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MC6 multitouch control system for injection molding machines from KraussMaffei sets new standards

With the new MC6 Multitouch control system, KraussMaffei is the first provider on the market to offer an easy-to-use control system for injection molding machines in a capacitive 24-inch Multitouch screen design.

Putting steel in the shade: Compressor valve plate lasts twelve times longer

HuanTian Industrial and Victrex are developing a parts material standard for China’s reciprocating compressor industry.

Dilutec announces gelcoat capacity expansion plan

One of the leading Brazilian manufacturers of gelcoat, Dilutec, plans a 50% expansion in the installed capacity of the plant it operates in Senador Canedo (GO).

North Thin Ply Technology appoints James Austin as CEO

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) announces the appointment of James Austin as CEO, to lead expected growth in prepreg and automation solution sales.

Starting of the high volume production line for composite parts of Cetim

Cetim, a Carnot-approved mechanical technological institute, and IRT Jules Verne announces the beginning of the operational phase for two modules of their high-speed production pilot line for composites.

Family of Fabrics – Texineering of the HEYtex and BondCote brands

Heytex established the “Family of Fabrics" and welcomed the American colleagues of BondCote from Pulaski, Virginia, as a new member of the group in January 2015

Kraibon successfully certified in accordance with fire safety standard EN45545

Kraibon, highly innovative elastomers for composite applications, are developed as the basis for use in rail traffic and the aerospace industry.

Core Molding Technologies acquires CPI Binani

The North American compounder of custom sheet molding compound (SMC) and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics, announces that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of CPI Binani, located in Winona, Minnesota.

Further integration opportunities with new-generation composites for Hutchinson

The group developes 3rd generation composites that meet aerospace performance criteria and satisfy the need for high-output production in the aerospace and automotive industries.

Solvay and 3A Composites seal global specialty foams alliance to secure light-weighting in advanced transportation

Solvay and 3A Composites are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation, offering for the first time on a large and worldwide scale a tailored, cost-effective substitute to traditional, labor-intense materials used to reduce the weight of applications.