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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).

The core materials market for composites is projected to reach US$1.92 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 8.77%.

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has made plans to improve training for the composites manufacturing workforce.

Owens Corning Infrastructure Solutions has completed its acquisition of Aslan FRP, the concrete reinforcement business of US-based Hughes Brothers Inc.

Unitech Composites and Tamarack Aerospace plan to produce the composite content of Tamarack’s Active Winglets for the Cessna Citation Jet Series Aircraft.

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

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

The AMRC has become a regional partner of Sheffield Digital, an organisation for businesses and individuals involved in the city’s digital industries.

A novel composite material shows promise as a catalyst for the degradation of environmentally-harmful synthetic dye pollutants.

Japan-based thermoplastic composites material developer and manufacturer MaruHachi Group plans to expands its activities into the European market.

FACC AG has signed a new contract with Rolls-Royce to supply composite components for a new engine platform.

Aerospace company Heico Corporation’s Flight Support Group has acquired 100% of Carbon by Design

Spirit AeroSystems is to join NASA’s Advanced Composites Consortium (ACC) as a Tier-1 member.

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

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

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.

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.

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