Business

Daicel USA partners with CompositeTechs

Daicel USA has entered into a formal relationship with CompositeTechs for business development support of their products. Under the agreement, CompositeTechs will generate a detailed business plan to support market growth of new opportunities for Daicel.

An improved low profile tooling resin

Reichhold introduces Polylite 33542-75,a pre-accelerated, filled, unsaturated polyester laminating resin suitable for the construction of GRP tooling.

Nordam announces agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada

The company announced a contract, to design, engineer, develop and manufacture the inlet, nacelle and thrust reverser – and provide propulsion system build‐up – for Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new PurePower PW814GA and PW815GA engines to be used on the Gulfstream G500 & G600 aircraft.

Live-Webinar on DSC Analysis of Polymers – Basics & Applications

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Spheretex announces close cooperation with NMG Composites for greater China

Spheretex announced the signing of an Exclusive Cooperation Agreement for the sale of Spheretex core materials with NMG Composites Co., Ltd. of Tongxiang, Zhejiang to increase the awareness and sales of the Spheretex products as exclusive agent in Greater China.

Formaplex Composites Division increases capacity with 5-axis machines

The Composites Division has increased its pattern machining capacity with a £500,000 investment in two new CMS Antares 5-axis machines. 

Teijin Aramid increases prices for Twaron aramid products

All prices for Teijin Aramids Twaron products will increase by 7% insofar as existing contracts allow.

Construction of a new plant for bio-based products in North Carolina

Owens Corning, a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is building a new advanced technology facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, that will help meet demand for bio-based products. 

New structural materials for car and truck exterior body parts

Lanxess sees great potential for the use of PBT and polyamide compounds in production of vehicle exterior body parts – for example bumpers, sills, front grilles, door handles, fuel tank flaps, spoilers and mirror housings.