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Composite industry news, September 2010

Reichhold Inc has announced a price increase on all vinyl ester resins sold in North America for the composites industry.

Ameron International Corporation reports net income of US$8.9 million for the quarter ended 29 August 2010, compared to net income of $5.9 million for the

DSM Composite Resin’s 55% bio-based resin Palapreg® ECO has recently won two innovation awards.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Building on the success of its COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fair in Germany, Reed Exhibitions is launching a new exhibition in China.

Gurit reports net sales for the first half of 2010 of CHF156.4 million, down 10.6% on the first half of 2009, with lower sales to the wind energy and trans

This year's COMPOSITES EUROPE exhibition attracted over 8000 visitors to Essen, Germany, during 14-16 September.

Owens Corning has announced updated expectations related to its outlook for 2010 following strong first-half demand in the US roofing market.

Dow Formulated Systems' new VORAFORCE™ Composite Systems consist of both epoxy- and polyurethane-based products designed for energy, transportation, constr

Owens Corning has announced the 40 semi-finalists in its Composite App Challenge, a global competition to find new applications for composite materials.

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) warns that the European Commission's decision to impose provisional import duties of 43.6% on certain

The European Glass Fibre Producers Association (APFE) welcomes the decision to impose import duties on certain Chinese glass fibre products. It says that s

AOC LLC has announced a price increase for all vinyl ester resins for Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings Inc (parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc) and Hexion LLC (parent company of Hexion Specialty Che

Airbus, British Airways and Cranfield University in the UK are cooperating on aviation biofuels from renewable sources like microalgae.

AOC LLC is increasing prices of all vinyl ester resins shipped within the USA and Canada.

The European Commission is to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty of up to 43.6% on imports of certain continuous filament glass fibre products originat

Cray Valley has announced a price increase for its complete portfolio of resins and gel-coats produced and sold in Europe.

Composites engineering consultancy STRUCTeam Ltd has moved into new offices in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, UK.

Composites Technology Research Malaysia (CTRM) and Composites Testing Laboratory (CTL) of Ireland have entered into an agreement to collaborate in commerci

METYX Composites is organising a resin transfer moulding (RTM) training course this November in Turkey.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week:

Reinforced Plastics will be exhibiting at the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fair in Essen, Germany, this week.

3A Composites' FlexiCut is a cost effective finishing option for AIREX® foam core materials.

Delcam will present its latest developments in CADCAM for composites at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago on 13-18 Septembe

ESB International and Marine Current Turbines (MCT) are developing the initial phase of a 100 MW tidal energy project off the Antrim coast, Northern Irela

Syrgis Performance Initiators has opened a new US laboratory which will support its global organic peroxides business.

Hydrite Advanced Resins LLC (HAR) has begun epoxy resin production at its new facility in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, USA.

Owens Corning is increasing production of continuous filament mat (CFM) glass reinforcements by re-starting a second production line at its manufacturing f

At next week's China Composites Expo in Beijing, Scott Bader Composites will be showcasing three new products.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the international Marine and Offshore Certification and Classification agency, has issued a Statement of Conformity certifying th

The composites industry in Brazil is on track to register US$1.3 billion in revenue by the end of 2010 – 11% more than last year, according to the Brazilia

US thermoplastics compounder RheTech Inc has launched a new line of biocomposite materials to provide an alternative to mineral or glass reinforced polypro

North American distributor Composites One has announced that its Chinese distribution operation Composites One China will exhibit at the China Composites E

AOC LLC is increasing prices for all resins sold in Europe.

Ashland Performance Materials is increasing the price of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and gel-coats sold in E

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the month of August.

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