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Gurit says that its net sales for Q1 were CHF 127.7 million, a decline of 4.8% at constant exchange rates or 5.2% in reported CHF versus prior year.

Sustainable carbon fiber cylinders in the Antarctic

Hexagon Digital Wave has been selected by the Antarctic Fire Department to test carbon fiber self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders (SCBA).

By combining aluminum with carbon fibers, researchers have developed a rechargeable battery that can be charged and discharged up to 10,000 times.

Sandia released a new study which suggests that a new carbon fiber material could bring cost and performance benefits to the wind industry.

Cobra reports that it has opened a new prepreg compression molding production line.

Composites UK says that it is now welcoming entries for its 2021 Composite Industry Awards.

Using carbon fibers, researchers have developed a structural battery that combines high levels of electrical energy storage, stiffness and strength.

The UK composites industry is ‘facing unprecedented challenges’ due to a dip in raw material availability, according to trade organization Composites UK.

SGL Carbon reports 2020 consolidated sales of €919.4 million, 15% less than €1,087 million in 2019.

Hexcel says that it will be developing a new prepreg as part of the UK-based Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled (ASCEND) development project.

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium to develop more sustainable composite material for the UK aerospace and automotive industries.

Hypetex says that its range of technical coloured carbon fiber is now being distributed in the USA by Composite Envisions.

JEC has set the date for an online event taking place from 1-2 June 2021, to replace the postponed JEC World show.

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing company Markforged says that Phillips Corporation will distribute its AI-powered additive manufacturing (AM) system.

The organizers JEC World have postponed the event until 8 to 10 March 2022.

The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) is inviting submissions for its 2021 Innovation Awards.

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing company Markforged has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with acquisition company one.

Hexcel Corporation has reported losses in its Q4 and full year 2020 financial results.

Boston Materials says that it has begun shipping carbon fiber products made with its new 60 inch wide roll-to-roll production line.

Gurit has reported preliminary net sales of CHF578.8 million for the full year 2020, an increase of 0.4% from the same period of 2019 (CHF576.4 million).

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