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Chomarat Invests in New Laid Scrim Manufacturing Technology

Chomarat Invests in New Laid Scrim Manufacturing Technology

13 November 2018

Chomarat has invested in a new pilot production line to develop its next generation of scrim reinforcements for the construction market. Con...


AVK Issues 2018 Report on Europe's GRP Market

13 November 2018

The AVK (Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe) has published its annual market report for glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP). In 2018, the European GRP market is expected to grow again by around 2% to an estimated total of 1.141 million tonnes.


North American Pultrusion Conference Scheduled for April 2019

13 November 2018

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) have announced the second North American Pultrusion Conference, which will take place 8-10 April 2019 in Rosemont, Illinois.


CPA and Purcom Launch PUGreen Polyurethane Resin at Feiplar

CPA and Purcom Launch PUGreen Polyurethane Resin at Feiplar

06 November 2018

PUGreen, a vegetable-based polyurethane resin for composites applications, is being launched by CPA and Purcom during Feiplar Composites, 6-...


Strongwell Signs Distributor Agreement with Lichtgitter Germany

06 November 2018

US pultruder Strongwell has announced an agreement with Lichtgitter, Germany, for the distribution of Strongwell’s DURADEK and DURAGRID pultruded fibreglass gratings in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria and Switzerland.


EuCIA Presents Composites Eurocode Guidelines at Composites Europe 2018

06 November 2018

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) will present the latest guidelines for the proposed composites Eurocode during Composites Europe 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany, on 6-8 November. The association will also provide updates on other ongoing activities, including enhancements to its Eco Calculator environmental impact assessment tool and a European composites recycling survey.


Orthotropic Engineering Offers Specialist Composites Design Services

06 November 2018

Orthotropic Engineering has been established by experienced composites engineer Matt Dawson to offer a comprehensive range of design and analysis services across the renewable, marine, industrial and transportation sectors.


Composites UK Publishes Guidance for Bridge Designers

Composites UK Publishes Guidance for Bridge Designers

30 October 2018

Composites UK has published the document FRP Bridges – Guidance for Designers through CIRIA, funded by Highways England and Network Rail.


143-Year-Old Canadian Bridge Gets FiberSPAN Composite Deck

143-Year-Old Canadian Bridge Gets FiberSPAN Composite Deck

30 October 2018

A Composite Advantage fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) FiberSPAN deck has been installed on a 143-year-old wrought iron bridge in Ontario.


Cristex Composite Materials Exhibits at Advanced Engineering 2018

Cristex Composite Materials Exhibits at Advanced Engineering 2018

23 October 2018

At Advanced Engineering 2018 Cristex will be featuring a range of products suitable for various markets, including aerospace, automotive, ma...