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Reinforced Plastics news, July 2018

Quickstep Holdings Limited, an Australian carbon fiber composites manufacturer, has announced its update for Q4 of 2018.

JEC has announced the winners of its Innovation Awards.

BASF says that it achieved a slight increase in sales and earnings in In the second quarter of 2018.

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a new set of guidelines for the supply and transport of hazardous materials.

JEC says that its recent forum, which took place in Chicago, USA, focused on the field of ground transportation.

Reinforcement technologies specialist Kordsa has acquired Fabric Development Inc and Textile Products Inc.

Lanxess has appointed Frederique van Baarle as head of its procurement and logistics group.

The organizers of Advanced Engineering 2018 have introduced a dedicated area for UK contractors.

Lanxess plans to open a new applications development and technical services laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy.

Velox, a supplier of raw materials for composites, has introduced a new product range for 3D printing made by its partner SK Chemicals.

Rhodes Interform has installed a composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

Frédérique Mutel, the present of JEC Group, has been promoted to the rank of officer in the Order of the Legion of Honour by the French president.

Specialty chemicals group Lanxess has appointed Jacques Perez as its new country representative of in the United Kingdom.

Solvay and Airbus have reportedly sign a contract extension until 2025 for the supply of for composite and auxiliary materials.

Materials company BASF has agreed to invest US$25 million in 3D printing company Materialise, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

Solvay and Spirit AeroSystems have agreed an extension to their supply partnership for composites to be used on Boeing’s commercial programs.

Additive manufacturing (AM) company Arcam says that it plans to open its electron beam melting (EBM) A2X machine’s development mode to universities.

Hexcel and Groupe Gazechim Composites have formed a joint venture (JV) to provide customized kitting services for aerospace and defense.

Two global international plastics recycling organizations have developed a global definition governing the use of the term ‘recyclable’.

SGL Carbon says that it has developed full size TF6 and PV15 bipolar plates (BPP) made of a graphite/fluoropolymer composite material.

SGL Carbon, which makes carbon fiber and other materials, says that it has increased its capacities to make synthetic graphite anode material.

Owens Corning says that it has been recognized as one of the world’s most sustainable companies for the fifth consecutive year.

Total Composite Solutions (TCS) and Microtex Composites Srl have extended their existing UK and Ireland distribution agreement into the Americas.

Dorset, UK based Norco Composites have made three 14 m long canopies using Scott Bader’s Crystic resin VE679-03PA and gelcoat GT600.

Composites Evolution has moved to a new prepreg manufacturing facility in Chesterfield, UK.

Kordsa has won an award for its contributions to foreign trade in Turkish economy.

The program has been announced for the 2nd Composites in Sport Conference and Exhibition, being held in Loughborough University, UK, from 3-4 October 2018.

Kordsa says that a new production line of polypropylene monofilament fiber reinforcement, based in the company’s İzmit, Turkey, plant, is now operational.

A call for papers has been issued for the 7th edition of Ecocomp, which will take place on 19-20 June 2019 in Coventry, UK.

Plastic 3D printer manufacturer BigRep has joined industrial research network the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC).

Master Bond has developed EP30LTE-2 for joining dissimilar substrates exposed to thermally or mechanically induced stresses.

Researchers have used a novel cold sintering process to produce, for the first time, a composite made from a ceramic and the 2D material MXene.

Granta Design has released details of a seminar focusing on best practices in materials infor-mation management and materials decision-making.

The 9th international conference on advanced composites in construction, ACIC 2019, is inviting abstracts on relevant subjects.

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