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Published: 2/18/2019

JEC World 2019 Preview
The JEC World trade show and conference, the largest composites event in the world, will be held at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, March 12-14, 2019.

Published: 2/11/2019

Composites recycling — no more excuses
Columnist Dale Brosius outlines six actionable levels of composites recycling that fabricators should follow.

Published: 2/1/2019

Withstanding fire without the weight
New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.

Published: 1/29/2019

Foiling motoryacht impresses in carbon fiber/epoxy
A project is underway to build a faster, lighter, hybrid-electric motorboat with foils and hull fabricated from carbon fiber and epoxy.

Published: 1/22/2019

Tecnofire adds fire resistance to transportation and infrastructure applications
Intumescent nonwoven veils improve the fire performance of composites in bridge, bus, building, marine and aircraft structures.

Published: 1/21/2019

COBRA International supports river clean up campaign in Thailand
The composites manufacturer recently donated 10 lightweight kayaks to the recent Kayaking for Chao Phraya River clean up mission.

Published: 12/27/2018

Composite radar masts assembled for megayachts
Vabo Composites designs, builds and assembles 10m-tall composite radar masts, improving weight, stability and performance for modern megayachts.

Published: 12/13/2018

Lightweight at sea — get on board
Using composites to lightweight ships is gaining momentum. Several groups are available for materials and technology suppliers to join and help develop cost-effective solutions.

Published: 11/7/2018

Video: Manufacturing the Future With Composites
CAMX 2018 showcased a video giving attendees a glimpse of the future through the eyes of the composites industry and illustrating the way advanced materials are being used to improve our lives.

Published: 11/5/2018

CAMX 2018 video review
CAMX 2018 offered a comprehensive glimpse of how materials and processing technologies are evolving for the global composites industry.