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Reinforced Plastics news, March 2019

Hexcel has joined forces with a startup that develops material sourced entirely from carbon composite by-products generated by aerospace .

SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have acquired two new partners to their Fiber Placement Center (FPC), established by in Meitingen, Germany.

Hexcel and Arkema say that they will open a joint research and development laboratory in Les Avenières, France.

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has introduced a new version of its Butanox M-50 Vanishing Red peroxide for the composites market.

Tool maker Performance Plastics Ltd has reportedly chosen Solvay’s Torlon polyamide-imide (PAI) material to make its line of EnduroSharp scraper blades.

Total Composite Solutions (TCS) has introduced an epoxy prepreg for the aerospace interiors sector.

The Boeing Company and SAMPE have formed a partnership to support professional development and growth in materials engineering.

Hexagon Composites says that it has successful completed a NOK 1.6 billion financing package with the aim to promote further organic growth.

Thermoplastic specialist Sabic says that it has recently become a member of CompositesNL.

Three Sandia National Laboratories researchers were honored at the BEYA (Black Engineer of the Year) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference.

Plastics industry consultancy AMI has organized a new event focusing on the polymer foam market.

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) says that it can fund marine and composites companies training their current workforce.

A new event, entitled Composites in Motorsport will take place 22-23 October 2019 in Oxford, UK.

Composites One plans to host a new two-day workshop on 20-21 March at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

UK-based adhesives specialist Intertronics has opened a new facility in Kidlington, Oxfordshire.

Professor Murray Leslie Scott is the 2019 winner of the biennial Lawrence Hargrave Award given out by the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Australian division.

Hexagon Purus has been nominated by Audi AG to supply high-pressure tanks.

The MPIF has issued a call for presentations for PMTi2019, taking place from 24-27 September 2019 at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.

Teijin has agreed to acquire Renegade Materials Corporation, a North American supplier of heat-resistant thermoset prepregs for the aerospace industry.

Hexagon, which makes composite tanks, has launched Hexagon Purus, a division for the company’s hydrogen activities and CNG light-duty vehicle activities.

Aerospace composites company Spirit AeroSystems has become a member of the University of Strathclyde's Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC).

SGL says that it will showcase a range of its products at the Hannover Messe trade show.

JEC has published the names of the 30 finalists of its JEC Innovation Awards.

SABIC says that it has been recognized as one of the world’s most valuable brands in the chemicals industry.

Study of the effect of cutting process on the microstructure of different SiC-based constituents found in SiC/SiC ceramic matrix composites.

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