastic products, Teknor Apex has begun the globalisation of a range of technologies developed in Europe but until now not widely available in the Americas or Asia.


Brazilian Composites Industry Sees Sales Fall in 2016

16 May 2017

In 2016, sales in the Brazilian composites industry totalled US$810 million, 4% lower than in the previous year, reports the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO).


NASA Funds $15m Space Technology Institute on Composite Materials

NASA Funds $15m Space Technology Institute on Composite Materials

09 May 2017

A team of US researchers and industrial partners have been awarded a five-year, $15 million grant to establish a NASA Space Technology Resea...


SABIC and Airborne Join Forces to Develop Automated Composites Processes

SABIC and Airborne Join Forces to Develop Automated Composites Processes

09 May 2017

SABIC has invested in Airborne International, joining a growth financing round by existing shareholders that will contribute to Airborne’s f...


KraussMaffei Boosts Capabilities of Munich TechCenter

KraussMaffei Boosts Capabilities of Munich TechCenter

09 May 2017

KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machinery has expanded its TechCenter for lightweight components and fibre composite technology in Munich, Ger...


Aerotech Invests for Major Defence Project

Aerotech Invests for Major Defence Project

09 May 2017

Aerotech Precision Manufacturing has invested in new manufacturing equipment to support and strengthen its involvement in a major defence pr...


CGTech Launches VERICUT Force in UK

CGTech Launches VERICUT Force in UK

09 May 2017

CGTech is set to launch its latest 'physics-based' toolpath optimisation module, VERICUT Force, in the UK with a series of nationwide semina...


3B Wins Norwegian Export Award

3B Wins Norwegian Export Award

09 May 2017

Export Credit Norway has awarded Birkeland, Norway-based 3B its Export Award 2017.


TPI and Vestas Sign Supply Agreement for Latin America

09 May 2017

TPI Composites (TPI) has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Vestas Wind Systems to provide blades from two manufacturing lines (with option to add more lines) for the Vestas V136 wind turbine for markets in Central and South America.


Exel Composites Acquires Chinese Business

09 May 2017

Exel Composites, Finland, has closed a transaction to acquire the Chinese composites production business of Nanjing Jianhui Composite Material (JHFRP).


Huber Expands Fire Retardant Additives Capacity

09 May 2017

Huber Engineered Materials' Fire Retardant Additives business unit has announced a 20% capacity increase at its manufacturing plant in Bauxite, Arkansas, US. This supports the transfer of Huber’s proprietary technology for production of its fine precipitated Martinal LEO alumina trihydrate products obtained from the 2016 acquisition of the Martinswerk facility in Bergheim, Germany.


PlastiComp Triples Capacity for Long Carbon Fibre Composites

PlastiComp Triples Capacity for Long Carbon Fibre Composites

02 May 2017

PlastiComp has completed the installation of an additional pultrusion line dedicated to manufacturing long carbon fibre reinforced thermopla...


SCIGRIP Strengthens Distribution Network in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

SCIGRIP Strengthens Distribution Network in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

02 May 2017

SCIGRIP has appointed three new distributors to support its sales presence in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.


LANXESS Invests in Lillo-Antwerp Production Site

LANXESS Invests in Lillo-Antwerp Production Site

02 May 2017

LANXESS has announced plans to further strengthen its integrated production complex for polyamide and precur...


Abaris and KVE Partner on Training in Europe

Abaris and KVE Partner on Training in Europe

02 May 2017

US company Abaris Training Resources and KVE Composites Group of The Netherlands have agreed a collaboration to provide composites training ...


Gurit Acquires PH Windsolutions

02 May 2017

Gurit has signed an acquisition agreement with PH Windsolutions for an undisclosed purchase price.


Rockman Industries Targets US and European Growth

02 May 2017

Rockman Industries has opened a UK office for its subsidiary Moldex Composites.


Itema and Lamiflex Agree Strategic Collaboration

02 May 2017

Following a preliminary agreement reached on 13 April 2017, Itema has signed a final agreement for its acquisition of 61% of the shares in Lamiflex, thus becoming the majority shareholder in the supplier of composite materials and products.


Harper and Ferrite Partner on Microwave Solutions for Materials Processing

02 May 2017

Harper International and Ferrite Microwave Technologies (FMT) have formed a strategic relationship under which Harper will utilise FMT’s high power microwave heating technology to complement its product portfolio of traditional gas and electric fired furnaces.


Composites360 to Promote Composite Materials

02 May 2017

Gazechim Composites Ibérica, Magnum Venus Products and AIMPLAS have established Composites360, a partnership designed to foster the use of composite materials.


GE Completes Acquisition of LM Wind Power

GE Completes Acquisition of LM Wind Power

25 April 2017

GE has completed the acquisition of LM Wind Power, following regulatory approval in the European Union, US, China, and Brazil.


The CT Engineering Group to Develop Airframe Design Concepts for Airbus

The CT Engineering Group to Develop Airframe Design Concepts for Airbus

25 April 2017

The CT Engineering Group has announced a multi-year contract under which it will provide design and stress engineering services for the comp...


CGTech Releases Version 8.0.2 of VERICUT CNC Software

CGTech Releases Version 8.0.2 of VERICUT CNC Software

25 April 2017

CGTech has announced the release of Version 8.0.2 of its VERICUT CNC machine simulation, verification and optimisation software. 


Altair Wins 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Altair Wins 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

25 April 2017

Altair’s product development services division Altair ProductDesign has been awarded a 201...


Water Jet Sweden Introduces Multi-Purpose Cutting System

Water Jet Sweden Introduces Multi-Purpose Cutting System

25 April 2017

Water Jet Sweden's new T-model is a multi-purpose waterjet cutting machine designed for in-house production, part manufacturing, and design,...


Chomarat Unveils €35 Million Investment Programme

25 April 2017

Industrial textiles group Chomarat has unveiled a three-year, €35 million investment plan to boost innovation and modernise its sites in the Ardèche region of France. 


New Regulations for Composite Materials Worth Billions of Pounds to UK Industry

25 April 2017

A report published by the University of Southampton, UK, calls for industry and government to work closely together to put an end to the constraints that currently inhibit the growth and use of composite materials in the marine, rail, oil and gas, and construction sectors.


LANXESS Completes Acquisition of Chemtura

25 April 2017

LANXESS has completed the acquisition of US company Chemtura, a leading supplier of flame retardant and lubricant additives. All required regulatory authorities have cleared the transaction.


DTC listed as Official Supplier for Green Port Hull Project

25 April 2017

Direct Tool Company (DTC) has been selected for the business directory of the Green Port renewable energy project in Hull, UK.


LORD Achieves ISO 14001: 2015

25 April 2017

The Brazilian subsidiary of US-based high performance coatings and structural adhesives manufacturer LORD has been certified to the environmental management standard ISO 14001: 2015.


Fibermaq Recertified under ISO 9001

25 April 2017

Fibermaq, a Brazilian manufacturer of composites moulding equipment, has been recertified under quality standard ISO 9001: 2008. A holder of the certificate since 2011, the company was audited by the local subsidiary of DNV/GL, an accredited body headquartered in Norway. 


Airbus University Partner Meeting Focuses on Future Requirements

25 April 2017

At the 5th Annual Meeting of the Airbus Global University Partner Programme (AGUPP), nearly 30 representatives from 20 partner universities around the world gathered with some 70 Airbus employees at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France, on 19-21 April.


Tenax Carbon Part in Porsche GT3 Cup II

Tenax Carbon Part in Porsche GT3 Cup II

18 April 2017

Toho Tenax Europe has manufactured the assembly carrier for the Porsche GT3 Cup II.


Concrete and Composites: A Powerful Partnership

Concrete and Composites: A Powerful Partnership

18 April 2017

At the end of 2016, the UK government unveiled a record infrastructure spend pipeline of £500 billion-plus, £300m of which will be invested ...


ThermHex Success Continues with Sales Record

ThermHex Success Continues with Sales Record

18 April 2017

ThermHex has increased sales by 15 percent in 2016/2017 with March being a record month.


Intertronics Launches New Mixer with Sub-Micron Degassing in 20 Litre Quantities

Intertronics Launches New Mixer with Sub-Micron Degassing in 20 Litre Quantities

18 April 2017

The new Thinky ARV-10K Twin planetary mixer from Intertronics offers the mixing and degassing capabilities of the Thinkytechnology in a size...


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.


Support for SMEs Through National Composites Centre and Composites UK

18 April 2017

In a partnership with Composites UK, The National Composites Centre (NCC) is working on delivering a package of support for SMEs through roadshow events, tailored company visits, enquiry handling and technical advice.


SCIGRIP Announces European Price Increase in Response to Raw Material Price Escalation

18 April 2017

SCIGRIP Europe will increase the price of its structural adhesives, effective from 1 May 2017.


Armacell Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for PET Foam Core Production in Canada

Armacell Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for PET Foam Core Production in Canada

11 April 2017

Armacel celebrated the production start of PET foam cores at its Brampton, Ontario, Canada plant last week.


More Than a Hundred Companies Join AIMPLAS in the Inauguration of Its New R&D Building

More Than a Hundred Companies Join AIMPLAS in the Inauguration of Its New R&D Building

11 April 2017

AIMPLAS inaugurated its new R&D building on 23 March 2017 where new bioplastics, nanomaterials and materials with advanced properties wi...


Exova Signs Contract with McDermott

Exova Signs Contract with McDermott

11 April 2017

Exova has been awarded a contract with McDermott to deliver a range of testing services for offshore fabrication projects in the oil & g...


Wabash and Carver Testing Laboratory Available for Customer Testing

Wabash and Carver Testing Laboratory Available for Customer Testing

11 April 2017

A Testing Laboratory is now available from Wabash MPI and Carver  for customer testing of LIM, compression moulding and other applications. ...


Mikrosam’s Customers to Benefit from Major Investment in Laboratory Upgrade and Expansion

Mikrosam’s Customers to Benefit from Major Investment in Laboratory Upgrade and Expansion

11 April 2017

Mikrosam has invested in a composite manufacturing laboratory making it available to customers for research, development and testing.


Hexcel Wins Contract to Supply Carbon NCF to Mubea Carbo Tech for New Supercar

11 April 2017

Hexcel has been awarded a first time contract by Mubea, a key Tier 1 in the automotive industry with a dedicated division for the manufacture of composite parts.


Diab Signs Long-Term Contract with Diehl Aircabin

11 April 2017

Diehl Aircabin has signed a long-term agreement with Diab for the supply of Divinycell F and other structural foam core materials for cabin interior applications.


USQ’s Centre for Future Materials Claims Equipment Grant

11 April 2017

The University of Southern Queensland’s Centre for Future Materials (CFM) has received a major equipment grant of AU$250,000 to boost its test equipment portfolio in composites.


Scott Bader Begins Transformational Journey to Achieve Long Term Sustainability Goals

11 April 2017

Linked with the new ‘Making a Positive Difference’ corporate theme and the presentation made in Paris on ‘Sustainable Development in the Composites industry’ during JEC World 2017, Scott Bader has recently kicked off a Group wide strategic sustainability project, supported by ‘The Natural Step’, a specialist NGO which helps companies transform business activities towards a fully sustainable basis addressing both ecological and societal factors.


Victrex Acquires Fibre Manufacturer Zyex to Accelerate Development of Existing and New Markets for PEEK Fibre Applications

11 April 2017

Victrex has acquired Zyex in a move that further enables it to offer differentiated Victrex PEEK-based solutions to open-up new markets, in line with its strategy.


New Clearcoat With Biobased Hardener for Automotive Manufacturing

New Clearcoat With Biobased Hardener for Automotive Manufacturing

04 April 2017

A project team consisting of employees of Audi, BASF´s Coatings division and Covestro has now passed a new milestone: for the first time, a ...


Henkel to Further Drive Growth Within Global Aerospace Industry

Henkel to Further Drive Growth Within Global Aerospace Industry

04 April 2017

Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies business unit has started the construction of a new production facility for aerospace applications at its sit...


NetComposites Enterprise Upgrades Nanocomposite Facilities to Further Extend its Consultancy Offering

NetComposites Enterprise Upgrades Nanocomposite Facilities to Further Extend its Consultancy Offering

04 April 2017

To better support the increasing interest in the use of nano-scale additives for enhancing the properties of composite materials, NetComposi...


Recycled Recoboard from Diab Forms Base for Maltese Plugs

Recycled Recoboard from Diab Forms Base for Maltese Plugs

04 April 2017

Sustainability played an important part when Maltese chose recyclable Recoboard from Diab for their new plugs.


Cathay Investments Makes Multiple Acquisitions With £24 Million Support from HSBC

Cathay Investments Makes Multiple Acquisitions With £24 Million Support from HSBC

04 April 2017

Croydon-based Cathay Investments has acquired three new businesses, having secured a £24 million revolving credit facility from HSBC.


Cygnet Texkimp Joins British Manufacturing Initiative

Cygnet Texkimp Joins British Manufacturing Initiative

04 April 2017

A Government-led initiative to encourage on-shoring of UK manufacturing has awarded UK-based machine builder Cygnet Texkimp a £200k grant to...


Huntsman Advanced Materials Reveals Future of Composites in Automotive Industry

04 April 2017

Huntsman Advanced Materials (Huntsman) is releasing the results of its latest comprehensive survey into the use of composites in the automotive industry, which gauges customer needs and attitudes towards light weighting materials and technologies.


ACMA Prepares Composites Businesses to Navigate Prop 65

04 April 2017

As part of a 2016 ruling released by the California EPA, manufacturers, distributors, OEMs and importers of products containing styrene that are sold in California, US, have until 22 April 2017 to determine if styrene exposures associated with the use of their products are below the No Significant Risk Level (NSRL).


New Application for Tepex from LANXESS in Large Series Production

04 April 2017

Increasing numbers of automotive manufacturers are using Tepex continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite semi-finished products from LANXESS for the lightweight design of parts in large series production.


Junair Spraybooths Installs 9 series Commercial Vehicle Spray Booth Oven for Hitachi Rail

Junair Spraybooths Installs 9 series Commercial Vehicle Spray Booth Oven for Hitachi Rail

28 March 2017

Junair Spraybooths has recently installed a 9 series commercial vehicle spray booth oven for Hitachi Rail.


