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Composite industry news

Metyx USA says that it is increasing production of its range of technical textiles in its factory in Gastonia, North Carolina, USA.

Kordsa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire approximately 96% share of Axiom Materials.

Textiles specialist Porcher Industries has appointed Jean-Marc Senecot as its new global head of R&D.

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Thermoplastics specialist RTP has reportedly developed a series of thermoplastic compounds that weigh 5–10% less than typical filled compounds.

Saudi chemicals company Sabic says that it is an exclusive strategic partner for the First International Conference for Talented People with Disabilities.

Science company Royal DSM, has appointed Patricia Malarkey as new chief innovation officer and member of the executive committee.

Agility Fuel Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, has appointed Seung W Baik as president.

Materials specialist Evonik says that it has completed the conception and basic engineering of its new polyamide 12 (PA12) production complex.

Surface testing specialist Krüss Scientific Instruments has become a member of the Institute of Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).

Composites company Diab AB says that it aims for its production facility in Laholm, Sweden will be 100% fossil fuel free by 2019.

Gurit has reported preliminary and unaudited net sales of CHF425.3 million for 2018.

Australian carbon fiber manufacturer Quickstep Holdings Limited has reported a 3% increase in sales for Q2 2019.

JEC Group and EuCIA (the Association of the European Composites Industry) have join forced in Europe to promote composites.

Gurit plans to appoint two new members to its group executive committee.

BASF says that the EU Commission has granted conditional clearance for it to acquire Solvay’s polyamide business.

BASF says that it has co-founded the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.

Polyamide (PA) supplier Evonik has acquired Structured Polymers Inc, a US-based technology startup for 3D printing materials.

Polymer company Covestro says that it has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW).

NCDMM board member Thomas R Kurfess, has been appointed chief manufacturing officer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

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