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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber news, May 2017

Ensinger acquires next

Plastic compounding specialist Ensinger has acquired Swiss plastics processing company next composites GmbH.

Rapid Composites unveils VTOL aircraft

Rapid Composites has developed Bullray, a fully autonomous, amphibious vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

The Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) has earned the silver award for sustainability from Seattle Business Magazine.

Spirit AeroSystems, which makes composite parts for aerospace, has been named a 2017 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company.

PlastiComp Inc has completed installation of an additional pultrusion line which makes long carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite pellets.

There will be four awards of $2,000 each for Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia and Acta Biomaterialia.

Researchers from Washington State University have developed a new method to recycle the carbon fiber plastics.

Composites UK has announced that the application process for the 2017 Composites Industry Awards is now open.

Plasan Carbon Composites (PCC) has appointed Robert Willig as president and CEO.

The epoxy composite market is projected to reach US$33.06 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 7.34% between 2016 and 2021, according to Research and Markets.

Hexcel reports net sales of US$478.8 million for Q1, compared to US$497.7 million in the same period of 2016, 3.8% lower than last year.

Rockman Industries, the auto components arm of Hero Group, has opened its UK office, the first outside India for its composites subsidiary, Moldex.

Gurit has acquired PH Windsolutions a Canadian manufacturer of wind turbine blades.

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