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Reinforced Plastics news

Teijin's board of directors has elected Shukei Inui, currently director and member of the board of Toho Tenax, as its next president.

Dark Matter Composites will provide a seminar on risks, generation, capture and control measures for both carbon and glass fiber dust.

Prof Mark Goulthorpe will be the keynote speaker at the Future of Composites in Construction Show.

Mildred Dresselhaus sadly passes away at the age of 86.

Acciona Construcción SA t has won this year’s JEC Construction Innovation Award for its pultruded composite panels.

Metyx Composites plans to exhibit new fabric materials at JEC World composite show, taking place in Paris in March.

3A Composites plans to showcase its new AIREX T10.60 and BALTEKVBC QX products at JEC World.

CSIRO has launched a wet spinning line which could dramatically increase the speed of carbon fiber production.

Andercol SA has announced a price increase of its complete portfolio of resins for all products shipped on or after 1 March 2017.

Solvay plans to present a range of its materials at JEC World 2017, taking place in Paris from 14–16 March.

Researchers at Queen’s University in Belfast have developed carbon fiber simulation tools,

Hexcel has developed HexPly M781, a fast-curing prepreg system with multiaxial reinforcements.

US composites institute IACMI teams has unveiled a 9 m long prototype wind blade.

Carbon fiber provider DowAksa has appointed Anthony J Roberts as director of strategic planning.

Product development specialist ARRK has opened a new paint spraying facility at its Composites Centre in Nuneaton, UK.

Inspired by natural adhesive materials, scientists have developed a synthetic version that can be controlled remotely using UV light.

AOC LLC has announced a price increase of US$0.07/lb for all products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.

A joint venture called TxV Aero Composites has been established to improve the adoption of PAEK composite in aerospace.

Glass fiber specialist Şişecam has invested of 400 million TL (around €100 million) to build a plant in Turkey.

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd and Adesso Advanced Materials Wuhu Co Ltd, have concluded a MOU to develop lightweight composite components.

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