Automotive Composites

Composites have long been used in autos and trucks, primarily under the hood and in interiors. High-performance have used carbon fiber for many years, and now new high-speed manufacturing technology is allowing carbon fiber to move into production vehicles.
composites industry growth
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Index expands on supplier deliveries and improved exports

The GBI: Composites Fabricating Index registers a 55.0 reading for November 2018, pulled higher by supplier deliveries and exports.

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Looking ahead at composites trends in 2019

Columnist Dale Brosius predicts 2019 will reveal growth opportunities in infrastructure, wind energy and personal air mobility for composites. 
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Kordsa fast-cure prepreg targets automotive mass production

Kordsa’s fast press curable resin boasts an enhanced visual quality, enabling the possibility of prepreg use in automotive mass production.