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Reinforced Plastics news, February 2015

SGL Kümpers moves to new production facility

SGL Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of fabrics and braidings for a range of industries, has relocated to a new production facility in Westphalia, Germany

TeXtreme has added to its line of Spread Tow products with wider UD tapes.

AOC Resins has made some additions to its leadership team.

A 3D printed skiboot made from Windform SP has won a prize at health and fitness show ISPO Munich.

Porcher industries has developed towpreg technology suitable for automated and advanced fiber placement (AFP) and filament winding.

CTruk has finalised plans to invest around £7.3 million for the construction of an Advanced Composite Technology Centre, incorporating a training facility,

JEC Group says that Ron Garan, a decorated former NASA astronaut will be the special guest keynote speaker for the JEC Americas Composites Show which takes

The Future Materials Group (FMG), which acts as an adviser to the composite manufacturing sector, has opened new UK facilities as part of its plans for exp

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At this year’s JEC Europe, FORMAX, a manufacturer of bespoke lightweight multiaxial reinforcements, is introducing a range of biaxial fabrics made from int

Magnum Venus Products (MVP) plans to debut two new products at JEC, which takes place in March.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) plan to introduce an extended range of thermoplastic veils including PPS, PEI, PEEK, polyamide and polyimide.

Michelman has been chosen to be part of the 122-member consortium that will make up the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IAC

The AMRC’s Composite Centre has invested £150,000 in an FT Dornier Rapier Loom, which can weave composites without the risk of the highly electrically cond

Dassault Systèmes has introduced SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design, the second SOLIDWORKS application on its 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

Huntsman Advanced Materials has released a new website which provides a guide to its range of Araldite Industrial adhesives.

KittyHawk, an airplane with an innovative carbon blended structure will claim the JEC Innovation Award at the European composites show on 10-12 March 2015.

PPE plans to launch its EASYPERM system, which measures and evaluates the ability of reinforcement to let resin flow, at the JEC Composites Show.

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A lightweight, 8 m NOX SV wooden motorboat has been put together using Sicomin materials.

Swiss group Schweiter Technologies, which owns 3A Composites, has entered into an agreement to acquire Polish company Plastwag.

Composites Germany has published its most recent report on current and future developments in composites.

RTP Company has expanded its Very Long Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene (PP VLF) portfolio to include a range of low emission products.

Aerospace composite supplier Albany Engineered Composites (AEC) has joined forces with automotive engineering and consulting company Ricardo to develop com

3A Composites has developed AIREXT10, a new PET-based structural core material for high volume sandwich applications.

A French bike manufacturer has developed the NYX 2015 Frame Kit, which can convert an existing bicycle into an electric bike.

Johns Manville, a manufacturer of building and specialty products, plans to showcase its Short Fiber Thermoplastics at the JEC show in March.

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Ahlstrom says that it may lay off a maximum of 20 people at its Karhula plant in Finland.

Airtech plans to launch two new products at the JEC 2015 show in March.

Custom Composites' glass fiber tubes have been supplied to Delta-T Devices to form part of the company’s soil moisture sensors.

Investing in sustainable technology is key to developing and commercializing carbon fiber, a new report suggests.

Scott Bader is exhibiting Fix-Rcryl 10, a new roof repair and refurbishment glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) coating system at the Ecobuild 2015 exhibi

Gurit has reported unaudited full year net sales of CHF 335.8 million, representing an increase of 19.4% compared with net sales of CHF 281.1 million for t

Anaglyph plans to exhibit its range of composites design and analysis software tools at the JEC Show, which takes place in Paris, France from 10-12 March.

Elsevier, the publisher of Reinforced Plastics, has launched the Knovel Polymer Matrix Composites Database.

Royal DSM has upgraded facilities in its Wilmington, Massachusetts plan to produce improved waterborne resins for inks and coatings.

Wisconsin Thermoset Molding Inc (WTM) and Rose Polymer Composites LLC, makers of composite molded parts, have joined forces in a merger.

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