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Highly reinforced polyamides for ultra-thin wall thicknesses technology

Lanxess expands range of high-modulus thermoplastics for injection molding with two polyamide 6 grades with good surface qualities finish.

Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire PEEK products are qualified at COMAC

Five of Solvay Specialty Polymers’ KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) grades have earned qualification at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), a leading Chinese aircraft manufacturer, for use on its next-generation aircraft.

Roctool announces global license agreement with Flextronics

The specialist in the design and development of technologies for rapid molding of composite and plastic injection announced that it has signed a global license agreement with Flextronics, a provider of global end-to-end supply chain solutions including designing, manufacturing, shipping and services for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Owens Corning adds two new products to SMC family

Owens Corning announced two products that add to its suite of Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) solutions.

Key industry players team up to offer OEMs turnkey coated polyurethane pultrusion process

OEMs are increasingly relying on the superior performance of polyurethane resins when producing pultruded profiles for demanding outdoor applications.

Développer une filière de fibre de carbone économique : un projet stratégique pour la France

Des industriels se mobilisent, en concertation avec la Plateforme de la Filière Automobile (PFA) et l’Union des Industries Chimiques (UIC), pour lancer ensemble le projet FORCE (Fibre Optimisee Et Realiste De Carbone Economique) et confient son pilotage à l’Institut de Recherche Technologique Jules Verne.

Roctool annonce la signature d’un contrat de licence globale avec Flextronics

Le concepteur de procédés innovants pour le moulage rapide des matières plastiques et composites annonce la signature d’une concession de licence globale avec l’équipementie en conception, ingénierie, production, assemblage, test et prestations de services logistiques. 

Quickstep to create automotive division in Geelong

Quickstep Holdings Limited, the manufacturer of high-grade carbon fibre composite components, announced that it has been awarded a grant of $1.76 million from the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF) This is an Australian Government, Victorian Government and Ford Australia funded initiative under the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund.

Alcoa joins the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC)

Alcoa Fastening Systems, a division of Alcoa Inc., will collaborate with TPRC’s industrial members and the leading Dutch universities to accelerate scientific and technological developments for applications of thermoplastic composites in aerospace, automotive and other value chains.

T.E.A.M., Inc. expands capacity and capabilities

Textile Engineering And Manufacturing (TEAM), the weaver of 2D and 3D fabrics and net shape preforms primarily for composites applications, announced that it has broken ground on an expansion to its current manufacturing facility in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, US.