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Composite industry news, April 2021

Above average CDP score for Arburg

Molding company Arburg has received a score of B as part of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

Composites UK and the Advanced Composites Alliance (ACA) have become reciprocal affiliate partners of each other.

Arburg Inc has partnered with Würth Additive Group to distribute the company’s Freeformer additive manufacturing (AM) machines in the USA and Canada.

Chemical company INEOS says that its US manufacturing sites have been awarded certification from International Sustainability & Carbon Certification.

Kineco Kaman Composites India Private Limited has received two supplier awards from BAE Systems.

Polynt Composites has announced an increase of 400 €/t effective immediately on its entire range of compound products.

Scott Bader says that it is celebrating its 100th anniversary, as well as its 70th anniversary of being employee owned.

BASF has signed a MoU with waste management services Quantafuel and Remondis to invest in the chemical recycling of plastic waste.

Gurit says that its net sales for Q1 were CHF 127.7 million, a decline of 4.8% at constant exchange rates or 5.2% in reported CHF versus prior year.

The UK’s National Composites Centre (NCC) is taking part in a project focused on developing manufacturing and engineering training courses.

Structural composites specialist Carbon ThreeSixty has joined the National Composites Centre (NCC) as a SME Affiliate Scheme member.

Polynt Composites has announced a further increase of €250 starting on the entire range of its composite products.

Sandia released a new study which suggests that a new carbon fiber material could bring cost and performance benefits to the wind industry.

Hexion Inc has published its 2020 Sustainability Report focusing on safety, efficiency, sustainability and social responsibility.

DSM has completed its sale of its Resins & Functional Materials and associated businesses to Covestro AG for €1.6 billion.

BASF plans to increase the cost of products in its additives portfolio for plastic applications globally by up to 20%.

Composites UK says that it is now welcoming entries for its 2021 Composite Industry Awards.

Australian composite company Quickstep says that it welcomed news of an AUS$1 billion domestic missile and complex weapons investment in Australia.

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