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Thermal analyzers help material QA

Hitachi has launched two new differential scanning calorimeters (DSCs) suitable for materials development and product quality control.

RadiciGroup joins Pinfa

RadiciGroup High Performance Polymers has joined Pinfa, the flame retardant and halogen-free producers and users association.

Exel Composites has appointed Steve Cook as its United Kingdom and Ireland regional sales manager.

Victrex says that laydown speeds of its thermoplastic uni-directional tape (UDT) has been increased to reach 4000 inches per minute (IMP).

TFP plans to acquire PV3 Technologies (PV3), which specialises in making electrochemical materials used in the creation of green hydrogen.

AOC has announced a price increase for its unsaturated polyester resins (UPR) and epoxy vinyl ester (VE) portfolios.

Kordsa says that it will supply TRB Lightweight Structures with carbon fiber fabrics for a range of battery enclosures for electric vehicles (EV).

INEOS has acquired BP’s global aromatics and acetyls business for a consideration of US$5 billion.

A new supply chain management consultancy has been launched in the UK focusing on SMEs in the automotive, aerospace and defense sectors.

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

Markforged has distributed a number additive manufacturing (AM) machines to manufacturers in Michigan, USA as part of Project DIAMOnD.

Engineers have created a new shape-changing, or 'morphing', nozzle for 3D printing fiber-filled composites for use in 4D printing applications.

Olympus has developed a new scanner that it says makes it easier to inspect composite components with large surface areas.

ASTM has announced that all its previously scheduled in-person April standards development meetings (including independent meetings) have been canceled.

Polynt Composites has raised the price of its UPR and gelcoats by €100/ton.

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

A group of companies in the North of England has been formed to help accelerate the bioscience sector in the Tees Valley.

Notus Composites has made its final shipment of fire retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg to be used in Dubai’s Museum of the Future.

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

SINTX Technologies, which makes silicon nitride ceramic materials for medical and non-medical applications, will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2021.

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