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Formaplex experiences rapid growth following ongoing support from equity backer Dunedin

Formaplex announced it is investing £3 million over the next year, to further increase capacity with a new 100,000 sq ft factory, expand its current manufacturing facilities and invest in new manufacturing technology.

A thermoplastic composite deployable mesh reflector on NASA's SMAP spacecraft

TenCate Advanced Composites, a developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, provides Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace to utilize TenCate Cetex thermoplastic composites for the AstroMesh deployable mesh reflector on the NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive spacecraft.

Zoltek signs strategic agreement with Hungarian government

Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjártó and Zoltek CEO, Mark Kawamura, sign a formal strategic cooperation agreement.

Acquisition opportunity of a composites manufacturer in India

Baker Tilly Singhi (BTS), an Indian member firm of Baker Tilly International network, announces that its corporate finance section is working on a transation in which an Indian Composites manufacturer is available for acquisition.

JEC Europe 2015 fortifies its number-one position in the world and announces new name and new location

With exhibitors & visitors up by +13%, JEC Europe 2015 held in Paris, 10-12 March, stood once again as the number one Composites Show in the World, gathering the whole composites value chain from around the globe. It cements the major role played by the JEC Group in the sector’s economy.

Ten London schools named for Formula E school series event

The 10 London schools that will field teams of students to take part in the FIA Formula E motor racing event in the Capital this summer have been named by Formula E School Series organiser, Greenpower Education Trust.

Magma Structures announce sponsorship of British sailor for solitaire du Figaro 2015

Alan, has been a professional sailor since 2012, and spent 2013/14 as a graduate at the world-renowned Artemis Sailing Academy honing his offshore solo sailing skills.

Exel Composites signs co-operation agreement with BMW

The automobile manufacturer has selected Exel Composites as a technology partner to develop next generation carbon fiber reinforced parts for passenger cars.

Scott Bader gains Daimler supplier approval for advanced composite materials and structural adhesives

The company becomes an approved composites materials supplier of moulding and structural adhesive products to all of the production facilities around the world which make up the Daimler AG Group of manufacturing companies: Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, and Daimler Buses.

Rescoll investit 4M€ dans des laboratoires et équipements de pointe

La société de recherche spécialisée dans les solutions innovantes dans le domaine des applications industrielles des matériaux polymères, poursuit sa croissance et investit 4 millions d’euros dans de nouveaux laboratoires et équipements.