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Published: 3/18/2019

Fiberject process achieves 3D thermoplastic cosmetic carbon parts
Mubea Carbo Tech develops manufacturing of complex-shaped, fully integrated and high-accuracy cosmetic CFRP components for high volumes using a thermoplastic matrix.

Published: 3/18/2019

CFK Valley and Carbon Composites merge to create Composites United
CFK Valley eV and Carbon Composites eV are merging under the new name Composites United eV, expanding their global network for fiber-based lightweight construction.

Published: 3/18/2019

Polyscope Polymers wins JEC Innovation Award for thermoplastic composite guide rails
The guide rails, developed for the Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic multipurpose vehicles, comprise glass fiber-reinforced thermoplastics.

Published: 3/18/2019

JEC Innovation Awards winners announced at JEC World 2019
Eleven winning innovations were chosen, out of the thirty finalists that had been previously selected from more than 100 applications from all over the world.

Published: 3/18/2019

Bio4self bio-based autocomposite wins JEC Innovation Award
The Bio4self consortium has developed a bio-based and easily recyclable composite material. It is suitable for mechanically demanding components in the automotive industry.

Published: 3/15/2019

Mitsui Chemicals to establish long glass fiber-reinforced PP production facility in China
The facility will become Mitsui Chemical’s third manufacturing base for the material and is expected to increase the company’s production capacity to 10,500 tons per year.

Published: 3/15/2019

Composites One and IACMI to host two-day workshop
The workshop, called “the Evolution of Composites,” will be held March 20-21 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., U.S.

Published: 3/14/2019

Solvay launches release film for wind industry, displays thermoplastic auto component
At JEC World 2019, Solvay jointly displayed a thermoplastic composite steering knuckle and launched VAC-PERF A2400, a next-generation release film for the wind industry.

Published: 3/13/2019

Harper, Oak Ridge National Labs progress in carbon fiber simulation joint project
The companies have completed the first phase of the joint project, developing a computational model for low-temperature pre-carbonization furnaces.

Published: 3/8/2019

Williams Advanced Engineering introduces processes for cost-effective carbon fiber composites
The company’s two latest technologies, 223 and Racetrak, are said to be a step-change in the affordability of composite materials.