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Composite industry news, November 2012

The seventh edition of Brazil's composites, polyurethane and engineering plastics trade show Feiplar Composites & Feipur brought more than 14,500 visitors

JEC’s inaugural trade show for the Americas attracted 4159 visitors to Boston on 7-9 November.

The UK wind and marine industry is at a pivotal point. The potential for growth is immense, but there are many unanswered questions about how that growth c

GKN Aerospace and Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Company (SAMC) have revised their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and signed further agreements coverin

PFG Fiber Glass (Kunshan) Co Ltd – PPG Industries' joint venture in Kunshan, China, with Nan Ya Plastics Corp – has started a fourth furnace to serve the e

Sika Deutschland GmbH is introducing a three-component foaming epoxy system, Biresin® ER200, to its range of resins for composites.

The Advanced Engineering UK 2012 group of events, which included the Composites Engineering Show, attracted a total of 9000 visitors to Birmingham on 7-8 N

Newer aircraft programmes like the Boeing B787 and Airbus A380 and A350 XWB, high fleet operating costs and regulatory pressure on aviation-related carbon

From January 2013, the SP-High Modulus brand will no longer be used and all of the company’s composite products and services will be marketed globally unde

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

Northrop Grumman Corporation has entered a long-term agreement with Terma AS of Denmark to manufacture component parts for the international F-35 Lightning

Aerostructures supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc reports a net loss of $134 million for the third quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $67 mil

Renewable energy makes sense on cost, security, and environmental grounds, says group

The frame for UBC GmbH's new urban bike, the coren®, is made from Umeco carbon fibre/epoxy prepregs.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) have signed a Lett

Ashland Performance Materials has announced a North American price increase for its epoxy vinyl ester resins, unsaturated polyester resins, gel-coats and a

Amber Composites has announced that its prepreg has been specified for a new automotive programme for a "major European OEM."

Speciality chemicals company Momentive has opened a new global research and development centre and business headquarters for the India, Middle East and Afr

SUNdy - with a hexagonal array that floats on the sea surface - was officially launched during the Singapore International Energy Week.

Ashland Performance Materials has announced that it will commence production of its Maxguard™ premium gel-coats in Brazil to meet demand from the boat buil

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