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Composite industry news, March 2009

Umeco Composites has restructured its operations into two subsidiaries: Process Materials and Structural Materials.

GKN Aerospace and SLCR Lasertechnik GmbH (SLCR) have signed an agreement to develop an automated laser process designed to provide better, cheaper and fast

Engineering software company VISTAGY Inc has entered a strategic partnership with Innovation Technologies and Solutions (ITS) for VISTAGY’s composites engi

Quickstep Holdings Ltd has been awarded a subcontract to support advanced composites fabricator Vector Composites on a research programme focusing on devel

The Composite Park project aims to establish a business park dedicated to composite materials and plastics processing in the Eastern Moselle area of France

AGY has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Grace THW Holding Ltd to acquire a 70% controlling interest in the E-glass yarn producer Shanghai G

Fiberforge has signed a licensing agreement allowing Oribi Manufacturing to develop and produce advanced composite parts using Fiberforge’s Relay™ Station.

Alcan Composites introduces the second generation of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foam core material, AIREX® T92.

Amber Composites and Axson Technologies are adding Italy, Spain and Portugal to the list of countries to which the companies’ complete composite solution i

LM Glasfiber will provide wind turbine blades to Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd under a large supply agree

Dow Epoxy Systems (DES) has established a manufacturing facility in China and will start producing blends in a Dow Epoxy site in South Korea to serve compo

Fiberglass Structural Engineering (FSE) has appointed Christopher Renoud, the son of founder Winston Renoud, as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Quickstep Holdings Ltd has signed two key agreements with Abu Dhabi-based diversified conglomerate, Al Farida Group, for sales in the Middle East, and a co

Reinforced Plastics has launched a re-designed website with improved functionality and features.

Alcan Airex AG, part of Alcan Composites, and Armacell GmbH and have reached a licence agreement on Alcan Airex’s foamable polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

Menzolit has issued a statement that it is not affected by the insolvency of Plastal Holding AB of Mölndal, Sweden, filed on 5 March.

Hexcel has begun construction of its prepreg manufacturing plant to serve the North American wind energy industry in Windsor’s Great Western Industrial Par

GE Aviation has opened a systems manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China for autoclaved composite parts, mechanical fabrications, structure assembly and ci

Hexion Specialty Chemicals will build a production facility in Esslingen, Germany, to produce specialty epoxy resins used in the production of wind turbine

Over 70 technical presentations, including some on composites, will be given by industry experts at Reed Exhibitions’ Aerospace Testing, Design & Manufactu

The plastics division of BASF has launched a high-temperature resistant Ultrason® thermoplastic E 2020 P SR in the form of flakes and micronised as a powde

METYX Composites will be the exclusive distributor in Turkey for 3B The Fibreglass Company's Advantex™ Continuous Filament Mat (CFM).

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