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Scott Bader Expands GelTint Service in Europe

Scott Bader Expands GelTint Service in Europe

19 September 2017

Since its UK launch 15 months ago, Scott Bader reports that seven GelTint service centres are now fully operational, covering the UK and Ire...


Solvay Commences PEKK Resin Production for Aerospace Market

19 September 2017

Solvay will begin production of polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers in the US next year to support its composite materials business in meeting growing aerospace demand.


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.


Airtech Introduces Tooling Prepreg

Airtech Introduces Tooling Prepreg

05 September 2017

Airtech Advanced Materials’ Beta TX670 DISCO Prepreg combines benzoxazine resin technology with a triaxial fabric reinforcement and is said ...


Aliancys Styrene-Free Resins Employed in Nuna9 Solar Vehicle

Aliancys Styrene-Free Resins Employed in Nuna9 Solar Vehicle

08 August 2017

The Nuon Solar Team has unveiled Nuna9, the car that will compete in the World Solar Challenge in October, Nuna9 has been manufactured using...


Robnor ResinLab Launches Safety-Focused Resins

Robnor ResinLab Launches Safety-Focused Resins

01 August 2017

Robnor ResinLab is launching two new safety-focused resins, GR100 and GR200 are both non-hazardous and have hazard-free labelling.


Covestro Receives Chinese Certification for Polyurethane Blade Resin

Covestro Receives Chinese Certification for Polyurethane Blade Resin

06 June 2017

Covestro has received DNV GL certification in China for its newly developed polyurethane resin system for ma...


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.


IACMI and Michelman to Develop Improved Carbon Fibre Composites

IACMI and Michelman to Develop Improved Carbon Fibre Composites

30 May 2017

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), in partnership with Michelman and other IACMI consortium members, ha...


Sicomin and NOTOX Develop Bio-Resin for Surfboards

Sicomin and NOTOX Develop Bio-Resin for Surfboards

30 May 2017

Sicomin and French surfboard producer NOTOX have created a bio-resin formulation designed to minimise environmental impact and support green...


AOC Introduces Fire Retardant Resin for Mass Transit

30 May 2017

AOC has introduced Firepel K140-MTI, a high-performance resin system for interior mass transit and architectural and building applications.


PYROS to Develop Sustainable, Fire Resistant Composites

30 May 2017

The PYROS research initiative aims to develop sustainable, fire-resistant composites for use in the construction and public transport sectors.


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.


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...


Dilutec Expands Synthetic Marble Gel-coat Portfolio

Dilutec Expands Synthetic Marble Gel-coat Portfolio

09 May 2017

Dilutec is expanding its portfolio of gel-coats for the production of synthetic marble. The Brazilian company recently started selling Color...


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.


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.


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...


Dow Automotive Systems Introduces VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Structural Composites

Dow Automotive Systems Introduces VORAFUSE Epoxy Intermediates for Structural Composites

28 March 2017

To support the growing demand of the automotive industry of lightweight materials that can be processed on commercially reasonable scope, Do...


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.


Solvay Launches SolvaLite 730, a Next-generation Sub 60 Seconds Cure Technology for Automotive Applications

14 March 2017

Solvay will launch its new innovative thermoset prepreg resin system SolvaLite 730 specifically developed for high volume automotive applications at JEC World 2017.


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...


SCIGRIP Secures Multiple High Volume Sales with Top European Marine Manufacturers

07 March 2017

SCIGRIP is reporting a strong and impressive start to 2017 following a number of successful trials in boat yards across Europe, the company has secured a significant number of high volume orders with leading sail, power and leisure boat manufacturers.


Evonik and Forward Engineering Establish Joint Venture VESTARO

07 March 2017

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


Covestro Present Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

Covestro Present Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

07 March 2017

Covestro will present material solutions and technologies for the automotive, electronics and construction sectors and for the generation of...


Covestro Presents Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

Covestro Presents Composites for Cost-effective Lightweight Construction at JEC World

07 March 2017

Covestro will present material solutions and technologies for the automotive, electronics and construction sectors and for the generation of...


Hexcel Promotes its Cross Sector Innovations at JEC World

07 March 2017

Hexcel will be promoting a number of composite innovations for aerospace, wind energy, automotive and recreation industries at JEC World 2017.


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...


Osirys Project to Display Multi-Layered Façade at JEC World 2017

Osirys Project to Display Multi-Layered Façade at JEC World 2017

07 March 2017

A European consortium, Osirys, will be displaying a multi-layered façade in the Building and Construction Planet at JEC World.


