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BASF and Toray bringing new tape to automotive industry

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Toray Advanced Composites and BASF have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of CFRT tapes for the automotive and industrial markets. Read more

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2020 Ford Explorer

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Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a global leader in highly-engineered, composite vehicle components, has announced that it will be supplying Ford Motor Company with the industry’s first composite, dual-wall-dash engine shroud Read more

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Polygon announces new bearings range

Polygon Composites

Polygon Composites has announced its line of PolyLube high-performance, custom-engineered and standard composite plain bearings (bushings) for applications in construction and mining equipment. Read more

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Covestro

Covestro

Covestro is further developing its offerings and capabilities in continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in response to market trends and growing demand. Read more

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A Bombardier team of engineers based in Belfast, UK, behind a resin-infused composite aircraft wing has been named the winner of the MacRobert Award 2019 by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Read more

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HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

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Hexcel, Arkema and their partners have announced that their joint collaborative project HAICoPAS has received approval from Bpifrance and a grant of €6m. Read more

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Chris Aylett, Chief Executive of the MIA

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The Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) will be in attendance at ‘Composites in Motorsport’, a two-day conference organised by NetComposites, which will look at the innovative use of composites within the motorsports industry Read more

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3D printed by CRP Technology using carbon-composite Windform

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CRP Technology collaborated with the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology of the Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi) on the construction of parts for the aeroelastic wind tunnel demonstrators for the AFS and GLAMOUR projects Read more

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AIMPLAS

The FAMACOM project will be a technological leap forward for manufacturing sandwich-structured composite parts by automating production and reducing energy consumption, according to AIMPLAS. Read more

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Composites UK calls for abstracts

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Composites UK is calling for abstracts to be presented during its Confidence in Composites international event, which will be held in Oxford, UK, on 15-16 October 2019. Read more

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ESA signs carbon composites contracts

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MT Aerospace and ArianeGroup have signed contracts with the European Space Agency to develop a Prototype of a Highly OptimisEd Black Upper Stage (Phoebus). Read more

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JEC Forum Chicago

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The JEC Group has scheduled 20 June as the date it will release a synthesis of its inaugural publication ‘The JEC Composites Observer’ during the JEC Forum Chicago. Read more

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IPC, the Industrial Technical Centre with expertise dedicated to plastic and composite innovation, is presenting two prototypes on its stand at this year’s JEC World in Paris: an intelligent motorcycle helmet and a multifunctional wind turbine blade. Read more

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Huntsman products

Huntsman

Huntsman Corporation, a global manufacturer of differentiated speciality chemicals, has introduced a new RIMLINE HC+ PU resin system that offers significant benefits for automotive interior vehicle design and efficiency. Read more

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JEC World 2019 reveals 10 most promising composites industry start-ups

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After the success of the two first editions, JEC World is organising the third edition of its Startup Booster, the leading start-up competition in composites, where ten start-ups will present their innovations to a jury of industry experts. Read more

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lightweight airframes that are essential for meeting fuel and cost efficiency challenges.

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A study led by the University of Southampton has been awarded a programme grant of £6.9m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to address barriers in the design and manufacture of future composite aircraft structures. Read more

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Chem-Trend enhances Europe R&D capabilities

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Chem-Trend, a market leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other process chemical specialties has opened an advanced research and development laboratory space in Germany Read more

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Chomarat, a leader in technical textiles and composite reinforcements, is developing its coatings and films business at its sites in Le Cheylard, France. Read more

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VELOX, an IMCD company, has announced its distribution partnership with the global company Porcher Industries in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Spain and Portugal. Read more

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Aachen

ENGEL Austria

ENGEL’s composite production technology is world-renowned and now a new system has been installed at the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production. Read more

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  • BASF and Toray bringing new tape to automotive industry

    JethroT / Shutterstock.com

    BASF and Toray bringing new tape to automotive industry

  • 2020 Ford Explorer

    Steve Lagreca / Shutterstock.com

    2020 Ford Explorer

    2020 Ford Explorer

  • Covestro

    Covestro

    Covestro

    The Covestro team for thermoplastic composites headed by Lisa Ketelsen (3rd from right) is pleased about a new R&D tape line and hybrid injection moulding machines, for supporting the portfolio expansion to an increasing market demand.

  • Engineering honour for composite wing innovation

  • HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

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    HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

  • Chris Aylett, Chief Executive of the MIA

    MIA

    Chris Aylett, Chief Executive of the MIA

    Chris Aylett, Chief Executive of the MIA

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