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Reinforced Plastics news, November 2015

2050 Motors launches CF electric vehicle in the USA

2050 Motors Inc, an emerging company in the carbon fiber vehicle industry, has launched its carbon fiber electric vehicle in the United States.

Italy-based Polynt Composites has invested in a new production line at its Frankfurt, Germany facility.

BASF is expanding its compounding capacities for engineering plastics in Europe from 2017.

RocTool has appointed Mathieu Boulanger as its new CEO.

Three UK-based automotive OEMs are working closely with the Lightweighting Excellence Programme (LX) in order to achieve vehicle weight reduction.

3A Composites AirexBaltekBanova’s research on applied genetics has been awarded the Sacha Award in the category of Forestry Research.

Composites UK has revealed the winners of its industry awards.

UK Flowtechnik has successfully used a flowmeter to measure the flow rate of a viscous adhesive in a high temperature application.

Composite giant Gurit plans to expand its balsa wood production capacity in the first quarter of 2016.

Hexion Inc has recently expanded its waterborne epoxy resin production capacity in Tianjin, China.

AVS-SYS Ltd has completed its move to a new and larger manufacturing site, located south of Manchester, UK.

Novel sandwich like sensor made up of graphene and polymer layers could identify damage and structural changes in materials or the human body.

Aerion and Airbus Group have agreed to expand Airbus Group’s resources for the AS2 supersonic business jet program.

The Composites Alliance of Rhode Island has hired marine and composites industry veteran Tripp Estabrook as project director.

Arevo Labs has introduced a scalable Robot-based Additive Manufacturing (RAM) platform for 3D printed composite parts.

a novel piezoelectric energy harvester based on composite structure could enable more efficient performance

Polynt Composites has developed a low-styrene content (LSC) resin formulation for the marine market.

Solent Composite Systems (SCS), which makes composite fire and blast protection solutions for the oil and gas industry, has moved into a new facility.

SGL Group reports that it has won the biggest single order for graphite shell and tube heat exchangers in its history.

Toray Industries Inc has signed a long-term agreement with Boeing to supply carbon fiber prepreg for the production of the new Boeing 777X aircraft.

Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) have signed an agreement to develop aerospace and defense manufacturing.

Approximately 200 people participated in the award ceremony of the Brazilian composites industry's 'Top of Mind'.

US-based Strongwell Corporation has been awarded the American Composites Manufacturers Association's (ACMA) ACE Award.

Far-UK Ltd has won an innovation award for its lightweight carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) Axontex 3D beam car chassis design.

AIC Group has received an order to upgrade two autoclaves of a major Japanese aerospace company.

Global composites testing group Exova has appointed Paul Barry as managing director for Europe and a member of its group executive committee.

Kenway Corporation has acquired the assets of recently dissolved Harbor Technologies, LLC.

Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd plans to build a new plant in Vilshofen, Germany, for the production of SMC materials.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) has been awarded £1 million grant by the EPSRC.

Ahlstrom has announced a price increase on the specialty nonwoven materials produced by its Building and Energy business area.

Ascent Tooling Group has been recognized with three supplier excellence awards, one for each company in the group.

Cytec Process Materials has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Bang & Bonsomer Group for the Russia, Ukraine and Belarus territory.

Cytec Industries Inc has acquired an equity position in a composite part manufacturing company based in Coventry, UK.

JETCAM Composite GmbH has developed new versions of its core composite software products.

MultiMechanics has released tools to be used with Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Abaqus software for customers working with composites.

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