LM Wind Power Lays First Stone at Cherbourg Blade Factory

LM Wind Power Lays First Stone at Cherbourg Blade Factory

28 March 2017

Work on LM Wind Power’s new factory in Cherbourg, Normandy, France, has commenced.


Global Expansion at China Jushi in Full Swing

Global Expansion at China Jushi in Full Swing

28 March 2017

China Jushi is very pleased to confirm that the global expansion is in full swing with its third furnace in Suez, Egypt, planned to come ons...


Sigmatex Sign Supplier Agreement with Embraer

Sigmatex Sign Supplier Agreement with Embraer

28 March 2017

Sigmatex has signed a new supplier agreement with Embraer, after being selected to work in partnership with Embraer to support its adoption ...


AVS-SYS Relocates to New High-tech Facilities

AVS-SYS Relocates to New High-tech Facilities

28 March 2017

AVS-SYS has relocated to a new facility in Sandbach, Cheshire, UK, which provides a more efficient work area allowing improved production fl...


New ASTM Standard Helps Test 'Sandwich' Panels Used in Airplanes

28 March 2017

A new ASTM International standard will help test ‘sandwich’ panels, which are flat, lightweight, durable products often used in the cabin floors and other areas of airplanes.


Exova Signs Framework Agreement With Saab

28 March 2017

Exova has signed a multi-million pound framework agreement with global Aerospace and Defence business, Saab, to deliver materials technology expertise and testing services over the next five years (three years with a two-year extension option).


Record Breaking Figures for JEC World 2017

Record Breaking Figures for JEC World 2017

21 March 2017

JEC WORLD 2017 closed its doors on Thursday 16 March 2017 with a 2-digit attendance growth (+10%).


NetComposites Enterprise Extends Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

NetComposites Enterprise Extends Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

21 March 2017

Following a successful year for NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy services, it has extended its design and structural analysis capabili...


Altair HyperWorks 2017 Released Offering Comprehensive Simulation Platform

Altair HyperWorks 2017 Released Offering Comprehensive Simulation Platform

21 March 2017

Altair offers new best-in-class technologies to design and optimise high-performance, efficient, and innovative products with its release of...


ALMACO Announces Action Plan for 2017

ALMACO Announces Action Plan for 2017

21 March 2017

ALMACO, the Latin American Composite Materials Association, has announced its action plan for 2017, where, in addition to the traditional co...


Intertronics Introduce New Nanoparticle Deagglomeration Technology

Intertronics Introduce New Nanoparticle Deagglomeration Technology

21 March 2017

Intertronics has launched its Thinky PR-1 Nanoparticle Dispersion Machine, a desktop unit which can disperse carbon nanotubes (CNT), graphen...


French Expands Machining Capability with CNC Machine Tool Investment

French Expands Machining Capability with CNC Machine Tool Investment

21 March 2017

French Oil Mill Machinery Company has expanded its machining capability with the recent investment in three new CNC machine tools.  


Dieffenbacher Tape Laying System for TxV Aero Composites

Dieffenbacher Tape Laying System for TxV Aero Composites

21 March 2017

TxV Aero Composites, a joint venture of Victrex and Tri-Mack, has made the decision to use the new Fiberforge tape laying system from Dieffe...


Applied Graphene Materials Host Ministerial Visit

Applied Graphene Materials Host Ministerial Visit

21 March 2017

On 2 March 2017, Lord Prior of Brampton visited Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) for an introduction to graphene and the science behind it.


H-Prec, Pond and 3D Fortify Win JEC Group Startup Booster Competition

H-Prec, Pond and 3D Fortify Win JEC Group Startup Booster Competition

21 March 2017

Additive manufacturing, biomaterials and disruptive technology on Pre-Preg are the 3 innovations presented by these 3 winners from France, I...


Covestro Continues MDI Production in Tarragona

21 March 2017

Covestro has resolved to continue manufacturing the rigid foam precursor MDI in Tarragona, Spain.


IPC and the CRECOF Launch the First Composite Recycling Guide

21 March 2017

The French composite recycling collective CRECOF has launched the first guide to recycling composites.


Pentaxia Secures Supply Deal with Leading Aerospace Innovator

21 March 2017

Pentaxia has secured a supply deal with a UK company leading the world in the design and supply of military aircraft ejection seats.


LANXESS Invests EUR 100 Million

21 March 2017

LANXESS continues to target growth and, during the next three years, its Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit will be investing some EUR 100 million in expanding production facilities for chemical intermediates.


Exova Agrees Two Year Defence Contract with FMV

21 March 2017

Exova has signed a two year contract extension with Försvarets Materielverk (FMV), the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, worth approximately SEK 70m over two years.


BÜFAtec Spain Looks for Opportunities in the Brazilian Wind Power Market

21 March 2017

BÜFAtec Spain intends to expand its presence in Brazil in 2017 by doing business with companies of the wind power sector.


c-m-p on Course for Further Expansion

21 March 2017

c-m-p is expanding its production facilities in Heinsberg-Oberbruch, Germany.


TeXtreme Reach Breakthrough in Commercial Aircraft

TeXtreme Reach Breakthrough in Commercial Aircraft

14 March 2017

After several years of simulation and testing within the aero market, TeXtreme has been certified for use in commercial aero applications an...


NetComposites Enterprise Launches Composite Material Online Training Videos - Available Anytime, Anywhere

NetComposites Enterprise Launches Composite Material Online Training Videos - Available Anytime, Anywhere

14 March 2017

NetComposites has launched its series of training videos, which offer a range of modules covering composite materials, available online at a...


Kraussmaffei Launch Flexible and Scalable Steering Wheel Mould Carrier

Kraussmaffei Launch Flexible and Scalable Steering Wheel Mould Carrier

14 March 2017

KraussMaffei have launched a new steering wheel mould carrier for reaction process machinery featuring high flexibility, excellent ergonomic...


New Alutex Designs from Cristex Composite Materials

New Alutex Designs from Cristex Composite Materials

14 March 2017

Cristex Composite Materials and its partner, G. Angeloni, launch new 36 Alutex designs, with patterns that have a starting weight of 285g/m²...


METYX Composites Signs Exclusive Distributor Agreement for UK with GRP Solutions

METYX Composites Signs Exclusive Distributor Agreement for UK with GRP Solutions

14 March 2017

METYX Composites has extended its global distributor network, appointing GRP Solutions as its exclusive distributor for the UK.  


R-TECH Materials Invests in Zwick’s Latest Composites Testing Technology

R-TECH Materials Invests in Zwick’s Latest Composites Testing Technology

14 March 2017

R-TECH Materials’ polymer and composites testing laboratory has invested in a Zwick 250kN universal testing machine, the first of its kind i...


TPRC Successfully Finalises Overmoulding Project With Aerospace and Automotive Partners

TPRC Successfully Finalises Overmoulding Project With Aerospace and Automotive Partners

14 March 2017

The ThermoPlastic Composites Research Centre (TPRC) has successfully closed a two year collaborative project on the overmoulding of thermopl...


Solvay’s New Omnix HPPA Long Glass Fibre Grades Overcome Demanding Metal Replacement Challenges

14 March 2017

Solvay is expanding its portfolio of specialty polymers with the introduction of Omnix LF-4050 and Omnix LF-4060, two high-performance polyamides (HPPA) with long fibre glass content of 50 and 60 percent respectively.


Zoltek to Expand Production Capacity

14 March 2017

Zoltek Companies will begin a large scale capacity expansion of carbon fibre production in its Mexico facility starting in 2017.


Aliancys Increase Prices

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.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Latin America

14 March 2017

AOC reports a price increase of US$0.06/lb. for all products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.  


Teijin Exhibits High Performance Products at JEC World 2017

14 March 2017

The Teijin Group will showcase a wide range of high-performance composite products at JEC World 2017.


JETCAM Launches Low-cost Subscription for Composite Material Location/life Tracking Software

14 March 2017

JETCAM launches CrossTrack MTL, its composite material and kit location/life tracking software which is available on a monthly subscription basis and companies can also receive an initial free three-month trial without commitment.


Alstom ETR 675 Benefits from Core Composite Solution

Alstom ETR 675 Benefits from Core Composite Solution

07 March 2017

With a core composite solution using infused Divinycell P60, Diab and business partner Chimpex have made a light yet sturdy nose for the Als...


Aliancys Styrene-free Resins Bring to ABP Superior Quality and Installation Speed in Floor Coating Systems

Aliancys Styrene-free Resins Bring to ABP Superior Quality and Installation Speed in Floor Coating Systems

07 March 2017

With the help of Aliancys, AB-Polymerchemie has introduced new floor coating systems that can be applied only in one day and provide great d...


NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy Services Extend Their Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy Services Extend Their Design and Structural Analysis Capabilities

07 March 2017

Following a successful year for NetComposites Enterprise’s Consultancy services, it has extended its design and structural analysis capabili...


AVS-SYS Files for Patent for Breakthrough Lighter Muffler Ducting

AVS-SYS Files for Patent for Breakthrough Lighter Muffler Ducting

07 March 2017

AVS-SYS has filed a patent application for Acoustic Muffler Ducting, which will be 15% lighter than existing products, whilst matching or ex...


AVK Questions Future Growth of Thermoplastic Composites in Germany

07 March 2017

The European market for fibre-reinforced plastics/composites has been growing steadily for a number of years now according to AVK/CCeV Market Report 2016, yet there have also been major differences in growth rate, depending on the segment, from one region or country to another and also with regard to manufacturing processes.


Evonik and Forward Engineering Establish Joint Venture VESTARO

07 March 2017

Evonik Industries and Forward Engineering have established the joint venture VESTARO.


Good Growth Expected Next Week in Paris for Jec World 2017

Good Growth Expected Next Week in Paris for Jec World 2017

07 March 2017

JEC World will take place from 14th - 16th March in Halls 5a and 6 of Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, France, for 3 days of Network...


3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA Presents Latest Innovations at  JEC WORLD

3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA Presents Latest Innovations at JEC WORLD

07 March 2017

3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA will showcase its new products, AIREX T10.60 and BALTEK VBC QX based on PET foam and balsa composite materia...


Airtech Showcase Vacuum Bag & Composite Tooling innovation at JEC World

Airtech Showcase Vacuum Bag & Composite Tooling innovation at JEC World

07 March 2017

Airtech will be displaying a number of its latest vacuum bag and composite tooling innovations at JEC World including Flashbreaker 1, Beta T...


Alan Harper Showcases Newly Launched MAGLOC at JEC World

Alan Harper Showcases Newly Launched MAGLOC at JEC World

07 March 2017

Alan Harper Composites has launched MAGLOC, a new composite mould air ejector comprising of just two hardened precision steel parts locked t...


Altair Shows How to Unlock the Potential of Lightweight Design at JEC World

Altair Shows How to Unlock the Potential of Lightweight Design at JEC World

07 March 2017

Altair will present its comprehensive technology and expertise to design, analyse, and optimise composite material structural parts and asse...


Anaglyph Demonstrates Augmented Reality for Composites Manufacturing with PlyMatch at JEC World

Anaglyph Demonstrates Augmented Reality for Composites Manufacturing with PlyMatch at JEC World

07 March 2017

Anaglyph is demonstrating the ‘revolutionary’ hand-layup ply placement technology PlyMatch.


CGTech to Showcase VERICUT Composites Applications Software at JEC World

CGTech to Showcase VERICUT Composites Applications Software at JEC World

07 March 2017

CGTech will demonstrate how critical simulation is when trimming composite parts and also demonstrate VERICUT Composite Applications: VERICU...


Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Door on Display at JEC World Featuring Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax

Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Door on Display at JEC World Featuring Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax

07 March 2017

A door for a hydrogen powered car, constructed using Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax, will be on display in the Auto Planet at JEC World,...


Dow Presents Innovative VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Mass Production in Passenger Vehicles at JEC Paris 2017

Dow Presents Innovative VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Mass Production in Passenger Vehicles at JEC Paris 2017

07 March 2017

Dow Automotive will present its latest innovation in composite solutions, VORAFUSE epoxy intermediates at JEC 2017.


Evonik to Showcase its News VESTAPE Unidirectional Tape at JEC World

Evonik to Showcase its News VESTAPE Unidirectional Tape at JEC World

07 March 2017

Evonik will showcase its endless fibre-reinforced UD tapes with thermoplastic matrices at JEC World 2017, now distributing them under the VE...


JEC Group Puts Entrepreneurship on the Front Scene With ‘Startup Booster’

07 March 2017

JEC Group launches ‘Startup Booster’, a program meant to support and accompany innovations and entrepreneurship in composites (aeronautics, automotive, construction, medical, design, sports and leisure, etc.), a dynamic and growing market that is expected to reach $ 90 billion (in value) by 2020.


JETCAM Showcases New Versions of Crosstrack and Latest Expert CAM/Nesting Software at JEC World

07 March 2017

JETCAM will exhibit version 4 of its CrossTrack Composite Manufacturing suite, including the new Material Tracking Lite (MTL) product aimed at customers who want low-cost material life tracking of rolls and kits at JEC World 2017.


L&L Showcases Structural Adhesive A-K083 - Supplied to Automotive Composites Customer - at JEC World

L&L Showcases Structural Adhesive A-K083 - Supplied to Automotive Composites Customer - at JEC World

07 March 2017

L&L Products has joined a top composite customer to work together on a solution to bond a rear spoiler made from carbon fibre reinforced...


METYX Composites Showcases New High Performance RTM Fabric and Carbon Woven Technical Textiles at JEC World

METYX Composites Showcases New High Performance RTM Fabric and Carbon Woven Technical Textiles at JEC World

07 March 2017

METYX Composites will showcase its latest high performance Eglass, aramid and carbon fibre technical textile products in its range of RTM, m...


Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fibre Sizings at JEC World

Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fibre Sizings at JEC World

07 March 2017

Michelman will use this year’s JEC World 2017 event in Paris, France to feature its versatile line of fibre sizings that are used by fibre p...


