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NetComposites Launches Brand New Website for ACIC 2015

NetComposites has launched a new website for the seventh biennial Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC) conference which will take place on 9-11 September, 2015, at St John’s College, Cambridge, UK. 

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NetComposites Launches Brand New Website for ACIC 2015

ECS Completes Latest Expansion Phase with New Haas CNC

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ECS Completes Latest Expansion Phase with New Haas CNC

Express Composite Solutions (ECS) has consolidated its latest phase of plant and premises expansion with the purchase and installation of a new Haas VF2SSYT 3 Axis CNC machine at its Northamptonshire, UK, based workshop.  

C-Ply Set to be Key Material in Jean-Marie Finot’s Latest Yacht

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C-Ply Set to be Key Material in Jean-Marie Finot’s Latest Yacht

Chomarats C-Ply is set to be a key material in Jean-Marie Finot’s Latest Yacht, The Albatros. 

Solvay Presents Kleefer’s Bud-e Urban Scooter 

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Solvay Presents Kleefer’s Bud-e Urban Scooter 

Solvay Presents Kleefer’s Bud-e Urban Scooter with Fairing Parts in Glass-Filled Sinterline Technyl Powders

Haydale Acquires EPL Composite Solutions to Advance Graphene Commercialisation Capabilities

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Haydale has entered into an agreement to acquire EPL Composite Solutions (EPL), a specialist in the design, development and commercialisation of advanced composite polymer materials both in the UK and overseas. 

Formax Glass Multiaxial Fabrics Achieve DNV Classification

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Formax Glass Multiaxial Fabrics Achieve DNV Classification

Formax has been awarded DNV classification for their range of glass multiaxial fabrics.

Tongji University ZEAL EcoPower Wins 8th Honda China Energy-Saving Sports Tournament Using Altair HyperWorks

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The Tongji University ZEAL EcoPower Racing Teamwon the 2014 championship of the Honda China Energy-Saving Sports Tournament using Altair’s HyperWorks, its comprehensive computer-aided engineering (CAE) suite. 

Hexcel Breaks Ground ahead of new £6 Million R&T Facility

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Hexcel Breaks Ground ahead of new £6 Million R&T Facility

Last week, a ceremony was held at Hexcel’s Duxford, UK, site to celebrate the ground-breaking for a new £6 million R&T facility and additional investments for capacity expansions at the site.  

UK Project “High-Volume Lightweight Technologies for Vehicle Structures” Awarded Funding 

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A three-year industrial research project entitled ‘High-volume Lightweight Technologies for vehicle structures’ (HiLiTe) has been awarded funding by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, as part of the Collaborative Research and Development (CR&D) programme, ‘Low Carbon Vehicles, Integrated Delivery Platform Competition 9 (IDP9)’. 

GRP Enclosures Simplify Instrumentation Installations in Ultra-Cold Environments

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GRP Enclosures Simplify Instrumentation Installations in Ultra-Cold Environments

A new high capacity, easy-access GRP enclosure from Intertec provides plant engineers with a versatile alternative to free-standing cabinets for the environmental protection of field-based process instrumentation. 

Toho Tenax’s New Prepreg Achieves Rapid Curing forIncreased Productivity

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Toho Tenax has developed a new prepreg, or carbon fibre sheet pre-impregnated with matrix resin, that achieves rapid curing for increased productivity and features excellent surface texture and formability.

RAMPF Certified ISO 50001

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RAMPF Certified ISO 50001

RAMPF has received ISO 50001 certification for the energy management systems of RAMPF Polymer Solutions and RAMPF Tooling Solutions at the Grafenberg, Germany, site. 

Dassault Systèmes Launches “Engineered to Fly,” a New Industry Solution Experience for Aerospace and Defence Suppliers

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Dassault Systemes has launched “Engineered to Fly,” its latest aerospace and defence industry solution experience. This solution, tailored for small- and medium-sized aerospace and defence suppliers, enhances productivity from bid to delivery, offering an unrivalled competitive advantage.

STRUCTeam Reaches 100 Project Milestone 

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STRUCTeam has celebrated passing its 100 successful projects milestone by growing its team and premises alongside relaunching its website. 

UK National Composites Centre ‘Building the Future’ 

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UK National Composites Centre ‘Building the Future’ 

An innovative racing yacht, lightweight road cars and the largest openly accessible high rate manufacturing press for composites in Europe were on show to highlight the UK National Composites Centre (NCC) capabilities. 

Momentive CCT and Consuta Collaborate for Composite Training

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Momentive CCT and Consuta Collaborate for Composite Training

Combined Composite Technologies, part Momentive Specialty Chemicals (Momentive CCT), has developed a specially-adapted training school at its facility in Segensworth North, near Fareham, UK, where it will not only upskill Momentive CCT’s workforce, but also enable it to collaborate with Consuta Training to provide high-quality training to the workforce across the composite industry, providing flexible, modular and bespoke courses in a range of composite production processes.

Rapid News Communications Group Concludes Interplas Acquisition from Reed Exhibitions

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Rapid News Communications Group has concluded the purchase of Interplas from Reed Exhibitions UK.

AVK Launches New Website

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AVK, the Federation of Reinforced Plastics, has updated and redesigned its website with a new and contemporary look. 

Michelman Invests in New Digital Imaging Technology 

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Michelman has invested in new digital imaging technology that allows chemists to view coating and substrate samples at nano-level magnification. 

CSV Group Promotes Scott Bader Advanced Materials at Kompozyt-expo 2014

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CSV Kompozyty, part of CSV Group, is once again exhibiting at the forthcoming Kompozyt-expo, taking place on 20th – 21st November, 2014, in Krakow, Poland.

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