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BASF exhibits at foam show

BASF says that it is exhibiting for the first time its products at the Foam Expo Europe, taking place from 10 to 12 September in Stuttgart, Germany.

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.

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

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.

Composites UK says that its Thermoplastic Composites event will explore how thermoplastic composites will be used in aircraft of the future.

Hexagon Composites has formed the H2Bus Consortium, which focuses on deploying 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses in European cities.

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

Solvay plans to launch a new high temperature polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer at the K 2019 plastics show.

Porcher Sport, the sports and leisure division of Porcher Industries plans to launch new products at the at Outdoor by ISPO 2019 show.

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

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.

Diab says that it has teamed up with a Spanish building company to develop a sandwich lightweight panel for building façades.

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions plans to showcase its automated fiber placement (AFP) technology at the SPE Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition.

polymer nanocomposites functionalised with nanocrystals control fresh produce deterioration

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

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