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Composite industry news, November 2010

3B and Reprocover develop products with recycled content

3B has partnered with Reprocover to develop products for sewage, drainage and water supply utilising recycled materials.

Georg Kaufmann presents thermoplastic moulding technology

Georg Kaufmann Formenbau AG introduced its new glass reinforced thermoplastic composite moulding technology at K 2010.

Scott Bader Asia Pacific will be exhibiting the new Crystic® Crestabond range of primerless methyl methacrylate (MMA) structural adhesives at the 13th Chin

US headquartered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has opened a new manufacturing plant in Ladenburg, Germany. It will produce long fibre composites an

Euroresins Europe Holding GmbH & Co KG has been appointed exclusive distributor of 3B’s continuous filament mat (CFM) range for the composites industry in

Market report firm Lucintel profiles seven of the world's leading carbon fibre producers in its new report.

French chemicals company Arkema has announced its growth strategy for the next five years.

Hexcel Corporation has announced an organisational realignment designed to improve market focus and capitalise on future growth opportunities.

DSM Composite Resins has announced a price increase for its complete range of Neoxil® sizings and binders.

Two Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) students have taken first place at the annual Student Manufacturing Design Competition held by the American Soci

German organisation AVK has published a report focusing on the sustainability of fibre reinforced plastics (FRP).

Turkish company AKPA has appointed Plaquimet and Composites Brasil as distributor of its AKPEROX® organic peroxides in South America.

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

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

WebCore Technologies LLC, manufacturer of TYCOR core materials, has closed a $2 million investment with a private investment group which will help accelera

WebCore Technologies LLC has been awarded US$1 800 000 by the US Department of Energy (DOE) for the further development of its TYCOR® W core material for u

DSM Composite Resins, via its subsidiary Euroresins Turkey, has completed the acquisition of the unsaturated polyester resin business of Turkish company Dy

AOC LLC is increasing prices of all polyester resin, gel-coat, pigment and additive products in the USA and Canada.

3A Composites is introducing AIREX® T90.210 PET foam core material as the successor of AIREX T90.240.

Indian organisations Kemrock Industries and Exports Ltd and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a joint

Business leaders from the UK and India have called for closer trade ties on low-carbon technologies with the aim of boosting economic growth at the same ti

Gurit has won a contract for PET core materials in China. Starting in 2011, the core material will be produced locally in China, where Gurit is currently i

The teams competing in the Zero Emissions Race around the world will arrive in Vancouver, Canada, on 12 November, heading towards the UNCCC in Cancun, Mexi

The new Flex Molding Process™ offered by Magnum Venus Plastech (MVP) is being introduced around the world.

Ashland Performance Materials has signed a new distribution agreement with GRPMS covering its complete portfolio of high-performance composites and structu

Hexagon Composites subsidiary Ragasco AS has received an order for 125 000 composite cylinders for storage of liquid propane gas (LPG) from Venezuelan comp

VISTAGY Inc has announced the release of FiberSIM® 2010, the latest version of its engineering software for designing and manufacturing composite structure

The Alpha Corporation, parent company of AOC LLC, is celebrating 50 years as a global enterprise with the opening of its new world headquarters in Piperton

DSM Composite Resins AG, Switzerland, and Kemrock Industries & Exports Ltd, India, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a joint venture

Analysis software and services company Firehole Technologies is changing its name to Firehole Composites.

IPS Corporation, the US manufacturer of Weld-On® structural adhesives, has acquired Holdtite Adhesives Ltd in the UK.

Automated Dynamics has built and installed a robotic fibre placement machine for Mitsubishi Rayon Co (MRC) and the University of Tokyo in Japan.

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

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