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Composite industry news, September 2018

Solvay has opened a new facility for making aerospace structural adhesives and surfacing films in Wrexham, United Kingdom.

Composites UK reveals industry awards shortlist

Composites UK has revealed its shortlist for the 2018 composites industry awards, which will be presented at on 31 October in Birmingham, UK.

Chemicals company Sabic says that it plans to establish parts of its specialties business as a stand-alone business.

SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have opened a new facility focused on fiber placement in Meitingen, Germany.

Andercol has reported a 5% increase in its unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats for all products shipped on or after 15 September 2018.

According to a new survey, 80% pf UK small to medium enterprises (SMEs) feel that that plastic waste is a problem.

Cobra International Co Ltd, a Thai manufacturer of composite water sports products, is celebrating its 40th year of business.

Solvay has signed a 10-year supply agreement with Bell for the supply of composites and adhesives.

Composites UK has put together a new report covering how to best dispose of or recycle of waste fiber reinforced polymer material (FRP) in the UK.

The Composites Alliance and University of Rhode Island academics have completed an economic impact study on the composites sector in Rhode Island, USA.

SGL Carbon and an unnamed US aerospace company have expanded their business for the thrust reverser engine cowling blankets, SGL says.

Kordsa says that it has been ranked 18 in a list of 150 Brazilian employers by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW).

Prepreg specialist NTPT has opened a new cleanroom production area at its headquarters in Renens, Switzerland.

Reinforcement technology specialist leader Kordsa has acquired Fabric Development Inc (FDI) and Textile Products Inc (TPI).

Composites UK says that its members have supported its recently launched 2018 – 2021 Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites strategy (SIMPLC).

Quickstep Holdings Limited has announced total sales of AUS$59.0 million for 2018, up 13.7%.

The Thai Composites Association (TCA) say that itsrecent event welcomed 181 delegates from 21 countries.

BASF says that it has strengthened its collaboration with distributor Gustav Grolman GmbH.

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