The provider of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has finalized a contract for a research scale carbon fiber processing line for use by a leading Carbon Fiber research institute in Asia.
Nanyang Technological University's Institute for Sports Research (ISR) has set up an international consortium to develop innovative materials and process for sports products with Arkema, Chomarat, Babolat (tennis racquet maker ) and Topkey (bicycle manufacturer).
Evonik Industries, Essen, Germany, has announced plans to build a new plant for their polymethacrylimide structural foam Rohacell in Shanghai, China, scheduled to begin operation in the fourth quarter of 2015.
China’s economic growth has enabled its composite market to become one of the largest in the world. Due to this fact the company has undertaken to set up an IPN block production plant in China, thus boosting its presence in the country.
For the 10th year in a row, the JEC-CCE Innovation Awards Programme was a huge success. For 2014, eleven chinese composites solutions were rewarded for their innovation in three categories : Raw Materials, New Applications and Process & Equipment.
Composite materials are favored in harsh environments such as the ones that can be found in the Pipes & Tanks industry encounters because of their unique resistance abilities and low weight. Here is a compilation of the recent announcements and more technical articles about this really interesting topic.