World Market News N. 719: Plastic Omnium, Faurecia, Teijin, Bertrandt and SGL


Business and Market

Plastic Omnium invests €20 million in its global Research and Development center in Lyon

Plastic Omnium invests €20 million in its global Research and Development center in Lyon

Plastic Omnium is taking action on multiple fronts to position itself on the vehicle of the future for the long term. (...)

Faurecia and Wuling Industry sign a joint venture agreement for automotive interiors

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens team up to develop a hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

Lalou Roucayrol and Alex Pella winners of the Transat Jacques Vabre in the Multi50 class

SGL Group acquires BMW Group’s minority interest in the joint venture SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers

ELG Carbon Fibre will work with Land Rover BAR to reuse carbon fibre products from America’s Cup campaign

Toray to build production facility for new variety regular tow carbon fiber

Scott Bader expands production capacity for adhesives, gelcoats and formulated product ranges

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group completes acquisition of Terrafugia

Dedienne Multiplasturgy Group acquires CG.Tec Injection

Wacker opens Technical Center for Construction, Textile and Consumer-Care Applications in Istanbul

Lanxess expands global production network for high-tech plastics

Profile manufacturer Inoutic invests in coextrusion technology from battenfeld-cincinnati

Element gains approval to complete testing for the Comac C919

AIM Altitude announces the appointment of Richard Bower as CEO

AZL establishes a workgroup to study composites in buildings & infrastructure

The China Edit - November 2017

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Technology and Innovation

A fiber-to-composite molding process to laminate fiber-reinforced plastics in open molds

A fiber-to-composite molding process to laminate fiber-reinforced plastics in open molds

Adeka, a material manufacturer of chemical and food products, and GH Craft, the Teijin Group’s composite structure design, development and evaluation unit, announce that they have jointly developed a fiber-to-composite (FtoC) Molding Process to laminate fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) in open molds. (...)

Press moulding of automotive composites

Robnor ResinLab launches new high performance

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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. (...)


Mitsubishi Rayon Co. acquires Gemini Composites

PPG reaches agreement with Nippon Electric Glass for sale of remaining fiberglass operations

Spirit AeroSystems expanding manufacturing facilities in Malaysia

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Bertrandt and SGL Group present their “Carbon Carrier” technology

Bertrandt and SGL Group present their “Carbon Carrier” technology

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.

AMRC Composite Centre repairs the Royal Air Force bobsleight

The America’s Cup class AC75 boat concept revealed

A Kevlar-based artificial cartilage

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Biocomposites Conference Cologne

Following the recent trends of the wood and natural fibre composites market we have changed the name of the conference from 7th Conference on Wood and Natural Fibre Composites into Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC).


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JEC Composites Magazine n°117

Feature Land Transportation


Check out the feature dedicated to Land Transportation on the latest JEC Composites Magazine.
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