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Royal DSM plans to offer a full bio/recycled range of its engineering plastics by 2030.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF428.5 million for the first nine months of 2019, an increase of 45.1%.

The Rhode Island government has awarded $1 million in funding to non-profit state organization Polaris MEP.

Spanish company MontefibreCarbon has received €5.6 million from the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade & Tourism.

Dura Composites has reportedly achieved Gold level status with Constructionline, a UK procurement and supply chain management service.

UK-based MSA Manufacturing Ltd (MSA) has added new factory space and improved its processes for reinforcement kitting and preforming.

Chemicals company Evonik reports that it is expanding capacity for polyamide 12 (PA 12) by more than 50% at its largest site in Marl, Germany.

Solvay says that it is expanding its thermoplastic composites capacity with a new production line at its US facility in Anaheim, California, USA.

Composites UK has published a good practice guide covering the fire performance of fiber reinforced polymer composites (FRPs).

Chemicals company BASF says that it has increased its neopentylglycol (NPG) production capacity in Germany by 10,000 metric tons per year.

The ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center (TPRC), based in the University of Twente, the Netherlands, has reportedly celebrated its tenth anniversary.

Polynt-Reichhold Group, which makes composite materials, coating resins and gel coats, plans to expand its business in the Americas.

Global value sales of expanded polystyrene (EPS) are projected to cross the US$ 15 billion mark by the end of 2019.

Dura Composites has published an article entitled Closing the Gap: Between Rail & Safety, examining the use of composites on train platforms.

Composites Europe has appointed Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel as its events director and Michael Köhler as acting sales director.

Composites UK says that Ken Smart, McLaren Automotive’s executive director for business strategy, will speak at its 2019 Awards Dinner.

DuPont Biomaterials was selected to take part in a United Nations (UN) Trade Forum to tackle the current climate emergency.

Resin transfer molding (RTM) company Composite Integration has moved to a new facility site in Saltash, UK.

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