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News for September 2005


Scott Bader Modernise Polyester Plant in France

16th September 2005 0 comments

A brand new 20 tonne reactor was successfully installed during the summer shutdown period at Scott Bader’s production plant in Amiens France as part of its plans to improve production if its composites business.

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Seminar on Fundamentals of Composite Technologies

16th September 2005 0 comments

A seminar running concurrently with the Composites 2005 conference aims to provide an overview of how composite technologies are used for manufacturing different products.

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ACG Plans to Create 7m GBP Composites Manufacturing Centre

16th September 2005 0 comments

Advanced Composites Group has finalised expansion plans for an investment of over ¬£7M in new buildings and equipment to create a new ‘world class’ composites Manufacturing and Technology Centre.

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Boeing Forecast Sees Air Cargo Strength Continuing

16th September 2005 0 comments

Boeing’s latest market outlook on the global cargo market shows that the industry is poised for a strong 20 year growth with the world freighter airplane fleet doubling in number.

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Rhodia Polyamide Increases Resin Price

16th September 2005 0 comments

Rhodia Polyamide is to make a 6 to 9 percent global price increase for its STABAMID Polyamide resins and TECHNYL Polyamide compounds.

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New Military Backing Solutions Technology Based on Dyneema Fibre

16th September 2005 0 comments

DSM have introduced a new backing technology, which utilises the strong Dyneema fibre to provide lightweight personal armour protection.

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MSC Software and AlphaSTAR Collaborate on Simulation Improvements

16th September 2005 0 comments

MSC.Software Corp. is to form an alliance partnership with AlphaSTAR Corporation (ASC) to provide comprehensive simulation capability of composites, ceramic, and metallic material systems.

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Dow Realigns Business Portfolios

16th September 2005 0 comments

The Dow Chemical Company will realign its current three portfolios of businesses into two: Basic Plastics & Chemicals, and Performance Plastics & Chemicals with several executive changes also being made.

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Mercedes Introduces World's Fastest Open-Top Four-Seater

16th September 2005 0 comments

Mercedes Benz have introduced the CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet, the limited edition supercharged V8 sporting a lightweight carbon fibre body.

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PPG and INL Continue to Increase Commercial Use of Nanotechnology

16th September 2005 0 comments

PPG Industries and the Idaho National Laboratory, a multi-disciplinary laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, have agreed to extend their cooperative research-and-development effort aimed at developing low-cost nanoparticles by one year.

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