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Reinforced Plastics news, October 2015

Exel Composites has released its interim report for 1 January –30 September 2015.

Evonik invests in composite pipes

Evonik has invested in Airborne Oil & Gas (AOG), a Dutch company which makes composite pipes for oil and gas applications.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) will be showcasing its prepreg and automation products at the Composites Engineering Show.

RWTH Aachen University and 3T TextilTechnologieTransfer Gmbh have signed an agreement to create a research and development center in Istanbul, Turkey.

Coast Composites LLC has been awarded a contract from Boeing to make what it says is the largest ever wing skin molds.

Kaman Corporation has acquired Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies Inc based in Mesa, Arizona.

TenCate has reported sales of €297 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared to €277 million in Q3 2014.

Gurit says that it had net sales of CHF 269.2 million for the first nine months of 2015, an increase of 7.4%.

Composites One and IACMI are to run four courses in 2016 focused on advanced process and materials.

Intertec has launched a cooler with a corrosion-resistant glass reinforced polyester (GRP) housing.

Solvay Specialty Polymers has expanded its Amodel AE-8900 GRFP series of products.

Magma Structures says that it has delivered three of the world’s tallest carbon composite free-standing masts.

Porcher Industries is working with Airbus Helicopters to design a CFRP rotor for the H160 helicopter.

AIC Group has won a contract to manufacture a hot drape former for a major European aerospace company.

GH Craft Ltd has been taking part in the Wind Challenger Project, an industry-university joint research project, since October 2009.

Solvay is to acquire EPIC Polymers’ long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) technology.

Toray Industries Inc is to acquire 55% of outstanding shares of an Italian prepreg manufacturer.

A novel materials-by-design approach can lead to the development of nanocellulose materials with better mechanical properties.

Royal Engineered Composites has added ‘time reversal’ technology to its non-destructive inspection capabilities.

Composites UK has launched a new online health and safety management system (HSMS).

Hexagon Bus Systems has been contracted by MAN Truck & Bus AG to supply compressed natural gas fuel systems.

Polynt Composites has developed the latest product in its range of Gravicol Bonding Pastes for composite bonding.

Coperion Pelletizing Technology GmbH has developed an automatic strand conveyance system (ASC).

The organisers of the 11th edition of the Wood Plastics Composites conference have released information about the event program.

Ascent Aerospace has added 42,000 ft2 of office and manufacturing space to its Michigan, USA, plant.

TFP has opened a third nonwoven manufacturing line, doubling production capacity.

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