BASF to expand compounding capacities for engineering plastics in Europe

Presumably from 2017 it will be possible to additionally produce up to 70,000 metric tons per year of Ultramid (PA: polyamide) and Ultradur (PBT: polybutylene terephthalate) at the Schwarzheide site, Germany.

The Composites Alliance of Rhode Island hires Tripp Estabrook as Project Director

This is a position created to take this recently formed organization to its next stage of growth. The Composites Alliance of Rhode Island is a partnership of approximately 50 composites companies in Rhode Island, along with stakeholders, that are working together to market and develop this statewide sector.

Exel Composites joins Clean Finland network

Exel Composites has joined Cleantech Finland, an organization promoting clean technology. Exel Composites’ membership supports the company’s target to develop lighter, more durable and energy efficient and thus more environmentally friendly products and solutions.

FTIR meets fire testing needs for toxic gas analysis

One of the most dangerous aspects of a fire is the toxic gases that can arise from the process of combustion. To save lives and develop safer materials for airplanes, trains, and buildings, it is vital to identify and measure the gases that are released when products and materials are burning.

Coperion offers technology for long fiber compounds

The company is expanding its offering in the area of long fiber technology for the European and Asian regions.

JEC Group invites all companies to promote their innovations for 2016

All companies involved in the composites field of activity are invited to send their latest developments and innovations for a free release in JEC media: JEC Composites Magazine, JEC Website, JEC Eletters, JEC Conferences...

SCEI distribue l’imprimante 3D de Mark Forged et un système de localisation de fuites pour mise sous vide

Le distributeur spécialiste des composites pour le marché aéronautique, devient distributeur européen des imprimantes 3D de MarkForged permettant la fabrication de pièces renforcées de fibres continues de verre, de carbone ou d’aramide. La société présente également un système de localisation par triangulation de fuites pour la mise sous vide (pour les procédés sous autoclave ou d’infusion donc).

Wood and natural fibre composites current trend in consumer goods

More and more companies specifically use wood and natural fibre plastic granulates in consumer goods like watchcases, toys, combs or trays – the unique look and feel give the impression of a high-value product and are well received by customers.

Un projet pour recycler les fibres de carbone en nouveaux matériaux composites

La Société d’Accélération du Transfert de Technologies de la région Aquitaine (SATT Aquitaine) investit 101 000€ dans le projet Defi Carbone.

Faurecia poursuit ses activités en Ille-et-Vilaine

L'usine Faurecia automotive composites de Saint-Méloir-des-Ondes (Ille-et-Vilaine)  ne déménagera pas. Elle poursuit sa production de pièces en composites pour des marques prestigieuses. Les salariés administratifs, de leur côté ont rejoint Saint-Malo.