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Reinforced Plastics news, November 2019

AIMPLAS sets date for sustainable composites seminar

AIMPLAS says that its International Seminar on Biopolymers and Sustainable Composites will take place from 4–5 March 2020 in Valencia, Spain.

Radar-absorbing material for wind turbines

Polymer specialist Trelleborg has developed a new radar-absorbing material for wind turbines, blade and nacelles.

Porcher Industries plans to showcase a range of its textiles at the Automotive Exhaust Systems Summit.

Composites specialist Arevo has formed a strategic business partnership with glass company AGC Inc, based in Japan.

Solvay reports that it has joined the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center (TPRC) as a Tier One member.

Composites and materials precision slitting company, Bindatex, has reportedly doubled its capacity by investing in a new slitting line.

TRB Lightweight Structures was reportedly named Business of the Year at a local awards ceremony.

BASF says that it has formally agreed to acquire online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo, based in Paris and San Francisco.

nTopology has updated its nTop Platform 2.0 computational-modeling software.

BASF says that it plans to expand its thermoplastic Ultrafuse filament range for 3D printing.

Vanden Recycling, which focuses on plastics recycling, has established a new location in Dubai, UAE.

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo 2020 has issued a call for papers.

Toray Industries has reported net sales of ¥1,122,359 for the first six months of 2019, compared to ¥1,191,212 for the same period of 2018.

Glass fiber specialist Owens Corning has reported consolidated net sales of US$1.9 billion in third-quarter 2019.

Engineering consultant DMT GmbH has launched a global certification scheme covering through the raw materials value chain.

JEC reports that more than 200 companies from 49 countries will attend JEC Asia 2019, taking place in Seoul, South Korea.

Kordsa and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

GKN Aerospace says that it has been selected as a key supplier for the new Gulfstream G700 business jet.

Haydale Graphene Industries has launched a range of graphene powder enhanced prepreg material for lightning-strike protection.

Solvay says that it has signed an agreement with oil and gas company Baker Hughes to develop thermoplastic composite materials.

Gurit will be exhibiting its composite materials for the marine industry at METSTRADE 2019.

Notus Composites says that it has supplied its one millionth square meter of fire retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg.

DSM and Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) have reportedly formed a partnership focused on 3D printing.

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has published a practical guide to help plastics companies prepare for Brexit.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire select assets of Bombardier.

Automation equipment manufacturer Airborne is collaborating with lightweight materials consulting company AMAC.

Victrex has announced a webinar focusing on the suitability of thermoplastic composite pipes in corrosive subsea environments.

Chemicals company Nouryon and US-based startup Forge Nano will join forces to develop ultra-thin coatings for batteries and catalysts.

A combination of steel composite metal foam and epoxy resin is a better leading-edge material for aircraft wings than the aluminum currently used.

Composites UK has revealed the winners of its nine award categories.

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