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Reinforced Plastics news, November 2014

Russia-based Composite Holding Company and state-owned China Hi-Tech Group Corp (CHTC) have formed a strategic alliance to develop polymer composite materi

Southern Spars, part of the North Technology Group (NTG) and a specialist in carbon fiber spars and rigging, has acquired Future Fibres, based in Valencia,

Industrial partners Safran and Albany have inaugurated their new composite part production plant in Commercy, Eastern France.

ASTM has issued a new standard covering interlaminar cracks, or cracks in between layers, in laminated composite materials.

IDG Europe has developed a new solar panel featuring Dyneema fiber suitable for defensive use.

New technology developed at the University of Southern Mississippi's school of polymers and high performance materials and Oregon State University uses nat

Amiantit Norway AS has signed a SEK115 million (€12.5 million) contract with Swedish municipal owned company AB Sydvatten to deliver Flowtite pipes for a 2

Lucideon, a provider of materials development, testing and assurance, has launched a new Composites Information Service.

Composite Cluster Singapore (CCS) has conceived a technology that combines thermoplastic tape placement technology with robotics and laser technologies to

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

The UK composites industry celebrated its successes at the 2014 Composites UK Awards Dinner held on 11 November.

CRP Technology has produced a carbon reinforced tennis racket with 3D printing.

Composite Panel Building Systems (CPBS) has developed a fully composite structural insulated panel (C-SIP) suitable for insulating and sealing houses.

Granta Design and Wichita State University's (WSU) National Center for Advanced Materials Performance (NCAMP) have agreed that NCAMP's composite design and

Chemical giant Henkel and Quickstep, an Australian manufacturer of carbon fibre composite components, have tested Henkel’s Loctite benzoxazine resin in hig

Siemens has updated its Fibersim composites engineering software with new functionality for bi-directional exchange of computer-aided engineering (CAE) and

NASA's Langley Research Center has installed a huge robotic arm that can move in pre-programmed patterns to deposit carbon fibers and epoxy to make aerospa

Boeing has signed a memorandum of agreement with Japanese composite supplier Toray Industries to expand its current contract for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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

Hexcel has opened a new £6 million research and technology (R&T) facility at its Duxford, UK site.

FORMAX, the manufacturer of carbon fibre and speciality reinforcements, has been awarded DNV classification for its range of glass multiaxial fabrics.

Wetzel Blade is developing a composite wind turbine blade, based on a space frame design, which can be easily transported and assembled on site, reducing t

A three-year industrial research project entitled ‘High-volume Lightweight Technologies for vehicle structures’ (HiLiTe) has been awarded funding by the UK

Mikrosam, a supplier of automated fibre placement and other composites processing equipment, held a seminar discussing automation in composites manufacturi

Ahlstrom says its AceBlade Carbon unidirectional carbon fibre reinforcement has superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties.

3A Composites Core Materials and composites consultancy STRUCTeam have developed structural design software to help boat builders and designers optimise n

The Isle of Man has selected DONG Energy, Manx Tidal Energy Ltd and Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd to develop an offshore wind farm and several tidal energy proj

The School of Engineering at Cardiff University and Haydale have announced new research demonstrating significant improvements in mechanical performance in

CTruk is planning to develop a new site to build the larger support vessels required for the latest offshore wind farm projects.

The Brazilian composites sector reported a revenue of US$ 325 million in the third quarter of 2014, 9.8% higher when compared to the previous three months,

Composite Cluster Singapore Pte Ltd (CCS) and Componeering Inc. have signed an agreement to substantiate their collaboration regarding Componeering’s ESACo

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

Combined Composite Technologies Ltd, part of Momentive Specialty Chemicals (Momentive CCT), has developed a specially-adapted training school in collaborat

US private equity firms HGGC and Charlesbank Capital Partners, with portfolio company Citadel Plastics Holdings, have completed the acquisition of The Comp

Composites UK, the accredited Trade Association for the UK composites industry, will support companies using composite materials in the marine and offshore

The UK's Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Dr Vince Cable MP, formally opened new facilities at the National

Toho Tenax has developed a carbon fibre prepreg that achieves rapid curing, enabling increased productivity in the manufacture of carbon fibre reinforced p

Exel Composites has announced a new strategy and long-term financial targets.

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3A Composites, a division of Schweiter Technologies, is to acquire PNG Balsa.

Automotive equipment supplier Faurecia has created a 50/50 joint venture with French agricultural cooperative Interval to develop and produce bio-sourced r

NetComposites is inviting speakers for its CompIC (Composites in Construction) conference taking place on 3 February 2015 in Amsterdam.

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