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Composite industry news, January 2011

Huber Engineered Materials has announced a price increase for its tan alumina trihydrate (ATH) and magnesium hydroxide (MDH) grades.

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

Lincoln Composites has signed a US$1.4 contract with PV Gas City of Vietnam for the supply of 40 ft TITAN™ high-pressure composite tanks and storage module

Structural Composites has been awarded US$245 000 through a Florida grant programme to boost its lightweight boat technology.

Allianz has invested over €1 billion in 30 wind farms and solar parks in Germany, France and Italy since 2005.

The March/April issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine is publishing a preview of the JEC Composites Show. Is your company exhibiting?

According to the European Composites Industry Association ( EuCIA), the European Commission is proposing definitive import duties of 13.8% on glass fibre p

Japanese carbon fibre producer Toray Industries Inc and German automotive company Daimler AG have announced a joint venture for manufacturing and marketing

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

The publication of a new pre-standard for pultruded fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) structures is good news for the composites industry according to the Ame

ASTM International Committee D30 on Composite Materials is currently developing a proposed new standard, ASTM WK30231, Practice for Damage Resistance Testi

Hexagon Composites' Lincoln Composites business has signed a contract with Sime Darby Sdn. Bhd. of Malaysia for the supply of TITAN™ high-pressure composi

A proposed new ASTM International standard will aid in the prediction of delamination propagation.

Reagan Stephens joins Interplastic Corporation; FORMAX appoints Daniel Ames as Technical Sales Director and Rob Wilder as Sales and Marketing Director.

The COMPOSITES EUROPE 2011 trade fair and forum for composite materials, technology and applications will take place on 27-29 September in Stuttgart, Germa

Toray Industries Inc of Japan and its subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc (TAK) are to build a plant for mass production of carbon fibre in the R

MAG has developed a fibre cutting and dosing machine for composites applications.

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

Interplastic Corporation’s Thermoset Resins Division is raising the price of its CoREZYN® and Silmar® brand polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel-coats, co

Asia's first commercial tidal power plant will be built in the Indian state of Gujarat with an initial 50 MW capacity.

AOC LLC will increase the prices of all its polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel-coats, pigment and additive products in the USA and Canada from 4 Februar

Software and engineering services provider Firehole Composites is opening a satellite office in Seattle, Washington.

The JEC Group is launching JEC Americas in 2012, co-locating the composites show with the Industrial Fabrics Association International's IFAI Expo Americas

Toho Tenax Co Ltd has annnounced an agreement to supply TENAX® carbon fibre for compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks manufactured by Metal Mate Co Ltd in Tha

The Empire State Building, NY, is going green by purchasing 100% renewable energy from Green Mountain Energy Company.

Reichhold Inc is increasing prices of all unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins sold in North America for the composites industry from 1 February 2

Appointments at Owens Corning, and Strongwell.

Advanced Composites Group Ltd (ACG) is launching an autoclave tooling prepreg system offering thermal cycling capability up to 200ºC.

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

REpower Systems AG has reduced its outlook for 2011 now expecting performance of €1.25-1.35 billion from the previous estimate of €1.5-1.6bn.

RES has received consent from the Scottish Government to build the 99 MW Dunmaglass Wind Farm south of Inverness, Scotland.

US investment firms Highlander Partners, L.P. and Capstone Capital Partners have acquired Premix Inc and its subsidiary Quantum Composites Inc.

The following articles were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during 2010.

3M has acquired the business of Nida-Core Corp, a US based manufacturer of core materials.

Harper International has been awarded a project by Georgia Institute of Technology for the production of a university scale carbon fibre thermal processing

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