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Reinforced Plastics news, January 2013

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc has received purchase orders from new and existing customers for its Q-Lite™ compressed natural gas (CNG) f

The US risks losing out to its foreign competitors in the clean energy marketplace because of the government’s failure to develop a long-term, consistent e

Netzsch Instruments North America LLC is supplying Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) with thermal analysis instruments used to characterise mate

General Plastics Manufacturing Company will exhibit its rigid polyurethane composite core foams and introduce two new composite core sample kits at the COM

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

Abaris Training and the University of Nevada, Reno, are partnering to deliver training that takes high school and college graduates with no knowledge of co

Ashland Performance Materials’ latest addition to Pliogrip structural adhesives range is 1100, a two-part methacrylate adhesive developed to provide longer

In his inaugural speech for his second term in office, U.S. President Barack Obama has upped the ante, promising to show global leadership on climate chang

EWEA 2013 is just a few weeks away. So what can conference delegates expect to be the main topics up for debate?

Almost half of all new generating capacity installed in the United States during 2012 was renewable, a new report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commis

Kineco Private Ltd of Goa, India, and Kaman Aerospace Group Inc, a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation, USA, have announced the formal inauguration of their jo

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute’s Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) have embarked on a €8 million research programme whi

Resin supplier AOC LLC has announced a February price increase for all products for Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Composite materials and services supplier Gurit has announced a further expansion of its UK automotive parts manufacturing site, to double its capacity by

General Motors introduced its seventh generation Chevrolet Corvette at the North American International Auto Show (NIAS) in Detroit in January. The vehicle

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

New Canadian company Omniglass SCT has begun manufacturing pultruded window and door frames and components at Structural Composite Technologies' composites

Scott Bader Europe is increasing the prices of its unsaturated polyester, vinyl ester and DCPD resins, plus all other composite products, in February.

GKN Aerospace has delivered the first production aircraft set of composite winglets to Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast, for the new Bombardier CSeries aircra

Ashland Performance Materials has announced a February price increase for its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins and gel-coats sold in Euro

TenCate, a producer of composites for space and aerospace, protective fabrics and geosynthetics, has announced it will acquire Amber Composites, a UK-based

Despite the uncertain global economy, attendance figures for EWEA 2013 are up on 2012...

The US Federation Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that it will conduct a comprehensive review of the Boeing 787’s critical systems, including t

Amtech LLC, a manufacturer of fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) components for various sectors, has acquired Arrowhead Composites and Thermoplastics, an FRP m

Facilities at the French ports of Cherbourg and Caen-Ouistreham are to undergo a multi-million euro expansion to pave the way for the development of tidal

Is your company exhibiting at JEC Europe 2013 in Paris in March. Would you like to be included in Reinforced Plastics' preview of the show?

The British Marine Federation (BMF)'s most recent research shows that the marine industry is showing stability and has maintained a consistent level during

With its latest purchase of land, 3A Composites has increased its balsa plantation base by 20% ensuring supply of FSC certified balsa core material to its

Resin manufacturer AOC LLC has announced a February price increase for the US and Canada.

Boeing has announced the purchase of a building in Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, which will focus on fabrication of composite horizontal stabilizer componen

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

Reichhold Inc has announced a February price increase on all unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and flame retardant resins sold in the USA an

GE, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are beginning work on a new wind

MAKE Consulting's Wind Turbine Trends 2012 report provides an overview of the global wind industry’s technology trends, focusing on new product development

Gurit, a supplier of composite materials and structural engineering services, is implementing a unified global brand.

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), a partnership between industry and the UK government, has announced the appointment of Blade Dynamics to develop a

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

The Premier Composite Technologies (PCT) conceived and built Premier 45 performance cruiser made its debut at the BOOT 2013 trade show in Düsseldorf in Jan

The following 5 news articles published in 2012 were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the year.

Danish energy group DONG Energy and wind turbine manufacturer Vestas, also of Denmark, have entered into a cooperation agreement that will see them work to

E.ON has awarded Great Yarmouth-based Alicat Workboats a contract to build four new state of the art vessels to support its offshore wind generation portfo

Two Californian wind energy projects have reached completion, bringing 300MW of new capacity onto the state’s grid, developer MidAmerican wind said on Mond

The renewable energy industry’s new year has kicked off to a good start after the United States’ Congress extended the wind energy Production Tax Credit (P

Business forecaster IHS predicts that the growth rate of the world economy will hold steady at 2.6% in 2013, and that a modest acceleration of growth could

In 2013 Eastman Machine Company is celebrating 125 years of making textile cutting machines.

Private equity firm Onex Corporation has completed its acquisition of the KraussMaffei Group, a supplier of plastics processing equipment, for €568 million

Spain’s Iberdrola has selected offshore wind turbines from French giant Areva for its 400MW Wikinger offshore wind power project 35km off Germany’s Baltic

The following 5 feature articles published in 2012 were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the year.

Reinforced Plastics would like to wish all our readers a very Happy New Year.

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