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Reinforced Plastics news, April 2016

Scott Bader Inc at SAMPE Long Beach

Scott Bader Inc is exhibiting its range of structural adhesives and advanced composites materials at SAMPE Long Beach 2016.

Students benefit from IACMI training

Over 150 students have been learning about latest composite developments during a two-day school presented by IACMI.

The Teijin Group, a supplier of high-performance fibers, has launched Teijinconex neo, a new meta-aramid fiber for the Chinese market.

Fibermaq has been certified by NR-12, a standard of the Brazilian Ministry of Labor.

Technical Fibre Products Inc will be showing its latest nonwoven products at JEC Americas and TechTextil Americas, taking place in Atlanta in May.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has released a video for consumers explaining reducing vehicle emissions.

Evonik Industries plans to build a new production line for its polyamide 12 powder (PA12) in Marl, Germany.

The European Commission is to support the FIBRALSPEC four-year project.

Velox GmbH has established a new cooperation with ThermHex, a European producer of polypropylene honeycomb cores.

The Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (AINST) has been officially opened in Sydney.

Gurit and Barracuda Advanced Composites have teamed up to serve the Brazilian market with wind blade mold technology.

Composites UK and Dark Matter Composites have announced a series of health and safety events in the UK.

View details about the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, taking place in March 2017.

JEC Group reports that Major General Jocelyn M Seng will be the guest keynote speaker for the JEC Americas composites show.

Gurit has reported net sales for Q1 2016 of CHF 87.7 million, a currency-adjusted decrease of 1% compared to Q1 2015.

Officials at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio, US, have ordered a fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) pedestrian bridge,

Rampf Group has officially launched its new core competency, Rampf Composite Solutions.

Hexcel Reinforcements UK Ltd will display a composite structure made for a British automotive OEM at GALM Europe 2016 this month.

Fiberline Composites has supplied a glass fiber reinforced composite lifting yoke to replace a more heavyweight steel construction.

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its unsaturated polyester vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, the Middle East and India of €80 per ton.

Nordson EFD has developed a disposable square static mixer that can dispense two-part materials.

Covestro, a supplier of polymer materials, reports that one of its polyurethane resin has received the DNV GL certification.

Reichhold has announced a price increase today of US$0.04 per pound on its unsaturated polyester resins and vinyl ester resins.

Pinette PEI has completed a plant in Asia to make industrial tires and rollers.

Mafic says that tests have proved the strength and stiffness of basalt fiber in composites.

DowAksa has announced DJ DeLong as the new general manager for the DowAksa USA operations.

Agility Fuel Systems reports that that UPS has ordered its Behind-the-Cab CNG fuel systems for delivery in Q3 2016.

Teijin Frontier Co Ltd, the Teijin Group’s fiber-products converting company, has established Teijin Frontier Mexico SA de CV in Mexico City.

Spanish plastics technology center AIMPLAS reports that it generated a return of €12.6 million for its R&D partner companies.

Composites UK reports that two vacancies for chairs of BSI committees focusing on plastic composites are now available.

Hobas reports that it came out best in a recent review of manhole rehabilitation products and methods by the IKT Institute.

Polynt Composites has announced a price increase, effective for all new deliveries shipped on or after 1 April 2016.

Teijin Limited plans to expand production of its Technora para-aramid fiber by 10%.

Technavio has released a new report covering the global carbon fiber prepreg market up to 2019.

AIC Group has delivered an advanced composite processing oven to Terma Aerostructures A/S in Denmark.

Web Industries, Inc has joined the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center (TPRC).

Huntsman Advanced Materials has developed a new epoxy resin system and a new process which could lead to a new compression molding concept.

New moldable thermoplastic polymer leads to renewable thermoplastics.

Composites UK reports that it has surpassed its 250 member company mark with 20% year-on-year growth.

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation has won the JEC Special Prize for AM technology.

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