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The final program is now available for MarineAM, taking place from 6-7th July 2021 in Southamp-ton, UK.

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

By combining aluminum with carbon fibers, researchers have developed a rechargeable battery that can be charged and discharged up to 10,000 times.

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

Technology company L&L Products has launched a thermoplastic resin with adhesive properties.

AIMPLAS says that the European DAFIA Project has resulted in flame retardants, sustainable barrier packaging, edible coatings and chemical substances.

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.

Cobra reports that it has opened a new prepreg compression molding production line.

Composites UK will be exhibiting at UK Construction Week, taking place from 5–7 October 2021 in Birmingham, UK.

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

Haydale has reportedly supplied a HT200 Plasma Reactor to 401 Tech Bridge, a non-profit materials development organization based in Rhode Island, USA.

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.

Using carbon fibers, researchers have developed a structural battery that combines high levels of electrical energy storage, stiffness and strength.

The UK composites industry is ‘facing unprecedented challenges’ due to a dip in raw material availability, according to trade organization Composites UK.

SGL Carbon reports 2020 consolidated sales of €919.4 million, 15% less than €1,087 million in 2019.

Hexcel says that it will be developing a new prepreg as part of the UK-based Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled (ASCEND) development project.

Polynt Composites says that it will increase the prices of some of its materials from 1st April.

Evonik reports that it will research ways to make its plastic products part of the circular economy.

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