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Composite industry features, January 2008

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EU directive: trading places

The convoluted (and complex) debate surrounding the trade of guarantees of origin for renewably-generated electricity in a target-driven EU policy landscap

Electronics – a major market for reinforced plastics

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) – the substrate of choice for contemporary electronics – are based on reinforced plastic materials. George Marsh reports on t

The European Parliament has adopted the proposals for the registration, evaluation and authorisation of chemicals. We look at what is now required to compl

The first comprehensive study into long-term styrene exposure of personnel working in the composites industry has been carried out in Europe. Ab Kasper of

Natural fibres provide environmental and technical added value. Michael Carus and Christian Gahle of the nova Institute GmbH explain how natural fibre rein

India's biggest composites event, the International Conference and Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (ICERP), was held in Mumbai, India, in February. The f

An investigation by the Automotive Composites Alliance demonstrates that replacing steel components with composite in hybrid vehicles leads to lower weight

Ab Kasper, General Manager of the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) answers some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the recycling issue

Roman Gaetzi, Manager Technical Services Core Materials at Alcan Airex AG, offers some advice on getting the infusion process right.

The downturn in the US housing market is currently impacting some sectors of the composites industry, but in general, prospects look good. Amanda Jacob spo

The Ahlstrom group is investing to expand its businesses globally. Amanda Jacob spoke to Dan Jönsas, Vice President, Specialty Reinforcements, Glass Nonwov

Amanda Jacob spoke to pultrusion company Exel's CEO and President Göran Jönsson, and Vesa Korpimies, Executive Vice President and Business Area Manager Eur

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