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Composite applications news, January 2016

Boeing reports 2015 revenues of US$96 billion

Boeing has reported revenues of US$96.1 billion on record commercial deliveries in 2015, a 6% percent rise on 2014.

Sicomin launches fire retardant epoxy resins

Sicomin has developed a new range of fire retardant resins for the Middle East market.

Scott Bader says that it will be showing its CrysticROOF range of GRP roofing systems at Ecobuild 2016.

Solvay Specialty Polymers has been selected to provide its KetaSpire to make an oil scavenger line.

The organisers of Composites in Construction Middle East say that the UK’s Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) will support the conference.

Congratulations to our editors listed in Thomson Reuters 'World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015'.

Composites Germany is now accepting presentations for the 2nd International Composites Congress (ICC).

NASA has developed a range of ‘green’ technologies which it says could US airlines more than US$250 billion dollars.

More back issues of Reinforced Plastics are now available on the www.materialstoday.com website.

Sicomin, a supplier of epoxy solutions, has joined forces with snowboard manufacturer Nidecker to produce Nidecker’s first bio-based snowboard.

Technical Fibre Products says that its range of nonwovens have been used on the recently-launched Jason-3 Earth observation satellite.

Airbus has exceeded its targets for 2015, achieving a new record of 635 aircraft deliveries for 85 customers of which 10 are new, the company reports.

US boat builder Front Street Shipyard is partnering with Norway-based Brødrene Aa to market, sell and build carbon fiber ferries.

Hexcel reports that its carbon fiber reinformced polymer (CFRP) technology has been used in the BMW 7 Series to help save weight.

AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) is now accepting submissions for the AVK Innovation Awards 2016.

Solvay has signed an exclusive distribution agreement between its composite materials global business unit and Bang & Bonsomer Group.

Orbital ATK, Inc, has been awarded a contract from ULA to make large-size composite structures for the Atlas V and Delta IV rocket launch vehicles.

QinetiQ has developed a way of introducing a shape memory alloy (SMA) into carbon fiber reinforced plastic to improve its properties.

Automotive composites manufacturer epm: technology has won a series production contract from an automotive customer.

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