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Researchers have discovered that adding graphene to the carbon fiber production process can greatly increase the strengthen of the material.

Researchers have found that porous carbon fibers are up to 40 times faster at desalinating small batches of water than other materials available today.

Composites UK has released the nomination forms for its 2020 Industry Awards.

Gurit reports that CEO Rudolf Hadorn has decided to step down as CEO of Gurit Holding AG at the end of March 2021.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 136.1 million in Q1 2020, an increase of 0.9% compared to Q1 2019.

Hexcel Corporation and Woodward Inc have mutually agreed to terminate their merger agreement.

Gurit reports that it will split its Composite Materials business unit into Wind Materials and Marine and Industrial Materials.

JEC World, previously put off until May, has been further postponed until 2021, its organizers say.

ACMA reports that its immediate past chairman, Kevin Barnett, will serve as its interim president until a permanent replacement is selected.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) has opened a new lab at its site in Bristol, UK.

JEC Group says that it has decided to postpone the 2020 edition of JEC World to 12–14 May 2020.

Compounding company Dynamic Modifiers LLC, has developed a new low-smoke, light-weight compound available as an adhesive for glass and carbon fiber.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 576.4 million for the full year 2019, a currency-adjusted increase of 38.6% compared to 2018.

Hexcel plans to highlight the growing need the composite industry to support the emerging urban air mobility (UAM) market.

Gurit reports that it will be showcasing its materials for wind energy and composite tooling at JEC World.

Bombardier Belfast and Saertex have extended their contract to make lightweight components for the Airbus A220 aircraft.

Montefibre Carbon has received €11.5 million from the Spanish Ministry of Industry to produce PAN precursor for conversion to carbon fiber.

The US Department of Energy (DOE) plans to invest US$133 million in the development of lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) automotive parts.

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