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Reinforced Plastics news, December 2014

TenCate Advanced Composites North America has signed a long term composite materials supply agreement with US-based Kestrel Aircraft.

NetComposites has announced the final program for its latest conference, which takes place on 3 February, 2015 at The Park Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherland

Sport equipment manufacturer Unihoc has developed what it says is the world’s lightest floorball stick, weighing just 183 grams.

Aircelle, a manufacturer of nacelles for the aerospace industry, has announced the signing of a major deal with nearby Velocity Composites.

Charles Ross and Son Company introduces a range of multi-shaft mixers suitable for large-scale processing of pastes, gels, dispersions, suspensions and slu

New research suggests that exchanging aluminium aircraft for a global fleet of composite planes could reduce carbon emissions by up to 15 per cent.

FRIMO, a developer of mixing head systems for reinforced plastics, has announced a joint venture with Covelo Machine & Tool Trade Co Inc (CMTT).

Toray Industries has moved into the European market with its acquisition of Saati SpA’s European carbon fiber fabric and prepreg business.

A new report suggests that Asia-Pacific is the most promising carbon fiber market, with demand in the region to grow at a CAGR of around 14% from 2014 to 2

Scientists from the University of Southampton have discovered that feather shafts are made of a multi-layered fibrous composite material, similar to carbon

Hexcel Corporation has acquired 50% of Formax UK Limited, a manufacturer of composite reinforcements which specializes in the production of lightweight mul

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TenCate Advanced Composites has provided heat resistant composites for the heat shield and backshell structure of the Lockheed Martin Orion multi-purpose c

3A Composites has increased production capacities of its AIREX PET core materials.

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) has acquired Texas Air Composites (TAC), a Domestic 145 Repair Station specializing in composite structural fabrication,

Sigma Composites, part of Sigma Components, has invested £50,000 in a braiding machine that it says could improve component performance and improve on trad

US-based Bedford Reinforced Plastics has put together an infographic about the benefits of fiberglass reinforced plastic.

Samsung Venture Investment Corporation has invested in Connora Technologies to help commercialize its Recyclamine recyclable epoxy thermoset technology.

Solvay Specialty Polymers has launched an improved version of its lavanta high-performance polyester (HPP) for the production of light-emitting diodes (LED

The UK’s National Composites Centre (NNC) has welcomed an investment by the UK government in the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a group of seven techno

Johnson Controls has received an innovation award for its CAMISMA carbon fiber-amide-metal-based interior structure, which uses a multi-material system app

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DSM Dyneema has won three awards for its Dyneema Force Multiplier Technology platform, which develops fiber for ballistic applications.

Toray Industries’ carbon fiber material will be used for a range of parts in Toyota Motor Corporation’s MIRAI fuel cell vehicle.

South Korean conglomerate Hyosung and the government have jointly established a carbon fiber hub in North Jeolla Province n the southwest of South Korea.

The wood plastic composite market is projected to grow from 1,046.1 kilotons to 1,728.9 kilotons between 2014 and 2019, with a CAGR of 10.5%.

Keith Pickering, partner, Catalyst Corporate Finance, reviews mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the composites industry in 2014.

Support service company AIC Group has recently completed the design and installation of a new autoclave for a leading Formula 1 team in the UK.

Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas BV says that it has added Shell Technology Ventures BV as a company investor and shareholder.

UK-based CTruk, which designs and builds composite marine craft, has launched the CWind Sword, a 22 m multi-role composite workboat built for offshore wind

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Russian engineering hub the Nanotechnological Center of Composites and Hungarian engineering company Evopro have signed an agreement to produce modular bus

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