Zone: Marine Composites
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The marine market is the most deeply penetrated of all end markets served by the composites industry. Yachts, sailboats and other craft make substantial use of gel coat, core material, glass fiber and, in some applications, carbon fiber.


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Sailing the sea with composite wings

Autonomous sailing vessel patrols with patented WingSail technology.
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CW Business Index at 44.8 – Contraction continues in October CompositesWorld

Steve Kline, Jr., the director of market intelligence for Gardner Business Media Inc. (Cincinnati, OH, US), the publisher of CompositesWorld magazine, reviews the CompositesWorld Business Index through October 2015.

Tracking energy costs and resin prices CompositesWorld

The price of crude oil has, over the past year, dropped precipitously, and resin prices have, as a result, stopped going up. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan asks what this might mean to the composites professional.

Increased competition from metals CompositesWorld

Boeing and Airbus are developing new, lightweight, corrosion-resistant metals that are targeting composites' traditional niche in the material sphere.

3A Composites wins two Sacha Awards CompositesWorld

The Sacha Awards are awarded every two years for projects on best forestry management and processing of legal timber practices in Ecuador.

Kenway Corp. acquires Brunswick composites maker CompositesWorld

The acquisition of Harbor Technologies expands the company’s product offerings in the waterfront infrastructure market.

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