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Composite industry news, June 2010

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Vacmobiles.com Ltd has upgraded its Vacmobile 20/2 mobile vacuum system for 2010. The machine is used for composite manufacturing processes such as resin i

BASF is launching its first long glass fibre reinforced polyamide grade, Ultramid® Structure LF.

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Toho Tenax announced today the conclusion of a long term framework agreement with EADS and its subsidiary Airbus regarding the direct supply of carbon fibr

Irish company ÉireComposites has been awarded a total of €1.9 million in research and development contracts from the European Space Agency, aimed at produc

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH has won a contract to supply carbon fibre material for major primary and secondary composite structures on Bombardier’s new CSeries

Following the introduction of its new name a few months ago, core materials supplier 3A Composites (previously known as Alcan Composites) has launched a ne

In a recent speech, the UK Secretary of Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, called for the EU to adopt a 30% emissions reduction target by 2020.

Every year COMPOSITES EUROPE showcases the dynamic development of the composites market and presents current trends. On 14-16 September the trade fair will

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Composite Technology Investors LLC, Solana Beach, California, has completed the purchase of Vector Composites Inc (VCI), Dayton, Ohio, from DR Technologies

Prepreg and phenolic resin supplier Lewcott Corporation has named BMB Solutions Composites as a sales representative for Canada.

To reinforce its composites activities, ESI has opened its new worldwide Research & Development Centre for the Simulation of Composites Design, Manufacturi

Reichhold has entered into a manufacturing partnership in Turkey with Ilkalem Ticaret ve Sanayi AS.

Componeering Inc of Finland is introducing Version 4.1 of its ESAComp software for the analysis and design of composite structures.

Dow Formulated Systems will introduce its latest composite products for the manufacture of wind turbine blades at the Wind Power Asia trade show in China t

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Software developers JETCAM International and 123 Insight Ltd have announced a partnership with composite manufacturer Synergy Composites to create an ‘Open

A European consortium is working to produce a ‘REACH Toolkit’ to help the European polymer industry in its implementation of REACH (Registration, Evaluatio

The US Department of Energy (DoE) will award a total of over US$76 million to support energy efficiency in building technology projects and the development

Following a recovery in demand, Teijin Aramid is planning to restart the last spinning line for aramid fibres at its plant in Emmen, the Netherlands, takin

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a technical assistance program to design more sustainable, green and energy efficient communities

In 2012 COMPOSITES EUROPE will move from Essen to the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, following the ALUMINIUM trade fair's relocation to this venue.

GRPMS will distribute reinforcements supplier Chomarat's product range in the UK, Eire and Scandinavia.

Australian advanced materials company Quickstep Holdings Ltd has established a new subsidiary company in Dayton, Ohio, to target aerospace and defence cont

Airtech Advanced Materials' new Securlon® multi-layer bagging film is available in widths up to 7.1 m.

Red Composites is offering a translation service from English into Chinese language, specifically for the advanced composites industry.

Core materials supplier DIAB is launching the Composites Consulting Group (CCG), an independent consulting company focusing on engineering and manufacturin

Gabriele Schwager has been appointed Project Manager of the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show.

Airtech Advanced Materials is introducing Toolfusion® 3, a two part, low viscosity epoxy infusion resin for use in producing prepreg quality, composite mou

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Advanced Composites Group Ltd (ACG) will be exhibiting its automotive composites technology at the Automotive Interiors Expo later this month.

Advanced Composites Group Ltd (ACG) has announced the sale of its South African based subsidiary, Advanced Composites Group SA (Pty) Ltd (ACGSA), to AAT Co

Aerospace systems supplier Goodrich Corporation has acquired UK based Crompton Technology Group Ltd (CTG), a manufacturer of carbon fibre composite product

The EC funded PreCarBi project on the simulation of liquid resin infusion of new composite materials has resulted in the development of bindered composite

Rhodia has developed a high performance polyamide composite suitable for manufacturing structural parts for the transportation and construction sectors.

Advanced composites company Hexcel Corporation has updated its outlook for the remainder of 2010 and says it expects total company revenues to grow at a do

Applied NanoStructured Solutions LLC (ANS), a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corp, and glass fibre reinforcements supplier Owens Corning have signed a joint

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Scott Bader has upgraded its Crystic Fireguard 75PA topcoat to provide better fire retardant properties and handling.

The deal provides Synergy with the right to manufacture Trelleborg Advanced Engineering Materials products for a long term period.

Boeing and Canadian industry partners have launched a new research and development consortium aimed at strengthening Canada's competitive position in the m

Arkema has received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for commercial sales of its Graphistrength® multiwall carbon nanotubes (CNTs

Reichhold has announced a further price increase for all vinyl ester resins for the European composites industry.

VISTAGY Inc has announced that GKN Aerospace has purchased its SyncroFIT® software for developing airframe assemblies, for use in conjunction with FiberSIM

Composites equipment supplier Magnum Venus Plastech (MVP) has announced the death of its founder, Jim Hedger Sr., on 29 April 2010.

KOMPOIST 2010, the trade show for the composites industry in Turkey, takes place on 10-13 June 2010 in Istanbul.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has published its 2009 Composites Industry Report, which provides the latest statistics on the US

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