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Composites news, March 2013

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has approved a total of US$288 million in financing for two wind power projects in Pakistan and Peru.

Manufacturer of composites storage tanks ZCL Composites Inc reports record revenue of $170.4 million for the full year 2012, up 34% on 2011.

Another day, another top ten turbine manufacturer list: this time it's MAKE Consulting, and it has Vestas at number 1.

The Scottish Government has given consent for the development of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay.

The order, from Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP is for the supply and installation of 124 wind turbines for the South Kent wind p

Araldite AW 4856 / Hardener HW 4856, a GL approved epoxy adhesive from Huntsman Advanced Materials, is designed to improve productivity and increase fatigu

3A Composites Core Materials and wind turbine blade designer WINDnovation have entered into a strategic cooperation to develop improved core materials and

BASF is collaborating with Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the University of Massachusetts (UMass) in the North Am

3A Composites Core Materials and theDow Chemical Company have announced a strategic cooperation to market core materials for the wind energy industry.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

The two test centres feature indoor testing facilities of more than 27,000 square metres.

A recent Bayer MaterialScience project shows that the use of the company's polyurethane infusion resins could significantly reduce cycle times for the manu

The study, conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), investigates whether wind can still serve as a cost-effective hedge against risin

Alstom and NaturEner Energy Canada will supply up to 414 MW of wind turbines for NaturEner’s Wild Rose Projects in Alberta.

Boeing has become the founding industrial member of the University of British Columbia’s Composites Research Network (CRN), which aims to help Canadian sci

The Technological Institute of Plastics (AIMPLAS) and the Institute of Textile Technology (AITEX) are taking part in the BIOAVANT project which aims to dev

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last month.

BASF is introducing a polyethylene terephthalate (PET)-based structural foam with the trade name Kerdyn® for use in wind turbine blade production.

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