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Composite applications news, March 2014

Composite Envisions is to become the distributor of TeXtreme across the Americas on behalf of Swedich company Oxeon AB.

Gamesa completes installation of 5 MW prototype in Alaiz, Spain

Assembly marks the start of onshore turbine’s validation process.

Hexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received new orders for its TUFFSHELL® CNG fuel cylinders to support heavy duty and transit

Cytec Industries Inc. has completed its newest carbon fibre production facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, USA.

French company Nidaplast Composites has launched a parts finishing service for designers and architects, with its Nidaskin line.

Investment of £160 million will support wind turbine production and installation facilities in Yorkshire.

Luxfer Group is to acquire Vexxel Composites, LLC, a manufacturer of high-pressure composite cylinders for containment of compressed natural gas (CNG).

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Owens Corning has developed a glass fibre multi-end roving for epoxy sheet moulding compound (SMC) used in automotive applications.

Global RTM has been formed by four companies active in the RTM aerospace sector. The companies are Compose, Isojet, Pinette P.E.I. and Sise.

TPI Composites has acquired the remaining 25% interest in its wind turbine blade joint venture (JV) in Izmir, Turkey.

TenCate Advanced Armor USA has signed a teaming agreement with Air Cargo Containers, LLC to manufacture lightweight air cargo containers.

LM Wind Power has announced the launch of a project to develop wind turbine blades with flexible tip lengths which have the potential to reduce cost of ene

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

AGY, the supplier of glass fibre yarns and glass fibre reinforcements, has started production of S-1 HM™ glass in conjunction with CTG/Taishan Fiberglass.

Airborne Oil & Gas BV and Celanese Corp have signed an agreement under which Celanese will supply its thermoplastic materials for use in Airborne's spoolab

Automotive supplier Magna Exteriors has won contracts to supply painted body panels made from carbon fibre composite material for two 2016 model-year vehic

The first commercial application of Reichhold's new ADVALITE™ resin technology is the Cytec Industries prepreg used in the composite battery enclosure on t

With its span of 56 m, the Ooypoort pedestrian bridge near the city of Nijmegen is believed to be longest free single-span composite bridge in the world.

DAHER is to collaborate with other aerospace companies and the University of Twente to foster research and accelerate scientific and technological developm

DSM, 3B – the fiberglass company, Siemens Wind Power and DTU Wind Energy have collaborated on a new composite system for making wind turbine blades.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last month.

In its annual list of technologies with the potential to have a positive impact on the world, The World Economic Forum says nanostructured carbon composite

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