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Composite industry news, March 2015

Gurit has appointed Angelo Quabba as chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 August 2015.

Hexion Inc has developed a coil spring made of plastic composite in cooperation with Sogefi for Audi.

Faurecia Flaxpreg, a green and light very long flax fiber reinforced composite sandwich, has been awarded the JEC Europe 2015 Innovation Award in the semi-

Granta Design has improves its Granta MI:Composites software to help the composite qualification process, particularly where data traceability is important

NetComposites, in collaboration with Tilsatec and FORMAX, has developed a highly aligned flax-based tape and non-crimp fabric.

AGC AeroComposites, a global supplier of composite aerostructures and components, has been contracted to supply the multi-station lightweight armament supp

Magnum Venus Products (MVP), a manufacturer of composite application equipment, has restructured the company’s ownership by redeeming shares held by CEO To

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UK trade organisation Composites UK’s AGM and annual conference, which takes place on 13 May at the University of Warwick, UK, has outlined its speaker pr

Scott Bader has recently become an approved supplier of composite moulding and structural adhesive products to all of Daimler’s production facilities, incl

Owens Corning has launched a number of new glass fiber materials at JEC.

SGL Group and BASF have developed a new composite, based on a reactive polyamide system and compatible carbon fibers, following joint material research.

TenCate Advanced Composites is presenting a number of new products at JEC Europe 2015.

RocTool, which develops technologies for rapid molding of composites, has announced the appointment of Stéphane Hersen as its chairman and CEO/director.

Bayer MaterialScience has concluded its takeover of Nuremberg-based Thermoplast Composite GmbH (TCG) in Langenfeld, a provider of thermoplastic fiber compo

Exelis has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract from Airbus to produce center wing box struts for the A350-1000 aircraft.

The Brazilian composites sector’s revenue totaled US$ 1.202 billion in 2014, down 0.1% compared to 2013 according to new data commissioned by the Latin Am

Bond Laminates GmbH, a subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, has expanded its Tepex range of continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic high-pe

Johns Manville (JM), a manufacturer of glass fiber products has announced it will expand its glass fiber operations plant in Etowah, Tennessee, to service

Solvay and 3A Composites have formed an alliance to develop foam materials to make more lightweight parts for advanced transportation.

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The Biobuild Project has won a JEC Innovation award for its Biocomposite Façade System.

Sicomin plans to present a new fire retardant prepreg resin at JEC.

A group of companies including Axon Automotive, a subsidiary of Far-UK Ltd, has won the Jury Prize at JEC for the Intrado carbon frame design for an automo

SCIGRIP is introducing a new SG800 range of specialist methyl methacrylate (MMA) bonding systems at JEC.

TenCate has reported organic revenue growth of 4% for the full year 2014, and 9% in the second half of 2014, due to growth in composites, synthetic turf ya

Austrian company GHS Global Housing Solutions says that it has received orders from Qatar for its temporary composite house system.

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