NetComposites Enterprise Shows 5 New Automotive and Rail Materials at JEC World 2017

NetComposites Enterprise Shows 5 New Automotive and Rail Materials at JEC World 2017

07 March 2017

NetComposites Enterprise will be displaying 5 unique, specialist composites for automotive and rail applications, offering weight savings an...


North Thin Ply Technology Showcases Unique Technologies for Performance Sports at JEC World

North Thin Ply Technology Showcases Unique Technologies for Performance Sports at JEC World

07 March 2017

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) will showcase its range of Thin Ply Prepregs, processing technologies and products for performance sports a...


R-TECH Materials Showcase Composites Laboratory Tests at JEC World

R-TECH Materials Showcase Composites Laboratory Tests at JEC World

07 March 2017

R-TECH Materials will be showcasing its capabilities for composites at this year’s JEC World in Paris.


Scott Bader Showcase Olympic Laser Dinghy, Adhesives and Composite Materials at JEC World

Scott Bader Showcase Olympic Laser Dinghy, Adhesives and Composite Materials at JEC World

07 March 2017

Scott Bader will be promoting its materials solutions for manufacturers of composite parts under a new ‘Making a Positive Difference’ corpor...


SHD Forms Group of Companies

07 March 2017

SHD Composite Materials has set up SHD Holdings Ltd to enable the formation of a group of companies to service high volume and specific market sectors whilst maintaining the same service, ethos and values.


Wabash and Carver Highlight Hydraulic and Pneumatic Presses at JEC World

Wabash and Carver Highlight Hydraulic and Pneumatic Presses at JEC World

07 March 2017

Wabash MPI and Carver are exhibiting at JEC World 2017 and will highlight their full line of hydraulic and pneumatic presses for the composi...


CT Engineering Group to Provide Nacelle Stress Engineering Activities for Airbus

CT Engineering Group to Provide Nacelle Stress Engineering Activities for Airbus

28 February 2017

Airbus has contracted The CT Engineering Group to provide it with Nacelle Stress Engineering Activities for the next three years.


Cygnet Texkimp Develops Sub-10gsm Reverse Roll Coater

Cygnet Texkimp Develops Sub-10gsm Reverse Roll Coater

28 February 2017

Composites technology company Cygnet Texkimp has revealed it is developing a high-tolerance reverse roll coating machine to create sub-10gsm...


LM Wind Power to Open New Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Factory in France

LM Wind Power to Open New Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Factory in France

28 February 2017

LM Wind Power will open a new wind turbine blade factory dedicated to the offshore market in Cherbourg, Normandy, France.


Oxeon AB Invests €3million to Increase its ±45° TeXtreme Spread Tow Weaving Capacity

Oxeon AB Invests €3million to Increase its ±45° TeXtreme Spread Tow Weaving Capacity

28 February 2017

Since its introduction, Oxeon says its ±45° version of TeXtreme has been a gamechanger for those seeking a continuous ±45° spread tow fabric...


The Gill Corporation Signs Contract with flydubai

28 February 2017

The Gill Corporation Signs Contract with flydubai


Vision Systems Opens a Trade Office in Dubai

28 February 2017

French system supplier, Vision Systems has further expanded its international presence through a new strategic location, Dubai, to facilitate trade development opportunities in the Middle East, in all of Vision Systems’ market segments: aeronautics, land transport, railway and marine.


Exova Wins Contract With Koh Brothers in Singapore

28 February 2017

Admaterials Technologies, an Exova company, announces that it has won a contract with construction and property development specialist, Koh Brothers, to provide earthwork testing for the Changi East Development at Changi Airport in Singapore.


LANXESS Adjusts Prices for Engineering Plastics

28 February 2017

LANXESS further increases the prices for its Durethan (PA 6, PA 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa with effect from 1 March 2017.


CIKONI Develops Lightweight CRP Shelves for the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van

CIKONI Develops Lightweight CRP Shelves for the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van

21 February 2017

The Development  Agency for Lightweighting Baden-Württemberg is presenting its latest innovation as its ThinKing for February 2017.


Site Visit to A C Marine & Composites Dubbed a Success

Site Visit to A C Marine & Composites Dubbed a Success

21 February 2017

Composites UK recently organised a site visit of A C Marine & Composites (ACM&C) in Gosport, UK, giving them an insight into the com...


Nanofibre Strengthening in Hot Demand

21 February 2017

A New Zealand company is increasing its production output to meet growing world-wide demand for a nanofibre strengthening product used in everything from Formula One race cars and fishing rods through to the aerospace industry.


Titania, CT Ingenieros and Eurecat Collaborate in a R&D Project to Optimise Composites Manufacturing

21 February 2017

CT Ingenieros and the technology centre Eurecat are working together on a research and development project, Pultrubeam, for the pultrusion of composite materials, which intends to improve pultrusion technology so that it can manufacture in a continuous way and out of autoclave.


Enhanced Software Package Mines Information to Help Optimise Additive Manufacturing Process Parameters

21 February 2017

Granta Design has launched the enhanced GRANTA MI:Additive Manufacturing software package to manage, analyse, and apply materials and process information for the effective development and production of additively-manufactured parts.


AOC Announces Price Increase for US and Canada

21 February 2017

AOC has increased the price for all products and all orders shipped on or after 4th March 2017 by $0.07/lb. in the US, and CND $0.20/Kg in Canada, including list prices.


ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Cooperate on Recycled Carbon Fibre for Automotive Applications

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Cooperate on Recycled Carbon Fibre for Automotive Applications

14 February 2017

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Wuhu (Wuhu, China) have concluded a MOU regarding cooperation to develop lightweight composit...


Mikrosam Leads The Industry with New Integrated Robotic Cell and Prepreg Layup for High-performance Production of Structural Composite Parts

Mikrosam Leads The Industry with New Integrated Robotic Cell and Prepreg Layup for High-performance Production of Structural Composite Parts

14 February 2017

Mikrosam is launching an innovative machine that integrates AFP head for thermoset and ATL head for thermoplastic prepreg laying into a sing...


Semi Automated Paint Lines Extend Finishing Capabilities

Semi Automated Paint Lines Extend Finishing Capabilities

14 February 2017

To support the growing demand for its full paint solutions, a £1.5m investment plan has been put into place to increase capacity and broaden...


Gurit Appoints Barracuda Advanced Composites as Distributor for Brazil

14 February 2017

Gurit has signed a distribution agreement with Barracuda Advanced Composites for Non-Wind Applications.


Sisecam to Invest in a New Glass Fibre Plant in Turkey

14 February 2017

The main board of Şişecam has approved a major investment of 400 Million TL (~ Euros 100 million) to build a new glass fibre plant in Turkey.


New Victrex and Tri-Mack Joint Venture Will Accelerate Polyketone Composite Components in Aerospace

14 February 2017

Victrex and Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corporation have established a joint venture, TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate the commercial adoption of polyketone (PAEK) composite applications within the aerospace industry, through the manufacture of parts utilising new and innovative processes.


Aliancys Increase Price for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

14 February 2017

Aliancys is increasing the price for its Unsaturated Polyester and Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 100 per ton taking effect for all new deliveries after 15 February 2017.


AOC Increase Prices for Latin America

14 February 2017

AOC is increasing the price US$0.07/lb. for all products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.


Aliancys and Euroresins Help Nautivela Build Winning Boats

Aliancys and Euroresins Help Nautivela Build Winning Boats

07 February 2017

Nautivela closely collaborates with Aliancys and Euroresins, allowing its boats to stand out from competition.


FiberSPAN Gives British Columbia City a Lightweight, High-Tech Pedestrian Bridge Deck Solution

FiberSPAN Gives British Columbia City a Lightweight, High-Tech Pedestrian Bridge Deck Solution

07 February 2017

It was out with the old and in with the new when the City of Trail, British Columbia permanently closed a nearly century old vehicle bridge ...


IACMI Teams With Industry to Unveil Unique Combination of Technologies in Nine-meter Wind Turbine Blade

IACMI Teams With Industry to Unveil Unique Combination of Technologies in Nine-meter Wind Turbine Blade

07 February 2017

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a Manufacturing US institute driven by the University of Tennessee, ...


Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

07 February 2017

Scott Bader has recently made a further capital investment to expand production capacity for its range of Crestabond primer-less methyl meth...


Emergency Showers for Harsh Environments Set New Standards in Durability and Energy Efficiency

Emergency Showers for Harsh Environments Set New Standards in Durability and Energy Efficiency

07 February 2017

Intertec has launched a range of enclosed emergency safety showers (ESSs) for use in harsh outdoor environments which are integrated into sh...


TWI Purchase Laboratory Platen Press

TWI Purchase Laboratory Platen Press

07 February 2017

TWI has purchased a Fontijne Platen Press for use in one of its state-of-the art laboratories at the company’s Cambridge, UK, headquarters.


ROCCOR Leverages Swiftcomp Software for Simulation of Advanced Composite Structures

07 February 2017

ROCCOR has licensed AnalySwift’s SwiftComp engineering software for composites simulation.


Composites One Acquires Canadian-­Based BMB Solutions Composites

07 February 2017

Composites One has closed on the purchase of Canadian-­based BMB Solutions Composites, a leader in supplying composites materials to the Canadian aerospace and advanced composites markets.


ALTANA Further Expands Additives Business by Acquiring PolyAd Services

07 February 2017

ALTANA has acquired the US company PolyAd Services, a leading developer and manufacturer of additive solutions for the global plastics market.


Granta Design CES EduPack 2017 Helps Prepare Engineering Students for Industry

07 February 2017

Granta Design has released the latest version of its leading materials education resource – CES EduPack 2017 – which is used at more than a thousand universities and colleges worldwide.


Safran Nacelles Registers over 100 Employees to Composites UK’s Composites Assured Practitioner Scheme

07 February 2017

Safran Nacelles has started 2017 with a huge investment in its employees by registering over 100 of them for the Composites Assured Practitioner Scheme (CAP) at the bronze award level.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Europe

07 February 2017

AOC has increased the price for all products sold in Europe in the amount of €150 per metric ton, effective for all orders shipped on or after 20th February 2017.


Midsummer Receives Order for Its DUO Thin Film Solar Cell Manufacturing System in Asia

Midsummer Receives Order for Its DUO Thin Film Solar Cell Manufacturing System in Asia

31 January 2017

Midsummer has received an order from an undisclosed Asian customer, for a compact DUO solar cell manufacturing system, to be deliveredin Aug...


Thermwood Partners with RUAG to Develop Advanced Satellite Production System

Thermwood Partners with RUAG to Develop Advanced Satellite Production System

31 January 2017

Thermwood Corporation has entered into an agreement with RUAG Space to supply advanced equipment that applies RUAG’s revolutionary new inser...


Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

Scott Bader Expands Production Capacity for Crestabond MMA Structural Adhesives Range

31 January 2017

Scott Bader has made a further capital investment to expand production capacity for its range of Crestabond primer-less methyl methacrylate ...


Victrex and Magma Strengthen Strategic Partnership in Development Of Composite Pipes for Subsea Oil and Gas

Victrex and Magma Strengthen Strategic Partnership in Development Of Composite Pipes for Subsea Oil and Gas

31 January 2017

Victrex and Magma Global are continuing to build their strategic partnership targeted at the oil and gas industry.


Radiometer Aids Process Control in Broad Spectrum or LED-based UV Curing

Radiometer Aids Process Control in Broad Spectrum or LED-based UV Curing

31 January 2017

Intertronics has introduced a new DYMAX ACCU-CAL 160 Radiometer designed as an essential tool for users of UV curing processes, where both v...


Spatial Named Best Industrial Company at RAK Business Excellence Awards

31 January 2017

Spatial has been recognised as the Best Industrial Company 2016 in its size category at the recent RAK Business Excellence Awards.


AIMPLAS Co-ordinates a European Project on New Nanomaterials to Catch CO2 Efficiently and Combat Climate Change

31 January 2017

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is coordinating the European project, GRAMOFON, which started on October 2016 and will end in 2020.


Exova Laboratory in Malaysia Receives SINGLAS Accreditation

31 January 2017

Admaterials Technologies, an Exova company, has been awarded the SINGLAS accreditation for Civil Engineering for its new laboratory in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.


Reverse Logistics Program for Composites in Brazil Starts Off Successfully

31 January 2017

In the Brazilian state of Paraná, the reverse logistics for post-consumption composite parts has started off successfully.


Diab/CCG and Aquarius Shipyard Win Prestigious Prize At ICERP

31 January 2017

The ICERP-JEC Innovation Award within the Marine segment goes to Diab/CCG and Aquarius Shipyard for innovative use of a single shot resin infusion process with stiffeners for the hull and deck or all kinds of vessels.


Aliancys Announces Price Increase for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

31 January 2017

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 100 per ton; the price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 1 February 2017.


LANXESS Adjusts Prices for PA and PBT Compounds

31 January 2017

LANXESS has announced adapted prices for its Durethan and Pocan compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA region) with effect from 1  February 2017, a measure resulting from the increasing pressure on the raw material cost base.


AOC Increases Price of Resins Containing Isophthalic Acid

31 January 2017

AOC has increased the price increase for all resins containing isophthalic acid.  


Aliancys and GSI Discuss Design in SMC Converting New Ideas Into Real Parts

Aliancys and GSI Discuss Design in SMC Converting New Ideas Into Real Parts

24 January 2017

SMC lightweight composite materials are being used in many applications, as they can be easily moulded into unique shapes and have a capabil...


Composites Design Software Provides New Sculpting Tools

Composites Design Software Provides New Sculpting Tools

24 January 2017

Bertram Stier owns three mountain bikes with aluminum frames, but he’s working to help enthusiasts like himself step up to more affordable, ...


Laboratory Inauguration in Russia

Laboratory Inauguration in Russia

24 January 2017

BYK has celebrated the opening of an ultra-modern laboratory for its application technology in Shchyolkovo, Russia, and was joined by HOMA, ...


LM Wind Power Gaspé Factory Expansion Shows How Wind Industry Growth Brings Strategic Economic Gains

LM Wind Power Gaspé Factory Expansion Shows How Wind Industry Growth Brings Strategic Economic Gains

24 January 2017

The expansion of LM Wind Power's Gaspe factory, which last week received financial support of almost USD 5.7 million from the Government of ...


