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Composite processing news

A range of honeycomb material is being used to make parts by two automotive manufacturers in Mexico.

Scott Bader and Pultex announce partnership

Scott Bader Co Ltd has partnered with Pultex GmbH to distribute its composite structural adhesives in Germany.

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched a sustainability report focusing on the plastics supply chain.

SAMC, AVIC Supply and GKN Aerospace have signed a strategic joint venture (JV) agreement to make composite and metal aerostructures in Jingjiang, China.

Composites specialist Airborne is collaborating with a software company to create a digital interface for automated kitting.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) has received £355K from Innovate UK to help reduce the environmental impact of composites used in new industries.

Measurement specialist Krüss says that it has improved its website to make content more accessible and navigation easier.

401 Tech Bridge has announced funding for three SME composite projects to be developed at the institution’s college of engineering.

A new survey commissioned by JEC suggests that many companies are feeling positive about the future of the industry.

Bindatex has been awarded an Innovate UK grant of almost £100,000 to widen the market for its 1 mm wide slitting capability.

Consultancy company AMAC has agreed to help launch products manufactured by Fibercoat GmbH, a supplier of coated fibers for composite and shielding.

Improving bioelectronics with Nafion films

Trelleborg has launched a new high temperature, low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) composite tooling material.

Evonik and Siemens Energy have been contracted to build a pilot electrolysis plant that uses carbon dioxide and water to produce chemicals.

Metal and carbon fiber 3D printing specialist Markforged has developed Cloud-based software which it says can help improve the quality of printed parts.

RTP Company reports that it has acquired a number of patents for anti-scratch additives used in engineered thermoplastics.

Solvay and Composites One have negotiated the acquisition of Solvay’s Process Materials (PM) business by Composites One.

JEC reports that its composites show, JEC World, has been further postponed from 9–11 March to 1–3 June 2021.

adding nanoparticles to carbon fiber composites could provide an early warning of failure

The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub plans to host a webinar focused on rapid composite processing technologies.

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