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Carbon fiber news, April 2015

Prize-winning Intrado car made with Scott Bader materials

Two advanced composites materials developed by Scott Bader have been used to manufacture the chassis of the Intrado car.

Carbon fiber integrated into large-scale car production

SGL Group reports that has made carbon fiber performs as part of large-scale production of the BMW 7 series.

The first ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces young investigator has been awarded to Materials Today Editorial Board member Alejandro Briseño.

The global carbon fiber prepreg market has been valued at US$2,633.0 million in 2014.

Teijin Limited has created a new division, the Automotive Business Development Group.

The Lenzing Group has sold its fully owned German subsidiary Dolan GmbH and European Carbon Fiber GmbH to investment group WHEB Partners.

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC and Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co Ltd have partnered to introduce Strand Sheet material to North America.

Aston Martin has launched the Aston Martin Vulcan, a track-only 800-plus bhp, sports car with a carbon fiber body.

US materials company Zoltek has signed an agreement with the Hungarian government to expand production capacity and employment at Zoltek’s plant in Nyerges

NASA has established a public-private partnership with five other organisations to find out more about composite materials for aircraft.

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Long fiber specialist PlastiComp Inc and Xenia, a materials development company specializing in short carbon fiber reinforced (CFR) thermoplastic composite

Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax has been used to develop the Earth SUP range of paddle boards made by BIC Sport.

Sigmatex, a leading independent converter of carbon fiber, has been awarded UK government funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiativ

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