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The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has appointed Scott Balogh, president and CEO of Mar-Bal Inc as its new chair.

Gurit says that it had bet sales of CHF 284.7 million for the first six months of 2019, an increase of 45.8% compared to the same period in 2018.

Prodrive Composites, which makes lightweight composite components, says that it has upgraded its facility in Milton Keynes, UK.

SGL says that it will showcase a range of its fiber composites for mobility and industrial applications at the China Composites Expo.

Solvay says that its net sales were up 2.6% for the first half of 2019.

Technical Fibre Products plans to exhibit its nonwoven products for composites at the China Composites Expo.

Covestro says that it plans to invest in production of its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in response to market trends.

SGL Carbon and Elbe Flugzeugwerke, a German aircraft manufacturer, have extended their contract to supply carbon fiber prepregs for use in the Airbus A350.

Carbon fiber company Hexcel has reported a Q2 increase in sales of 11.2% to US$609 million.

Composites Europe, taking place from 10-12 September in Stuttgart, Germany, will focus on automation in materials processing, according to the organizers.

Hexcel, Arkema and partners have reportedly received a €6 million investment to improve unidirectional UD tape design.

Composites UK has added an award for Start-Up Business of the Year to be presented at the Industry Awards dinner.

Gurit’s kitting business unit has reportedly signed a two-year supply contract with a large wind turbine OEMs.

ELG Carbon Fibre and British sailing team INEOS Team UK have joined forces to provide sustainable materials and practices for the AC75 boat.

Hexcel has opened a joint venture laboratory and aerospace materials testing facility in Shanghai, China.

The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub says that its 2018/2019 Annual Report has been released.

Spirit AeroSystems says that it will be participating in Airbus’s Wing of Tomorrow program.

AM company 3D Systems says that two racing car companies have made use of the company’s plastic and metal 3D printing.

Hexcel says that it will showcase a range of its composite materials at this year's Paris Air Show, taking place from 17-23 June 2019.

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