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Celanese to add long fiber reinforced thermoplastic capability in Brazil

The global technology and specialty materials company announced that it will expand its manufacturing capabilities at the company’s Suzano, Brazil, facility to include Celstran long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT) production.

GKN Aerospace to supply composite rudders and elevators to Bombardier

The company has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace Belfast to design, develop and supply the composite integrated rudder and elevator for the Global 7000 and Global 800 ultra long-range business jets.

DSM and VeloX participate in World Human Powered Speed Challenge

With a new high-tech recumbent design using innovative DSM materials, the Human Power Team Delft-Amsterdam wants to beat its own world speed record of 133.78 km/h in 2013, and set a world hour record in 2014. 

Jacques Le Bouler élu président de Plasti Ouest

Jacques Le Bouler succède à Nicolas Barberot à la tête du groupement des industriels de la plasturgie et des composites du Grand-Ouest (Bretagne, Pays de la Loire et Poitou Charentes).

NovaScott Speciality Materials launches its website for Brazilian composites market

The joint venture company between Andercol (a subsidiary of the Columbian-based Grupo Orbis) and Scott Bader Group launched its website for Brazilian composites market.

Composites Evolution et Velox proposent des solutions de renforts naturels durables

Le distributeur de matériaux composites annonce son partenariat avec Composites Evolution, fournisseur britannique de fibres naturelles. Velox fournira cette nouvelle gamme de produits dès juillet 2014 en France, au Royaume-Uni et en Italie.

Nouveaux locaux pour A2J Composites

La société intègrera ses nouveaux locaux de 960m2 en Septembre 2014.

Used for lightweight construction

With the new vertical large-scale machine series Engel v-duo the manufacturer of injection moulding machines Engel Austria opens up new areas of application in lightweight automobile construction. Engel delivered a first Engel v-duo to the BMW Works in Landshut.

Expliseat utilise Virtual Seat Solution d'ESI pour développer son siège d’avion

Le fournisseur de logiciels de prototypage virtuel pour les industries manufacturières, annonce qu’Expliseat a obtenu la certification pour leur siège d'avion Titanium seat, développé avec l'aide de Virtual Seat Solution d'ESI.

Epoxy vinyl ester resins designed for carbon reinforced composites

AOC has developed R058, a line of resins to meet the increased demand for high-performance composites in aerospace, automotive, wind energy, military, marine and other markets.