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Reinforced Plastics news, December 2018

Granta Design says that it has updated its Granta MI materials information management software to make it easier to incorporate ‘Digital Twin’ strategies.

SGL Carbon supplies materials to BMW

BMW Group has reportedly chosen SGL Carbon to supply carbon fibers to the BMW iNEXT.

Carbon fiber company Umatex Rosatom, based in Russia, has partnered with an Italian motorcycle racing team.

Krüss Scientific Instruments Inc has supplied its technology to Western Washington University.

Kordsa has developed a new fast press curable resin called CM14, which it says can help eliminate waterspot and whitespot problems.

Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire 25% of shares in ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (ECF).

TRB Lightweight Structures Ltd says that it has recently gained DIN 6701 type certification.

UK decking company Composite Prime has been awarded membership of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF).

BASF and 3D printing company Materialise are investing in Essentium Inc, a Texas-based developer of materials for additive manufacturing (AM).

Sicomin has been awarded the Bureau Veritas Footprint Progress Certification for the company’s GreenPoxy products range.

Victrex is marking 40 years since British company ICI, a forerunner of Victrex, discovered the material in 1978.

Thai composites company Cobra International plans to present its increased capabilities for large components at JEC World 2019.

Solvay has named Foster Corporation as its North American distributor of PEEK and PAEK polymers.

Chomarat has reportedly earned environmental management (ISO 14001) and energy management (ISO 50001) certification for its French sites.

Australia’s first two F-35 fifth-generation fighter aircraft have been sent to RAAF Base Williamtown.

GKN Aerospace has set out plans to establish a new global technology center in the UK.

Master Bond says developed a new single component epoxy which it says is suitable for glob top, chip coating and bonding applications.

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers says that it has won two awards at the R&D 100 Awards.

Hexcel Corporation says that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ARC Technologies Inc.

Composites One has reportedly received a number of international aerospace certifications based on the ISO 9001 quality management system.

PRF Composite Materials, which supplies material for the composite industry, has opened a new factory and now operates over three sites.

Hexagon Composites says that its acquisition of Digital Wave Corporation was completed on 30 November.

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