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Composites manufacturer says that it plans for its production plant in Laholm, Sweden to obtain 100% of its energy from fossil free sources 2019.

Kordsa, an affiliate of Sabancı Holding, says that it registered a record number of patent applications in 2017. It did the same in 2016.

Carbon fiber company SGL Group and Fraunhofer IGCV have founded the joint Fiber Placement Center at SGL’s plant in Meitingen, Germany.

Gurit has appointed Dr Emiliano Frulloni as CTO and member of the executive committee.

Prepreg specialists North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) plans to showcase a number of applications where its materials have been used at JEC World.

Granta Design, which makes additive manufacturing (AM) software, has released the underlying data structures of its AM data management solution.

Diab plans to exhibit its contribution to two projects that have been nominated for this year’s JEC Innovation Award at the show.

Velox GmbH has formed a new distribution partnership with Thailand-based Life Material Technologies Limited.

North Thin Ply Technology, which makes lightweight prepreg materials has signed a new long-term agreement with watchmaker Richard Mille.

ELG Carbon Fibre and Sanko Engineering and Tooling (SET) and Sanko Gosei UK (Sanko Gosei), have formalised their commercial partnership.

Exel Composites plans to exhibit a range of its products for construction at JEC World 2018, taking place in Paris, France from 6-8 March 2018.

Polymer and composites laboratory R-Tech Materials plans to run an introductory training course on mechanical testing of composites.

Materials research company Dynaflow Inc has expanded its range of materials testing services to include testing of composite materials and coatings.

Sigmatex plans to showcase its complete range of carbon fiber textiles at JEC World 2018, taking place from 6–8 March in Paris.

The Graphene and other 2D Materials Special Interest Group (SIG) is organising an event to discuss graphene and elastomers.

Sicomin, which makes epoxy resin systems, has earned a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Bio based Product label.

Textile company the Metyx Group says that it has received a 50% matched incentive package expand its Hungarian operations, Metyx Hungary Kft.

Computer models show that the right mix of hydrogen bonds is critical for producing polymer and cement composites that are strong, tough and ductile.

Chemicals company Sabic plans to increase global capacity for two of its engineering thermoplastic materials, Ultem and Noryl resins.

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) says that it will be offering demonstrations of its Eco Calculator online tool during JEC World 2018.

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