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Reinforced Plastics news, November 2018

Leipzig University has published a new academic study covering the benefits of carbon fiber components for use in the printing and papermaking industries.

Chemicals company BASF says that is looking to work with start-up companies globally to develop the digitalization.

Porcher Industries has opened a new manufacturing site in Jiaxing, eastern China.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that it plans to increase capacity by 50% to 2020.

Ashland Global Holdings Inc says that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its composites business.

Glass fiber company Owens Corning has reported consolidated net sales of US$1.8 billion in Q3 2018.

Chemicals company BASF has set a target to keep its greenhouse gas emissions flat at the 2018 level until 2030, according to a new report.

JEC Asia attracted more than 230 companies and 7000 professional visits, with 49 countries represented.

Kordsa has been listed among the 150 best employers in Brazil by the magazine Você S/A.

Gurit reports that Peter Pauli has decided to resign from the Board of Directors of Gurit Holding AG.

Scigrip, which makes adhesives, has appointed Sharon Georgoulias as president of IPS Adhesives.

By combining epoxy with graphene foam, scientists have produced a stiff, conductive composite material for electronic applications.

Composite component manufacturer Rockwood Composites says that it received a 50% increase in visitors at the Advanced Engineering show.

Auto manufacturer Ford has worked with AOC Aliancys to develop hollow dummies for car testings made of high strength composite materials.

ELG Carbon Fibre, which specializes in recycled carbon fiber materials, has received ISO 14001:2015 environment management system accreditation.

An Australian consortium has been selected by the Australian Government to provide an aircraft system.

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Plastics organization AIMPLAS says that it will hold a new workshop on plastic additives, fillers and fiber in November.

Composites UK has revealed the winners of its recent industry awards.

The organizers of Compotec have scheduled the next show for 3 to 5 April 2019 in Marina di Carrara, Italy.

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, a German chemicals company, has introduced a new core material.

Materials company Evonik says that it has supplied an adhesion promotor for a hybrid part that helped reduce weight by 20%.

Molding specialist Arburg's Dutch subsidiary has reportedly celebrated its 25 anniversary.

Kordsa has been named one of Turkey’s most successful companies and given an Industry 4.0 award in the textile category by a business magazine.

A novel ceramic-metal composite that can handle high heat and pressure makes an effective material for producing solar power heat exchangers.

Chomarat reports that it has invested in a new pilot production line to develop its next generation of reinforcements.

Composite 3D printer Thermwood has released a vertical layer printing (VLP) option for its LSAM (large scale additive manufacturing) machines.

Glass textiles company BGF Industries, a subsidiary of Porcher Industries, says that it plans to invest US$7 million to relocate its headquarters.

3A Composites Core Materials has appointed Eric Gauthier as its new chief executive officer (CEO).

Solvay says that it plans to increase its fluoroelastomer (FKM) production for sealing applications.

Materials company Haydale has been awarded a research and development grant to develop graphene powder composite tooling.

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