INDUSTRY NEWS

12/2/2019

ACMA announces 2020 Infrastructure Day

ACMA’s fifth Infrastructure Day in Feb. 2020 will gather political and composites manufacturing leaders in Washington D.C. to discuss infrastructure legislation.


11/29/2019

Evonik expands U.S. production capacity for ROHACELL foams

The expansion includes a new production hall and is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2020.


11/29/2019

Plastic Omnium confirms its position in CFRP hydrogen storage tanks

Contract for 350-bar bus tanks and certification for 700-bar passenger car tanks recognize developed technology and strategy for growing global hydrogen/fuel cell ecosystem.


11/29/2019

Graphene Council partners with SAE International

The organizations will partner to share information on graphene and transportation advances and challenges, and will present their results at two events next year.


11/29/2019

Planning application submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

The NMIS will be an industry-led international center of manufacturing expertise led by Scottish leaders and the University of Strathclyde.


11/29/2019

Graphene used to extend rechargeable battery life

Researchers from Western University finds that adding a carbon-based graphene layer extends lithium-ion rechargeable battery life up to 50%.   


11/28/2019

Albany International acquires CirComp GmbH

German innovator in RTM will help Albany Engineered Composites accelerate technology development in thermoplastic composites


11/28/2019

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to divest its glass fiber reinforcement business

The company will divest its Mikkeli, Finland glass fiber reinforcement facility to ADCURAM Group in fourth quarter 2019.


11/28/2019

University of Tennessee adds advanced manufacturing certificate

Available in-person or online, the advanced manufacturing program will begin offering classes in January 2020.


11/27/2019

Call for Papers: UTECH North America 2020 polyurethanes event

UTECH North America 2020, the independent polyurethanes conference and trade show, will place on May 19-21, 2020 in Chicago, Ill., U.S.