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Composite industry news, February 2013

International manufacturing group Senior plc has acquired a 100% shareholding of the UK’s Atlas Composites.

Ashland Performance Materials plans to open a new production facility for structural adhesives at its Kidderminster, UK, site in spring 2013. This joins a

The Styrene Information and Research Center (SIRCA) reports that a new study of nearly 16,000 styrene-exposed workers in the US composites industry finds "

DSM demonstrates the use of co-processing in cement manufacturing as a viable route forcomposites recycling, generating valuable materials and helping to i

DSM Composite Resins will increase prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins sold in Europe on 1 March.

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Matrix Composites has announced Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ recent recognition for their attention to detail and customer commitment in 2012.

AkzoNobel increases prices for organic peroxides, azo initiators, cobalt and amine accelerators, in Europe, the Middle-East, India and Africa.

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Owens Corning reports consolidated net sales of US$5.2 billion in 2012, compared with net sales of $5.3 billion in 2011. The Composites business recorded n

EconCore has been granted a Chinese patent for its ThermHex thermoplastic honeycomb core material and production process.

Caterham Composites, the lightweight structures team within automotive specialist Caterham Group, and Altair Engineering GmbH, an expert in design and engi

Professional cycling team Argos-Shimano is using Felt Bicycles frames made with Oxeon AB's TeXtreme® spread tow carbon fibre fabrics.

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Molded Fiber Glass Galileo will now be known as Molded Fiber Glass Southeast as part of a growth strategy to diversify the product portfolio and open up ne

Scott Bader has acquired ATC Formulated Polymers Inc, a Canadian manufacturer of polyester and vinyl ester bonding and fairing compounds for the composites

EuCIA (the European Composites Industry Association) has produced a document entitled Composites Recycling Made Easy, which outlines the benefits of the re

Carbon fibre maker Zoltek Companies Inc reports net revenues of US$35.9 million for the first quarter of its 2013 fiscal year (ended 31 December 2012), dow

Hexagon Raufoss, a subsidiary of Norway’s Hexagon Composites, has been awarded a new contract from an un-named US passenger car manufacturer for the supply

The Dow Chemical Company and its Turkish carbon fibre joint venture DowAksa Advanced Composites Holdings BV have signed a memorandum of intent (MOI) with R

The AVK (German Federation of Reinforced Plastics) is inviting submissions for its 2013 Innovation Awards.

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