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Boeing and Russell Athletic Give 787 Carbon Fibre New Life on Football Field

Boeing and Russell Brands are working together to incorporate excess carbon fibre from 787 Dreamliner production in Russell Athletic protective athletic gear.

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Boeing and Russell Athletic Give 787 Carbon Fibre New Life on Football Field

“Wind Energy meets Composites” Exhibition Tour at Composites Europe

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“Wind Energy meets Composites” Exhibition Tour at Composites Europe

Composites Europe will conduct guided tours of the show floor focusing on wind energy opportunities.

GKN and Go-Ahead Group Use F1 Technology to Improve Fuel Efficiency of London Buses

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The Go-Ahead Group and GKN have agreed a deal that will help reduce emissions in cities with the supply of electric flywheel systems to 500 buses over the next two years.

Composites Evolution Announce New Worldwide Distributors

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Composites Evolution Announce New Worldwide Distributors

Composites Evolution is thrilled to announce that Velox, Colan and Scabro will be distributing its Biotex reinforcement range across their respective territories.

Milliken Acquires Pipe Wrap

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Milliken has acquired the assets of Pipe Wrap by its subsidiary Milliken Infrastructure Solutions.

Airbus Chooses AIDC as New supplier for A320 Family

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Airbus Chooses AIDC as New supplier for A320 Family

Taiwanese corporation to supply composite panels for aft belly fairing.

Gurit to Showcase Composite Materials at China Composites Expo 2014

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Gurit will be showcasing its latest product innovations and engineering capabilities at the China Composites Expo 2014, from 3-5 September 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, China.

Joint appearance of RAMPF Tooling Solutions and First Composites at Composites Europe 2014

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RAMPF Tooling Solutions and First Composites will be sharing a stand during Composites Europe 2014, taking place 7-9 October in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Scott Bader to Exhibit New Applications at FAST Exhibition

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Scott Bader to Exhibit New Applications at FAST Exhibition

Scott Bader is exhibiting at Fastening & Assembly Solutions and Technology (FAST) exhibition, taking place on 10 September 2014 at the Williams F1 Conference Centre, Wantage, Oxfordshire, UK.

AOC Announces Price Increase for Europe

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AOC, LLC announces a price increase in the amount of €50 per metric ton for all products sold in Europe.  

NSR Containers Built in Divinycell Save Weight and Total Cost of Ownership

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NSR Containers Built in Divinycell Save Weight and Total Cost of Ownership

With help from DIAB and CCG, N.S. Rama Rao Body Works (NSR), Chennai, India, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of road tankers is ready to revolutionise the concept of lightweight and high-strength containers, using composite material instead of metal for the construction.

Prime Minister Unveils COMPipe - Revolutionary Weight Saving Technology

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Prime Minister Unveils COMPipe - Revolutionary Weight Saving Technology

Prime Minister David Cameron has attended the official launch of COMPipe, a new technology developed by Sigma Components as part of the €1.8m Clean Sky programme, which will deliver dramatic weight savings for aero-engines, reducing costs and CO2.

Free Sustainable Construction Materials Industry Interest Group to be Held at Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen

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On 17th September 2014, speakers from the BioBuild, LEEMA and SUS-CON projects will present some of the latest developments in sustainable construction materials with low embodied energy.

RAPRA Conference at Interplas Set to Deliver ‘More Profit from Plastics’

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RAPRA Conference at Interplas Set to Deliver ‘More Profit from Plastics’
How to get ‘more profit from plastics’ will be revealed at Interplas 2014, via a line-up of speakers in the ‘RAPRA’ conference session.

Material Data Management Consortium Focuses on Impact in Material and Product R&D

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There will be a fourth phase for the Material Data Management Consortium (MDMC), focusing on “Managing data for maximum impact in material and product research and development”. 

Latest Generation Composite Guards on Show at Innotrans

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Latest Generation Composite Guards on Show at Innotrans

Beakbane will be showcasing its latest lightweight composite guard technology for rolling stock applications at Innotrans 2014, 23 to 26 September, Berlin, Germany.

Hexagon Lincoln Receives New TITAN and SMARTSTORE Orders

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Hexagon Lincoln has received TITAN, TITAN XL and SMARTSTORE orders valued at approximately US$ 21 million.

Technical Fibre Products Announce JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan & Singapore

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Technical Fibre Products Announce JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan & Singapore

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has appointed the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of its Optiveil, Optimat and Tecnofire nonwovens in China, Taiwan and Singapore.

Less Petroleum Required for Plastics Production Thanks to Bayer’s CO2 research

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In laboratory tests, Bayer Material Science’s research into carbon dioxide as a new raw material for making plastics has succeeded in significantly further reducing the need for petroleum at precursor level through the incorporation of CO2.

Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin Unveil First Dream Chaser Orbital Spacecraft Composite Structure

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Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin Unveil First Dream Chaser Orbital Spacecraft Composite Structure

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems and Dream Chaser program partner, Lockheed Martin have unveiled the Dream Chaser orbital spacecraft composite airframe.

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