New Technology for Mass-production of Complex Moulded Composite Components

New Technology for Mass-production of Complex Moulded Composite Components

24 January 2017

Evonik’s newly developed PulPress method is ensuring manufacturers can mass-produce complex moulded parts at a reasonable price, taking the ...


Energy Efficiency Applications Brings Award to Kordsa

24 January 2017

Kordsa has won the Jury’s Special Award in the ‘Project Contest on Energy Efficiency in Industry’ organised by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Renewable Energy Directorate General.


AOC Increases Prices for Mexico

24 January 2017

AOC is increasing the price of US$0.05/lb. for all isophthalic acid (PIA) based products produced in Mexico.  


First Recipient of Dr. John S. Michelman Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions Announced

24 January 2017

John B. Homoelle, outgoing Director of New Technology & Regulatory Affairs at Michelman, has become the first recipient of the company’s Dr. John S. Michelman Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions.


Sicomin Supplies Complete Composite Materials Package for Gilded Domes of New Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris

Sicomin Supplies Complete Composite Materials Package for Gilded Domes of New Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris

17 January 2017

Sicomin has supplied a complete package of composite materials to produce both moulds and parts for the 5 gilded domes of the recently inaug...


Lentus Composites Installs ‘Rising Star’ Machining Centre

Lentus Composites Installs ‘Rising Star’ Machining Centre

17 January 2017

For machining pattern board, aluminium mould tools and components made from composite materials, Eynsham-based Lentus Composites has install...


The World’s First Composite Lift to Revolutionise the Building and Construction Industry

The World’s First Composite Lift to Revolutionise the Building and Construction Industry

17 January 2017

The world’s first composite lift, 8, has been unveiled by Singapore Lift Company (SLC), a joint venture between Far East Organisation, Woh H...


Spatial Completes Successful Installation of A321 Multi-door Trainer for Spirit

Spatial Completes Successful Installation of A321 Multi-door Trainer for Spirit

17 January 2017

Spatial recently completed the successful installation of an A321 door trainer for Spirit.


LM Wind Power Delivers 66.9 Meter Blades for Goldwind's New 3 MW Wind Turbine

LM Wind Power Delivers 66.9 Meter Blades for Goldwind's New 3 MW Wind Turbine

17 January 2017

LM Wind Power’s newly developed 66.9 meter blades for Goldwind's 3MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, were installed successfully on the fir...


Tech Start-up Combines Bionic Design With High Tech Materials for Future Logistics

Tech Start-up Combines Bionic Design With High Tech Materials for Future Logistics

17 January 2017

The Vision Van of Mercedes-Benz Vans that was recently revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016 and at CES Las Vegas combines groundbrea...


KraussMaffei with New Agency KSF in Iran

KraussMaffei with New Agency KSF in Iran

17 January 2017

KraussMaffei has a new agency in Iran and thus wants to further strengthen its market position in injection moulding and reaction process ma...


Intertronics Launches Fast CureTemporary Mask for PCBs

Intertronics Launches Fast CureTemporary Mask for PCBs

17 January 2017

Intertronics has launched its DYMAX Speedmask 9-20479-B-Rev-A UV/light cure temporary masking agent, specifically designed to meet the needs...


Motorcycle Enthusiast to Tackle World's Toughest Rally With Help from Composites Manufacturer Attwater

Motorcycle Enthusiast to Tackle World's Toughest Rally With Help from Composites Manufacturer Attwater

17 January 2017

A British motorcycle enthusiast has completed the Dakar Rally 2017 after a Preston,UK, company helped by supplying components for the new po...


Surface Generation Embarks Upon Thermoplastic Overmoulding Project

17 January 2017

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced carbon fibre processing technologies, has started work on an 18-month research and development project to produce affordable lightweight carbon fibre components for the automotive industry.


Altair Wins Airbus Benchmarking Competition: HyperMesh and HyperView to Become Company's Pre- and Post-processing Tools

17 January 2017

Altair has won a benchmarking competition, and as a result Airbus will implement a new pre- and post-processing tool based on Altair's solutions HyperMesh and HyperView as the new platform worldwide.


Agency for Defense Development Licenses VABS Composite Simulation Software

17 January 2017

The Agency for Defense Development in South Korea has licensed and is leveraging AnalySwift’s VABS simulation software to accelerate the simulation of composite slender structures.


Collier Research Joins NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium

Collier Research Joins NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium

10 January 2017

Collier Research Corporation has become a member of NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC).


Teijin Completes Acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Completes Acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics

10 January 2017

Teijin has completed the acquisition of all the shares of Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP), a global leader in aut...


New Website for the Growing Market Segment of RTM Technology for Composites

New Website for the Growing Market Segment of RTM Technology for Composites

10 January 2017

2016 continued to be a year of ongoing growth for the production volumes of nearly all segments in the European fibre-reinforced plastics an...


Rockman Industries Invests in Next-Generation Carbon Composites Technology

10 January 2017

Rockman Industries, the auto-components arm of Hero Group, has entered into the carbon composites technology market.


Michelman Becomes Early Adopter of ISO 9001:2015

10 January 2017

Continuing with their commitment to excellence and an adherence to company values, Michelman has transitioned to the ISO 9001:2015 certification for US operations.


NovaScott Gains Gelcoat Supplier Approval from Gamesa Brazil

10 January 2017

NovaScott has become the first local supplier to gain full approval from Gamesa to supply gelcoat for the production of all nacelles manufactured for Gamesa in Brazil.


AOC Price Increase for Europe and Asia

10 January 2017

AOC has increased the price of all products sold in Europe in the amount of €50 per metric ton.


Sicomin Appoints Swiss Distributor Suter Kunststoffe

10 January 2017

Sicomin has appointed Suter Kunststoffe as its distributor in Switzerland.


The Gill Corporation Passes Boeing FOD Prevention Specification D6-85622 and RC-0158 Checklist Audit

10 January 2017

The Gill Corporation has successfully passed the 2-day Boeing FOD Prevention Program audit held at the El Monte campus.


LM Wind Power Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral by 2018

LM Wind Power Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral by 2018

03 January 2017

LM Wind Power plans to be carbon neutral by 2018, making it one of the first in the wind industry to take such a step.


Australian Composite Walls Flood Defence System Is Being Tested by Deltares

Australian Composite Walls Flood Defence System Is Being Tested by Deltares

03 January 2017

Australian Composite Walls is a continuous, inter-locking composite wall system developed by Comtec in Australia using composite profiles by...


Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

03 January 2017

Sicomin’s epoxy resin PET foam sandwich panel has been tested to EN45545-2.


Multicomp 2017 to Analyse Multimaterial Composites for Advanced Multifunctionality

Multicomp 2017 to Analyse Multimaterial Composites for Advanced Multifunctionality

03 January 2017

Multicomp conference is set to bring together researchers, designers, manufacturers and end-users to showcase the latest developments in hyb...


Cristex Composite Materials Introduces Slitting and Rewinding Service

Cristex Composite Materials Introduces Slitting and Rewinding Service

03 January 2017

Cristex Composite Materials has introduced a new Slitting and Rewinding service designed to convert master rolls of glass and carbon fibre f...


Norco Installs Temperature Controlled Room

Norco Installs Temperature Controlled Room

03 January 2017

Norco Holdings has installed a new environmentally controlled room at its Aerospace facility, opening up new opportunities for product manuf...


Thermwood Signs Agreement with Navy’s FRC East

03 January 2017

Thermwood Corporation has signed a formal Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Fleet Readiness Centre East located at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and part of the Naval Air Systems Command, to conduct a two-year, joint technology development effort centred on Thermwood’s emerging large scale additive manufacturing (LSAM) technology.


American Composites Manufacturers Association Continues Advocacy for Composites in Infrastructure Applications

03 January 2017

From 7th-9th February 2017, the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and its members will continue to advocate for the increased use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in infrastructure applications.


AOC Announces Price Increases

03 January 2017

AOC has increased the price of its resins, gel coats and pigments effective for all orders shipped on or after 15th January 2017.  


Radicigroup Receive Award from Top Fuel Filter Producer in Latin America

03 January 2017

Radici Plastics has received the ‘Destaque de Qualidade’ award which is sponsored by Tecfil, a customer and car filter production market leader in Latin America.


Aliancys Increase Price for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

03 January 2017

Aliancys will increase the price for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 60-80 per ton, taking effect for all new deliveries after 15th January 2017.


New Literature Features Genesis Series Presses

03 January 2017

New literature is now available from Wabash MPI, featuring its Genesis Series presses.


Composite Advantage Taps Custom FRP Fabricator FiberSystems For Composite Pile Jackets

Composite Advantage Taps Custom FRP Fabricator FiberSystems For Composite Pile Jackets

20 December 2016

When FRP manufacturer Composite Advantage was asked to supply composite pile jackets for a waterfront application, it turned to nearby neigh...


Lehmann&Voss Opens New Production Facility and Application Technology Centre in China

Lehmann&Voss Opens New Production Facility and Application Technology Centre in China

20 December 2016

Lehmann&Voss has formally opened LEHVOSS New Material, a 26,910 ft2 (2,500 m²) production facility and Application Technology Centre in ...


Robust, Non-rotating Internal Spring Suspensions for a Broad Range of Automation Industries

Robust, Non-rotating Internal Spring Suspensions for a Broad Range of Automation Industries

20 December 2016

FIPA has released a robust new series of non-rotating internal spring suspensions, designed to compensate for height and level differences i...


Redelease Wins Top of Mind in the Categories ‘Distributor’ and ‘Mould Release Agent’

20 December 2016

Chemicals distributor, Redelease, Brazil was elected the Composites Industry Top of Mind in the categories ‘Distributor’ and ‘Mould Release Agent’.


Hexagon Ragasco Receive New Major Order to Qatar

20 December 2016

Hexagon Ragasco has received a new order for LPG cylinders from Woqod at a total value of EUR 8.9 million (approximately NOK 80 million), which is scheduled for delivery during the second half of 2017.


AOC Announces Price Increase for Europe

20 December 2016

AOC has increased the price in the amount of €100 per metric ton for products sold in Europe.  


Granta and PTC Team up to Provide Materials Data in Creo 4.0

20 December 2016

Granta Design’s materials property data will be available to users of the new Creo 4.0 3D CAD software from PTC.


Carbon Concrete Composite Team Wins President of Germany’s German Future Prize

Carbon Concrete Composite Team Wins President of Germany’s German Future Prize

13 December 2016

Toho Tenax congratulates the carbon concrete composite researchers Prof. Manfred Curbach, Prof. Chokri Cherif and Prof. Peter Offermann from...


Elantas Gain GL Certification for Three Products

Elantas Gain GL Certification for Three Products

13 December 2016

ELANTAS Europe, supplied by Cristex Composite Materials in the UK, has recently been awarded German Lloyd certification on three of their pr...


VELOX Sets Innovation in the Service of Weight Reduction, Productivity and Recyclability

VELOX Sets Innovation in the Service of Weight Reduction, Productivity and Recyclability

13 December 2016

VELOX organised its first technical forum at the CEMCAT in Laval, France, on Thursday 24 November 2016, in partnership with the companies Sa...


AOC Wins Top Customer Award

AOC Wins Top Customer Award

13 December 2016

AOC was recently named the Gold Supplier of the Year by Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP).


GRANTA MI:Workflow – Empowering Collection and Control of Materials Information Enterprise-wide

13 December 2016

Granta Design has introduced a significant enhancement to the GRANTA MI materials information management system to give engineering enterprises complete control over how they collect and apply materials knowledge – and remove a major barrier to digitising this information across their organisation.


Dassault Systèmes Enriches Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

13 December 2016

Dassault Systèmes has signed a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire Next Limit Dynamics, a leader in highly dynamic fluid flow simulation used in aerospace and defence, transportation and mobility, high-tech, energy and other industries.  


Exova Acquires Insight NDT

13 December 2016

Exova Group has acquired Insight NDT, a South Yorkshire, UK-based non-destructive testing (NDT) and radiographic inspection business.


Chemlease Japan KK Becomes Chem-Trend Japan KK

13 December 2016

Chemlease Japan K.K. has transitioned to become Chem-Trend Japan K.K as part of a planned, long-term evolution keeping the same location and team that has been servicing customers across Japan for many years.


Gurit Enlarges Automotive Product Range

13 December 2016

Recently launched, the Gurit Smartcure epoxy prepreg press moulding system has been specifically designed to meet the high-quality volume manu­facturing needs of the automotive industry.


Price Increase for Aliancys Unsaturated Polyester/Vinyl Ester Resins

13 December 2016

Aliancys has increased the price of its unsaturated polyester/vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 80-100 per ton.


Aliancys Promotes Co-processing as Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

Aliancys Promotes Co-processing as Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

06 December 2016

OEMs and designers need to have peace-of-mind on the availability of reliable end-of-life solutions for the composite parts and components t...


Nottingham to Lead New £10.3m Composite Manufacturing Research Hub

Nottingham to Lead New £10.3m Composite Manufacturing Research Hub

06 December 2016

The University of Nottingham has led the team that has secured £10.3m in government funding for new research into pioneering composite manuf...


Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to its Additive Manufacturing Machines

Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to its Additive Manufacturing Machines

06 December 2016

Thermwood has added thermographic imaging as a standard feature on its LSAM (Large Scale Additive Manufacturing) systems.


The Radicigroup ‘Team’ Visits Nissan

The Radicigroup ‘Team’ Visits Nissan

06 December 2016

RadiciGroup's integrated offer for the automotive sector presented to the technicians of Nissan Technical Centre Europe.


North Thin Ply Technology Announces Lloyd’s Register Approval for Marine Focussed ThinPreg 736LT

North Thin Ply Technology Announces Lloyd’s Register Approval for Marine Focussed ThinPreg 736LT

06 December 2016

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has announced the recent approval of its ThinPreg 736LT prepreg system by Lloyd’s Register.


