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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber news, May 2016

Tees Valley Unlimited has commissioned a report on potential demand for composites in the UK.

GMS Composites develops a new flame retardant epoxy prepreg

Specialist composite prepreg producer GMS Composites has developed a flame retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg with increased toughness and a shorter gel time.

French research institute Cetim has received accreditation from Nadcap covering the testing of composite materials.

Hexcel's new US$10 million Innovation Centre in Duxford, UK was officially opened today.

Textechno GmbH has received a DIN innovation award for its test equipment.

Polynt Group and Reichhold Group have announced a definitive agreement to combine the two businesses.

Chemical leader Hexion Inc has announces Q1 net sales of US$909 million, a decrease of 16% compared with US$1.08 billion in the same period of 2015.

AIMPLAS has set up a new extrusion line to create filaments from a wide range of thermoplastic materials that can be used to 3D print parts.

Hexagon Composites has reported NOK 291.6 million of operating income for Q1 2016, compared to NOK 401.6 million in the first quarter of 2015.

Toray Industries Inc plans to build a new research base, called the R&D Innovation Center for the Future, at its Shiga plant in Japan.

Mitsui, Toray and Hexagon Lincoln have proposed a joint venture to make FRP hydrogen cylinders.

NTPT is expanding its offering of conventional weight prepreg following the installation of new equipment at its facility in Poland.

Dow Automotive Systems has introduced a new injection bonding technique for its Betaforce composite bonding adhesives.

Ikonics Corporation has entered into a long-term agreement (LTA) with EnCore Composite Structures Inc.

Composites UK has launched the entry process for its 2016 composites industry awards.

Broadwater Mouldings has promoted Vince Mortlock as head of business development.

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