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Reinforced Plastics News - 8 Apr 2015

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Last week's top stories – Porsche purchase, first composite suspension coil and carbon fiber driveshafts Check out the stories that were most popular with our readers last week. More

Sigmatex awarded government funding to improve vehicle lightweighting Sigmatex, a leading independent converter of carbon fiber, has been awarded UK government funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) to produce higher volumes of composites in the UK to accelerate vehicle lightweighting. More

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Fokker plant to develop composite landing gear components
Global aerospace specialist Fokker and the National Aerospace Laboratory plan to open manufacturing plant for composite aircraft components in Marknesse, the Netherlands. ... More

Hexcel wins engineering excellence award
Hexcel has been recognised by Business Weekly magazine with its Engineering Excellence award, part of the publication’s annual business awards program. ... More


Global RP market to reach US$15.82 billion in four years
According to a new report, the global reinforced plastics market stood at US$8.42 billion in 2012 and is now expected to reach by the end of 2019, growing at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2013 to 2019.... More

PlastiComp and Xenia join forces to develop carbon fiber applications
Long fiber specialist PlastiComp Inc and Xenia, a materials development company specializing in short carbon fiber reinforced (CFR) thermoplastic composites have entered into a strategic partnership. ... More

Gurit appoints new CFO
Gurit has appointed Angelo Quabba as chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 August 2015.... More

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Biotex Flax used to strengthen sustainable paddle board
Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax has been used to develop the Earth SUP range of paddle boards made by BIC Sport.... More


Materials technology

Solvay to acquire chemical assets
Solvay and INEOS, a privately-owned multinational chemicals company and Solvay have reached an agreement with International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) to acquire assets being divested by INEOS. ... More

Core Molding Technologies moves into long fiber plastics
Core Molding Technologies Inc, a molder of glass fiber reinforced plastics, has acquired substantially all of the assets of CPI Binani Inc (CPI), located in Winona, Minnesota for US$15 million.... More



UTECH Europe Conference and Exhibition
Dates: 14 April 2015 until 16 April 2015
Location: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.utecheurope.eu

Plastic Pipes in Infrastructure
Dates: 14 April 2015 until 16 April 2015
Location: London, UK
Website: http://www.amiplastics.com/events/event?Code=C649

Second International Symposium on Automated Composites Manufacturing
Dates: 23 April 2015 until 24 April 2015
Location: Montreal, Canada
Website: http://concom.encs.concordia.ca/autocomposites/index.htm

SAMPE Baltimore 2015
Dates: 18 May 2015 until 21 May 2015
Location: Baltimore, USA
Website: http://www.sampe.org

Fourth International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science
Dates: 20 May 2015 until 22 May 2015
Location: Riva del Garda, Italy
Website: http://www.frontiersinpolymerscience.com

Dates: 20 May 2015 until 21 May 2015
Location: Kurdejov, Czech Republic
Website: http://http://www.polycomp2015.cz/

JEC Americas 2015
Dates: 02 June 2015 until 04 June 2015
Location: Houston, USA
Website: http://www.jeccomposites.com

Plast Expo
Dates: 03 June 2015 until 06 June 2015
Location: Casablanca, Morocco
Website: http://www.plast-expo.com

International Conference on Tribology and Interface Engineering 2015
Dates: 11 June 2015 until 12 June 2015
Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Website: http://www.ictie.org

Dates: 15 June 2015 until 19 June 2015
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Website: http://www.achema.de

Dates: 16 June 2015 until 17 June 2015
Location: Telford, UK
Website: http://www.plasticsrecyclingexpo.com

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