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Powder characterization company Freeman Technology will be hosting a powder characterization workshop on the 18 May 2017 at Imperial College London, UK.

Henkel opens facility for aerospace applications

Henkel has started to build a new production facility for aerospace applications at its site in Montornès, Spain.

A new report suggests that composite regulation in marine, rail, oil & gas, and construction could save the UK money.

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has completed its acquisition of US company Chemtura, which supplies flame retardant and lubricant additives.

Dura Composites has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017 in the international trade category.

Diab has signed a long term contract with Diehl Aircabin to supply its Divinycell F foam core for cabin applications.

Stratasys has developed FDM Nylon 12CF, a carbon fiber-filled thermoplastic which could replace metal components in a range of applications.

4M Industrial Oxidation announced today the consummation of its reverse merger with Woodland Holdings Corp, an SEC reporting company.

Suppliers of analytical instrumentation Malvern Instruments and PANalytical have merged their activities.

Composites UK will be the headline industry partner for the Composites Engineering Show in 2017.

Argosy International Inc has opened a new 2,000 m2 manufacturing facility in Taiwan.

The 737 MAX 9 Boeing aircraft, which incorporates some composite parts made by Spirit AeroSystems Inc, has had its first successful flight.

Gurit, which makes composite parts for the wind industry, reports net sales for Q1 2017 of CHF 87.4 million.

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH has manufactured an assembly carrier for the Porsche GT3 Cup II.

Scigrip Europe, a supplier of adhesive solutions and structural MMAs, has announced a price increase on it materials.

Chemicals company Ashland Global Holdings Inc has acquired composites resin manufacturing facility from Reichhold Holdings.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) and Composites UK are working together on delivering a package of support for SMEs.

Scott Bader has kicked off a group wide strategic sustainability project.

‘Fuzzy fibers’ of silicon carbide that act like Velcro can strengthen the composites used in advanced rocket engines.

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) has received a PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) Award.

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