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News for February 2017


Prof Mark Goulthorpe Day Two Keynote Speaker for JEC’s ‘The Future of Composites in Construction’

14th February 2017 0 comments

Prof Mark Goulthorpe, Associate Professor at the MIT Department of Architecture, teaching in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs, and undergoing research in digital design and fabrication will serve as the guest keynote speaker for the Future of Composites in Construction Show & Conferences in Chicago at McCormick Convention Center, the premier convention facility in North America, Downtown Chicago, Illinois, US on 21 June 2017.

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Sisecam to Invest in a New Glass Fibre Plant in Turkey

14th February 2017 0 comments

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.

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

14th February 2017 0 comments

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.

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Aliancys Increase Price for Its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

14th February 2017 0 comments

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.

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AOC Increase Prices for Latin America

14th February 2017 0 comments

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

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ORACLE TEAM USA and Airbus: Warming up for the Final Race

ORACLE TEAM USA and Airbus: Warming up for the Final Race

21st February 2017 0 comments

ORACLE TEAM USA have unveiled their new yacht developed in collaboration with Airbus that will race the America’s Cup in June 2017.

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

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

21st February 2017 0 comments

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

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Site Visit to A C Marine & Composites Dubbed a Success

Site Visit to A C Marine & Composites Dubbed a Success

21st February 2017 0 comments

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

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Nanofibre Strengthening in Hot Demand

21st February 2017 0 comments

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.

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

21st February 2017 0 comments

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.

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