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JEC World, previously put off until May, has been further postponed until 2021, its organizers say.

America Makes says that people working in additive manufacturing (AM) can now upload 3D print designs to be reviewed and placed on a 3D Print Exchange.

AIMPLAS says that it plans to make its knowledge of materials, design, prototyping and manufacture available to public and health authorities.

Composites distributor GRP Solutions says that it can help UK companies supply face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to the NHS.

ACMA reports that its immediate past chairman, Kevin Barnett, will serve as its interim president until a permanent replacement is selected.

Airbond reports that it has won the FSB Wales business awards in the business and prod-uct innovation category.

DSM is partnering with additive manufacturing (AM) machine builder Juggerbot 3D to research fused granulate fabrication (FGF) printing.

The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has elected Milton Guerry of Schunk USA as its new president.

CNC company Thermwood says that it has developed a new version of its large-scale additive system (LSAM).

TRB Lightweight Structures and Hitachi Rail have joined forces to develop parts for rail projects in the UK.

Royal DSM, Sabic, and UPM Biofuels have formed a partnership to help reduce the environmental footprint of DSM’s Dyneema fiber material.

According to European Bioplastics’s Oliver Buchholz, global bioplastic production is set to increase by 15% by 2024.

EconCore says that its new range of recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) honeycomb is now commercially available and available to licence.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) has opened a new lab at its site in Bristol, UK.

nTopology has entered into an agreement with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to develop AM using integrated software toolkits.

JEC Group says that it has decided to postpone the 2020 edition of JEC World to 12–14 May 2020.

Aveva, which makes engineering and industrial software, has announced its 2020 European Simulation Academic Competition.

Compounding company Dynamic Modifiers LLC, has developed a new low-smoke, light-weight compound available as an adhesive for glass and carbon fiber.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 576.4 million for the full year 2019, a currency-adjusted increase of 38.6% compared to 2018.

Discus Software has formed a partnership with US-based Adaptive Corporation for it to sell Discus’ first article inspection (FAI) software.

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