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The National Composites Centre (NCC) has become a supporting partner of a number of materials events.

Chemical company Lanxess is raising its prices for inorganic pigments globally with immediate effect, subject to existing agreements.

Carmelo Lo Faro has been promoted to a new role as president of the Solvay's materials segment, which includes specialty polymers and composite materials.

Airbus says that its Aerospace Integrated Research and Test Centre (AIRTeC) has been officially opened in Bristol, UK.

Sabic is collaborating with vehicle manufacturer Local Motors to research of recycling scrap thermoplastic parts from plastics 3D printing.

ThermHex Waben has reported 12% growth in 2021, with a capital increase to €1,000,000.

Export company Diamorph has signed a conditional agreement to acquire Permali Limited, a Gloucester, UK-based manufacturer of composites for defense.

ASTM has published its annual report, covering its development of standards in industries such as commercial spaceflight and additive manufacturing (AM).

CRP Technology has introduced a new polyamide-based carbon fiber filled composite for powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printing.

AIMPLAS says that its workshop entitled ‘The Art of Mixing, Reinforcing and Incorporating Additives to Plastics’ will be held online from 8–9 June 2021.

BASF has been working with German energy group RWE to increase its use of renewable energy and use more sustainable technologies.

CompoTech will be showcasing its carbon fiber beams and joint at JEC Composites Connect 2021, taking place online from 1-2 June 2021.

Karen Drinkwater, founding director of molding specialist JSC Rotational Limited, has been elected president of the British Plastics Federation (BPF).

Hypetex has partnered with consultant SustainableX to evaluate its current environment footprint.

A chair made from hemp fibers and bio-resin has been awarded first place in the Renewable Material of the Year 2021 awards.

Plaswood has formed a distribution with MKM Building Supplies in the UK.

Arkema has signed the ‘10 common commitments’ of French organization Act4nature, which aims to mobilize companies to companies to protect diversity.

The organizers of Composite-Expo, which took place in Moscow, Russia, last month, say that it attracted 5,400 visitors from various industries.

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