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Composite applications news, November 2016

The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) has named the finalists of its Top of Mind awards.

SPE announces automotive category winners

The SPE has announced the category winners for its 46th annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition.

Hexagon Ragasco has entered into a four-year frame agreement with Beximco Group to sell composite LPG cylinders in Bangladesh.

Airborne has been awarded a contract extension to make composite overhang panels for aircraft giant Fokker.

A new, green process for producing the carbon fiber that forms ablative rocket nozzles and heat shields has been awarded a patent.

Stratasys Ltd and Siemens have made a formal partnership to help incorporate additive manufacturing (AM) into the traditional manufacturing workflow.

3D printed magnets offer cheaper and environmentally friendly approach.

AeroVironment Inc, a manufacturer of UAS for military and commercial applications, has won a contract from the Netherlands Ministry of Defence.

Seoul, Republic of Korea, has been named for the first time as the location for JEC Asia taking place in November 2017.

Lanxess has provided a range of polyamides reinforced with a high glass fiber content to replace metal in two air filter carriers.

Teijin Aramid has received an award for the performance of conveyor belts reinforced with its aramid products.

Composites UK has announced the program for its next sector showcase event.

Researchers from Cranfield University in the UK will be part of a £19.2 million aircraft design integration project.

Lanxess has developed an extra tough polyamide 6 for oil pan applications.

Gurit says that it achieved net sales of CHF 272.8 million for the first nine months of 2016

Permanent magnets produced by additive manufacturing can outperform magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical materials.

LIFT and IACMI have invested nearly US$50 million to expand their shared composite manufacturing facility in Detroit, USA.

Scott and Fyfe has launched Polymat FR, a 3D reinforcement textile.

Composites UK, the Trade Association for the UK composites industry has launched a map version of all of the companies in the UK composites supply chain.

Hexcel Corporation has reported q3 sales of US$500.5 million, up 11.5% from the same period in 2015.

Dr Uday Vaidya has been named the SPE Composites Division's 2015-2016 Composites Person of the Year.

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