|Ashland Performance Materials|
Ashland Performance Materials is a global leader in composite resins, gelcoats, adhesives, specialty coatings and elastomers. It also provides metal casting consumables and design services for effective foundry management through the ASK Chemicals GmbH joint venture.
Performance Materials' products are used in construction, transportation, boatbuilding, and packaging and converting markets. Key customers include manufacturers of residential and commercial building products, infrastructure engineers, wind blade manufacturers, pipe manufacturers, auto and truck makers, tire makers, commercial label printers, specialty film converters and boat builders. See ashland.com for more information.
Gurit sees good start to 2014
Composite materials manufacturer Gurit reports sales for the first quarter (Q1) of 2014 of CHF78.8 million, an increase of around 29% over Q1 2013, and 4.5% up on the fourth quarter of 2013, supported by stable sales to the wind energy market.... More
Composites Germany joins EuCIA
Composites Germany, the trade association founded in 2013, has replaced the AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) as a member of EuCIA (European Composites Industry Association).... More
Airtech is the leading manufacturer of processing materials to the world's composite and tooling industries. Airtech
product range: vacuum bagging and release films, PS tapes, peel plies, breathers, sealant tapes, connectors and hoses, rubber, tooling materials, carbon/glass reinforcements.
COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014: showcase for innovations
COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 – the 9th European Trade Fair and Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications, takes place on 7-9 October in Düsseldorf. Annkathrin Lange, the trade fair's new Project Manager, tells us what visitors can expect to see this year.... More
Discover the latest in glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic compounding technologies and meet Johns Manville experts on 29th April in Brussels: “Potential of Thermoplastic Composites” and on May 8-9 in Würzburg (Germany): “Direktcompoundieren beim Spritzgießen” (info: www.skz.de).
Biocomposites – a technology overview
This report, commissioned by the UK's Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and authored by NetComposites, describes current and emerging biocomposites and demonstrates that these materials are now starting to find applications across a widerange of industry sectors.... More