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Composite industry news, February 2011

The Energy Strategy 2050 looks at how Denmark could become independent from coal, oil and gas by 2050 and significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions

The UK Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is developing a model of the UK’s tidal energy resources to look at interactions between extraction systems and

Owens Corning has reached a definitive agreement to sell its glass fibre reinforcements plant in Capivari, Brazil, to Chongqing Polycomp International Corp

DSM joint venture Jinling DSM Resins Co Ltd (JDR) is investing approximately €50 million in a new production facility for composite resins in Nanjing, Chin

Toho Tenax Co Ltd will showcase a range of carbon fibre composite products at the ICERP exhibition in India.

AOC LLC has announced a price increase for all resins sold in India, Asia and the Middle East from 1 March 2011.

Richard Morrison receives Lifetime Achievement Award from American Composites Manufacturers Association.

AOC LLC has announced a price increase for all resins sold in Europe from 1 March 2011.

Michelman has formally organised its growing chemical sales into the fibres and composites markets under a new business unit.

Advanced Composites Group Ltd (ACG) will be exhibiting at the ICERP 2011 composites exhibition which takes place in India in March.

DSM Composite Resins is increasing the prices of its unsaturated polyester resins and Neoxil® sizings and binders from 1 March.

Scott Bader has announced a March price increase for its Crystic® unsaturated polyester, DCPD, Crestapol® and vinyl ester resins, gel-coats, pigments, bond

Entropy Resins reports that is Super Sap™ line of bio-derived epoxy systems is enabling companies to create a new generation of environmentally friendly, h

AOC LLC will increase prices of all polyester resins, gel-coats, pigments and additive products in the USA and Canada from 7 March.

Dieffenbacher, KraussMaffei, and RUCKS Maschinenbau GmbH.

US company IDI Composites International (IDI) has acquired Jet Moulding Compounds Inc of Canada, a manufacturer of thermoset moulding compounds for the ele

Compounder RTP Company helped Wright Medical Technology design a surgical tool using a glass reinforced polycarbonate in place of metal.

US company Revolution Composites will supply custom braided fabrics, net shaped preforms and finished moulded components.

New appointments at Euroresins and FORMAX.

CAD Cut, a provider of cutting and kitting services to the composites industry, has opened a facility in Denton, Texas, USA.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) announced the winners of the Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE) at its COMPOSITES 2011 trade s

VISTAGY Inc and Siemens PLM Software have announced an upgrade and long-term extension to their partnership designed to meet the growing composite engineer

Glass fibre reinforcements producer Owens Corning has announced the winners of its Composite App Challenge, a global competition to find new applications f

Magnum Venus Plastech (MVP) recently conducted a Flex Molding Process™ training event for its distributors located in the Pacific Rim.

RheTech Inc is investing US$2 million to create a new engineered thermoplastic compounding facility in Blacksburg, South Carolina, USA. The plant will comp

On 7 March, Reichhold Inc will increase prices of all unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins sold in North America for the composites industry.

AOC LLC has announced a 24 February 2011 price increase for Mexico for all polyester resins, vinyl ester resins, gel-coats and pigments.

Teijin Ltd is integrating its carbon fibre and composite materials business units into a new Carbon Fibres and Composites Business Group, with the aim of a

The Hydrocarbon Specialty Chemical division of Cray Valley has signed a distribution contract with Grolman Group to offer all of Cray Valley’s materials to

GA Telesis LLC has announced conclusion of the acquisition of assets and certain liabilities of Ultimate Aircraft Composites LLC, a Florida based component

Delta Composites Ltd picked up the Small Business of the Year 2010 prize at the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA)'s Business Excellence Awards Dinner

3A Composites is launching its new AIREX® T92.200 PET foam core material.

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

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