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Bio-based composites on a larger scale

Researchers from Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany have developed a range of bio-based fiber-plastic-compounds.

The Presentations from NHPA2017, the Conference on Nonwovens for High-performance Applications 2017, are now available to download or order on CD-rom.

Industrial group Plastivaloire and molding specialist Roctool are collaborating to make thermoplastic composite parts.

Composite resin specialist Hexion Inc has introduced a new two-component adhesive system.

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).

Materials specialist BASF has reported Q2 sales of €16.3 billion, up 12% from the same period of 2016.

Polymer specialist Solvay and investment firms Anzu Partners and Invest Nebraska have together invested US$1.9 million in MultiMechanics.

Composite materials combining properties of both flexibility and stiffness.

Henkel has opened a new test facility for composites in Isogo-ku, Yokohama, Japan.

MTS Systems Corporation has establishing the MTS India headquarters in Bangalore.

The US EDA plans to offer a US$125,000 federal grant to develop a composites industry cluster in Rhode Island, USA.

Chem-Trend has received three safety awards from the US-based National Safety Council (NSC).

Scott Bader has recently added two new grades to its Crestomer range of structural adhesives.

Toray has agreed to acquire shares in Pacific Textiles Holdings Ltd, a textile manufacturer based in Hong Kong.

US composite materials company Composites One has been presented with a platinum safety award.

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.

Turkish company Metyx Group has installed new warp knitting production lines.

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

Gurit has been granted a global license for Armacell’s ArmaFORM PET GR technology until the expiry of the patent rights for an undisclosed license fee.

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