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Composite industry news, December 2016

Georgia Tech and Delta Air Lines work on composite repair

Georgia Tech is working with Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines on procedures for repairing composite parts used in aircraft.

Lehmann & Voss has opened Lehvoss New Material (Kunshan) Co Ltd, a 2,500 m² production facility and application technology center in Kunshan, China.

The global aerospace composites market is projected to reach US$32.35 billion by 2021.

The global market for carbon fibers is growing by more than 8% per year through 2020, according to new research from IHS Markit.

AOC Resins has announced price increases for resins, gel coats and pigments effective for all orders shipped on or after 15 January, 2017.

Sicomin and 3A Composites Core Materials of Switzerland say that their epoxy resin PET foam sandwich panel has been tested to EN45545-2.

ALMACO has announced the winners of its Top of Mind award.

The members of the German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) have elected a new board under the organization’s regular cycle.

Magnum Venus Products (MVP) plans to expand its operations and build a new US$12 million facility .

Researchers have shown that adding graphene to glass-fibre composites could improve their crash performance.

AVK Composites Germany has announced the winners of its coveted Innovation Awards 2016.

The organizers of JEC Asia said that the event had a record number of attendees.

Composites Germany reports that nearly 250 delegates came to the 2nd International Composites Congress, which took place in Dusseldorf this November.

Resin supplier Aliancys has today announced a price increase for its unsaturated polyester/vinyl ester resins.

Composites Europe will take place annually in Stuttgart, Germany from next year.

Paul Peters and David Van Dyke (managing director of Arthur John Capital Limited) have joined STRUCTeam Holdings Limited's board of directors.

UK composites manufacturer Tufcot says that it has had one of its most successful months of the year in November.

Evonik Resource Efficiency plans to invest in a capacity expansion of its performance foams business at its production site in Darmstadt, Germany.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) says that its ThinPreg 736LT prepreg system has now been approved Lloyd’s Register.

Gurit has acquired BASF’s polyethylene terephthalate (PET) structural foam business for an undisclosed purchase price.

Hexion Inc has reported net sales of US$819 million, a decrease of 15% compared with US$966 million in the prior year period.

IPS Structural Adhesives says that it has successfully concluded its lawsuit against Mayer & Mayer HandelsgmbH

The Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC) has published its report focused on revolutionising the lightweighting of composites.

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