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Composite applications news, January 2017

AUS$250,000 boost for carbon fiber in Australia

An Australian organization has pledged AUS$250,000 to support a consortium of Australian carbon fiber and composite manufacturers.

Australia's Clean Energy Innovation Fund plans to invest in technology to improve the lightweighting of automotive vehicles.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 352 million for the full year 2016.

IACMI has announced a project focused on thermoplastic composite advancements for wind turbine blades.

Stretched fibers of bacterial cellulose could strengthen a new generation of ‘green’ nanocomposites.

JEC Group has announced the names of the 13 winners of the JEC Innovation Awards.

Hexcel says that it will be showcasing a range of its composite materials at sports exhibition ISPO MUNICH 2017 in February.

Composites Germany has issued a call for papers for the 3rd International Composites Congress (ICC).

Hexagon Composites, Nel ASA and PowerCell Sweden AB have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to establish an JV to pursue hydrogen opportunities.

The Osirys Project consortium will be holding a project workshop to deliver its results to the construction industry at CompIC 2017.

The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) has set up a new website for its Euro resin transfer molding (RTM) Group.

LM Wind Power, a manufacturer of wind turbine blades, has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2018.

Hexagon Composites' subsidiary Hexagon Ragasco has received a new order for LPG cylinders at a total value of €8.9 million.

Auto components supplier Rockman industries has acquired a majority stake in Moldex Composites.

NovaScott has become the first local supplier to gain full approval from Gamesa to supply gelcoat in Brazil.

The market for carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) materials could reach US$20,284 million by 2022.

Thre Future Composites Manufacturing Hub will test the potential of manufacturing composite materials within the UK.

Exel Composites has supplied composite profiles a continuous, inter-locking composite seawall flood defense system.

Universities in the UK have developed new technology that could improve the electrical and thermal conductivity of conventional composite materials.

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