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Composites Index expands for first time since June
The Composites Index for January 2020 was 54.3, indicating strong expansion in all categories but exports.

Composites Index ends year on production boost
The Composites Index closed 2019 with a December reading of 49.2.

Composites Index improves on employment, new orders
The Composites Index moved higher in November with a reading of 49.4.

Webinar to discuss 2020 automotive market
Chief economist Michael Guckes and Gary Vasilash, editor of sister publication Automotive Design & Production, will host a webinar on Dec. 17.

Composites Index contracts on weak exports
The Composites Index experienced further contraction in business activity in October, with a reading of 48.3, led by steep contraction in export orders. 

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Index rises on surging new orders activity
The Composites Business Index moved higher in April 2019 due to strong acceleration in new orders activity.

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Index shows modest expansion on production and supplier delivery activity
The Composites Business Index moved lower in March as backlogs contracted, resulting from slowing of the previous month’s new orders growth and increased production activity.

CompositesWorld Top Shops survey

CW Top Shops benchmarking survey now open
CompositesWorld’s inaugural Top Shops benchmarking survey recently launched and is open until the end of April. The survey allows composites fabricators to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of their manufacturing operations.

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Composites outlook remains positive, despite slow growth forecasts
As economists forecast slowing economic growth, data from composites industry leaders suggest continued high expectations for the composites market.