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Gurit has reported an increase in net sales for the first three months of the year of 5.4% compared to the same period of 2017.

BigRep and Etihad Airways plan to jointly develop new plastic additive manufacturing (AM) products for the aerospace industry.

Applied Graphene Materials, which makes graphene materials, is pleased to announce its interim results for the period ended 31 January 2018.

Victrex says that thermoplastic composites will be developed over the next few years to meet growing demand.

Hexcel has opened a new US$20 million manufacturing facility in Casablanca, Morocco.

Spirit AeroSystems has opened a second plant at the company's Oklahoma, USA, site, to make commercial and military aircraft parts.

Thai composite supplier Cobra International has formally launched the mass production of the new Windsurfer LT, a composite windsurfing board.

Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites supply chain, has released info about its upcoming events in April.

Metyx Group has acquired a manufacturing facility in North Carolina, USA, to house its new US$3.5 million technical textiles division.

Hexcel and Arkema have signed a strategic alliance to develop thermoplastic composites for the aerospace sector.

Lehvoss has partnered with Italian boat builder, Livrea Yacht, to build what it says is the world’s first 3D printed sailboat.

ACMA has met with Members of Congress to advance legislation to increase government investment in composite infrastructure.

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM), which makes graphene materials, has worked with plastic composite manufacturers to help develop a supercar tailgate.

Lanxess says that it has now extended the use of its plastic/metal hybrid technology to make hollow profiles with round or rectangular cross sections.

SGL and partners have won the JEC Innovation Award in the Aerospace Process category for the ‘MAI Sandwich’ project.

Using thermoplastic to make a composite part could reduce manufacturing time by 20-30%.

The recent World Pultrusion Conference attracted 150 delegates.

The organizers of JEC World says that it had more than 1,300 exhibitors and 42,445 visitors from 115 countries.

EuCIA is launching a survey to look into the next stage of development of its Eco Impact Calculator for composites.

ELG Carbon Fibre, which specialises in recycled carbon fiber materials, has announced plans to increase the capacity of its UK facility.

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