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Published: 2/26/2018

ESA partners with renewable fiber company Bcomp to test natural fibers for use in space
European Space Agency to test natural-fiber composite materials for use in more environmentally friendly satellites.  

Published: 2/12/2018

SPE Thermoset Topcon agenda set
The SPE 2018 Thermoset Topcon, Feb. 20-21 in Indianapolis, IN, will focus on SMC, snap-cure resins, natural fiber composites, RIM, long fiber injection molding, and more.

Published: 12/18/2017

First DNFI award given to ITA and Fraunhofer-Institute LBF
They won the prize for their project focused on natural fibers. 

Published: 12/10/2017

Biocomposite awards bestowed
Three winners were selected from six nominees for Biocomposite of the Year innovation awards at the recent Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC), held December 6-7.

Published: 5/29/2017

Sicomin bioresin used in NOTOX boards
Sicomin (Châteauneuf les Martigues, France) and surfboard manufacturer NOTOX (Anglet, France) have created a bioresin formulation that offers as little environmental impact as possible and supports greener production methods.

Published: 10/3/2016

Carver Non-Wovens, R3 Composites expand
Carver, which only began commercial production in July, is now beginning its Phase 2 installation work and expects that to be completed by the end of October.

Published: 6/9/2016

Airbus Helicopters verify performance of 410km/h Clean Sky 2 demonstrator
X3-based, compound VTOL airframe configuration nears final design but exact use of composites yet to be detailed

Published: 5/23/2016

University of Delaware announces composite medal award winners
The medal is to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of composite materials.

Published: 4/11/2016

IAC debuts FiberFrame on 2017 Mercedes-Benz
Germany-based International Automotive Components (IAC) has launched its ultra lightweight FiberFrame natural fiber sun roof frame on the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.