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Lightweight structural compounds

Thermoplastics specialist RTP has reportedly developed a series of thermoplastic compounds that weigh 5–10% less than typical filled compounds.

Gurit has reported preliminary and unaudited net sales of CHF425.3 million for 2018.

JEC Group and EuCIA (the Association of the European Composites Industry) have join forced in Europe to promote composites.

Research could improve layered materials and predict earthquakes

Nickel-coated carbon fibres may outperform carbon mesh in composite aircraft

Hexcel Corporation has appointed Colleen Pritchett as president of Aerospace, Americas.

BMW Group has reportedly chosen SGL Carbon to supply carbon fibers to the BMW iNEXT.

Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire 25% of shares in ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (ECF).

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that it plans to increase capacity by 50% to 2020.

JEC Asia attracted more than 230 companies and 7000 professional visits, with 49 countries represented.

An Australian consortium has been selected by the Australian Government to provide an aircraft system.

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, a German chemicals company, has introduced a new core material.

Molding specialist Arburg's Dutch subsidiary has reportedly celebrated its 25 anniversary.

Materials company Evonik says that it has supplied an adhesion promotor for a hybrid part that helped reduce weight by 20%.

Materials company Haydale has been awarded a research and development grant to develop graphene powder composite tooling.

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

Scott Bader will be showcasing its recently launched Crestafire and Crestafix product ranges at the Advanced Engineering show.

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

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

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

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