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Composite industry news, March 2014

Composite Envisions is to become the distributor of TeXtreme across the Americas on behalf of Swedich company Oxeon AB.

Last week's top 3 Reinforced Plastics stories

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

Technical Fibre Products has made organisational changes at its USA based operations; Technical Fibre Products Inc. and Electro Fiber Technologies LLC.

Hexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received new orders for its TUFFSHELL® CNG fuel cylinders to support heavy duty and transit

GMS Composites, a specialist high performance epoxy prepreg producer located in Australia, is expanding its business focus in South East Asia.

According to a new policy statement from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the UK is risking missing out on the huge commercial opportunity offered

Sika Deutschland GmbH has added Biresin® CR132 ST and Biresin CR136 to its product portfolio.

Cytec Industries Inc. has completed its newest carbon fibre production facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, USA.

Owens Corning has launched Performax® SE4849 Type 30® roving.

Inertek has launched new composites innovation and quality control services and created a European composites test centre in Geleen, The Netherlands.

Luxfer Group is to acquire Vexxel Composites, LLC, a manufacturer of high-pressure composite cylinders for containment of compressed natural gas (CNG).

Global RTM has been formed by four companies active in the RTM aerospace sector. The companies are Compose, Isojet, Pinette P.E.I. and Sise.

Resin supplier AOC, LLC has installed a new high-performance reactor for the production of vinyl ester resins at its manufacturing plant in Lakeland, Flori

Celanese Corporation and Southwire Company LLC, North America’s largest wire and cable producer, have introduced an affordable option for utility transmiss

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 281.1 million in full 2013, a decrease of 19.9% compared with 2012.

Bcomp has introduced new 0/90° powerRibs fabrics, which have been developed to take maximum advantage of the high stiffness-to-weight ratio and low density

AGY, the supplier of glass fibre yarns and glass fibre reinforcements, has started production of S-1 HM™ glass in conjunction with CTG/Taishan Fiberglass.

Glass fibre manufacturer Johns Manville (JM) has announced plans to rebuild and upgrade the E-glass furnace located at its Trnava, Slovakia, plant to respo

Celanese Corp has signed a two-year contract extension with the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL), Germany, to jointly develop the

Lonza has introduced Primaset™ CE resins for fast-curing composite (FCC) processes.

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

Scott Bader is launching Crestabond M1-04, a new rapid bonding 10:1 ratio primer-less methacrylate structural adhesive, with a fixture time of only 8-10 mi

Toray Industries Inc has completed its acquisition of carbon fibre manufacturer Zoltek Companies Inc.

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