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Composite industry news, July 2011

The German Engineering Federation VDMA has signed up as an institutional partner of the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show.

The University of Bristol’s National Composites Centre (NCC) building is now completed.

Fourteen companies have teamed up with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to establish the Oak Ridge Carbon Fiber Composites Consortium, which will work

The European Alliance for SMC/BMC has released a Position Paper on the sustainability of SMC and BMC based products.

As part of its growth strategy in Asia, Ahlstrom Corporation will start Chinese production of speciality reinforcements for the wind energy market.

UK powerboat builder Fairline has been acquired by a joint venture involving investment company Better Capital Ltd and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Scott Bader has announced a price increase for its Crystic® gel-coats and pigments.

Johns Manville (JM) has announced plans to expand glass fibre production at its facility in Trnava, Slovakia.

Applied Nanotech Holdings Inc has been awarded a US Department of Energy (DOE) grant to develop lower weight carbon fibre/epoxy hydrogen fuel tanks using c

RPC Pipe Systems Pty Ltd – a joint venture between RPC Technologies and Nuplex Industries – has acquired Fibrelogic Pipe Systems, creating a leading player

Boeing forecasts a US$150 billion market for 1320 new passenger aircraft in India over the next 20 years as the economy aims for double-digit growth, stimu

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The European UP/VE Resin Association has updated its Safe Handling Guides.

3A Composites Core Materials has upgraded its AIREX T90.150 product, part of its AIREX® T90 family of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) core materials for a

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA), the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the European Composite Recycling Services Company (ECRC)

AOC LLC has announced a global price increase for all fire retardant resin products.

The National Composites Center (NCC), Dayton, Ohio, USA, has developed a series of training courses designed to meet the needs of composites industry profe

Geothermal heat and electricity production has the potential to grow tenfold between now and 2050, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

US manufacturer of composite aerospace products Royal Engineered Composites has commenced Phase 1 of three expansions planned for its site.

Defence and automotive supplier Plasan has acquired KaZaK Composites, a US-based company specialising in pultrusion.

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Houston, Texas, USA, headquartered Enduro Composites Inc has acquired Bay Products Inc (BPI) of Stateline, Nevada.

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