World Market News N. 703: Solvay, Hexion, Hocking Hills Animal Clinic


Business and Market

Solvay doubles European kitting capabilities to meet composite industry demand

Solvay doubles European kitting capabilities to meet composite industry demand

Solvay is doubling its kitting capabilities for process materials in France to meet the increasing production rate of large composite parts such as aircraft wings or wind turbine blades. (...)

Federal delegation announces $125k to grow composites industry in Rhode Island

Patrick Industries completes acquisition of Wire Design

SGL Carbon SE acquires shares from Tokai Carbon in Asian joint venture

MTS Systems announces its Indian headquarters in Bangalore

Biesterfeld and LERG agree on cooperation

Sigmatex SC site achieves AS9100C certification

The China Edit – July 2017

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Technology and Innovation

On its way to supersonic speed with carbon fibers from SGL Group

A two-component adhesive for structural engineered wood lamination

Hexion has introduced a new two-component adhesive system that reduces waste and cleanup costs, enhances durability and supports indoor air quality. (...)

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Feature Thermoplastic



Thermoplastic resins market share is expanding within a growing global Composites market. Automotive is seeking for new solutions for lighter vehicles and high volume production have the habit to... (...)


Engel present pre-series production solutions for the automobile and other sectors

Lanxess designs thermoplastic for engine shields, fuel tank covers and centre tunnel covers in the underbody area

PlastiComp expands production capability for long carbon fiber reinforced composites

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A fiberglass-shelled box turtle

A fiberglass-shelled box turtle

A vet from Hocking Hills Animal Clinic used fiberglass to fix a turtle’s shell.

UAB engineers develop method to repair elephant tusks

A milking cow made of fiberglass

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20 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM21)

International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM) in the field of composite materials, is held biannually in different countries all over the world, including Jeju Island, Korea (2011), Montreal, Canada (2013) and Copenhagen, Denmark (2015).


04 September 2017 - 07 September 2017


05 September 2017 - 07 September 2017

ACIC 2017

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JEC Group news


JEC Automotive Forums 2017

The second edition of JEC Automotive Forums, an international conference focusing on the use of composite materials in the automotive industry, will take place in Knoxville on November 15-16 2017. This event offers the constructive combination of high-end technical presentations and a table-top exhibition, making for the best networking opportunities.

Visit the website to find out more about the event and check out the first confirmed speaking companies (Volkswagen, Volvo, Faurecia, DuPont Performance Materials, etc.)

Register now and benefit from the early bird rate!



JEC Composites Magazine n°114

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