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North Thin Ply Technology and boat builder Fibre Mechanics, have joined forces to develop composites for boatyards.

The global composite materials market is expected to reach an estimated US$39.1 billion by 2022.

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

N12 Technologies Inc is partnering with the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI).

Carbon nanofiber electrodes coated with a conductive polymer and bacteria can generate electricity while cleaning wastewater.

The US University of Kentucky has received a US$1 million US grant to continue its research in developing low-cost, high-strength carbon fiber.

Sigmatex has signed a strategic partnership agreement with China-based Hengrui Corporation (HRC), which makes CF automotive parts.

Materials manufacturer OCSiAl has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a plant for single wall carbon nanotubes.

The JEC Group has published a new book entitled ‘Overview of the global composites market – at the crossroads’.

LeMond Composites has entered into an agreement to help commercialize a process to increase the production of carbon fiber.

Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites supply chain, says that it has exceeded the 300 member mark.

A production process for structures is being developed based on 50k carbon fiber supplied by fiber specialist SGL.

Fibermaq plans to distribute equipment produced by US-based Autometrix in Brazil.

IACMI and materials specialist Michelman have announced a project which aims to improve vinyl ester resins and fiber sizings.

Find out more about the collaboration between HardwareX and Materials and Design journals.

Gurit has won a new contract for the production and supply of carbon fiber-based exterior car body panels to an Italian automotive OEM.

SGL Group has set up an 18 month research and development project to produce lightweight carbon fiber composite components for the automotive industry.

Steelhead Composites says that it has developed the first composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) made from continuous recycled carbon fiber tow.

Composites UK has announced its board of directors for the 2017-18 period.

Automotive specialist Faurecia reports that it is joining the MAI Carbon of the Incorporated Society of Carbon Composites cluster.

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