A prototype boat that features a mono-hull constructed entirely from recyclable thermoplastic composites has been successfully launched on the ocean. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:53 PM Materials

A conference on the opportunities for manufacturers as a result of the growing use of composites in transport is to be held this month. more

Sep 14, 2016 9:07 AM Events

A Northern Ireland-based specialist composites and thermoplastics manufacturer has invested in machinery and equipment from Engel as it looks to develop and advance. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:40 AM Machinery

Solvay’s CEO has written an open letter to the pilots of the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) solar airplane, thanking them for “12 extraordinary years” of big and small technical victories in sustainable materials development. more

Jul 26, 2016 9:41 AM Materials

Suffolk-based FRP composites manufacturer, Broadwater Mouldings, is supplying parts for a new state-of-the-art radiotherapy system designed to improve targeting of tumour tissue. more

Jul 22, 2016 11:11 AM Materials

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo, the world’s largest tequila brand, to explore the use of the producer’s agave plant byproduct to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles. more

Jul 20, 2016 1:54 PM Materials

Trade association, Composites UK, has launched a new report focusing on the current and emerging processes available for recycling of composite materials. more

Jul 18, 2016 10:59 AM Environment

Broadwater Mouldings Ltd, a UK-based fibreglass composite manufacturer, has completed an upgrade to its robotic trimming department that it says will allow it to further develop its worldwide business. more

Jul 14, 2016 3:38 PM Industry News

A brand new Disneyland resort in Shanghai has been constructed using extensive amounts of fire retardant gelcoated FRP composite moulded parts from Scott Bader. more

Jun 30, 2016 2:00 PM

A specialist in carbon fibre reinforced composites has been appointed the new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey. more

Jun 28, 2016 10:00 AM Industry News

Sicut Enterprises and Regain Polymers have signed exclusive agreement for the European manufacture of Sicut’s structural recycled plastic composites, including its railway sleeper, Ecotrax. more

Jun 8, 2016 4:15 PM Industry News

Broadwater Mouldings is continuing the changes to its workforce with the promotion of Vince Mortlock to Head of Business Development. more

May 12, 2016 4:33 PM Industry News

Two academics have successfully made their maiden voyage on a kayak made from recycled carbon fibre. more

Apr 7, 2016 11:16 AM Environment

Suffolk-based Broadwater Mouldings has recruited a new Project Manager as a result of further expansion and an “ever increasing number of projects.” more

Mar 8, 2016 4:57 PM Industry News

Solvay and The Boeing Company have announced that they are extending their partnership for the supply of adavnced materials for use in passenger aircraft through to 2020. more

Mar 7, 2016 2:27 PM Materials

A Leeds-based glass reinforced composites manufacturer has praised its apprentices, saying that they are an “essential investment” to the business and paramount to its evolution. more

Mar 2, 2016 2:14 PM Industry News

Composites manufacturer, Broadwater Mouldings, has announced the appointment of a new Sales Manager as it looks to build on recent growth. more

Feb 5, 2016 9:00 AM Industry News

The National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol has expanded its TechCentre with a new KraussMaffei RimStar Compact 4/4/4 mixing and metering machine. more

Jan 19, 2016 9:43 AM Machinery

A supplier of recycled carbon fibre products, has achieved AS/EN9100 quality management system certification for two of its processes. more

Jan 14, 2016 4:31 PM Environment

Carbon fibre composites from Hexcel Corporation are being used in the production of the BMW 7 series to reinforce the metal shell of the B-pillar and save weight. more

Jan 14, 2016 3:52 PM Materials

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