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From Rail to Sea with DIAB Divinycell

Qingdao Victall Railway Group, a global supplier of transportation components, is set to enter the marine segment, extending its concept of locomotive interiors to luxury yachts.

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From Rail to Sea with DIAB Divinycell

NTPT Upgrades its Marine Prepreg Product Range

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NTPT Upgrades its Marine Prepreg Product Range

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) have launched an upgraded product range based on the successful ThinPreg 80EP product and say that, through the introduction of this enhanced product range, it can demonstrate that it is fully ready to serve the marine market in a professional and dedicated way.

TRB Lightweight Structures Release Aerospace-Grade Lightweight Composite Panel

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TRB Lightweight Structures Release Aerospace-Grade Lightweight Composite Panel

TRB Lightweight Structures have announced the release of an aerospace-­grade lightweight honeycomb composite panel designed for aerospace interior applications.

First Birthday Marks Year of Success for Carbon Nexus

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First Birthday Marks Year of Success for Carbon Nexus

Deakin University has announced that its unique Carbon Nexus research centre has attracted industrial partners from nine countries, produced 75 batches of carbon fibre for research trials, and received nine local and national research excellence awards, during its first year of operation.

Fibermaq Launches RTM Injection Machine at Plastech Brasil

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Fibermaq will launch an injection machine for the RTM process, at Plastech Brasil, a technology that is widely used by moulders of composite parts consumed by the automotive industry.

Bayer MaterialScience Celebrate 50 Years of HDI Production in Leverkusen, Germany

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Bayer MaterialScience Celebrate 50 Years of HDI Production in Leverkusen, Germany

Bayer MaterialScience, which will operate under the new name Covestro from September 1, is celebrating a major anniversary, 50 years of hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) production in Leverkusen, Germany.

Composites One Awarded Silver Exhibitors Award

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Composites One has announced that it will be presented with the Silver Exhibitor’s Award at IBEX 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky, US.

Composite Integration Announce New Distributor in Taiwan

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Composite Integration Announce New Distributor in Taiwan

Composite Integration has announced the appointment of Atech Composites as its exclusive distributor in Taiwan with additional non-exclusive rights to also sell in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia.

FiberSPAN’s Bridge System Connects Three Parks Giving Hikers Access to Trails

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FiberSPAN’s Bridge System Connects Three Parks Giving Hikers Access to Trails

Composite Advantage was hired to design and build a no-maintenance structure to replace a bridge crossing that connects Rotary Park, Phillips Park and the Beavercreek Wetlands Nature Preserve in Dayton, Ohio, US.

Dilutec and BÜFAtec Expand Structure in Brazil

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Dilutec and BÜFAtec Expand Structure in Brazil

BÜFAtec Spain and its distributor, Dilutec, are expanding their infrastructure in Brazil and investing in the development of a larger inventory of spare parts.

Intertronics Offer Technical Guide to Light Cure Conformal Coatings

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Intertronics Offer Technical Guide to Light Cure Conformal Coatings

Intertronics are offering a technical guide to light cure PCB conformal coatings, authored by Dymax.

Strongwell Implements Rapid Prototyping

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Strongwell’s on-site 10,000 sq. ft. laboratory is now equipped with a Makerbot Replicator Z18 3D replicator.

Innovative Method Improves Strength and Modulus in Carbon Fibres

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A research team at the Georgia Institute of Technology, US, has developed a novel technique that sets a new milestone for the strength and modulus of carbon fibres.

Exel Composites Achieves Certification to OHSAS 18001

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Exel Composites’ units in Austria, Belgium and Finland have been awarded OHSAS 18001 Safety Management System Standard accreditation after successful audits of the sites.

Quickstep Establishes Global R&D Centre at Deakin University

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Quickstep Holdings has established a global research and development centre at Deakin University's Waurn Ponds campus, Geelong, Australia, where Quickstep's automotive division is based.

Airborne Oil & Gas Supplies TCP Flowline to Petronas

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Following the successful completion of a 3 year qualification program of subsea flowline for hydrocarbon service, Petronas has requested Airborne Oil & Gas supply a TCP Flowline for a pilot project, intended to be installed later this year.

AIC Makes Autoclave Good as New

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AIC Group is refurbishing a 3m x 10m autoclave for a global North American aerospace company.

Gresser Companies Becomes Licensee for Primekss Rabine’s PrimeComposite Steel Fibre-reinforced High-tech, Cut-free Flooring System

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Gresser Companies has signed a license agreement with Rabine Group/Primekss of Chicago, US, to provide PrimeComposite, a jointless, steel fibre-reinforced, composite flooring system.

Jushi USA Price Increase

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Starting with shipments delivered on or after September 15th, 2015, Jushi USA will implement a price increase of 5% on Assembled Roving, Single End Roving 600 TEX and below, and its high strength E7 fibre.

TenCate Supplies Compression Moulded Parts to Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter Program

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TenCate Supplies Compression Moulded Parts to Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter Program

TenCate Advanced Composites has begun production of compression moulded parts for the Bell 525 Relentless helicopter program.

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