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Gurit says that it received net sales of CHF195.3 million for the first six months of 2018, a growth of 11.5%.

Core composites benefit Australian fishing vessel

A new 14 m long fishing vessel designed in Australia reportedly features sandwich core composite materials from ATL Composites.

Fly Away with Composites, a composites workshop focused on the aerospace markets will take place on 21 August 2018 in Clearfield, Utah, USA.

Plastics manufacturer Lanxess says that its short glass fiber reinforced Durethan polyamide material is suitable to be used in drones.

The US Department of Transportation has reportedly awarded over US$660,000 to composite boat maker Front Street Shipyard.

Could carbon nanotubes give us stronger Kevlar bullet-proof vests?

Front Street Shipyard has begun construction of a new facility next to its existing yard on the waterfront.

A new consortium has launched a three-year industry research group on composites for sustainable mobility.

Composites UK has put in place a three-year strategy to improve safety in plastics and composites manufacturing.

Solvay has expanded its facility in Greenville, TX, USA to increase the site’s resin mixing capacity.

JEC says that its recent forum, which took place in Chicago, USA, focused on the field of ground transportation.

Reinforcement technologies specialist Kordsa has acquired Fabric Development Inc and Textile Products Inc.

Solvay and Airbus have reportedly sign a contract extension until 2025 for the supply of for composite and auxiliary materials.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Arcam says that it plans to open its electron beam melting (EBM) A2X machine’s development mode to universities.

Hexcel and Groupe Gazechim Composites have formed a joint venture (JV) to provide customized kitting services for aerospace and defense.

SGL Carbon, which makes carbon fiber and other materials, says that it has increased its capacities to make synthetic graphite anode material.

Dorset, UK based Norco Composites have made three 14 m long canopies using Scott Bader’s Crystic resin VE679-03PA and gelcoat GT600.

The program has been announced for the 2nd Composites in Sport Conference and Exhibition, being held in Loughborough University, UK, from 3-4 October 2018.

A call for papers has been issued for the 7th edition of Ecocomp, which will take place on 19-20 June 2019 in Coventry, UK.

Researchers have used a novel cold sintering process to produce, for the first time, a composite made from a ceramic and the 2D material MXene.

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