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Reinforced Plastics news, June 2014

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Last week's top 3 Reinforced Plastics stories – automotive composites, lightweight materials market, Sumitomo Bakelite acquires Vaupell

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

US company Royal Engineered Composites has moved into the international aviation market with deliveries on a new contract for Fokker Aerostructures.

Ashland Performance Materials is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, gel-coats and epoxy vinyl ester resins in

Hexagon Composites' wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received an order valued at approximately US$11.8 million (approximately NOK 71 million) fr

Car maker Toyota and the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) in Germany have signed a 5-year contract focusing on the large series p

The Brazilian manufacturer of gelcoats and distributor of speciality chemicals Mastergel is now supplying moulds for the manufacture of composite parts usi

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, has acquired the assets of Edge Structural Composites, Inc., which produces str

The fifth and final flight-test A350 XWB aircraft, MSN005, has made its first flight. The A350 XWB is the first Airbus aircraft to be over 50 wt% composite

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

Hexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has introduced TITAN™ XL, the largest CNG trailer of its kind, to the Latin America Market in r

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Demand for lightweight automotive materials in the North American light vehicle market is anticipated to rise 5.2% annually to 22.3 billion pounds in 2018,

Novel glass reinforced cable trays fabricated with Crystic products from Scott Bader have been used to make gantry cranes safer in a South African containe

Sika Deutschland GmbH has obtained Germanischer Lloyd approval for the anhydride cured epoxy resin system Biresin CR141, cured with Biresin CH141 anhydride

JETCAM international s.a.r.l. has installed its Expert and CrossTrack composite manufacturing suite at Connova AG, Switzerland, a leading marketer of high

Reinforced Plastics is conducting a survey on the importance of innovation in the composites industry.

Hexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has made Truck Center Companies - one of America's largest Freightliner dealers - a factory-aut

PlastiComp, Inc., the supplier of long fibre thermoplastic (LFT) materials and technologies, has introduced a line of basalt fibre reinforced LFT composite

Bolwell Corporation, an Australian company focused on composites design and manufacture, has opened a factory in Thailand as part of plans to grow its cust

The SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team has completed stability and speed tests in preparation for the DONG World Cup Solar Power Challenge.

Structural Composites has been awarded a US Navy contract for fleet ready 7M Advanced Craft.

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

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., the supplier of carbon composite natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologie

Structural core materials from DIAB have been used by Australian company Hart Marine for new pilot boats for Port Phillip Bay, the entrance to the Port of

xperion has developed a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) composite tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry.

RPC Technologies has supplied composite materials to Thales Australia to achieve the required weight reduction in dashboard assemblies for a new Hawkei mil

The carbon fibre composite monocoque of BLOODHOUND SSC, the car designed to set a new World Land Speed Record of 1000 mph, has been unveiled.

On 11 November 2014, Composites UK will celebrate the achievements of the UK composites industry at the Industry Awards Dinner, which will again coincide w

NetComposites has launched its series of online video training modules for the composites industry.

Dark Matter Composites has launched a set of portable dust extraction units, particularly suited to the removal of carbon fibre dust (conductive) and glass

Anaglyph has released version 4.4 of its Laminate Tools software for composites structural design.

Dubai-based Premier Composite Technologies has installed the composite panels for the concourse roof at Madinah Station, part of Saudi Arabia's Haramain Hi

The Brazilian composites sector reported revenue totalling US$385 million in the first quarter of 2014, 11.2% higher than in the same period of the previou

Composites One, the North American distributor of composites raw materials and value added services, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire essential c

Japanese company GRP Constructions Inc recently installed its first vacuum infused composite box beam bridge, following a collaboration with Infra Composit

Imetrum has introduced a software update v4.1 for its Video Gauge measurement system for materials testing, including composites.

Ektelon, Inc., a US manufacturer of equipment for racquetball, has introduced a new product line including five models reinforced by TeXtreme® carbon fibre

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

ALTANA has opened its expanded BYK USA Inc. facility in Wallingford, Connecticut.

FiberGraf Materials has introduced a new line of nickel-coated GrafMat powder to provide EMI shielding properties in engineered thermoplastic and thermoset

Glass fibre reinforcements manufacturer Owens Corning is introducing the Technical Fabrics Guide, a free app providing information about its range of fabri

SABIC and Kringlan Composites are developing what they claim is the world’s first carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite wheel. A prototype is bei

Composite materials manufacturer Gurit recently purchased a number of stainless steel wedge-wire filters from Axium Process, which are being used to remove

The glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) composites market is expected to be worth $45.12 billion by 2019, with China showing the highest growth rates, acc

Toray Industries, Inc. is increasing the production capacity of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts at Toray Carbon Magic Co., Ltd. (TCM) in Maiba

Nonwoven manufacturer Technical Fibre Products has extended its current range to include a range of recycled carbon fibre veils and mats.

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

Jushi USA, the distributor of glass fibre reinforcements and fabrics, is increasing its prices by 6% from 1 July 2014 in the USA.

FORMAX, the UK manufacturer of carbon fibre and speciality composite reinforcements, has opened its 5,000m² Automotive Production Facility at the company’s

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

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