Exova On-site Grainger & Worrall Lab Receives UKAS Accreditation

Exova On-site Grainger & Worrall Lab Receives UKAS Accreditation

06 December 2016

Global testing and certification group Exova has received UKAS accreditation for its Grainger & Worrall (GW) on-site testing laboratory....


Gurit Acquires BASF PET Business

06 December 2016

Gurit has announced its acquisition of BASF`s PET structural foam business for an undisclosed purchase price.


Robnor Resins to Re-brand as Robnor Resinlab Following Partnership With US Resin Manufacturer Resinlab

06 December 2016

Robnor Resins has announced its merger with US Resin Manufacturer, Resinlab, and in recognition of this new partnership, effective from 5 December 2016, the company says it will adopt a new brand identity as Robnor Resinlab.


Huber Announces North America Price Increase for Precipitated Alumina Trihydrate and Magnesium Hydroxide Grades

06 December 2016

Huber Engineered Materials has announced a price increase in North America for its precipitated alumina trihydrate and magnesium hydroxide products, effective 2 January 2017, or as current contracts allow and explains that prices will increase depending on product grade and packaging.  


Scott Bader Wins 2016 'Most Innovative Supplier’ Award from LM Wind Power

Scott Bader Wins 2016 'Most Innovative Supplier’ Award from LM Wind Power

29 November 2016

At the recent LM Wind Power 2016 Supplier Day, Scott Bader was presented with ‘Most innovative supplier 2016’ award for its new, ‘zero styre...


Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

29 November 2016

Metravib has launched Xpander which, used in association with a Metravib DMA instrument, enables DMA test campaigns on a large number of spe...


IPS Structural Adhesives Conclude Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Mayer and Mayer Handels

IPS Structural Adhesives Conclude Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Mayer and Mayer Handels

29 November 2016

IPS Structural Adhesives has successfully concluded its lawsuit against Mayer & Mayer Handels, following a mostly favourable judgment in...


Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2 Fire Classification

29 November 2016

Sicomin Epoxy Infusion System and AIREX T90 PET Foam Receive EN45545-2Fire Classification


Plataine Wins ‘2016 Innovation in Composite Manufacture Award’

29 November 2016

On 2 November 2016 at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham, Composites UK awarded Plataine with the 2016 Innovation in Composite Manufacture Award.


Aliancys, BUFA, Indupol and Solico Help TGM to Develop a Unique and Innovative Building Façade System

Aliancys, BUFA, Indupol and Solico Help TGM to Develop a Unique and Innovative Building Façade System

22 November 2016

Wanting to develop a new cost-effective composite façade system for office buildings, construction company TGM involved Indupol, Aliancys, B...


DTC Expands Competitive Consumable Offering for Composite Finishing Markets

DTC Expands Competitive Consumable Offering for Composite Finishing Markets

22 November 2016

Direct Tool Company (DTC) has had a successful first 3 quarters after taking on several big new composite customers and so expand their stoc...


Expansion at BÜFA Composite Systems

Expansion at BÜFA Composite Systems

22 November 2016

BÜFA Composite Systems has made great progress in enlarging its production site in Rastede, Germany.


TFP Launch Updated Tecnofire Range

TFP Launch Updated Tecnofire Range

22 November 2016

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will be launching its new, updated Tecnofire range of fire protection materials at Composites Europe in Dusse...


Avcorp Awarded Long-Term Production Contract from Fuji Heavy Industries

22 November 2016

Avcorp Industries has been awarded a long-term production contract with the Aerospace Company of Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), a tier-one supplier to major original equipment manufacturers (OEM) of commercial and defence aircraft around the world.


Dilutec Produces Tailor-made Gelcoats to Stand Out from the Competition

22 November 2016

Dilutec sought to stand out by producing tailor-made gelcoats and today, it has a portfolio of more than 300 items, the largest of its kind in Brazil.


Granta and JAHM Software Team up on Temperature-Dependent Data for Simulation and Materials Selection

22 November 2016

Granta Design and JAHM Software have signed an agreement to make JAHM’s extensive temperature-dependent materials property data available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI and CES Selector.


LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for CSIC HZ Windpower's New 5 MW Offshore Turbine in China

22 November 2016

LM Wind Power has formed a strategic collaboration with Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation) HZ Windpower to deliver blades for its newly launched H151-5.0MW platform.


AVS-SYS Joins the National Business Aviation Association

22 November 2016

AVS-SYS has joined the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the leading organisation for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help their business.


Evonik Invests in Capacity Expansion for ROHACELL

22 November 2016

Evonik Resource Efficiency will invest in a capacity expansion of its Performance Foams business at its production site in Darmstadt, Germany.  


AMRC to Play Major Role in Bid to Create a Double Economic Boost for North Wales

22 November 2016

Welsh Government plans to invest £20 million in a new Advanced Manufacturing & Research Institute have been welcomed by Colin Sirett, Chief Executive Officer of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).


AOC Increases Prices for Mexico

22 November 2016

AOC has increased the price of all products and accounts based on Mexican pesos by MX$2.25/KG.


Gurit Reports Aerospace Contract Renewal

22 November 2016

Gurit has successfully renewed a supply contract for aircraft interior materials with Diehl Aircabin as existing aerospace customer.


Dymax Launches a New 25” WIDECURE Conveyor for Curing Larger Parts

Dymax Launches a New 25” WIDECURE Conveyor for Curing Larger Parts

15 November 2016

Dymax Corporation has launched a new WIDECURE conveyor system designed to offer consistent, fast, and safe curing.


Hexagon Ragasco Enters Bangladesh

15 November 2016

Hexagon Ragasco has entered into a four-year frame agreement with Beximco Group for sales of composite LPG cylinders into the fast growing Bangladeshi market.


Avcorp Restructures its Gardena Facility

15 November 2016

Avcorp Industries issued 60 day WARN notifications on 24 October 2016, as part of a restructuring initiative at its Gardena, California, US, facility that will result in a workforce reduction of 75 permanent employees by 31 December 2016.


Betaforce Composite Bonding Adhesives for Mass Production Named to the 2016 R&D 100 List

15 November 2016

BETAFORCE composite bonding adhesives from Dow Automotive Systems have been named to the 2016 R&D 100 list of most significant technology innovations of the year.


Sigmatex Launches Recycled Composite Material

Sigmatex Launches Recycled Composite Material

08 November 2016

Sigmatex has developed a new carbon fibre composite material within its sigmaRF product range.


Vaupell SB Aero Joins TPRC as New Tier 1 Member

Vaupell SB Aero Joins TPRC as New Tier 1 Member

08 November 2016

As of 1 November 2016, Vaupell SB Aero has joined the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) as a Tier 1 member.


Tesla and SolarCity Launch of Multiple Styled Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla and SolarCity Launch of Multiple Styled Solar Roof Tiles

08 November 2016

Sven Lindström, CEO of solar tech company Midsummer, says that he finds Tesla’s and SolarCity’s launch of multiple styled solar roof tiles r...


DuPont is Giving Shape to Smart Ideas as Evident in New Daimler NAG3 Production-Ready Oil Pan

DuPont is Giving Shape to Smart Ideas as Evident in New Daimler NAG3 Production-Ready Oil Pan

08 November 2016

DuPont has collaborated with IBS Filtran to optimise production and processing of Daimler car oil pans in nine speed automatic transmission....


Benefit from Graphene in Your Composite Development

Benefit from Graphene in Your Composite Development

08 November 2016

Meet and interact with graphene experts at the Graphene Connect workshop taking place at Messe Düsseldorf, conference room 814 A & B, du...


Controlled, Accurate Plasma Cleaner for TEM Sample Preparation

Controlled, Accurate Plasma Cleaner for TEM Sample Preparation

08 November 2016

Henniker Plasma has launched a new, cost effective bench-top plasma cleaner for TEM sample preparation tasks.


Polymat FR Offers Significantly Higher Mechanical Properties

08 November 2016

Polymat FR, an innovative 3D reinforcement textile, has been developed by Scott & Fyfe specifically for high performance composite applications where strength, weight reduction and fire performance are critical parameters – for example, in the transportation, construction and marine sectors.


Teijin Completes Land Acquisition for Business Expansion in US

08 November 2016

Teijinhas completed the purchase of approximately 1.8 million m2 (about 440 acre) commercial land in Greenwood, South Carolina, US.


Rolls-Royce Expands Aerospace Research Centre in Southern California, US

08 November 2016

Rolls-Royce is growing its presence in Southern California, US, with a $30 million expansion into a new 62,000 square foot facility that will be dedicated to research and development of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials and processes for use in next generation aircraft engine components.


Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities

Expansion of Manufacturing Facilities

01 November 2016

Formaplex has expanded its new manufacturing facilities, which is now operational.


VELOX Introduces Its Comprehensive Composites Range at Advanced Engineering Show

VELOX Introduces Its Comprehensive Composites Range at Advanced Engineering Show

01 November 2016

VELOX will be present at the Advanced Engineering Show taking place on the 2-3 November at NEC in Birmingham, UK.


Light and Sturdy Powerboats from Symphony Boat Company

Light and Sturdy Powerboats from Symphony Boat Company

01 November 2016

Sustainability and respect for the environment are core elements explain the boat builders at Symphony Boat Company, when constructing their...


Applied Graphene Materials Supplies First Production Orders

01 November 2016

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) is starting to supply first production orders to customers within the company’s target Composites, Polymers and Coatings industries.


The Gill Corporation Celebrates New Building at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

01 November 2016

Stephen Gill, Chairman and CEO of The Gill Corporation, was pleased to participate at a ceremony to celebrate the opening of its newest building adjacent to the existing seven building campus.


Strongwell Corporation Wins Two Prestigious Awards

01 November 2016

Strongwell Corporation was recently recognised with two prestigious awards for its innovation, corporate citizenship and advocacy.


NetComposites Continues as Innovation and Headline Media Partner for Advanced Engineering 2016

NetComposites Continues as Innovation and Headline Media Partner for Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

NetComposites will once again be a key innovation and headline media partner to the Composites Engineering show, part of the Advanced Engine...


Chomarat Presents Latest Glass and Carbon Innovations at Advanced Engineering 2016

Chomarat Presents Latest Glass and Carbon Innovations at Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

On 2-3 November, Chomarat will present its latest glass and carbon innovations at the Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK.


VELOX Offers Solutions with AEC Polymers for Industrial Boating

VELOX Offers Solutions with AEC Polymers for Industrial Boating

25 October 2016

VELOX is working closely with AEC Polymers to develop new solutions for the marine sector.


Fibermaq Supplies Equipment to Polynt

Fibermaq Supplies Equipment to Polynt

25 October 2016

Fibermaq has supplied three machines to the local operations of the Italian company Polynt, a company specialised in the production of resin...


Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis!

Xpander: a Revolution for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis!

25 October 2016

METRAVIB, a specialist in dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA), is proud to present Xpander.


Sigmatex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Sigmatex Celebrates 30th Anniversary

25 October 2016

Sigmatex is celebrating its 30th anniversary.


Teijin Wins EcoBalance Award for Customer Benefit Model

25 October 2016

Teijin has been honoured with the EcoBalance Award for Best Business Practices at the 12th Biennial International Conference on EcoBalance in Kyoto for its Customer Benefit Model.


The Gill Corporation Passes AS9100 Revision C Re-Certification Audit

25 October 2016

The Gill Corporation has successfully passed their annual AS9100, Revision C Re-Certification audit.


IP License Agreement Between Xamax Industries and Berry Plastics

25 October 2016

Xamax Industries has granted an intellectual property license to Berry Plastics for its thermoplastic surfacing laminate products and technology used in the production of various Continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic material (CFRTP) systems and thermoplastic sandwich panels.


RadiciGroup Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Tessiture Pietro Radici

25 October 2016

Tessiture Pietro Radici (TPR) (ancestral RadiciGroup company) was founded in 1941 as a manufacturing company engaged in the production of textiles and today a market leader in the production of spunbond nonwovens (Dylar) and synthetic grass yarn (Radigreen) – and is now celebrating its 75 years in business.


LANXESS Increases Focus on E&E Industry

25 October 2016

The use of thermoplastics in the electrical and electronics industry (E&E) will continue to grow strongly in the future thanks to megatrends such as Industry 4.0, LED lighting and the digital networking of building services engineering, household appliances and entertainment electronics.


Hexcel Amends and Extends Contract with Airbus Group

Hexcel Amends and Extends Contract with Airbus Group

18 October 2016

Two of Hexcel’s key contracts to supply advanced composites to Airbus Group have been amended which Hexcel expects generate total sales of $...


Chem-trend Introduces New High-efficiency Lusin Purge Compound for Engineering Plastics Lusin Clean 1100 Makes Colour and Material Changes More Efficient

Chem-trend Introduces New High-efficiency Lusin Purge Compound for Engineering Plastics Lusin Clean 1100 Makes Colour and Material Changes More Efficient

18 October 2016

Chem-Trend has added LusinClean 1100 to its broad line-up of high performance purging compounds.


Epigem Granted US Patent on Composite Electrode

Epigem Granted US Patent on Composite Electrode

18 October 2016

Epigem has been granted a patent by theUS Patent and Trademark Office for its composite electrode.


Intertronics Launch Premium Dispensing Components Range - QuantX

Intertronics Launch Premium Dispensing Components Range - QuantX

18 October 2016

Intertronics has launched the latest generation of dispensing components, designed and manufactured to compete – and be compatible – with ot...


Exova Plzen Becomes Europe’s Largest Creep and Stress Rupture Laboratory

Exova Plzen Becomes Europe’s Largest Creep and Stress Rupture Laboratory

18 October 2016

Exova has consolidated its capabilities in Newcastle, UK and Plzeň, Czech Republic to create Europe’s largest creep and stress rupture labor...


Covestro Stock Shows Convincing Performance at First Listing Anniversary

18 October 2016

It was one year ago on 6 October 2015, that Covestro debuted on the stock exchange which saw the beginning of a new era as an independent company and a step that has enabled it to play to its strengths faster, more effectively and more flexibly in the global competitive environment.


LM Group Holding Sell of LM Wind Power to GE

18 October 2016

Doughty Hanson, the European private equity firm, has agreed to sell its stakes in LM Wind Power Holding to GE for an enterprise value of EUR 1.5 billion.


