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Published: 11/30/2011

Carbon fiber composites: The past can be the future
JIm Stike, of Materials Innovation Technologies – Reengineered Carbon Fibers (Fletcher, N.C.), points to progress in the reclaiming of waste and end-of-life carbon fiber.

Published: 11/1/2011

Carbon fiber food tray arm: Better and cheaper
CW Conferences director Scott Stephenson summarizes the substance of a presentation at the High Performance Resins 2011 conference (Seot. 27-28) by Mohammad Moniruzzaman (SABIC Innovative Plastics, Pittsfield, Mass.), who detailed the development o...

Published: 4/1/2011

From dream to reality, with a good business plan
CompositesWorld's conference director Scott Stephenson comments on Istanbul, Turkey-based Akrilik Kimya Sanayii's successful quest to enter the small community of the world's carbon fiber producers.

Published: 4/1/2011

A part-per-minute start?
Composites Technology magazine's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan comments on Teijin's mid-March recent announcement that it had developed a carbon fiber/thermoplastic molding process with a cycle time within the auto industry's "part-per-minute" window.

Published: 3/1/2011

Composites enable new advances in engine technology
CompositesWorld's conference director Scott Stephenson recalls a presentation at the recent Carbon Fiber 2010 conference (Dec. 7-9, La Jolla, Calif.) by Doug Ward of GE Aviation (Cincinnati, Ohio) on design trends in commercial jet engines that favo...

Published: 1/1/2011

Time for a new "SACMA"
American Fiber Manufacturers Assn. president Paul O’Day says it’s high time for a new “SACMA.”

Published: 1/1/2011

Supply and demand, redux
HPC editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says carbon fiber producers and users need to re-associate.

Published: 4/30/2010

No dark clouds at JEC
Icelandic ash aside, there were no dark clouds over the JEC show floor as the 2010 event proved to be a pleasant surprise.

Published: 3/31/2010

Negating negatives
Composites Technology magazine's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says the April issue's cover story on startup electric car makers is proof that there are serious carmakers willing to give composites more than a serious look.

Published: 12/19/2009

Supply and Demand
HPC’s editor-in-chief says its time to answer a perennial question raised at the annual Carbon Fiber Conference: "Has the time come again for the industry to more openly share data about carbon fiber supply and demand?