News http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news JEC Composites - news feeds en Lantor acquired by Active Capital Company http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/lantor-acquired-active-capital-company <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lantor, producer of innovative technical non-woven-based products for the global cable, composites and construction markets, has a new owner.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Its previous owner, IPT Group in the UK, has sold Lantor to Active Capital Company (ACC) and Lantor’s operations director Martin den Ottolander.<br /><br />Lantor is located in Veenendaal, the Netherlands. It is a global market leader in the development and production of functional products based on non-woven technology. Its portfolio of well-known innovations include Coremat® and Soric® thin flexible cores for the composites industry, and Lantor’s range of water-blocking tapes for the cable industry.<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/lantor-bv">LANTOR BV</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/lantor-acquired-active-capital-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Automotive Construction & Infrastructure Marine Mass Transportation Sports & Leisure Wind Energy Other sectors Thermosetting Resins Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:44:03 +0000 editor 36046 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/danish-company-produces-high-tech-lightweight-chassis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The start-up ECOmove has developed a technology making it possible to manufacture an ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre-chassis, without using special equipment.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/danish-company-produces-high-tech-lightweight-chassis" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/28923-qstrung-small1.jpg" alt="Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis" title="Danish company produces high-tech lightweight-chassis" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="50" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>ECOmove, a Danish company within e-mobility, has constructed a high-tech lightweight-chassis in carbon-fibre (an accomplishment previously reserved for larger car and sports car manufacturers). The entrepreneurial company has just delivered a chassis that fits into an existing vehicle to a German company.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/danish-company-produces-high-tech-lightweight-chassis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Automotive Carbon Fiber Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:03:08 +0000 editor 36045 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Solvay's Amodel PPA and KetaSpire PEEK earn NSF approval http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/solvays-amodel-ppa-and-ketaspire-peek-earn-nsf-approval <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Thel supplier of high-performance thermoplastics announces that the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certified seven Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) and KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin grades under its NSF/ANSI 51 standard for food equipment materials.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>NSF’s certification expands Solvay’s broad and growing portfolio of high-performance materials solutions targeting the manufacture of commercial food service equipment for aviation and rail transport, as well as hotel, catering and domestic applications. Target applications further encompass boilers, beverage dispensers, water tanks, cutting boards and stock pots, in addition to related components like tubing, gaskets, chassis, pistons and valves.<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/solvay-advanced-polymers">SOLVAY ADVANCED POLYMERS</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/solvays-amodel-ppa-and-ketaspire-peek-earn-nsf-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Other sectors Glass Fiber Thermoplastic Resins Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:12:53 +0000 editor 36043 at http://www.jeccomposites.com The Institute for Advanced Composites and Robotics (IACR) got the first master degrees defended http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/institute-advanced-composites-and-robotics-iacr-got-first-master-degrees-defend <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Recently at the Institute for Advanced Composites and Robotics, the first generation MSc candidates successfully defended their master theses.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/institute-advanced-composites-and-robotics-iacr-got-first-master-degrees-defend" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/28926-20150420145335.jpg" alt="The Institute for Advanced Composites and Robotics (IACR) got the first master degrees defended" title="The Institute for Advanced Composites and Robotics (IACR) got the first master degrees defended" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="42" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>These candidates are the first graduates in advanced composites and robotics in Macedonia.<br /><br />Some of the master theses' titles were:</p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/institute-advanced-composites-and-robotics-iacr-got-first-master-degrees-defend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Automotive Construction & Infrastructure Marine Mass Transportation Pipes & Tanks Sports & Leisure Wind Energy Other sectors Thermosetting Resins Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:36:06 +0000 editor 36035 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Michelman celebrates grand opening of Michelman India http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/michelman-celebrates-grand-opening-michelman-india <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Michelman India will celebrate the grand opening of its new Business and Technology Centre in Mumbia, India.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/michelman-celebrates-grand-opening-michelman-india" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/28919-1.jpg" alt="Michelman celebrates grand opening of Michelman India" title="Michelman celebrates grand opening of Michelman India" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>As a result of its recent acquisition of long-time sales and service partner, Supack International P/L, Michelman India now offers a business center, laboratory, and an experienced team of sales, technical service and business operations personnel. The facility’s laboratory has been equipped with several industry accepted product testing capabilities for packaging, printing, and coating applications. <br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/content/michelman-sarl">MICHELMAN SARL</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/michelman-celebrates-grand-opening-michelman-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Thermosetting Resins Additives & Modifiers Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:55:51 +0000 editor 36031 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Exova Houston to provide testing for Alaska Gasline Development Corporation http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/exova-houston-provide-testing-alaska-gasline-development-corporation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has been contracted by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) to provide a material &amp; weld qualification programme for AGDC's Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>AGDC is currently engaged in Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the $10 billion North Slope natural gas project and in its first contract with the company, Exova's Houston laboratory is qualifying selected pipe mills and welding contractors specified by AGDC to work on the 727-mile, 36-inch main pipeline. Testing will include destructive testing on pipeline specimens, including fracture mechanics testing on base material and welds to ensure materials will withstand the harsh northern conditions.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/exova-houston-provide-testing-alaska-gasline-development-corporation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Pipes & Tanks Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:30:07 +0000 editor 36023 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Trelleborg partners with Landing String Solutions in a landing string buoyancy design http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/trelleborg-partners-landing-string-solutions-landing-string-buoyancy-design <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Trelleborg’s offshore operation has partnered with Landing String Solutions LLC, after being approached to create a composite buoyancy system deployed on a drill pipe landing string.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/trelleborg-partners-landing-string-solutions-landing-string-buoyancy-design" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/28914-buoyancy-inside-landing-string-under-sea.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="87" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Patented by Landing String Solutions LLC, the buoyancy system manufactured by Trelleborg features 100% composite materials - no metallic components - ensuring that no damage is caused to the well.<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/trelleborg-aem">TRELLEBORG AEM</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/trelleborg-partners-landing-string-solutions-landing-string-buoyancy-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Marine Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:49:27 +0000 editor 35979 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Poland pre-selection of the Airbus Helicopters H225M Caracal http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/poland-pre-selection-airbus-helicopters-h225m-caracal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Airbus is fully committed to providing Poland with the best product and support for this long-term strategic program.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/poland-pre-selection-airbus-helicopters-h225m-caracal" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/28912-h225mexph-972-20sc2a9copyrightanthonypecchi.jpg" alt="Poland pre-selection of the Airbus Helicopters H225M Caracal" title="Poland pre-selection of the Airbus Helicopters H225M Caracal" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>They believe their offer will deeply strengthen the defence capabilities of Poland by creating the most value operationally, industrially and technologically.<br /><br />They are now preparing for the next steps of the tender process, cooperating during this test period to answer all requests and questions from the Polish armed forces, and further demonstrate that the Caracal matches all criteria of the tender and their operational needs.<strong><br /><br /></strong></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/poland-pre-selection-airbus-helicopters-h225m-caracal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Thermosetting Resins Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:41:46 +0000 editor 35978 at http://www.jeccomposites.com