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Reinforced Plastics news, December 2012

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The Reinforced Plastics team would like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

An agreement has been signed to merge DNV and GL. The new entity will be called DNV GL Group and will be one of the world's leading ship classification soc

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc has announced that it was recently selected as a supplier of the year by Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG), which uses M

Czech developer CEZ Group has brought Europe’s largest onshore wind farm into full operation.

Spirit AeroSystems Inc is celebrating the completion of the 100th composite forward fuselage section for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Steel company ThyssenKrupp AG has opened a 'TechCenter Carbon Composites' in Dresden and over the next three years it will invest in facilities to design,

DSM Composite Resins AG and BÜFA GmbH & Co KG have announced plans to change the ownership structure of their joint ventures Euroresins Europe Holding and

Matrix Composites has won a contract from Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC) to produce carbon fibre composite Hardback assemblies for the US Army’s Redu

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

Thomas Becker, a former Danish civil servant, will replace Christian Kjaer as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA),

Unitech Composites has been awarded a Boeing contract to manufacture composite cockpit glare shields for the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter.

Aircraft maker Boeing and automotive company BMW have signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fibre recycling. The comp

The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Centre has been awarded the first phase of a potential $93.2 million deepwater offshore wind d

TenCate Advanced Composites has been successful in qualifying to supply carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite material for an unnamed automotive

The UK government has announced an investment of £28 million to enhance the capabilities of the National Composites Centre (NCC) located near Bristol, UK.

Goldbeck Solar GmbH, together with injection moulder Ensinger and chemical company BASF, has developed a modular mounting system for flat-roof solar instal

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

The Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research at the University of Western Ontario in Canada officially opened its doors last month.

Composite Advantage LLC’s FiberSPAN™ fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) bridge deck was selected for Boston’s largest pedestrian and cyclist bridge project to

Airbus has successfully completed the main structural assembly and system connection of the first flight-test A350 XWB aircraft, known as ‘MSN-001’.

HELM AG has announced the appointment of consultant Michael Effing of AMAC GmbH to advise, promote and further develop Chinese glass fibre producer Jushi G

Glass fibre reinforcements producer 3B has obtained Germanischer Lloyd (GL) approval for its SE2020 single-end rovings used mainly for the manufacturing of

India could have 89 GW of installed wind capacity by 2020 up from 18GW at present, helping to fight a growing power shortage in the country, according to a

Carbon fibre manufacturer Teijin Ltd has begun operating a pilot plant for the production of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic automotive components at

The UK's EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites is offering funding for up to nine research feasibility studies in the area of composites

Airtech Advanced Materials Group will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2013.

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

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