Porcher Industries and Airbus Helicopters to Showcase World’s First Carbon/PEEK Helicopter Rotor Hub at Jec World 2017

Porcher Industries and Airbus Helicopters to Showcase World’s First Carbon/PEEK Helicopter Rotor Hub at Jec World 2017

07 March 2017

Airbus Helicopters and Porcher Industries will showcase the latest structural component on the H160; Airbus Helicopters’ new cutting-edge co...


RAMPF Display Latest Materials and Technologies JEC World

RAMPF Display Latest Materials and Technologies JEC World

07 March 2017

RAMPF Tooling Solutions will feature the newest board, paste, and liquid materials for maximising the benefits of lightweight construction u...


SCIGRIP and Magnum Venus Products to Host Technical Demonstrations at JEC World

SCIGRIP and Magnum Venus Products to Host Technical Demonstrations at JEC World

07 March 2017

During JEC World, SCIGRIP is participating in a series of technical demonstrations with Magnum Venus Products.


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...


Sicomin Secures Significant Bio Resin Contract With Cobra International and Launches InfuGreen 810 Infusion System at JEC World

Sicomin Secures Significant Bio Resin Contract With Cobra International and Launches InfuGreen 810 Infusion System at JEC World

07 March 2017

Following the launch of Sicomin’s bio resin range, the company says it has firmly established itself as the leading formulator and supplier ...


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.


Lütje Yachts Builds the High-performance Lütje 35 Daysailor Using ProBalsa

Lütje Yachts Builds the High-performance Lütje 35 Daysailor Using ProBalsa

14 February 2017

Based in Hamburg, Germany, Lütje Yachts manufactures individual sailing- and motorboats from 28 to 70 ft, demanding the use of first-class m...


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...


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 ...


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...


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.


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.


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.


AOC Increases Price of Resins Containing Isophthalic Acid

31 January 2017

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


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 ...


Carbon Nanotubes – a Game Changer in Reinforcing Composites

24 January 2017

A recent study by the Institute of Polymers and Composites at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) has compared neat and TUBALL single wall carbon nanotube modified unidirectional CFRP prepreg with results showing that ultra-low concentrations of 0.01 and 0.05 wt.%, nanotubes significantly improve fracture properties and fatigue behaviour.


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.  


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...


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...


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...


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 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.  


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.


First Ever North American Pultrusion Conference will take Place 4-5 April 2017, in Atlanta

20 December 2016

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) announce the first ever North American Pultrusion Conference, which will take place 4-5 April 2017, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.


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...


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.


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.


Full Size Composite Replica Spitfire Fighter Aircraft Built Using Scott Bader Advanced Materials

Full Size Composite Replica Spitfire Fighter Aircraft Built Using Scott Bader Advanced Materials

06 December 2016

The Spitfire Heritage Trust has recently completed a major project, successfully building from scratch an exact, full size ‘all fibreglass’ ...


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.


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...


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.


LORD Competes for the Top of Mind Award of the Composites Industry in Brazil

22 November 2016

LORD is competing for the fifth Top of Mind Award of the Composites Industry in the category ‘Adhesives’.


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.


John Burn to Showcase Latest Key Products at Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

In the past decade, John Burn has been a regular exhibitor at the Composites Engineering Show, part of Advanced Engineering.


Scott Bader Showcasing Olympic Class Laser Dinghy and Advanced Composites Materials at Advanced Engineering 2016

25 October 2016

Scott Bader will be exhibiting its latest technology advanced materials and services for manufacturing high performance composite parts, including its Crystic Ecogel ‘ultra-low’ styrene content spray gelcoats range with four grade options for a variety of end applications including marine, transportation, buildings, general industrial and wind turbine blades.


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...


SCIGRIP Appoints Euroresins as Distributor

SCIGRIP Appoints Euroresins as Distributor

18 October 2016

SCIGRIP has agreed a distribution partnership with Euroresins UK. Euroresins is a premier distributor of products to the composites resins i...


Aliancys Resins Used in China High Speed Trains

Aliancys Resins Used in China High Speed Trains

11 October 2016

The China the High Speed Rail (HSR) network, a vital element of the country’s infrastructure, is used by trains containing numerous composit...


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.


Dymax Receives US Patent

27 September 2016

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


TFP Exhibit Innovative Nonwoven Developments at CAMX

TFP Exhibit Innovative Nonwoven Developments at CAMX

20 September 2016

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will be exhibiting several innovative nonwoven developments at CAMX from 27-29 September 2016 in Anaheim, Cal...


The Next Evolution of Lightweight Marble

The Next Evolution of Lightweight Marble

20 September 2016

Italy’s FFPANELS latest innovation, FABYWALL, a structural panel using Diab PET materials laminated between thin layers of decorative stone,...


