World Market News N. 718: Ford, Boeing, Axon Automotive, Scott & Fyfe, Bcomp


Business and Market

Ford and Zotye sign definitive JV agreement in China

Ford and Zotye sign definitive JV agreement in China

Ford and Zotye signed a definitive joint venture agreement to establish Zotye Ford Automobile Co. Ltd., a new 50:50 joint venture that will offer a range of stylish and affordable electric vehicles for consumers in China. (...)

Boeing, China announce Airplane sales during presidential trade mission

Axon Automotive acquired by Bawtry Investments to strengthen composite materials group

TPI Composites announces advanced technology center in Kolding, Denmark

Velox and Ilium Composites announce European distribution partnership

Sabic announces European launch of materials for large format additive manufacturing

Inauguration of the Netzsch High-Tech Manufacturing Facility

Michelman Asia Pacific celebrates its 20th anniversary in Singapore with capacity expansion

Price increase for Lanxess Durethan and Pocan compounds

CTC Global announces ACCC conductor core production facility in Indonesia

Roth Composite Machinery has built one of the world’s fastest production lines for LPG vessels

Sika commences concrete reinforcing fiber production for region EMEA

Symmetrix Composite Tooling opens second innovation center

A European project for efficient and sustainable manufacturing methods for large series of advanced composites

Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley announces Composites Coalition

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Technology and Innovation

Scott and Fyfe launch their Alphashield product range

Scott and Fyfe launch their Alphashield product range

Scott & Fyfe are an employee owned, technical textile manufacturer based in Tayport, Scotland. (...)

DSM Dyneema demonstrates potential to turn used soft armor vests into usable new products

Teijin Aramid introduces Endumax Shield XF33

ThermHex PP honeycomb cores available with 5 mm cell size and 12 mm thickness

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Feature JEC Asia 2017


JEC Asia 2017

For the first time, Seoul will host the JEC Asia International Composites Event, in November 1, 2, 3, 2017. (...)


Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia

Institut de Soudure Group takes on Asia

LM Wind Power develops 71.8 meter offshore blade and expands Chinese factory by 50%

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A renewable lightweight composite panels for the Electric GT racing car

A renewable lightweight composite panels for the Electric GT racing car

Electric GT has announced its partnership with Bcomp - manufacturers of high-performance lightweight composite materials to replace some traditional carbon fibre panels in the Electric GT racing car.

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft has successful free flight test

Mobile solar solution featuring Covestro polyurethane deployed to Puerto Rico

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JEC Composites Magazine n°117

Feature Land Transportation


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