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AOC acquires Ashland Global Holdings' maleic anhydride business

AOC acquires Ashland Global Holdings' maleic anhydride business
The acquisition fortifies a critical ingredient in the production of unsaturated polyester resins, AOC’s primary business, and provides additional opportunities for AOC in the maleic anhydride market.

People in Composites: June 2020

People in Composites: June 2020
Siemens Gamesa, Composites for Europe, SPE, Lockheed Martin and more announce management changes. 

AOC resins support manufacture of emergency hospital wards

AOC resins support manufacture of emergency hospital wards
Rapidly built emergency hospital wards built in response to the coronavirus outbreak incorporate AOC resins in a pre-fabricated roofing system.

AOC Aliancys announces changes to European distribution

AOC Aliancys announces changes to European distribution
Effective this month, BÜFA Composite Systems, Gaches Chimie Spécialités and Nor-Komp are exclusive distributors of AOC polyester and vinyl ester products.

Microfiber-infused resin enables single-step molding process

Microfiber-infused resin enables single-step molding process
Spoke Materials’ reinforced liquid composites provide alternative fabrication methods.

AOC Aliancys announces new company name

AOC Aliancys announces new company name
Beginning March 2, the global resins and gelcoats supplier will operate under the name AOC.

composite recycling

Decommissioned wind turbine blades used for cement co-processing
An initiative to recycle wind turbine blades includes the use of recycled glass fiber composites for cement manufacturing, replacing raw material and saving energy.

composite tooling

People in Composites: April 2019
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.

composite pipe liner in Amsterdam

Composites restore drinking water in historic Amsterdam
A fiberglass-reinforced liner helped resurrect a corroded waterline pipe.

AOC Aliancys

AOC and Aliancys join forces
The two companies have merged to form a new global supplier of polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats and materials for the composites industry.

styrene

U.S. styrene-reduction mandates: Go or no-go?
Legislative changes are slow in coming, but technology forges ahead.

AOC to be acquired by CVC Capital Partners
AOC, global producer of resin chemistries for composites, has signed a definitive agreement with CVC Capital Partners to be acquired.

The rear wall of the Audi R8 Spyder, manufactured by BENTELER-SGL.

Highlights: SPE ACCE 2017
The Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibiton (SPE ACCE), held Sept. 6-8 in Novi, MI, US, remains the composites industry’s go-to event for the latest on technology and equipment for automotive composites design, tooling and fabrication.

People on the move: October 2017 
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.

SMC seat frame

SMC: Old dog, more tricks
In the sheet molding compound renaissance, the advent of new resins and compounds are broadening the definition and application of this versatile family of composites.

 Laura Littlejohn, a scientist at Ashland LLC

SMC: Old dog, new tricks
A sheet molding compound renaissance highlights new reinforcements, new fillers, new matrices, new opportunities.

Process data management

SMC 4.0
The story behind the supplier-orchestrated effort that eliminated unacceptable defects levels in painted Class A SMC exterior auto parts.

Class A composites: A history
Composites have made a lingering and increasingly positive impression in the for exterior automotive body panels.

uniform-sized 463L pallet

UV-curing grows composites market share
Established and flourishing in the underground pipe relining arena, UV-curable resins are finding new applications in other out-of-the-way places.

PEI/Design Concepts

Composites enable portability in driving simulator
FRP design enables portable, light-tight, enclosure with an image-projection-grade inner surface.

Composite tanks best stainless steel over road, rail and sea

Composite tanks best stainless steel over road, rail and sea
One-piece, filament wound containers cost less, hold more, last longer.

Product Categories of AOC Resins

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polyester (PET)
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Acrylic
    • UV-curable
    • Vinyl ester
    • Other thermosets
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
  • Gel coats
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
    • Potable-water grades
    • UV-curable
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Sizings
  • Casting resins
    • Acrylic
    • Epoxy
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Low-profile additives
    • Thickening agents
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