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Reinforced Plastics news, June 2018

Trade association Composites UK says that it has reached 350 member companies, with membership increasing by 50 companies over the last 12 months.

Quickstep Holdings Limited has appointed Alan Tilley as its new chief financial officer (CFO).

Diab Group, which makes composite core materials, has appointed Tobias Hahn as its new CEO.

Axon Automotive Ltd has moved from its start-up location in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, UK to a bigger 4180 m2 factory site nearby.

US marine groups have published a new guide entitled ‘10+1 Strategy: A Marine Industry Guide to Growing the Workforce’.

RIMTA Foundation has launched a project to look into the re-processing of glass fiber hulls as an alternative to landfill.

BASF has won a materials prize for its 3D moldable wood fiberboards (3MF).

Montalvo has been awarded a grant for US$750,000 to develop a new way to control individual tow tension in composites manufacturing.

Lanxess says that it is raising its prices for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa by EUR 0.60/kg with immediate effect.

In 2017, sales in the Brazilian composites sector totaled US$ 720 million, 1.9% than the previous year.

Composites One says that it has been presented the Platinum Award by insurance firm Great West Casualty Company.

TRB Lightweight Structures Ltd has reportedly developed a new biocomposite resin based carbon fiber reinforced (CFRP) sandwich panel door leaf.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that it will be exhibiting at the forthcoming JEC Conference taking place from 27-28 June in Chicago, USA.

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) has added Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites industry, as a member.

Delta Equipement, a French supplier of automation, robotics and additive manufacturing (AM) technology and Solvay, have partnered to make AM parts.

Additive International has announced the speaking line-up for its event taking place in Nottingham, UK from 11-12 July.

NTPT says that it is inviting applicants for a new research position, which will lead to a PhD, focusing on thin ply prepregs.

The organizers of CompIC (Composites in Construction) are now accepting abstracts from potential speakers.

The UK government should focus on 10 specific bio-based chemicals in order to boost industrial growth, says a new report.

Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore values.

Kordsa presented its composite technologies for lightening vehicles at the Michelin Movin’ On Conference, which took place in Montreal, Canada.

The organizers of the Plastics Recyclers Annual Meeting 2018 have announced a number of speakers for the event.

Plastics technology center AIMPLAS, based in Spain, has launched a new project focusing on greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere.

Argosy International Inc and Solvay’s composite materials business have agreed to ‘enable direct service’ of Solvay materials in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mid-infrared biosensor on multi-resonant metasurface.

Solvay has received a supplier of the year award from Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

A Swedish supplier of parts for commercial space launch vehicles has recently developed payload adapter systems made of 100% carbon fiber.

Union Process, which makes particle size reduction and dispersing equipment, has developed a machine that can be used for recycling fiber material.

Turkish composites company Kordsa’s facility in Brazil has been listed among the best employers in Brazil for the third time.

EconCore, which makes cores and sandwich material, says that it is developing new all-thermoplastics continuous honeycomb cores.

Injection molding specialist Arburg's subsidiary in Mexico has celebrated its ten-year anniversary.

Chomarat’s US facility, which specializes in composites reinforcements, has just been awarded AS 9100 certification.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites have announced the conference program for the Global Composites conference.

Solvay has signed a new agreement to supply Swiss aerospace company RUAG with structural composites for US and European space launcher programs.

Kordsa says that its composite manufacturing facility has received international certification for the aerospace and defense industry.

SGL Carbon has developed a new company logo and changed its name from SGL Group – The Carbon Company.

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