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


Teijin CSP

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

Industry News


Sebastian Schmidhuber and Stephen Lambert (second and third left) and the AMRC Development Engineers, Davide Melis, Darren Wells and Ricky Rowett (from the left)

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

NPE 2018

INEOS Styrolution has introduced the StyLight Aesthetic S C245-1 to its thermoplastic composites range. Read more


Kistler Type 4001A

The new Type 4001A sensor

Kistler Instruments has produced a combined pressure and temperature sensor specifically to support automated resin transfer (RTM) and wet moulding composite manufacturing methods. Read more


Covestro has started commercial production of continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite. Read more


R-TECH Materials is celebrating its tenth year of testing composites for the marine industry. Read more

Industry News

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Victrex’s thermoplastic composites vital to drive Aerospace build rates with over 35,000 new aircraft forecasted within 20 years. Read more



Veronica Axelsson

Sticks for the winter ball sport bandy are lighter and stronger thanks to use of Inxide's TeXtreme composite. Read more


Vitralit is a light curing adhesive, made by Panacol based near Frankfurt in Germany. Read more


The composites analysis specialist R-Tech will host a course on testing with Zwick Roell. Read more

Industry News

Solvay has signed an agreement to supply advanced composites and adhesives for the production of Boeing’s 777X aeroplanes. Read more


The Rail Alliance and Composites UK aim to increase the use of composite materials for durability and ease of use around the rail network. Read more

Industry News

Decontaminating filters can handle a higher load after Ettlinger expanded its portfolio. Read more

Industry News

A composites firm in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, has sold its carbon fibre car parts division. Read more

Industry News