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Exel appoints sales manager for NE Europe

Exel Composites has appointed Mika Bordi as its new regional sales manager for Finland, Russia and the Baltics.

Composites One has completed its purchase of Solvay’s process materials business.

Gurit has announced a three-year core material kit engineering and supply contract with a wind turbine manufacturer.

Composites company Hexcel is hosting an online panel discussion covering the use of additive manufacturing (AM) for space applications on 2 March 2021.

ThermHex Waben GmbH, a subsidiary of EconCore, has reportedly increased its capital to €1 million.

Glass fiber specialist Owens Corning says that Paul E Martin from Baxter International has been elected to the company’s board of directors.

GRP Solutions has appointed John Birch in its newly created operations director role.

Composite researchers at the AMRC are taking part in a European project to develop what it calls ‘self-responsive’ aerospace composites.

Owens Corning has reported full year net sales of US$7.1 billion, a decrease of 1% compared with 2019.

Composites UK has created a new international event for the composites industry.

ASTM reports that all its May and June standards development meetings have been moved online.

The organizers of an inaugural plastics sustainability conference have released information about speakers at the event.

Solvay says that its polymers are able to chemically resist strong disinfectants used to combat Covid-19.

Huntsman Corporation is to acquire Gabriel Performance Products, a North American manufacturer of additives and epoxy curing agents.

Dura Composites has appointed Gulf Industrial Supplies as its new distributor of glass fiber polymer (GRP) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Polynt Composites says that it plans to increase the prices for its polyester resins.

EconCore has appointed Dr Olivier Rozant as its new CTO.

Hexcel Corporation has reported losses in its Q4 and full year 2020 financial results.

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has named Emily Harris as its Polymer Apprentice of the Year.

Rock West Composites has moved into its new headquarters in San Diego, California.

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