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Composite industry news, February 2012

e2e Materials won an American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) Award for Composites Excellence (ACE) in the Composites Sustainability category

AOC LLC has announced a price increase in the US and Canada for all products.

Ashland Performance Materials has announced that its Enguard BP 6200 ARF vinyl ester bonding pastes have received Germanischer Lloyd (GL) approval.

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

AOC LLC has announced a price increase for all products sold in Europe.

SP-High Modulus, the marine business of Gurit, has announced that its French distributor Gazechim Composites has opened a refrigeration facility in Brittan

AOC LLC has announced a price increase for polyester resins, vinyl ester resins, gel-coats and pigments for shipments within Mexico.

Siemens has acquired a majority stake in the UK tidal power company Marine Current Turbines Ltd.

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

Reichhold Inc has announced a price increase on all unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and flame retardant resins sold in North America for t

Glass fibre producer Owens Corning has announced the sale of its global Twintex® glass thermplastic reinforcements rovings intellectual property rights and

Biofuels could replace conventional fossil fuels in marine transport, helping the industry to become carbon neutral as well as reducing harmful emissions,

TenCate Advanced Composites North America has completed the relocation of its former Benicia, California, prepreg facility to a new factory in Fairfield, C

Norwegian company Hexagon Composites ASA's results for the fourth quarter of 2011 were down from the same period last year, but up on the previous quarter.

Johns Manville (JM) has announced an investment of more than €50 million to expand glass fibre production at its facility in Slovakia.

Some aviation biofuels could be competitive by 2020, but the take-up of biofuels by airlines is likely to be modest in the near term unless governments int

Gurit will be exhibiting at the Composites 2012 trade show in Las Vegas next week.

PRF Composite Materials has announced that it is now the approved supplier of Safran Structil Aerospace Adhesives for the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Scott Bader Inc will showcase its weather resistant Crystic® Permabright gel-coat at the Composites 2012 trade show in Las Vegas next week.

Advanced Composites Group (ACG) Ltd will present its out-of-autoclave prepreg technologies at SAMPE Asia 2012 in Malaysia this month.

Hexagon Composites ASA, a Norwegian group specialising in the manufacture of composite containers for the storage of high pressure gases, is concentrating

PCCR USA, a manufacturer of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins, is considering price increases on all its products.

Gurit reports net sales of CHF344.7 million for the full year 2011, an increase of 10.6% on 2010.

India saw clean energy investments reach US$10.3 billion in 2011, 52% higher than 2010, and accounting for 4% of global clean energy investment, according

Interplastic Corporation has announced a price for its sheet moulding compound (SMC) composite products.

Carbon fibre manufacturer Zoltek Companies Inc reports net revenues of US$47.0 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2011 (the first quarter of its 201

Hexcel Corporation reports net sales for the fourth quarter of 2011 of US$355.3 million, 14.2% higher than for the fourth quarter of 2010.

Binani Industries Ltd, the holding company of Braj Binani Group, has announced the acquisition of 3B, a manufacturer of glass fibre reinforements located i

Ticona's glass fibre reinforced polypropylene (PP) composite, Celstran® PP LFT, has been used to manufacture a chair which has won several design awards.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the month of January 2012.

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