EconCore and Fynotej Enter License Agreement for Production of Honeycomb Sandwich Panels

18 October 2016

After preliminary development work, EconCore and Fynotej have entered into a license agreement for ThermHex honeycomb technology.


Innovative Airplane Mobile Drink Dispenser Uses Victrex Peek Polymer For Demanding Inner Water Tank

Innovative Airplane Mobile Drink Dispenser Uses Victrex Peek Polymer For Demanding Inner Water Tank

11 October 2016

SkyTender, a mobile drinks dispenser produced by SkyTender Solutions, has been developed to save time and can replace conventional packaging...


Composites One Announces Educational Partnership with Davis Applied Technology College

Composites One Announces Educational Partnership with Davis Applied Technology College

11 October 2016

Composites One and Davis Applied Technology College (DATC), announced their new partnership during CAMX 2016 in Anaheim, California, US.


New Ashland Brand Signals Acceleration of Corporate Mission, Organisational Transformation and Separation from Valvoline

11 October 2016

Ashland has taken another important step in its plan for the future, furthering its competitive strategy following its eventual separation from Valvoline, revealing its new ‘Always Solving’ corporate identity and unveiling the organisational culture that will continue to differentiate the company as it continues its mission to become the premier specialty chemical company in the world.


Hexagon Composites Acquires xperion and Strengthens Its Position in the Composite Pressure Cylinder Market

11 October 2016

Hexagon Composites has entered into an agreement with AVANCO to acquire its wholly owned subsidiary, xperion Energy & Environment, a market leader in Type 4 high pressure cylinders.


Sales in the Brazilian Composites Sector Totaled US$ 335 Million in the First Half

11 October 2016

A report ordered by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) shows sales in the Brazilian composites industry totaled US$ 335 million in the first half of this year, which corresponds to a 30% drop compared to the same period of 2015.


Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives Business Introduces Two Technical Innovations

11 October 2016

The Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit at Huber Engineered Materials has introduced two new technologies.


Chemical Industry Council Honours Covestro

11 October 2016

Covestro has been recognised by the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) for its successful use of CO2 in plastics production.


Direct Tool Company Soar Ahead Securing Contracts with International Yacht Racing Teams

Direct Tool Company Soar Ahead Securing Contracts with International Yacht Racing Teams

04 October 2016

Direct Tool Company (DTC) describes itself as the leading supplier of refinishing tools, consumables and plant equipment for some of the mos...


Aliancys Delivers Great Service Providing Chemical Resistance Advice

Aliancys Delivers Great Service Providing Chemical Resistance Advice

04 October 2016

Aliancys’ customers are turning to them for material and process advice.


LORD Sees Signs of Recovery of Brazilian Operation

04 October 2016

LORD has seen signs of recovery in the Brazilian market and is following a new strategy to face the crisis by expanding its product range and entering new areas.


Agility Fuel Systems and Hexagon Composites Successfully Close Merger to Create Agility Fuel

04 October 2016

Agility Fuel Systems and Hexagon Composites have finalised their merger effective 3 October 2016.


NTPT Chosen as the Composite Materials Technology Partner for the TALC - Thin Aperture Light Collector - Space Telescope Project

NTPT Chosen as the Composite Materials Technology Partner for the TALC - Thin Aperture Light Collector - Space Telescope Project

27 September 2016

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has been chosen as the composite materials partner for a proposed Thin Aperture Light Collector (TALC) spac...


SCIGRIP Acquired Arjay Technologies

SCIGRIP Acquired Arjay Technologies

27 September 2016

SCIGRIP has completed an agreement to acquire Arjay Technologies, the Florida-based manufacturer of high performance bonding compounds for t...


Wabash National Corporation Signs Exclusive Agreement with EconCore to Offer New Composite Technology in North America

27 September 2016

Wabash National Corporation has signed a new agreement with EconCore to execute EconCore’s patented honeycomb core production technology in North America.


Dymax Receives US Patent

27 September 2016

Dymax has been awarded a new patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


Significant Capacity Expansion for Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives Business

27 September 2016

Huber’s Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit will have 10% capacity expansion of its Martinal fine precipitated alumina trihydrate production at its newly acquired Martinswerk Plant in Bergheim, Germany.  


Finalists Announced for ACMA Awards for Composites Excellence

Finalists Announced for ACMA Awards for Composites Excellence

20 September 2016

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has announced the finalists for the Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE), sponsor...


Solvay Wins SPE Process Innovation Award for BMW M4 GTS Hood as 'Most Innovative Composite Part’

Solvay Wins SPE Process Innovation Award for BMW M4 GTS Hood as 'Most Innovative Composite Part’

20 September 2016

Solvay has received the 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Process Innovation Award for the ‘Most Innovative Composite Part’.


MB-Spritzgusstechnik Guarantees its Success with NEGRI BOSSI Injection Moulding Technology

MB-Spritzgusstechnik Guarantees its Success with NEGRI BOSSI Injection Moulding Technology

20 September 2016

When he referred to NEGRI BOSSI a couple of years ago, Michael Bechtel, the founder of MB Spritzgusstechnik in Marktoberdorf, Germany, had a...


DTC Fit Out World Class Composite Manufacturing Training Facility With Bespoke Dust Extraction System

DTC Fit Out World Class Composite Manufacturing Training Facility With Bespoke Dust Extraction System

20 September 2016

Since the completion of the project with Combined Composite Technologies (better known as Hexion CCT), Direct Tool Company (DTC) says it has...


Thermwood Has Successfully Tested the ‘Ultra High Output’ PH50 Print Head on the LSAM

Thermwood Has Successfully Tested the ‘Ultra High Output’ PH50 Print Head on the LSAM

20 September 2016

After recently announcing its line of LSAM (large scale additive manufacturing) machines, Thermwood has now built and tested a high output v...


RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Acquires the Engineering Polymer Solutions Business of Invista

20 September 2016

Radicigroup performance plastics has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the engineering polymer solutions business of the american company, Invista.


Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit Show New Roads for Collaboration in the Automotive Value Chain

Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit Show New Roads for Collaboration in the Automotive Value Chain

13 September 2016

Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit have successfully improved smc technology for use in top-range Mercedes passenger cars.


Dow Automotive Systems Introduces New Epoxy Intermediates for Structural Composites

13 September 2016

To support the growing popularity of lightweight materials, Dow Automotive Systems has developed VORAFUSE epoxy intermediates.


Chem-Trend to Expand Research and Development Facilities at Global Headquarters

13 September 2016

Chem-Trend has announced the expansion of  its R&D facilities at its global headquarters in Howell, Michigan, US to allow for continued growth of its research and development activities and increased capabilities to provide customer support.


Armacell Starts Slicing Operations of PET-based Foam Core Materials in Canada

Armacell Starts Slicing Operations of PET-based Foam Core Materials in Canada

06 September 2016

Armacell Benelux has started ArmaFORM PET foam slicing operations at its Canadian plant in Brampton, Ontario.


Thermwood Offers 3D Additive Manufacturing Program with LSAM Machines

Thermwood Offers 3D Additive Manufacturing Program with LSAM Machines

06 September 2016

After an extensive development program, Thermwood Corporation, is now offering a line of Additive Manufacturing Systems for the production o...


Opening Ceremony of New KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machinery TechCentre in Mexico

Opening Ceremony of New KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machinery TechCentre in Mexico

06 September 2016

More than 100 customers from Mexico took up their invitation to attend the opening ceremony of the new KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machine...


Program of Composite Reverse Logistics Enters Into Force in the State of Paraná, Brazil

Program of Composite Reverse Logistics Enters Into Force in the State of Paraná, Brazil

06 September 2016

Gilmar Lima, President of the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), and Antonio Bonetti, Secretary of the Environment and...


Michelman Introduces Hydrosize Link – Next Generation Polyurethane Fibre Sizing for Automotive Under-the-Hood Composites

06 September 2016

Michelman is introducing two unique polyurethane dispersions designed as fibre sizing for reinforced composites in automotive under-the-hood applications.


epm: technology Group Gains AS9100

06 September 2016

epm: technology group has gained AS9100 approval.


Dymax BlueWave MX-150 High Energy UV LED Spot Curing Lamp from Intertronics for Superfast Cures

06 September 2016

Intertronics has recently introduced the new Dymax BlueWave MX-150 LED UV Spot Curing Lamp which offers the speed, consistency, reliability and long service life associated with LED UV curing.


EconCore Licenses Technology for Thermoplastic Honeycomb Panels and Automotive Applications in North America

06 September 2016

EconCore has signed a license agreement with a leading textile manufacturer in North America.


Martinswerk Increases Global Price for Martinal Fine Precipitated Alumina Trihydrate

06 September 2016

Martinswerk is increasing the global price of its martinal fine precipitated alumina trihydrate (ATH) products, effective 1 October 2016, or as current contracts allow.


Redelease Takes Over the Exclusive Distribution in Brazil of AkzoNobel Phenolic Resins

06 September 2016

Redelease has taken over the exclusive distribution in Brazil of the phenolic resins produced by the Dutch company, AkzoNobel.


AMAC Form Strategic Partnership With Gremolith for New Business Developments in Specialty Resins

AMAC Form Strategic Partnership With Gremolith for New Business Developments in Specialty Resins

30 August 2016

The Swiss-based, custom specialty resin manufacturer Gremolith has expanded its activities in cooperation with Dr Michael Effing (AMAC) into...


Euroresins UK Launch Web Shop

Euroresins UK Launch Web Shop

30 August 2016

Euroresins UK has launched a web shop for the UK Composites market.


Kordsa Global and Sabanci University Opens Composite Technologies Centre of Excellence

30 August 2016

Kordsa Global and Sabanci University have combined their forces under the same roof to open a high technology hub, Composite Technologies Centre of Excellence.


Owens Corning to Invest $110 Million in India Composites

30 August 2016

Owens Corning plans to invest $110 million to expand capacity at its Composites operations in India.


Gurit Achieves Net Sales Growth of 3% and a Strong Operating Profit Margin of 10.5% in the First Half of 2016

30 August 2016

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 182 million for the first half of 2016.


Innova Engineering Establishes New Research and Development Facility

30 August 2016

Innova Engineering has purchased and established a new Research and Development facility in Santa Ana, California, US, allowing for an expansion of capabilities and services offered by the engineering firm.


AGC AeroComposites Develops Innovative Thermoplastic Composite Welding Technique

30 August 2016

AGC AeroComposites has successfully completed their ‘CoFusion’ project with funding from the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP), in partnership with the UK National Composites Centre, TenCate Advanced Composites and Rolls Royce.


Carbodeon Closes EUR 1.5 million Funding Round from Straightforward Capital

Carbodeon Closes EUR 1.5 million Funding Round from Straightforward Capital

23 August 2016

Carbodeon has closed a EUR 1.5 million funding round from Straightforward Capital, a Finnish venture capital firm.


IACMI Launches Project to Enable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Manufacturing for High Volume, Low Cost, Reduced Weight Automotive Components with Increased Design Flexibility

IACMI Launches Project to Enable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Manufacturing for High Volume, Low Cost, Reduced Weight Automotive Components with Increased Design Flexibility

23 August 2016

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), in partnership with DuPont Performance Materials, Fibrtec and Purdue...


The Spheretex Team Celebrates 25th Anniversary

23 August 2016

The Spheretex Team is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the development of the first glassfibre based core material, ‘Sphere.tex’ which began development when CEO and majority shareholder Siggi Gerhards started in the 80’s.


Saertex and CEM Partner for Core Material Distribution on US Territory

23 August 2016

CEM, Composite Essential Materials, has partnered with Saertex to deliver its SAERfoam material.


ALMACO Creates Wind Committee

23 August 2016

The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) has recently created a Wind Committee, a body that has the goal of sharing knowledge and opening new opportunities for composite materials.


Formaplex Increases Production Capacity

Formaplex Increases Production Capacity

16 August 2016

Formaplex has commissioned a further 5 injection moulding presses to increase component production capabilities.


Automated Dynamics Partners With Bartell Machinery

Automated Dynamics Partners With Bartell Machinery

16 August 2016

Automated Dynamics has entered into a partnership with Bartell Machinery of Rome, New York, US.


Tricel Acquires Glasplies and Expands its UK Fibreglass Distribution Network

16 August 2016

Tricel has strategically expanded the company’s position within the UK fibreglass market through the acquisition of Glasplies, which is an already established supply and distribution operator for this sector.


Composites Germany Publish Results of 7th Composites Market Survey

09 August 2016

Composites Germany has published the results of its 7th survey of the market for fibre reinforced plastics.


Exova Wins RoSPA Silver Award

09 August 2016

Exova has achieved success in the prestigious annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).


The Gill Corporation Purchases New Building to Expand El Monte Manufacturing Plant

09 August 2016

The Gill Corporation has finalised purchase of a new building on property adjacent to the existing seven building campus.


Chem-trend Offers HAPs-free Portfolio for Composites Manufacturers to Comply With Tighter Regulations

09 August 2016

Chem-Trend now offers additional health, safety and environment (HSE) benefits for its Chemlease EZ Series product line, including semi-permanent sealers, release agents and cleaners for all composites applications worldwide.


TFP Announce Supacool Certification & New Product Launch

TFP Announce Supacool Certification & New Product Launch

02 August 2016

Technical Fibre Products has two important new developments with its Supacool range of lightweight cryogenic tissue; the launch of a new var...


ELG Carbon Fibre Joins IACMI as Plans Towards Opening of US Recycling Plant Accelerate

ELG Carbon Fibre Joins IACMI as Plans Towards Opening of US Recycling Plant Accelerate

02 August 2016

ELG Carbon IACMI - The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.


Permali Gloucester Invests Over £1.5 Million to Enhance Production and Reduce Carbon Emissions

Permali Gloucester Invests Over £1.5 Million to Enhance Production and Reduce Carbon Emissions

02 August 2016

Permali Gloucester has committed to over £1.5 million of investment in its future during 2016.


AREVO Announces $7M Series A Funding Round

28 June 2016

AREVO has launched a $7M Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures, coincident with the investment, Vijit Sabnis from Khosla Ventures will join the AREVO Board of Directors.


