NetComposites Ltd.

Consultancy, training, research and development in the composite materials market. Events and conference organizers. Advertising and industry press, including newsletters and a Web portal.

Bridge Way
4A Broom Business Park
Chesterfield, S41 9QG GB


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Global Composites Conference announces call for papers
Final abstracts are now being accepted on subjects relating to the advancements and use of composite materials worldwide.

UK's EPSRC forms alliance with ICMAC event
the UK’s EPSRC recently announced that The Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (The Hub) has formed a strategic partnership with ICMAC 2018: The International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites, to be held in Nottingham over two days on July 11-12, 2018.

ACMA, NetComposites launch Global Composites conference
Global Composites, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2018 in Las Vegas, will focus on the composites global supply chain, trends and emerging technologies.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

JEC World 2016 exhibition and product previews
JEC World 2016 will be held in Paris March 8-10. These are some of the products that will be found at the show.

NetComposites announces call for papers for Composites Innovation Conference
Composites Innovation 2016 will take place June 22-23rd at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield, UK.

AutoDISC proposes new method for non-destructive inspection of composite aircraft
Aircraft are currently inspected part by part; AutoDISC aims to allow the scanning of an entire airplane.

Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.

Thermoplastic composites: European consortia, galore!
In addition to the Thermoplastic Composites Research Center (TPRC, Enschede, The Netherlands) — see our article focused on TPRC, titled "Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe" under "Editor's Picks, at top right — there are many other European consortia, comprising private industry, university and government entities, which share the goals of exploring composites materials and methods for manufacturing them, including those with thermoplastic matrices. Here's a sampling.

Highly aligned flax reinforcement
NetComposites (Chesterfield, UK), in collaboration with Tilsatec and FORMAX (Leicester, UK), has developed a highly aligned, flax-based tape and non-crimp fabric.

Composites U.K. promotes latest developments in biocomposites
The trade association for U.K. composites will host Oct. 23 workshop at the Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre (AMRC).

PolyGraph Project to focus on graphene-reinforced thermosetting polymers
PolyGraph, a multi-partner EU project led by NetComposites, will work to develop production techniques to deliver industrial-scale quantities of graphene-reinforced thermosetting polymers.

JEC Europe 2012 Paris
A big, busy show and a big variety of new developments boded well for the industry’s future.

News briefs -- Jan. 27, 2009
Gurit reports 2008 earnings; Resinal to distribute Chroma products in Mexico; NetComposites launches composites industry jobs site; Royal Cosun, Avantium announce bioplastics initiative; Duoline promotes Tim Stewart to FRP supervisor; High Modulus names Paul Goddard CEO; Huntsman announces job cuts; Hypertherm expands sales team in Western Canada; IPS names Karen Brock Amoah sales and marketing manager; Jet Edge begins selling used equipment online; Menzolit names Roberto Lazzari sales manager for Italy and Southeast Europe; Materials & Sensors Technologies to host NDT seminar April 20-22.


Project will assess environmental impact of biomaterials
NetComposites and BRE Global Ltd. have announced an effort to assess the environmental credentials of naturally derived construction materials.

Virtual composites consultant - 9/1/2007
NetComposites (Chesterfield, U.K.) has launched VirCon (virtual consultant), a free, interactive online tool designed to provide introductory information on composite materials and processes. The Web tool reportedly gives Internet users access to hundreds of pages of basic information on all aspects of polymer

Virtual composites consultant
NetComposites (Chesterfield, U.K.) has launched VirCon (virtual consultant), a free, interactive online tool designed to provide introductory information on composite materials and processes. The Web tool reportedly gives users access to hundreds of pages of basic information on polymer composites and is divided into

Product Categories of NetComposites Ltd.

  • Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
    • Flax
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Prototyping
  • Thermoset materials
    • Prototyping
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Education/Training
  • Market research
  • Newsletters/directories
  • Personnel recruitment
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, business development/acquisition
    • Consulting, environmental
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, procurement/purchasing/specification
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product