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Reinforced Plastics news, August 2014

Russell Athletic introduces American football shoulder pad system made with Boeing 787 carbon fibre

Boeing and Russell Brands LLC are working together to incorporate excess carbon fibre from Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft production in Russell Athletic

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 introduces 'Wind Energy meets Composites' tours

At COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 there will be wind energy-themed guided tours of the exhibition highlighting the latest composites developments for the wind powe

US-headquartered resins supplier AOC has announced a September price increase for all products sold in Europe.

A team led by R-TECH Services has been awarded £300,000 from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board to develop a system which provides an early warning of any

GE Aviation is designing a new composite fan blade using 'next-generation' carbon fibre composite material for GE9X engine which will be used on the Boeing

Action is part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to create jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution.

Michelman, the manufacturer of modifiers for composites, has appointed Richard Yang as its new Regional Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific, Chemical Specialties,

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Automotive Lightweighting (NCAL) aims to provide automotive companies and their sup

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins and gel

Beakbane has developed lightweight composite guard technology for railway rolling stock applications.

Innovative Composites International Inc (ICI) has entered into a definitive Commitment Letter and Advisory Agreement with Bassett Financial Corporation to

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Gurit has reported a 28.8% sales increase to CHF 167 million (1HY 2013: 129.7 million) for the first six months of 2014, versus the same but weak period of

DSM Composite Resins will increase prices of its complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins in September.

RTP Company has installed a new pultrusion line at its facility in Monterrey, Mexico for producing Very Long Fiber (‘VLF’) compounds.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, working with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic, is developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the

Technical Fibre Products has appointed the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of Optiveil®, Optimat® and Tecnofire® nonwovens in China, T

US aerospace suppliers Coast Composites and Odyssey Industries have invested in additional machining equipment to meet increasing demand for high quality t

Lach Diamant is expanding its diamond tool programme for the processing of fibre reinforced materials such as carbon fibre reinforced plastics, glassfibre

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Scott & Fyfe has introduced Polymat FR, an extensive chopped glass mat designed for RTM applications, as a new addition to its Polymat range.

In response to Boeing's plan to increase production rates for the 787 Dreamliner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI), manufacturer of the aircraft's com

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the composite deckhouse for the second Zumwalt Class destroyer to the US Navy.

Polystrand, in partnership with PPG and SANLUIS Rassini, is preparing a vehicle to compete in the Grand Touring Lite (GTL) classification in the Sports Car

RPC Technologies has developed a glass reinforced plastic cover to help protect a World War I Australian submarine.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and programme partner Lockheed Martin have unveiled the composite airframe of the Dream Chaser orbital spacecraft.

Chem-Trend, the producer of high-performance mould release agents and casting lubricants, together with Klüber Lubrication, part of the Freudenberg Chemica

Composite Advantage has established partner company FRP Constructors LLC to provide on-site delivery and installation services for its fibre reinforced pla

36 MW project will feature 18 Gamesa G90-2.0 MW wind turbines.

US-based aerospace supplier Greene, Tweed, and Aerolia, a French Tier 1 aerostructures supplier, have developed thermoplastic composite materials which can

US company Sintex-Wausaukee Composites has opened a plant in Pune, India, focusing on the production of composite products by resin transfer moulding (Ligh

Knovel, provider of a cloud-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools, has launched Composites as a new subj

Global onshore wind energy market is expected to reach nearly 900B USD in 2020, estimates show.

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Hanno Fecke, an experienced organiser of wind energy trade fairs, is to become 'Wind Energy Ambassador' for COMPOSITES EUROPE, reflecting the exhibition's

c2i, a manufacturer of carbon fibre composite components for automotive, motorsport and industry customers, has moved to a new production facility in Dunaj

Hope Technology, a UK manufacturer of bicycle components and accessories, has taken delivery of a Blackman & White automated flatbed cutter to help in the

The September/October issue of Reinforced Plastics will contain a preview of the COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 exhibition, which takes place in Düsseldorf, German

Carbon fibre producer Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd has executed a share sales and purchase agreement under which it will acquire 51% of Wethje Holding GmbH, a G

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Reichhold will increase prices for all unsaturated polyester resins, vinyl ester resins and ancillary products from 1 September 2014.

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Epoxy resins formulator Sicomin has achieved Lloyd’s Register (LR) certification for two products designed for the marine market.

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