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Composite industry news, May 2013

Speciality chemicals company Evonik is opening a 'Composites Project House' in Germany to develop new materials for use in lightweight construction.

The UK is missing out on a unique opportunity to become the market of choice for investment in renewables in Europe as political infighting delays the Ener

Premier Composite Technologies (PCT) is looking for design and structural engineers to join its team in Dubai.

North American distributor Composites One has signed an agreement to distribute Swedish company Oxeon's TeXtreme® spread tow carbon fibre reinforcements ac

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

Teledyne CML Group has received Nadcap composites manufacturing accreditation AC7118 PAR Rev C.

UK company Formaplex has restructured its Composites Division and opened a new composites R&D facility.

The company will provide technical support and advice for the proposed £650mn lagoon power plant, to be based in Wales.

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

First quarter 2013 sales in Brazil's composites industry reached US$382 million, an increase of 5.2% on the same period of 2012 and up 1.5% on the last thr

The shale gas revolution underway in North America is revitalising the petrochemical industry, which will welcome more than $217 billion in new downstream

Gurit has announced a new tolling arrangement with composite kit manufacturer Mahogany Company for the fabrication of Gurit’s B³ SmartPac™ solution.

Glass fibre reinforcements producer 3B has appointed Marc Hubert to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Speciality composite reinforcements manufacturer FORMAX has created a Recycling Division and is now able to reprocess the majority of its glass and carbon

DIAB International AB has added a Core Selection Guide to its website to help customers find the best core materials for their applications.

TenCate Advanced Composites North America has appointed Northern Composites as a US agent for tooling prepregs and materials based on 3M's technology.

Carbon fibre manufacturer Zoltek Companies Inc reports net revenues of US$33.3 million for the quarter ended 31 March 2013, down 29.1% on the same period

Bayer MaterialScience has announced it is stopping its work on carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in order to focus its development activities on areas more closely l

Owens Corning reports consolidated net sales of $1.3 billion in the first quarter of 2013, essentially flat with the same period in 2012.

Epoxy resin manufacturer Sicomin has appointed Core Composites as its US distributor.

Hexagon Devold, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, has acquires PPG Industries' 50% share of the joint venture company PPG-Devold LLC in North Carolina, U

Aerospace supplier Triumph Group Inc (TGI) has acquired Primus Composites, increasing its global presence and expanding its composites capabilities.

Investing in Brazil is not for the uncommitted or faint-hearted, but it offers immense promise to those who are well informed, according to a report from T

ACMA and SAMPE have announced the dates and venue for their new combined exhibition taking place in 2014.

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

Element Material Technology has acquired US composites lab, Delsen Testing Laboratories, strengthening its position within the aerospace composites testing

GE Aviation has opened its second composites factory in Mississippi. The Ellisville Composites facility will manufacture and assemble composite components

According to news reports, Sealine has issued redundancy notices to 234 staff.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the month of April 2013.

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