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Composite industry news, December 2017

EuCIA adds thermoplastics processing data to eco impact calculator

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) has added new thermoplastics data to its Eco Calculator.

Two manufacturers will present their latest builds and experiences in the architectural composites sector at CompIC ME.

Wytchcraft Composites, a manufacturer of glass reinforced plastic tooling and moldings, has moved into larger waterside premises.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has announced the winners for the Awards for Composites Excellence, sponsored by Composites One.

The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) has announced the CAMX 2017 Technical Paper Award winners.

Teton Composites has formed a finite element analysis (FEA) service business to help engineers design and analyze complex composite structures.

The Advanced Automotive Plastics show, taking place in Berlin, Germany, in January, will cover current trends in the industry, according to its organizers.

Hexcel Corporation has introduced its third H160 prototype for Airbus Helicopters.

The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), taking place in Florida, Orlando, has announced the winners of the fourth annual CAMX Award.

A project established by SGL Group to supply energy to a housing development area has won an environmental award.

SGL Carbon is acquiring BMW Group's 49% equity investment in the companies’ joint ventures.

AOC, LLC has announced a price increase of US$0.10/lb for all products made in Mexico.

Kordsa plans to buy two US companies in order to strengthen its reinforcement technologies business.

Hexcel Corporation it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) business of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM).

Conductor gives delicate control over electron spin.

Composites molding company Wabash MPI has appointed Reed Christiansen as product and marketing development manager.

Chomarat plans to showcase two new applications for its carbon multiaxial non-crimp fabric (NCF) at the CAMX Expo.

Engineering consultant AZL has formed a new workgroup to support the business development for composites in buildings and infrastructure.

UK based Axon Automotive Ltd, has recently been 100% acquired by Bawtry Investments Ltd from Far-UK Ltd.

Plastics technology center AIMPLAS says that it is coordinating Recotrans, a European project aimed at manufacturing large composite parts.

Charles Ross & Son Company, which makes industrial mixing equipment, has appointed Christine Banaszek as its new sales manager.

The SME has selected four university professors to receive its 2017 Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award.

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