Matrix Composites Take on UK Distribution of ArmaFORM PET Core

28 June 2016

Matrix Composites have been appointed by Armacell Benelux as its UK distributor of ArmaFORM PET core.


Strongwell Recognised by Southwest Virginia Technology Council

28 June 2016

Strongwell Corporation has been recognised by the Southwest Virginia Technology Council, winning the ‘Advanced Manufacturing of the Year’ award for Strongwell’s overall achievements in advanced manufacturing in the southwest Virginia region, US.


AOC Increases Gel Coat and Pigment Price for US and Canada

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.  


Adwen and LM Wind Power Partner to Present the Longest Blade in the World

Adwen and LM Wind Power Partner to Present the Longest Blade in the World

21 June 2016

Adwen and LM Wind Power have partnered to take a large step forward towards lowering the cost of energy in offshore, putting their respectiv...


Technical Partnership Enables Collaboration, Technology Advancements for Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems

Technical Partnership Enables Collaboration, Technology Advancements for Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems

21 June 2016

Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems have formed a technical partnership that will enable an expansion of their collaborative development...


Henkel Opens New Composite Test Centre in Heidelberg – The Composite Lab

Henkel Opens New Composite Test Centre in Heidelberg – The Composite Lab

21 June 2016

Henkel’s newly opened Composite Lab in Heidelberg, Germany, is a state-of-the-art test facility, where automotive customers can team up with...


Victrex 10 Years at Asia Innovation and Technology Centre (AITC)

Victrex 10 Years at Asia Innovation and Technology Centre (AITC)

21 June 2016

This June marks 10 years since Victrex opened its Asia Innovation and Technology Centre (AITC) in Shanghai, China, a move that has brought t...


Aliancys Signs Distribution Agreements for Malaysia and Japan

Aliancys Signs Distribution Agreements for Malaysia and Japan

21 June 2016

Aliancys has signed two new distribution agreements, respectively with Suka Chemicals in Malaysia and with Yokohama Chemicals Corporation (Y...


Castings Technology International Helps Keep a Multinational Company Running

21 June 2016

Castings Technology International (Cti) has come to the aid of a multinational company after key component failures impacted production.


Composites One Presented with 2015 Platinum Award from Great West Casualty Company

21 June 2016

Composites One was presented the Platinum award by Great West Casualty Company as a part of the 2015 National Safety Awards Program.  


North Thin Ply Technology Celebrates Official Opening of New Polish Production Plant

21 June 2016

As part of its ambitious growth plans North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), has officially opened its new production facility in Zory, Poland.


China Jushi Starts 2nd Glass Fibre Furnace in Egypt

China Jushi Starts 2nd Glass Fibre Furnace in Egypt

14 June 2016

Jushi started its 2nd Glass Fibre furnace in Suez, Egypt at the beginning of June 2016 in the context of the global extension of Jushi ́s pr...


Norco Restructures for the Future

Norco Restructures for the Future

14 June 2016

Norco has restructured its business operations to take advantage of a growth in key markets.


NTPT Continues Global Expansion with Appointment of Technology Marketing as US Distributor

NTPT Continues Global Expansion with Appointment of Technology Marketing as US Distributor

14 June 2016

To support its ambitious growth strategy North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has appointed Technology Marketing (TMI) as its distributor for th...


Carver Non-Woven Opens for Business

14 June 2016

Carver Non-Woven Technologies will begin a rolling start-up at its new manufacturing facility on 1 July 2016, and expects to be in full commercial production of high-quality, single- and multi-material non-woven products for both R3 and the broader North American composites industry by 15 July 2016.


Gurit Opens Wind Blade Mould Production Facility in Europe

14 June 2016

Gurit will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland to help further increase its tooling market share in Europe.


PPG Awarded DOE Partnership for Fiberglass Manufacturing Improvement Project

PPG Awarded DOE Partnership for Fiberglass Manufacturing Improvement Project

07 June 2016

PPG will partner with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to use high-performance computers to help reduce glass fibre breakage du...


Sicomin Extends Global Sales Reach With the Appointment of UAE and Turkish Distributors

07 June 2016

Sicomin has appointmented two new distributors; Modest Marketing of Dubai, UAE and Tila of Istanbul, Turkey, both partnerships are effective immediately and will further support Sicomin’s growing global distribution network.


LANXESS Builds New Tank Farm and Unloading Station at Leverkusen Site

07 June 2016

LANXESS has significantly expanded storage capacity for its phosphoric acid ester plant at the Leverkusen, Germany site, investing around EUR 8 million.


Krauss-Maffei Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Krauss-Maffei Celebrates 50th Anniversary

31 May 2016

Krauss-Maffei Corporation celebrated its 50th anniversary on 18-19 May 2016 with more than 400 customers.


Hexcel Celebrates Opening of New Innovation Centre

Hexcel Celebrates Opening of New Innovation Centre

31 May 2016

Hexcel’s new $10 million Innovation Centre in Duxford, UK was officially opened by Marcus Bryson, Chair of the Aerospace Growth Partnership ...


TenCate Advanced Composites Celebrate the Opening of its European Centre of Excellence for Thermoset Composite Materials

31 May 2016

TenCate Advanced Composites celebrate the inaugural opening of their extended facility at Langley Mill, Nottingham, UK, the European Centre of Excellence for thermoset prepreg systems.


Araldite Industrial Adhesives Website Extends to Include Polish Language Version

31 May 2016

Huntsman Advanced Materials has released a dedicated Polish version of its Araldite Industrial Adhesives website to complement the existing English, French, Italian, German and Spanish language versions.


Hexagon Composites Signs Joint Venture Agreement With Siddha Gas Technik in India

31 May 2016

Hexagon Composites has entered into a joint venture agreement with Siddha Gas Technik to pursue opportunities in India's natural gas market.


Intertronics Opens New Technology Centre to Facilitate Trials, Demonstrations and Seminars

Intertronics Opens New Technology Centre to Facilitate Trials, Demonstrations and Seminars

24 May 2016

With manufacturing relying increasingly on high performance adhesives and protective materials, Intertronics is welcoming visitors to its re...


Tees Valley Unlimited Employ NetComposites to Promote Inward Investment

24 May 2016

Tees Valley Unlimited, the Local Enterprise Partnership for Tees Valley focused on delivering jobs and economic growth to the area, and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) have recently commissioned NetComposites to review and report on the projected demand for composites among UK based automotive suppliers and to identify any gaps within the UK composites supply chain.


Innovate UK Awards Funding to Drive Development of 3D Woven Textile Composites for Aerospace

24 May 2016

The 3 year ATI ‘Breakthrough Aerospace Materials’ project, known as BAM, commenced March 2016 and looks to advance the manufacturing techniques and simulation of 3D textiles in the UK and to make them commercially available to the aerospace industry.


Plexus Gains EN45545-2 Accreditation for its Methyl-Methacrylate Adhesives (MMA)

24 May 2016

Plexus recently attained the accreditation for R1/ Part 2 of EN45545-2:2013 standard for Toxicity – EN45545 Annex C (ISO 5659), Flammability (ISO 5658-2) and Heat Release (ISO 5660-2) for five products.


Granta and Senvol Team up on Selection of Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

24 May 2016

The Senvol Database, the comprehensive database of Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials and machines, will be available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI and CES Selector.


Dilutec Warns About the Importance of Chemical Barrier

24 May 2016

Crucial to the lamination plan of composite parts, the chemical barrier reduces the occurrence of two problems: the retraction of glass fibres (print-through) and blistering – in this case, when the product is in contact with water, such as boat hulls, swimming pools and spas.  


Cetim Receives Fifth Consecutive Nadcap Accreditation

24 May 2016

Cetim has achieved accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) for the fifth consecutive time, following a thorough audit performed by a US audit organisation at its Nantes facility.


Magma and Victrex Partnership Breaks Record of Longest M-pipe Subsea Intervention Line

Magma and Victrex Partnership Breaks Record of Longest M-pipe Subsea Intervention Line

03 May 2016

To reduce exploration and production costs and risks in subsea oil and gas systems, Magma Global has developed the flexible m-pipe technolog...


Solvay Launches New Application Testing Laboratory in Shanghai to Support Technyl Customers’ Growth in Asia

Solvay Launches New Application Testing Laboratory in Shanghai to Support Technyl Customers’ Growth in Asia

03 May 2016

Solvay Engineering Plastics has announced the creation of a dedicated part testing laboratory in Shanghai, China, to support the growth of i...


Textechno Receives the DIN Innovation Award 2016 at Hannover Messe

Textechno Receives the DIN Innovation Award 2016 at Hannover Messe

03 May 2016

Textechno has received the DIN Innovation Award for DIN SPEC 8100 and its test equipment DRAPE TEST for evaluating composite woven and non-c...


Thrace Plastics Commissions Second Cygnet Texkimp Creel Following Beaming Success

03 May 2016

Greek plastics manufacturer Thrace Plastics has commissioned a second 1,800-position creel from UK machinery builder Cygnet Texkimp.


Hexcel Breaks Ground on New Engineered Core Facility in Morocco

03 May 2016

Hexcel has broken-ground on a new $20 million engineered core facility at the MidParc Free Trade Zone Industrial Park in Casablanca, Morocco.


International Research Project Cuts the Cost and Environmental Impact of Composite Production

International Research Project Cuts the Cost and Environmental Impact of Composite Production

26 April 2016

New technologies and techniques that radically reduce the cost and environmental impact of using composites are entering production followin...


VELOX Offers ThermHex PP Honeycomb Cores

VELOX Offers ThermHex PP Honeycomb Cores

26 April 2016

VELOX has a new co-operation agreement with ThermHex Waben, as of April 2016, to offer the thermoplastic honeycomb cores range in Europe exc...


Covestro Aims to Halve CO2 Emissions by 2025

26 April 2016

Covestro has set ambitious sustainability targets for itself. Today on Earth Day, the company has announced that it intends to reduce its CO emissions by 50 percent based on a base line of 2005.


FluiDyna Achieves Elite Solution Provider Status in NVIDIA Partner Network Program

26 April 2016

Altair has recently invested in FluiDyna by acquiring shares of the German technology provider plus a member of the Altair Partner Alliance, and in doing so has achieved Elite Solution Provider status in the NVIDIA Partner Network program.


Industry 4.0 Becoming an Opportunity for Plastics Processing

26 April 2016

Under the umbrella name "Plastics 4.0", the KraussMaffei Group, with its three brands, is developing solutions and concentrating these under the three categories Intelligent Machines, Integrated Production and Interactive Services.


Price Increase for Aliancys Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

26 April 2016

Aliancys has increased the price of its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 75 per ton.


Aliancys Inaugurates New SMC Line for R&D

Aliancys Inaugurates New SMC Line for R&D

19 April 2016

Aliancys has installed a new state-of-the-art SMC line in its R&D facilities in Zwolle, Netherlands.


New Airbus Asia Training Centre Opens in Singapore

New Airbus Asia Training Centre Opens in Singapore

19 April 2016

The new Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC), a joint venture 55% owned by Airbus and 45% by Singapore Airlines (SIA), has officially opened i...


JEC Americas 2016 Unites Innovative Developments in Composites Manufacturing at Annual Conference

19 April 2016

JEC Americas International Composites Event will bring together trailblazers and innovators in composites at the fifth annual international conference and exhibit show in Atlanta, US from 3-5 May 2016.


AMI Report European Compounding Industry Growth Ahead of Polymer Demand

19 April 2016

The compounding industry in Europe in recent years has mainly been driven by growth in technical polyolefin and engineering compounds replacing metals and other traditional materials in automotive and electrical applications, whilst master batch has been replacing the use of colour compounds in packaging and household goods applications.


Exel Composites to use Clean Tech Solutions to Remove Styrene Emissions

19 April 2016

Being an FRP (fibre-reinforced plastics) manufacturer means being a source of VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions, Exel Composites has invested considerable resources over the years in tackling VO emissions into the environment.


Peerless Mathematics and Practicality: Multiscale Designer Now in Altair Hyperworks

19 April 2016

Altair has added Multiscale Designer to the HyperWorks Software Suite following the recent acquisition of MDS.


Capvis Acquires Polyurethane Machinery Specialist Hennecke

19 April 2016

Capvis has signed an agreement with the German-based industrial group ADCURAM to acquire the German Hennecke Group (Hennecke).


Future Materials Group Investigates Growth Scenarios for the Carbon Fibre Market Over the Next 20 Years at JEC World 2016

01 March 2016

At JEC World 2016, Future Materials Group (FMG) will be releasing the results of its new analysis into potential growth scenarios for the carbon fibre market over the next 20 years and discussing the opportunities these present for investors and industry players.


NetComposites Acquires Engineering Consultancy James Quinn Associates

NetComposites Acquires Engineering Consultancy James Quinn Associates

01 March 2016

NetComposites has acquired James Quinn Associates Ltd (JQAL), an engineering consultancy specialising in structural analysis of polymer comp...


DIAB Establishes Itself in the Heart of Helsingborg, Sweden

16 February 2016

DIAB has opened a new office at a central address in Helsingborg, Sweden on 1 February 2016; the new office is a strategically important step in order to secure strong future recruitment.


Hexagon Composites Acquires Fuel Systems Integrator in Brazil

16 February 2016

Hexagon Composites has agreed to acquire 67% of a Brazilian entity to pursue fuel systems opportunities for transit buses and heavy-duty trucks.


Chomarat Announces Distribution Agreement With GMS Composites

09 February 2016

By signing a new distribution agreement with GMS Composites, CHOMARAT continues to pursue its development strategy in advanced composite materials.


Huber Officially Acquires Martinswerk Business from Albemarle

09 February 2016

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) has acquired the Martinswerk business of Albemarle.  


Toho Tenax Concludes Long-term Contract with UTAS for PYROMEX Aircraft Brake-friction Materials

Toho Tenax Concludes Long-term Contract with UTAS for PYROMEX Aircraft Brake-friction Materials

02 February 2016

Toho Tenax has revised and renewed a long-term contract to supply PYROMEX, an oxidised PAN fibre (OPF) to UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS), a me...


