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Composite industry news, October 2012

Owens Corning has announced that its new furnace in its Gous-Khroustalny, Russia, glass reinforcements facility is operational.

Materials company Ahlstrom Corporation has announced that it will revise its organisation from January 2013 with the aim of accelerating growth.

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

BASF and TenCate Advanced Composites have entered into a strategic alliance to cooperate on the development, production and commercialisation of thermoplas

MISTRAS Group Inc, a US-headquartered provider of non-destructive testing (NDT) services, has acquired GMA Group of Germany.

TenCate Advanced Composites North America is expanding its the cooperation with 3M, which started in 2010, and is designed speed up the development and ado

BASF and Euroresins Europe Holding GmbH & Co KG have announced an agreement under which Euroresins will sell BASF's Baxxodur® epoxy systems for composite m

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

Atlantis Resources Corporation has completed the first ever tidal turbine testing programme at the National Renewable Energy Centre’s 3MW capacity, onshore

'Space tourism' company Virgin Galactic has taken 100% ownership of its sister company The Spaceship Company (TSC), by acquiring the 30% stake held by Scal

Scott Bader Europe has announced a further price increase for its Crystic® range of unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and DCPD resins, plus all other manu

The COMPOSITES EUROPE 2012 trade show attracted 8040 visitors to Düsseldorf on 9-11 October.

Kubus Sport is using Oxeon AB's TeXtreme® spread tow carbon fabrics in its new field hockey sticks. The new Brabo Hockey TeXtreme sticks are said to be lig

Kaman Aerospace Group Inc and Kineco Pvt Ltd have signed a definitive agreement to form a manufacturing joint venture in India.

Johns Manville (JM) is introducing its MultiStar® 819 glass fibre roving developed for spray-up applications.

As new production technologies lower carbon fibre cost, the global market for carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) will more than double to $36 billion i

A new consultancy focusing on lightweight construction been formed in Aachen, Germany, by Michael Effing.

DSM Composite Resins has announced a price increase for its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins sold in Europe.

European speciality chemicals distributor Azelis has announced the sale of its Composites business to VELOX GmbH.

Ashland Performance Materials will present its proprietary XO tooling concept at the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show in Düsseldorf.

BASF will highlight its continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastics designed for automotive applications at the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show in Düsseldorf.

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