Larger vessels are driving the need for pilings that can protect ships, docks, canal entrances and the bases of bridges from damages Read more


AREVO and Franco Bicycles will showcase the new Emery One eBike at the Sea Otter Classic cycling event in Monterey, California, from the 11th to the 14th April Read more



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Developed with a team at Audi, Betaforce 9050M composite bonding adhesive for automotive mass production and multi-material substrates enables significant weight reduction and improves torsional stiffness of vehicles Read more

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With a dual fuselage design and wingspan larger than the length of a football pitch, the Stratolaunch flew over the Mojave Desert for two and a half hours at heights of up to 17,000 feet Read more


The establishment of a new production site reflects growing customer demand, and ever since its introduction at K Show in 2016, StyLight has caught the attention of designers globally in the automotive, electronics and sports industries Read more


Johns Manville released the technology at the JEC World show in Paris Read more


Williams Advanced Engineering is a leader in lightweight materials and structural solutions, and the company has developed patent-pending composite technologies and processes, enabling the creation of strong, protective, but lightweight structures Read more


In his new role, Professor Ole Thybo Thomsen will lead composites manufacturing and design research activities at the Bristol Composites Institute Read more

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HAECO has commissioned Rockwood to do the tooling on its new Eclipse cabin platform for seat shells and console work Read more

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A recent Life Cycle Assessment has found a laptop cover made of Maezio continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites from Covestro can significantly reduce the carbon footprint by more than 70 per cent compared to one made from conventional al Read more


Spotlighting the current and future use of composite materials in motorsport, Composites in Motorsport is taking place on the 22nd to 23rd October at the William F1 Conference Centre in Oxford, and is supported by Williams Advanced Engineering, F1 Ra Read more


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Evonik will present its Vestalite series of tailor-made solutions for high-performance composite materials based on epoxy and polyurethane polymers at the JEC World show in Paris Read more



Guests at the opening (Image:McLaren)

New materials production centre opened by royal representatives has the capability to see the UK become “a world leader” in lightweight materials technology, says McLaren CEO. Read more


Zwick Composites

Zwick and R-Tech are teaming up for another testing event

Following success in previous years, Zwick Roell and composite testing specialists, R-TECH Materials, have again teamed up to provide an introductory course on the testing of composite materials. Read more


Composites Prime

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Manufacturers of composite decking produced using recycled plastics says it has seen demand soar for its products. Read more



Inapal's main site in Porto

Teijin Limited has acquired Inapal Plasticos SA (Inapal), a Portuguese automotive composites supplier, as it looks to expand its business in Europe. Read more


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CSP's site in Pouance

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), part of the Teijin Group, is to invest approximately €5.1 million (£4.5 million) in a new sheet moulding compound line. Read more

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The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield is using a high-pressure resin transfer moulding system from KraussMaffei to develop its research. Read more


Evonik has launched a new line of RESOMER composites to enhance the performance of bone fixation devices. Read more



A. Schulman will present a broad range of products and innovations spanning a wide range of end markets at NPE 2018. Read more

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