Owens Corning and Shandong Fiberglass Group Sign Technology License Manufacturing Supply Agreements

02 February 2016

Owens Corning has entered into technology licensing and manufacturing supply agreements with Shandong Fiberglass Group in China.


NPTP Expands European Distribution Network with Appointment of Bodo Mӧller Chemie

02 February 2016

To support its ambitious growth strategy, North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) appoints Bodo Mӧller Chemie, as its distributor for the France, Spain and Benelux regions.


Aliancys Reveals Its New Corporate Identity

02 February 2016

DSM Composite Resins changed its name to Aliancys in November 2015 and is now proud to show to the composites’ world its new corporate identity.


Airborne Acquires Aviation Enterprises

02 February 2016

Netherlands-based Airborne International has acquired 100% of the share capital of Aviation Enterprises, based in the UK.


Chomarat Receives DNV GL Marine Certification for its Glass and Carbon Multiaxial Range

02 February 2016

Chomarat has received DNV GL certification for its range of glass and carbon multiaxial reinforcements for the marine market, available under the brand names G-Ply and C-Ply.


CGTech Opens New Office in South Korea

02 February 2016

CGTech, the developer of VERICUT CNC verification and simulation software, has formed a subsidiary company in South Korea.


GKN Aerospace Signs New Five Year Contract with Velocity Composites

02 February 2016

Velocity Composites has signed a new contract that will see it supply aerospace manufacturer GKN Aerospace with structural plies for the next five years.


ChemChina to Acquire KraussMaffei Group for €925million

ChemChina to Acquire KraussMaffei Group for €925million

12 January 2016

China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) has agreed to acquire KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation for a cash enterprise value o...


Pultrex Awarded Contract to Supply Mini-Winding Machine

12 January 2016

Pultrex have been awarded a contract from an existing Slovenian customer to supply a 4 axis Mini-Winding machine complete with Tension Control and Resin Impregnation systems.


Katcon Acquires Exclusive License for Composite Automotive Body Parts from Magna Steyr

Katcon Acquires Exclusive License for Composite Automotive Body Parts from Magna Steyr

12 January 2016

With effect of January 2016, the Mexican-based Automotive specialist Katcon Advanced Materials (Katcon) and Magna Steyr (Magna), have signed...


Boeing and ANA Celebrate Airline's 100,000th 787 Dreamliner Flight

12 January 2016

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) have celebrated ANA becoming the first airline to reach its 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner, during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, US.


Solvay Signs Exclusive Process Materials Distribution Agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Baltic States and Finland

Solvay Signs Exclusive Process Materials Distribution Agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Baltic States and Finland

12 January 2016

Solvay has signed an exclusive distribution agreement between its Composite Materials Global Business Unit and Bang & Bonsomer Group wit...


New Markets Ensured Dilutec’s Positive Performance in 2015

12 January 2016

Dilutec managed to circumvent the economic crisis experienced in the country thanks to the entry into two new market segments: nautical and pool and, in parallel it started operating in niches previously dominated by multinationals.


Avcorp Doubles Revenue and Strengthens Balance Sheet Through Acquisition of Hitco Composites Aerostructures Division

12 January 2016

Avcorp Industries has completed its acquisition of the assets and certain liabilities of the composite Aerostructures division of SGL Carbon SE’s (SGL’s) subsidiary, Hitco Carbon Composites.


Hexcel Acquires Remaining Interest in Formax UK Joint Venture

05 January 2016

Hexcel Corporation has acquired full ownership of Formax UK, having previously acquired a 50% interest in the privately-owned company in December 2014.


Orbital ATK Awarded Contract by United Launch Alliance for Large Composite Structures

05 January 2016

Orbital ATK has been awarded a contract from United Launch Alliance (ULA) for large-size composite structures to be used for the Atlas V and Delta IV vehicles in support of the current US Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles (EELV) programs.


Epigem’s Path is Clear for US Patent on Composite Electrode

22 December 2015

Epigem has received a notice of allowance by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its composite electrode.


AVS-SYS Further Expands Sales Force with Addition of Panair International

22 December 2015

AVS-SYS appoint Panair International to handle its Business Development activities for Brazil and Florida, US.


Huber Strengthens Fire Retardant Additive Portfolio with Acquisition of Albemarle’s Martinswerk Chemical Businesses

22 December 2015

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) has reached an agreement to acquire the Martinswerk mineral flame retardants and specialty chemicals businesses of Albemarle.


Solvay Successfully Completes the Acquisition of Cytec and Launches Integration Plans

15 December 2015

Solvay has successfully completed the acquisition of Cytec and will immediately begin the integration of Cytec’s businesses to deliver cost synergies and capture significant business opportunities in advanced lightweighting materials for the aerospace and automotive industries and in specialty chemicals for mining.


Multimillion Investment Boosts Drive to Improve UK Manufacturing Competitiveness

Multimillion Investment Boosts Drive to Improve UK Manufacturing Competitiveness

15 December 2015

A partnership, that dates back to the founding of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), is set to bear ...


New Multi-million Down Stream Manufacturing Investments for Victrex

New Multi-million Down Stream Manufacturing Investments for Victrex

15 December 2015

To support identified programs in the industrial and medical sectors, Victrex will invest up to 15 million GBP (22.7 million dollars) in fur...


Piper Plastics Selects Laird Plastics as North American Distributor for its KyronMAX PEI Plate

Piper Plastics Selects Laird Plastics as North American Distributor for its KyronMAX PEI Plate

15 December 2015

Laird Plastics has been selected as the distributor for Piper Plastics’ KyronMAX S-6230 machinable carbon composite polyetherimide (PEI) pla...


VELOX Expanding Distribution Partnership with Wolfangel in Poland

15 December 2015

VELOX is extending its partnership with Wolfangel in Poland starting January 2016.


NATEP Grants AVS-SYS and Partners Ducting Research Funding

15 December 2015

AVS-SYS is excited to have been awarded two NATEP (National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme) grants for development of new advanced Aerospace Ducting for Air Distribution.


Terma Opens New Office in Brussels

15 December 2015

Terma has opened a new representation office in Brussels, Belgium.


Exova Acquires Western Technical Services

Exova Acquires Western Technical Services

08 December 2015

Exova Group has acquired Western Technical Services (WTS) a specialist provider of non-destructive testing and inspection of components and ...


RTP Company to Manufacture and Sell Custom Compounds Based on Solvay's Torlon Polyamide-imide

08 December 2015

Solvay Specialty Polymers has signed a new licensing agreement that enables RTP Company to manufacture and sell RTP Company custom compounds based on Solvay’s ultra-high performance Torlon polyamide-imide (PAI) polymer.


EOS Enters a Three-year Technical Partnership with Williams

EOS Enters a Three-year Technical Partnership with Williams

01 December 2015

EOS has entered a three-year technical partnership with Williams Grand Prix Engineering and Williams Advanced Engineering.


Exel Composites Joins Cleantech Finland

Exel Composites Joins Cleantech Finland

01 December 2015

Exel Composites has joined Cleantech Finland, an organisation promoting clean technology, supporting the company’s target to develop lighter...


Solvay Epicerol Earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Certification

01 December 2015

Solvay subsidiary Advanced Biochemical Thailand (ABT) receives certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) for the production of Epicerol, a bio-based building block for renewable chemicals and resins.


Alderley Park: the New Home of AVS-SYS

Alderley Park: the New Home of AVS-SYS

17 November 2015

AVS-SYS has completed its move to a new and larger manufacturing site, located just south of Manchester, UK, which provides the space and fa...


Joint Program to Promote Waterborne PU Technology for Textiles

17 November 2015

Isotex Engineering has joined forces with Covestro to develop and market technologies for PU synthetics, technical textiles, films and foams based on INSQIN waterborne polyurethane technology.


RAMPF and Reutlingen University Enter Powerful Partnership for Research

17 November 2015

The RAMPF Group has agreed a sponsorship contract with Reutlingen University, a cooperation which aims to bring about an intensive knowledge and technology transfer with the faculties of Applied Chemistry and Engineering.


ASTM International Launches Campaign in Smart Manufacturing

17 November 2015

ASTM International has launched a campaign that strengthens its commitment to serve as the global leader in smart-manufacturing standards.


Joint Venture for Boeing and Tata Aerospace in India

Joint Venture for Boeing and Tata Aerospace in India

10 November 2015

Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems have created a joint venture (JV) that will manufacture aerostructures for aircraft and collaborate on inte...


New Corporate Name Between Two Milwaukee Manufacturers

New Corporate Name Between Two Milwaukee Manufacturers

10 November 2015

Since pooling their talents, Wisconsin Thermoset Molding and Rose Polymer Composites have taken aggressive steps that include acquisition of...


Aliancys – New Name for DSM Composite Resins

10 November 2015

DSM has gone into partnership with CVC Capital Partners (CVC) which has involved the formation of a new holding company and the start of the DSM Composite Resins business as a separate business unit.


Cytec Process Materials Announce an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Russia, Ukraine and Belorussia Territory

10 November 2015

Cytec Industries has signed an exclusive Distribution Agreement between Cytec Process Materials and Bang & Bonsomer Group.


CAMX Award Winners Announced

10 November 2015

At the second annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) presented four ACE Awards in three categories recognising outstanding achievement and innovation in technology, manufacturing and product development.


Angstron Unveil Two-Pronged Plant to Jump Start Graphene Market Growth

03 November 2015

During remarks at GrapChina 2015 in Qingdao, China, Dr. Bor Jang, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Angstron Materials (AMI) unveiled a two-pronged plan he says will eliminate bottlenecks and jump start market growth.


ACMA and IACMI Combine Forces to Grow the Composite Industry

ACMA and IACMI Combine Forces to Grow the Composite Industry

03 November 2015

The American Composite Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) have ente...


Composites One Announces Partnership with IACMI

27 October 2015

Composites One, along with the Closed Mold Alliance and Magnum Venus Products, has partnered with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to lead four schools in 2016 focused on advanced process and materials.


The American Composites Manufacturers Association Calls for Reduced Tariffs in International Trade Commission Testimony

20 October 2015

In a testimony before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) requested an equal playing field for tariffs on composite products, covered in the Environmental Goods Agreement.


Fibermaq Supplies First Units of the Evolution Series to Stringal-Hurner

Fibermaq Supplies First Units of the Evolution Series to Stringal-Hurner

20 October 2015

Fibermaq has supplied the first machines of the new series Evolution to Stringal-Hurner, a Brazilian reference in industrial equipment made ...


Haydale HDPlas Process Granted European Patent

20 October 2015

Haydale has received confirmation from the European Patent Office (EPO) of the decision to grant a European Patent for its proprietary HDPlas functionalisation process for graphene and other nanoparticulate materials.


Victrex Wins 2015 RoSPA Order of Distinction for Outstanding Occupational Health and Safety Performance

20 October 2015

Based on the strength of its occupational health and safety management and performance in 2014, Victrex has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the fourth time.


AMRC Strengthens Links with Korea Following New Agreement on Collaboration

AMRC Strengthens Links with Korea Following New Agreement on Collaboration

20 October 2015

The University of Sheffield is to set up a branch of its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing in the Republic of Korea.


Exova Opens Pittsburgh Laboratory

20 October 2015

Exova has opened its first facility in the North East of the US with a new materials and corrosion testing laboratory in Pittsburgh. 


Finnair Becomes First European A350 XWB Operator

Finnair Becomes First European A350 XWB Operator

13 October 2015

Finnair has taken delivery in Toulouse of the first of 19 A350 XWBs on order, thus becoming the first European operator and the third worldw...


Royal Engineered Composites Acquires "Time Reversal" Technology

Royal Engineered Composites Acquires "Time Reversal" Technology

13 October 2015

Royal Engineered Composites (REC) is the first North American Aerospace Composites company to add "Time Reversal" technology to their nondes...


Araldite Industrial Adhesives Extends Their Website to Include German, French, Italian and Spanish

06 October 2015

In line with its policy of continuous improvement to customer service, Huntsman Advanced Materials has released dedicated versions in German and French of its Araldite Industrial Adhesives website, with the Italian site due to be launched later this month and Spanish by the end of the year.


Boeing Opens Advanced Manufacturing Research Center in South Carolina

29 September 2015

Boeing has opened its research and technology centre in South Carolina, which is devoted to current and next-generation technology development.


Hexagon Composites, Saudi Gasco and Hexagon Ragasco Sign Five-year Distribution Agreement

29 September 2015

National Gas and Industrial Company (Gasco) and Hexagon Ragasco have entered into a long-term distribution agreement lasting five-years covering the distribution of composite LPG cylinders to the domestic Saudi Arabian market.


TFP Open State of the Art Production Line

TFP Open State of the Art Production Line

29 September 2015

TFP has celebrated the formal opening of a third manufacturing line, doubling production capacity in response to increased demand for its in...


CST Composites Secures $1.4M Government Funding

CST Composites Secures $1.4M Government Funding

22 September 2015

CST Composites has secured a $1.4 million (US$1M) grant from the Australian Government as part of a $5.7 million (US$4M) project investment ...


Henkel Adhesive Technologies Expands Expertise in Surface Treatment

Henkel Adhesive Technologies Expands Expertise in Surface Treatment

15 September 2015

As part of its innovation strategy, the Henkel business unit is strengthening its technical scouting and engagement with promising start-up ...


Michelman Takes Steps to Better Anticipate and Serve Customers’ Needs around the Globe

06 January 2015

Michelman has introduced an organisational structure consisting of three Strategic Business Groups.


Laurel BioComposite Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Manufacturing Facility and Production Line

Laurel BioComposite Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Manufacturing Facility and Production Line

01 October 2013

Laurel BioComposite held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to recognise its recent move to its newly constructed 20,000-square-foot ...


BYK Completes Acquisition of PolyAd Services

07 March 2017

BYK has completed the acquisition of the plastics additives manufacturer PolyAd Services; the acquisition was announced on 1 February 2017.


Kenway Corporation Acquires Assets of Harbor Technologies

03 November 2015

Kenway Corporation has acquired the assets of the recently dissolved Harbor Technologies.