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Composite industry news, August 2011

Bader is increasing the prices for its range of Crystic® gel-coats and pigments.

Interplastic Corporation’s Thermoset Resins Division is raising the price of its CoREZYN® gel-coats and certain polyester colorants.

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

Gurit, which manufactures carbon composite body panels for the automotive industry at a facility on the Isle of Wight, UK, has secured Lloyd’s Register Qua

Australian advanced materials company Quickstep Holdings Ltd has provided an update on its relocation to a new aerospace manufacturing facility in south-we

EHA, a German manufacturer of filament winding machinery and other production equipment, has changed its name to EHA Composite Machinery GmbH.

Core Molding Technologies Inc, a US moulder of glass reinforced plastics and compounder of sheet moulding compound (SMC), has established a new subsidiary

Advanced Composites Group Ltd (ACG), sister company Richmond Aerovac and partner company Shanghai Leadgo-Tech Ltd will be exhibiting at the China Composite

GRPMS and Aerovac Systems, both subsidiaries of Umeco plc, have entered into a non-exclusive agreement for GRPMS to distribute the Aerovac product range in

Ashland Performance Materials will feature its portfolio of products for a sustainable economy at the China Composites Expo in Shanghai in September.

Italy could overtake Germany as the world's largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market, according to analyst SolarPlaza.

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

Lincoln Composites has signed contracts with two Vietnamese companies for the supply of high-pressure composite tanks and storage modules. The contracts wo

The UK's Composites Skills Alliance has signed up the first of its training providers to deliver accredited composites training across the UK.

AOC LLC has announced a price increase on selected gel-coats and liquid pigment dispersions.

Zoltek Companies Inc has been notified by the US Department of Energy / National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE / NETL) that it has been selected for ne

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

Solar thermal projects in the US have attracted billions of dollars in the second quarter of 2011.

Owens Corning reports consolidated net sales of US$1.5 billion in the second quarter of 2011, an increase of 5% on the second quarter of 2010.

Carbon fibre manufacturer Zoltek reports net sales of US$38.6 million for the quarter ended 30 June 2011, the third quarter of its 2011 fiscal year. This w

COMPOSITES CHINA, the 1st Chinese Trade Fair & Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications, opened its doors on 13-15 July in Shanghai.

Umeco plc's German subsidiary Umeco Composites GmbH has purchased certain assets of Fenotec Ges.i.L from the administrator for the cash sum of €2.2 million

The Windquest Group, a US private investment group, has made an investment in Energetx Composites of Holland, Michigan. The proceeds of the investment will

From the International AVK Conference, to the Composites Forum and Product Demonstration Area, the COMPOSITES EUROPE 2011 trade show in Stuttgart this Sept

The SUNPATH programme aims to help the US gain a competitive edge in solar manufacturing.

The grant will allow a team of researchers in Victoria to continue the development of plastic solar cells.

Barrday Composite Solutions will display its aircraft interior prepreg products and adhesives at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Seattle, Washington, next m

Brunswick Corporation has announced that it will establish a manufacturing plant in Brazil to produce boats for Brazil and the surrounding region.

The Official Journal of the European Union has published a notice of initiation of anti-dumping proceedings concerning certain woven and/or stitched glass

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