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Composite industry news, December 2010

3A Composites Core Materials appoints Trident Foams UK distributor

3A Composites Core Materials has named Trident Foams Ltd as the exclusive distributor of its AIREX® and BALTEK® core materials for the UK market from Janua

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) reports that European Commission (EC) has released a document to the EU27 Member States for consultati

The Reinforced Plastics office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday 24 December until Tuesday 4 January.

Composites use in passenger railcar applications is expected to see double-digit growth during 2010-2015 to reach US$732 million by 2015, according to a re

The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics, AVK, is inviting nominations for its 2011 Innovation Awards.

Huber Engineered Materials and Almatis Inc have reached an agreement under which Almatis will toll produce a number of its speciality flame retardant produ

Scott Bader Europe is increasing the prices of all Crystic® unsaturated polyester, DCPD, Crestapol® and vinyl ester resins from 20 January 2011.

AOC LLC is increasing the prices of all resins sold in Europe from 17 January 2011.

Composite materials specialist Hexcel Corporation has provided its guidance for 2011, projecting solid growth in both revenues and earnings.

Engineering simulation specialist ANSYS and engineering software provider VISTAGY Inc have integrated ANSYS® 13.0 Composite PrepPost™ and FiberSIM® 2010 co

Reichhold has announced a January 2011 price increase on all products for the European composites industry.

Norwegian company Hexagon Composites warns of a weaker than expected result in the fourth quarter of 2010, mainly a result of lower sales in two of its sub

DSM Composite Resins has announced a price increase for its complete range of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins.

AOC LLC has ended its exclusive distribution strategy with Poliformas Plasticas in Mexico.

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) says no solution has yet been reached at the international climate talks at COP-16 in Cancún, Mexico, but that the ro

New appointments at AVK, and Lincoln Composites.

Turkish reinforcements supplier METYX Composites has announced a price increase for its products.

Geothermal could supply at least 20% of European energy demand in 2050, according to the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC).

Chem-Trend has added to its Chemlease® products with the new One FS EZ easy to apply, HAPs free, semi-permanent release agent.

UK headquartered distributor GRPMS has signed a contract with Chinese company Jushi to act as exclusive UK distributor for Jushi's glass fibre reinforcemen

Moldex Composites Pvt Ltd is new company offering composite products for the automotive, aerospace and other markets from a purpose-built facility in a Spe

Seco Tools has expanded its product line with a new range of specialised routers for use in the machining of composite materials.

Composites Horizons Inc (CHI), part of the Aerostructures & Composites division of the UK based Hampson Group, has announced an expansion programme to supp

REACH Delivery International is launching a new service designed to help chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors and users guarantee the secure del

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) is reminding companies that new rules on classification, labelling, packaging and notification of chemical substances c

45 people from 13 different countries attended METYX Composites' RTM training course in Turkey last month.

UK tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines (MCT), aims to install a 5 MW tidal energy farm in Scotland by 2013.

AkzoNobel is launching a new range of cobalt-free and low-cobalt accelerators under the Nouryact® name for use in the curing of unsaturated polyester resin

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