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31 Oct 2014

Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and global building products manufacturer, today announced that Mary Rhinehart has been named Chairman of the company. Rhinehart was appointed as JM President and Chief Executive Officer in November 2012.

31 Oct 2014

The producer and distributor of structural core materials has signed a contract to acquire PNGB, a producer of Balsa with its own plantations in Papua New Guinea.

Automobile natural gas tanks made with thermoplastics composites
31 Oct 2014

DSM says a combination of two of its most innovative thermoplastics technologies has resulted in high performance pressure vessels that are ideally suited for use as lightweight fuel tanks for automobiles running on compressed natural gas (CNG) or hydrogen.

30 Oct 2014

The company announces the development of a new capability of brazing carbon fiber, ceramics, composites, or other engineered materials directly to a titanium honeycomb. This technique brings together qualities of both components, ensuring a final material that is strong, lightweight, and impact- and heat-resistant.

30 Oct 2014

The company purchases non-crimp multiaxial reinforcement machinery from FGI.

SCIGRIP launches MMA adhesive with increased thermal resistance
30 Oct 2014

SCIGRIP will be launching an enhanced methyl methacrylate (MMA) adhesive, SG 805, with increased temperature resistance and will also be introducing two newly appointed UK distributors: PSG Ltd and WI Polymers Ltd.

A carbon fiber composite wheelchair
29 Oct 2014

Carbon Black constructed a wheelchair almost entirely from carbon fibre to the customer sizing and configuration requirements. The full carbon fibre form gives ease of pushing with shock absorbing properties for smooth, minimal vibration rolling. 

Lightweight Construction for mass production with HP RTM
29 Oct 2014

High pressure resin transfer molding (HP RTM) is increasing in importance for serial production of structural components made of fiber composite plastics.

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