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’.


Sicomin Greenpoxy Bio Resins Facilitate Sustainable Production Practices for Zag Skis

Sicomin Greenpoxy Bio Resins Facilitate Sustainable Production Practices for Zag Skis

13 September 2016

Sicomin has collaborated with French ski manufacturer ZAG to provide customers with products that are less harmful to the environment.


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.


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.


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.


Dilutec Launches Translucent Resin and Gelcoat System

Dilutec Launches Translucent Resin and Gelcoat System

28 June 2016

Dilutec has launched a crystal polyester resin and ISO NPG gelcoat system which ensures translucency to composites parts.


Fibermaq Develops Accessories for Spray-up and Gelcoat Machines

28 June 2016

Fibermaq has developed three accessories for spray-up and gelcoat machines – own and other brands.


New Shanghai Disneyland Futuristic Tomorrowland Built Using Scott Bader’s Crestapol Resin and Crystic FR Gelcoat

New Shanghai Disneyland Futuristic Tomorrowland Built Using Scott Bader’s Crestapol Resin and Crystic FR Gelcoat

21 June 2016

Since breaking ground in 2011, Disney and Shanghai Shendi Group are on track for the grand opening of the new Shanghai Disneyland resort on ...


Michelman Launch Versatile Epoxy-Based Hydrosize EP876 for Fibre & Composite Manufacturers

21 June 2016

Michelman has introduced Hydrosize EP876, a high molecular weight epoxy-based fibre sizing for PBT (Polybutylene Terephthalate) and thermoset composite manufacturing applications.


ARALDITE Resin System Offers New Dimension to Composite Rail Vehicle Designs

ARALDITE Resin System Offers New Dimension to Composite Rail Vehicle Designs

14 June 2016

Huntsman Advanced Materials has developed an innovative solution combining excellent mechanical and inherent FST properties that is set to o...


Aliancys Resins Used by Fibercore Europe for World’s Largest Composite Lock Gates

Aliancys Resins Used by Fibercore Europe for World’s Largest Composite Lock Gates

14 June 2016

Earlier this year, highly innovative composite lock gates were installed in the Wilhelmina Canal in Tilburg, Netherlands, under direction of...


PRF Composite Materials Presents new RP549 Highly Toughened Epoxy Prepreg System

PRF Composite Materials Presents new RP549 Highly Toughened Epoxy Prepreg System

14 June 2016

PRF Composite Materials has launched a highly toughened epoxy prepreg system: RP549.


University of Valencia EDEM Business School Refurbished with an All Composite Cladding System

University of Valencia EDEM Business School Refurbished with an All Composite Cladding System

07 June 2016

As part of a major expansion of the EDEM Business School, three harbour buildings which were formerly part of the Port of Valencia have been...


Scott Bader Expanding New GelTint Volumetric Gelcoat RAL Colour Tinting Service for the European Composites Market

Scott Bader Expanding New GelTint Volumetric Gelcoat RAL Colour Tinting Service for the European Composites Market

24 May 2016

Scott Bader is expanding its new GelTint volumetric gelcoat RAL colour tinting service to the wider European composites market, having fully...


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.


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.  


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.


2015 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championship Paddlers Gain Top 3 Positions in New Laminate Design Composite Boats

2015 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championship Paddlers Gain Top 3 Positions in New Laminate Design Composite Boats

12 January 2016

The 2015 ICF World Championship Finals for Freestyle Kayaking took place last year on 5 September 2015 at Garberator Wave on the Ottawa Rive...


Primary Dispersions Working to Develop Graphene Based Epoxy Resins for the Aerospace Industry

Primary Dispersions Working to Develop Graphene Based Epoxy Resins for the Aerospace Industry

05 January 2016

Primary Dispersions has extremely promising results from a UK collaboration that aims to commercialise specialist graphene based epoxy resin...


Multilayer PET Packages to Become Resins for Coatings and the Building Sector

Multilayer PET Packages to Become Resins for Coatings and the Building Sector

05 January 2016

Barpimo and AIMPLAS are working on the development of new alkyd and polyester resins from multilayer PET packages wastes.


Innovation in Moulding Technique the Natural Choice

Innovation in Moulding Technique the Natural Choice

08 December 2015

A new composite moulding technique has been developed and now challenges traditional closed mould RTM/LRTM and Infusion processes as an alte...


Dilutec Highlights the Advantages of Pool Maintenance with Gelcoat

Dilutec Highlights the Advantages of Pool Maintenance with Gelcoat

24 November 2015

Dilutec has developed two products for the maintenance of pools: ColorgelISO/NPG and Colorpatch.


