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Reinforced Plastics news, July 2016

Permali Gloucester invests £1.5 million to reduce carbon emissions

Permali Gloucester Limited has invested over £1.5 million in the company during 2016.

Scott Bader gains ISO 9001:2015 accreditation

Scott Bader-ATC has recently gained ISO 9001:2015 accreditation by the Bureau de normalization du Québec.

UK laminate manufacturer Tufnol Composites has invested more than £35,000 in the testing equipment for its Birmingham manufacturing base.

The 7th annual Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2016 conference will focus on blade manufacturing and in particular blade erosion.

Chomarat, a producer of engineered textiles and composite reinforcements, is expanding its coatings and films business.

The paper submission deadline for The Fiber Society’s 2016 fall technical conference has been extended to 30 August.

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd has joined the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), based in the US.

IACMI will hold a P2P Composites: Prototyping to Process for Composites seminar from 9-10 August 2016.

NetComposites have announced a call for papers Ecocomp, which takes place on 9-10 May 2017 in Coventry, UK.

Broadwater Mouldings Ltd has developed a range of fiber reinforced plastic parts for a radiotherapy systems designed to improve targeting of tumour tissue.

METYX Composites, a division of textiles company Telateks AS, plans to double production facilities at its main manufacturing centre in Manisa, Turkey.

Gilmar Lima, president of ALMACO has left the executive board of MVC, allowing him dedicate more time to ALMACO.

Engineered Composites has celebrated its 30-year anniversary.

Chemicals company Lanxess has set up a project group for components made from its Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic semi-finished composites.

The CRTC has been established as a strategic partner for the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.

Broadwater Mouldings, a UK-based manufacture of glass fiber composites, has completed an upgrade to its robotic trimming department.

A software tool for composite component design and manufacturing has been developed as part of the PROSEL project.

Scigrip, a global supplier of adhesives, has expanded its sales team and appointed Polish distributors Milar Spzoo.

Huntsman Advanced Materials has helped deliver the world’s first ever all-composite lighthouse.

Composites Australia is running a webinar exploring the potential of composites in design and architecture.

Composites UK, working with the Universities of Nottingham, Manchester and Birmingham, has launched a new report on composites recycling.

Huntsman Advanced Materials has developed a new resin system for interior rail vehicle applications.

Solvay is adding three Rytonpolyphenylene sulfide (PPS) products to its portfolio for food and beverage applications.

Chem-Trend and its parent company Freudenberg Chemical Specialities (FCS) have expanded its facilities outside Munich, Germany.

Solvay and Mubadala Development have created a joint venture to deliver composite materials for Boeing’s new 777X program.

NetComposites has installed a new Shimadzu EZ – LX mechanical testing machine.

Hexagon Lincoln has delivered a second set of TITAN 4 modules to Energex Grupo Energeticos in Monterrey, Mexico.

A materials experiment on-board the International Space Station has determined the survivability of carbon nanotube yarn

Gurit has sponsored the 2016 Foiling Week Forum at Lake Garda, Italy, and Newport, RI, USA.

Harry Certain has joined the Interplastic Corporation team as gel coat business manager.

AVS-SYS Ltd has introduced a new range of ultra-lightweight composite parts and components for aircraft.

The organizers of Composites Innovation 2016 said that the event was a success, attracting people from across the globe.

The US DOT has granted Hexagon Composites' wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln a permit for its TITAN XL road trailer.

BlackWing Sweden has won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016 for an aircraft with carbon fiber fabric wings and fuselage.

Yacht design company judel/vrolijk has made use of CompoSIDE engineering software to improve design workflows and scantling compliance.

Bond-Laminates GmbH has developed a material and mold technology to produce parts with extremely thin walls for electronic devices.

UK-based software provider Anaglyph has just released a new version of its Laminate Tools application.

The V&A in London has unveiled an architectural installation based on a robotically-fabricated fiber composite structure.

Oxford Advanced Surfaces (OAS)has been awarded a £233,000 grant to develop new surface treatments for composites from recycled carbon fiber.

Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems have formed a technical partnership to expand their current collaboration.

The new Shanghai Disneyland resort will include over 2,300 m2 of fiber reinforced composites material in its Tomorrowland attraction.

SAMPE Europe has revealed the program for the Innovations in Composites event.

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