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Composite industry news, April 2011

Premier Composite Technologies celebrates 5th anniversary

Dubai based composite structures supplier Premier Composite Technologies (PCT) is celebrating five years in business.

Quickstep Holdings Ltd of Australia has entered into a funding agreement for the issue of convertible notes to the value of US$15 million to US-based La Jo

AOC LLC has announced a 14 May price increase for all products sold in the USA and Canada.

J.D. Lincoln Inc is relocating its Costa Mesa, California, prepreg and adhesives operations to a new facility in Huntington Beach, California.

Michael Köhler is taking over from Gabi Schwager as Project Manager of the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc has announced a price increase for its unsaturated polyester resins and vinyl ester resins sold in North America.

E Tech Solutions (Europe) Ltd specialises in the distribution of bio-composite materials.

Reichhold has announced a May price increase for all products for the European composites industry.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc is to sell its North American composites and coating resins business to PCCR USA, a subsidiary of European investment gro

The EU must spend €270 billion over the next 40 years to meet its 2050 energy objectives, including an increased focus on energy efficiency across the powe

3A Composites has signed an agreement with PVC foam producer Tiansheng New Materials to jointly market structural core materials in China, with a focus on

Barrday Advanced Material Solutions is reorganising into three operating divisions focusing on protective products, composite materials, and renewable ener

New appointments at MFG, AOC and Beagle Aerospace, and winner of the 2011 Brandt Goldsworthy Pultruder of the Year Award announced.

Owens Corning has introduced SE1550, a new single-end Type 30® roving compatible with most thermoset resin systems and weaving processes.

Chinese company Guang Wei Composites is supplying GL approved prepregs to wind turbine blade producers and is developing products for the marine, public tr

AOC has entered into an agreement with BASF-Spain for the exclusive manufacturing of the AOC unsaturated polyester resin product line.

Scott Bader Composites Europe is implementing a further price increase for its resins, bonding paste and structural adhesive products.

GRPMS will distribute the Sigmatex carbon fibre reinforcements range in the UK, Eire, France, Scandinavia, Finland and the Baltic states.

Syrgis Performance Initiators AB has announced a price increase for its Andonox®, Norox®, Pulcat® and Benox® organic peroxide product lines sold to the com

Polymer Technologies of Singapore has developed Polynanosil, a mixture of homogeneous dispersed elongated silica nanoparticles in epoxy resin.

Cray Valley has announced the European launch of its range of EnviroGuard™ unsaturated polyester resins, which feature bio-sourced raw materials content of

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

Over 29 000 visitors attended the JEC Composites Show in Paris last week.

AOC LLC has announced a price increase for all resins sold in Europe, effective immediately.

A new Frost & Sullivan report predicts revenues from European composites for public transportation will grow in the coming years.

Syrgis Performance Initiators Inc has announced a price increase for its Norox®, Pulcat®, Benox®, Superox® and Andonox® organic peroxide products sold to t

DSM Composite Resins is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins with immediate effect.

The EADS Technology Licensing initiative has a portfolio of composites manufacturing methods and techniques available for licensing.

2011 marks the 25th year of Tenax® carbon fibre production in Germany.

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

Turkish resins producer Poliya has acquired the resins business of Turkish glass fibre producer Cam Elyaf.

Ashland Inc has announced that it has closed the sale of its global distribution business Ashland Distribution to Nexeo Solutions LLC, an affiliate of priv

Gurit has signed a contract to acquire Spanish balsa material producer Balseurop for approximately €20 million, completing the expansion of its core materi

Carbon fibre suppliers are looking forward to recovery in the market.

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