Development Team Behind CMR-Free Rheological Additives Acknowledged With The BYK Advance Innovation Prize

Development Team Behind CMR-Free Rheological Additives Acknowledged With The BYK Advance Innovation Prize

17 November 2015

Amended labeling for N-ethylpyrrolidone (NEP), which can be found as a solvent in additives, has also necessitated adjustments to the labeli...


Huntsman Epoxy Resins Making Waves with Luxury Boat Project

03 November 2015

Launched in Spring 2015, Scout Boats has unveiled its much-anticipated model to an expectant audience, confirming the vessel as its newest flagship and LXF Series fleet leader.


VELOX to Present its Composites Range at Advanced Engineering Show

27 October 2015

VELOX will present its wide portfolio of composites specialities including epoxy resins, reinforcements such as natural fibres, pre-pregs, carbon fibre, as well as tooling materials, core materials and release agents Advanced Engineering Show 2015 taking place on 4 – 5th November at The NEC, Birmingham, UK.


Sicomin to Offer Advanced Epoxy Solutions at CAMX 2015

27 October 2015

Sicomin will present infusion processing solutions that best assist manufacturers within the marine sector, aerospace and sports and leisure markets at CAMX 2015.


Covestro Polyurethane and Know-how Strengthen Composite Parts and Customer Collaborations

27 October 2015

Covestro will showcase its advanced polyurethane systems for composites and examples of its customer collaborations during Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX).


ABB Selects Solvay’s Technyl One for New Contactor Application

ABB Selects Solvay’s Technyl One for New Contactor Application

20 October 2015

ABB has chosen Solvay Engineering Plastics’ Technyl One, a polyamide (PA) resin designed to address major challenges in electrical equipment...


Scott Bader Resin and Adhesive Feature in UK Record Breaking ARION1 Land Speed Bicycle

Scott Bader Resin and Adhesive Feature in UK Record Breaking ARION1 Land Speed Bicycle

06 October 2015

The ULV team selected high performance lightweight composite materials and technologies, including Scott Bader's carbon fibre compatible Cre...


Quickstep Welcomes Australian Government’s Contract Award to Thales Australia

06 October 2015

Quickstep Holdings welcomed the Australian government's decision to award Thales Australia (Thales) a $1.5 billion supply contract to build the next generation of armoured vehicles for the Australian Defence Force.


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.


Premier Composite Technologies ‘Platinum Sponsor’ for NetComposites’ CompIC Middle East 2016

22 September 2015

NetComposites is pleased to announce Premier Composite Technologies as the exclusive sponsor of its brand new conference, Composites in Construction Middle East (CompIC ME), taking place 9-10 February 2016 at The Palm, Dubai.


Ashland and GRP Solutions Sign New Composites Distribution Agreement in the United Kingdom and Ireland

22 September 2015

Ashland Performance Materials has appointed GRP Solutions as its new distributor for the territories of the United Kingdom and Ireland.


Polynt Composites Introduce New Resin: Low-Styrene Content (LSC)

15 September 2015

Polynt Composites has succeeded in its Research & Development innovation efforts to develop and manufacture a new low-styrene resin formulation to meet the high technical requirements of the marine market and demand from customers.


NetComposites Launch CompIC 2016 and Call for Papers

21 July 2015

NetComposites will present CompIC ME (Composites in Construction Middle East), an international conference taking place 9th- 10th February 2016 at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai and abstracts are now being accepted from potential speakers.


Creative Composites Pressing Ahead with New Investment

Creative Composites Pressing Ahead with New Investment

26 May 2015

Creative Composites has recently commissioned a new compression moulding press at its manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland, UK. 


Michelman Showcase Reinforced Plastic Composites Expertise at JEC Europe 2015

03 March 2015

Michelman’s Hydrosise, its brand of fibre sizings, along with complementary products, which have been produced to help composite manufacturers develop stronger, lighter, more durable and effective products and will be featured during JEC Europe 2015.


Markos Sets up a New CNC Department

Markos Sets up a New CNC Department

27 January 2015

Markos, the Polish composite manufacturer, has decided to set up a new CNC Department, including the purchase of a new CNC machine, build of...


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.


GMS Composites Develops a New Flame Retardant Epoxy Prepreg Certified to UL94 V0

GMS Composites Develops a New Flame Retardant Epoxy Prepreg Certified to UL94 V0

24 May 2016

Composite prepreg producer, GMS Composites, has developed a new, high performance flame retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg with increased toughnes...