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Published: 3/20/2018

SAMPE Summit 18 Paris: An information-packed, one-day conference
SAMPE Europe staged a successful and well-attended gathering, dubbed Summit 18, at the Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel on March 5.

Published: 3/7/2018

Five highlights from JEC World 2018
It’s not Spring without a trip to Paris, France for the JEC World 2018 composites conference. It’s become a very big show, and thus, offers some big announcements and some developing trends.

Published: 2/12/2018

Carbon Fibre Preforms for low-cost and zero waste
Chopped fiber preforms in seconds, 1200°C burn resistance for hours, low-cost CFRP to replace metals

Published: 1/31/2018

SGL Group optimizes supply chain for composites
SGL’s takeover of former BENTELER and BMW JVs, plus sale of Kumpers JV, consolidates  the company’s CF activities while it broadens its composites technology portfolio.

Published: 1/21/2018

A partnership for sustainable composites
CW talks to Entropy Resins and Gougeon Brothers about their future as one company.

Published: 1/14/2018

Composite in Netherlands tunnel firewater system
The A2 motorway used to run through Maastricht. Now it runs under it. Composite piping helps make sure the tunnel’s firewater system is always ready.

Published: 12/21/2017

CAMX 2017: Highlights from the floor
3D printing and nanotechnology developments promise to cut time and cost in composite structures production while recycling and sustainability continue to grow in importance.

Published: 12/4/2017

BGF – US link to global composites high-tech
With >50 years in composites, this well-known US supplier is widening its portfolio of composites technologies into opportunities for integrated products and advanced manufacturing.

Published: 10/31/2017

CW Talks: How carbon fiber beat out steel in elevator cabling
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast learns from KONE’s Steve Gonzalez how pultruded carbon fiber UltraRope was developed to help move elevators up and down in the world’s tallest buildings.

Published: 10/26/2017

New architectural composite hits the market
NewBrick by Dryvit (West Warwick, RI, US) is a new composite brick product, meant to substitute for venerable fired clay bricks and, the company says, revolutionize the installation of brick veneer façades and exteriors.