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Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire 25% of shares in ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (ECF).

TRB gains DIN 6701 A1 approval

TRB Lightweight Structures Ltd says that it has recently gained DIN 6701 type certification.

Australia’s first two F-35 fifth-generation fighter aircraft have been sent to RAAF Base Williamtown.

GKN Aerospace has set out plans to establish a new global technology center in the UK.

Composites One has reportedly received a number of international aerospace certifications based on the ISO 9001 quality management system.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that it plans to increase capacity by 50% to 2020.

JEC Asia attracted more than 230 companies and 7000 professional visits, with 49 countries represented.

By combining epoxy with graphene foam, scientists have produced a stiff, conductive composite material for electronic applications.

Auto manufacturer Ford has worked with AOC Aliancys to develop hollow dummies for car testings made of high strength composite materials.

Resilient nano cardboard is a useful material

Materials company Evonik says that it has supplied an adhesion promotor for a hybrid part that helped reduce weight by 20%.

A novel ceramic-metal composite that can handle high heat and pressure makes an effective material for producing solar power heat exchangers.

Materials company Haydale has been awarded a research and development grant to develop graphene powder composite tooling.

3A Composites Core Materials reports that it has received APQP4Wind certification, a registered trademark quality management system.

Composites UK has published a document entitled 'FRP Bridges – Guidance for Designers'.

Rockwood Composites says that it has increased its manufacturing capacity by 50%, mostly for large aircraft components.

Scott Bader has created Scott Bader Japan KK, a new business which is aimed to increase the company’s presence in the Japanese market.

Chinese graphene company the Sixth Element Materials Technology says that it has received a major order from telecommunications company Huawai.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF295.3 million for the first nine months of 2018.

BASF has developed a new polyphthalamide (PPA) material.

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