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Composite industry news, October 2018

Outdoor decking company Composite Prime has formed a distribution partnership with PVC-U company GAP.

CG TEC and Refitech sign strategic partnership agreement

CG TEC, which makes fiber rods and tubes, and Refitech, which makes composite components, have signed a strategic partnership agreement.

AZL Aachen GmbH is developing new ways to use thermoplastic tapes in injection molding.

SGL and Franhofer IGCV says that their fiber placement center (FPC) in Meitingen, Germany, has been officially opened.

Scott Bader has created Scott Bader Japan KK, a new business which is aimed to increase the company’s presence in the Japanese market.

Sicomin, which makes epoxy systems, says that it will exhibit at a number of composites and marine trade shows this autumn.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF295.3 million for the first nine months of 2018.

thyssenkrupp Aerospace says it has rolled out a range of quality standards in its locations.

Cobra International says that it will be showcasing its whole range of carbon fiber components at CAMX 2018.

MSA Manufacturing Ltd says that it is exhibiting its cutting, and itting capabilities for glass and carbon fabrics at the Advanced Engineering show.

Composites events company JEC has appointed Eric Pierrejean as CEO, succeeding Frédérique Mutel.

A new report from AMI Consulting says that the volume of polymers distributed in Europe in 2017 surpassed 4 million tonne.

According to the Association of French Automotive Plastic Partsmakers (GPA), the shortage of polyamide (PA) 6.6 is causing problems for its members.

The IET is presenting a new exhibition in London, UK, celebrating women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Metyx says that its composite facility inn Kaposvár, Hungary, has been expanded, adding an additional 3,024 m2 of storage space.

Molding software company Sigma Engineering GmbH has been awarded an ‘Innovative through Research’ seal.

Gurit has agreed to acquire JSB Group for DKK 520 million.

Porcher Industries and BGF Industries will be exhibiting at CAMX 2018, taking place from 15-18 October 2018 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Diab said that it has set a number of targets to accelerate its transition into a low carbon economy.

Hexcel has officially opened its new carbon fiber plant at the Les Roches-Roussillon chemicals industry platform in Isère, France.

Composites company Kordsa says that its Indonesian office, Indo Kordsa, has helped renovate three schools damaged by natural disasters in the country.

The organizers of EcoComp 2019 have issued a call for papers for Ecocomp 2019, taking place from 19-20 June 2019 in Coventry, UK.

Applications for pultruded composites are set to grow, according to a new report from the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA).

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