INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 9/25/2018

Teijin to build advanced fiber-reinforced wood building

New building to incorporate structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibers bonded with structural adhesives.


PUBLISHED: 9/24/2018

Scott Bader expands in Japan

The new business will supply the growing composites market in Japan with composite and adhesive products coupled with technical support. 


PUBLISHED: 9/24/2018

Fraunhofer opens new project center for lightweight construction

The new center in Poland aims to promote the development and production of hybrid lightweight components.


PUBLISHED: 9/24/2018

PRF Composite Materials opens third facility

The new site is dedicated to sales and sales support, allowing for increased lab and R&D facilities and the installation of a second prepreg line at the company’s original site.


PUBLISHED: 9/22/2018

SHD Composites expands into US

The company’s new pre-preg manufacturing and distribution site will be based in Charlotte, NC, US, with on-site manufacturing commencing Q1 of 2019.


PUBLISHED: 9/22/2018

New research project aims to boost electric vehicle performance

The research will develop cost effective, scalable carbon fiber composite solutions, with goal of boosting the performance of electric vehicles.


PUBLISHED: 9/21/2018

Solvay opens structural adhesives manufacturing center in the UK

The new center is equipped with cutting edge technologies and industrializes manufacturing capabilities of structural adhesive and surfacing materials.


PUBLISHED: 9/20/2018

Composites UK announces 2018 Industry Awards shortlist

Composites UK’s 2018 composites industry awards will be presented on Oct. 31 coinciding with the Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK.


PUBLISHED: 9/20/2018

New Dutch research center focuses on thermoplastic composites

The goal of the TPAC is to reduce processing costs to broaden the use of thermoplastic composites for more sectors.


PUBLISHED: 9/19/2018

BAC, Haydale and Pentaxia to explore graphene use in automotive industry

Production-readiness project will test graphene-enhanced composite body panel technology for potential larger-volume opportunities across the market.


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