100% Marketing debuts
The new marketing communications firm already boasts an impressive client list of composites-related companies.
Paddleboard productivity: Adhesively bonded hull/deck is key
Dragonfly Boatworks LLC's (Vero Beach, Fla.) new standup paddleboard for fly fishing is built without fasteners, with the aid of SG200-40 methacrylate adhesive from SCIGRIP Smarter Adhesive Solutions (Durham, N.C.).
IBEX 2012 Review
Under the banner “The Future of Marine Technology,” the 22nd International BoatBuilders’ expo confronts a brave new world.
IBEX 2012 highlights and new products
With the marine industry slowly climbing out of its recession-induced slowdown, IBEX visitors and exhibitors say the 2012 version of this important show was the best in three years.
JEC Europe 2012 report
A big, busy show and a big variety of new developments boded well for the industry’s future.
Sea and land transport: Hydro elevation
Composites lightweight and toughen the hull and superstructure of this transplanted amphibious naval hovercraft.
IBEX 2011 Review
As the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference again docks in Louisville, the industry continues a slow and tentative rebound.
IPS adhesive specified for composite bridge beams
IPS' WELD-ON adhesive is used in a structural hybrid composite beam (HCB) that combines reinforced plastic composites, concrete and steel to produce bridge beams that are one-tenth the weight of steel, yet strong enough to carry railroad locomotives and freight cars.
IPS Structural Adhesives invests in new brand, expanded capacity
Following its acquisition of Holdtite, IPS Structural Adhesives is combining the Weld-On, Holdtite and Macropless brands into one new brand, called SCIGRIP Smarter Adhesives Solutions.
IBEX 2010: Looking up in Louisville
A new location helps regenerate a recession-battered industry, drawing in more exhibitors and attendees than in 2009.
IPS Structural Adhesives acquires Holdtite Adhesives
The expanded product offering of the merged companies will include technologies in 10:1 and 1:1 methylmethacrylate, anaerobic, cyanoacrylate, and ultraviolet cure adhesives.
News briefs -- June 30, 2009
Bodycote Testing Group changes its name to Exova; Composites One receives safety award; Sunny Ltd. to distribute Jet Edge waterjet cutters in Japan; China's Jilin Petrochemical begins carbon fiber manufacture; LMI Aerospace names Jim McQueeney president and COO; Scott Bader launches new Web site; Virginia Tech's Jeremiah T. Abiade wins award for
research of thermoelectric materials and devices; IPS Corp. earns ISO 9001:2008 certification.
News briefs -- March 24, 2009
ACMA announces corrosion conference; AT&T to buy fleet of CNG vehicles; Automated Dynamics receives ISO certification; Delcam founder Donald Welbourn dies; Dieffenbacher, Fraunhofer intensify cooperation; DNB opens lightning lab; Ferarri working on hybrid prototype; Hybrid Plastics wins customer service award; IFAI accepting entries for fabrics competition; IPS names Harker & Associates as rep; Paratherm names Rich Clemens COO; Seminars for Engineers announces composites seminar.
News briefs -- Jan. 27, 2009
Gurit reports 2008 earnings; Resinal to distribute Chroma products in Mexico; NetComposites launches composites industry jobs site; Royal Cosun, Avantium announce bioplastics initiative; Duoline promotes Tim Stewart to FRP supervisor; High Modulus names Paul Goddard CEO; Huntsman announces job cuts; Hypertherm expands sales team in Western Canada; IPS names Karen Brock Amoah sales and marketing manager; Jet Edge begins selling used equipment online; Menzolit names Roberto Lazzari sales manager for Italy and Southeast Europe; Materials & Sensors Technologies to host NDT seminar April 20-22.
IPS Corp. announces personnel appointments
John Clagett is named sales and marketing
manager for its WELD-ON plastic assembly and solid surface adhesives. Karen Brock Amoah is named sales and marketing manager for its WELD-ON
COMPOSITESWORLD Expo 2008 Showcase
The inaugural COMPOSITESWORLD Expo Conference and Exhibition draws participants from all segmentsof the industry, including many new faces.
Bonding Technology: Thermosetting Structural Adhesives
A wealth of epoxies, polyurethanes and acrylics speed assembly and cut manufacturing cost in an ever-wider
range of composites applications.
Engineering Insights: All-Composite Hovercraft Rises to Performance Challenge
An exclusive look at a lightweight pultruded and resin-infused design that sets a new standard for amphibious craft.
SAMPE Wrap Up And Product Showcase
Exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic spur optimism and spotlight innovative technology.