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Zund’s heat sealing module bags US’ CAMX composites industry award

31st Oct 2022

The Heat Sealing Module (HSM) from Zund has bagged the Unsurpassed Innovation award at the recently held CAMX 2022 Composites and Advances Materials expo in Anaheim, California. The HSM facilitates the processing and handling of dry fibre materials with thermoplastic content. This new tool helps in the easier processing of these types of materials.

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France’s Saint-Gobain rebrands as Saint-Gobain Composite Solutions

19th Oct 2022

Saint-Gobain Films & Fabrics, a French leader in high-performance materials, is rebranding as Saint-Gobain Composite Solutions to better position the business for changes in the marketplace and to align with its core values. Saint-Gobain Composite Solutions will comprise the company’s familiar, yet refreshed brands Sheergard, Sheerfill, Onesuit, and...

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Collier’s HyperX software fits well in Korean wind turbine blade

11th May 2022

With the launch of its HyperX structural analysis software, Collier Aerospace is spotlighting the tool’s real-world application in sizing a 7.4-metre natural fibre composite wind turbine blade. The blade is developed by the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Hongik University in South Korea and Samwon Millennia, a software...

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Switzerland’s CompPair & Decathlon complete FRP recycling project

9th May 2022

CompPair and Decathlon SAS have announced the completion of their joint fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) recycling project. This project is an industrial proof-of-concept (POC) of what is possible with HealTech: making FRP recycling more environmentally and, ultimately, economically viable. CompPair is a Swiss company in the field of self-healing...

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Thailand’s Cobra to show diversification into composites at JEC World

28th Apr 2022

Cobra, the manufacturer of advanced composite products for the watersports, automotive, marine, and industrial sectors, will highlight recent diversification into new composite markets at JEC World 2022, with exhibits ranging from VTOL drones to carbon fibre prosthetics. JEC will be held from May 3-5, 2022, at Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc des Expositions.

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Reifenhäuser shows nonwoven composites at ICE Europe in Germany

16th Mar 2022

Reifenhäuser Cast Sheet Coating, specialists for cast film, sheet extrusion and extrusion coating lines, is displaying a new production process for cost-effective film/nonwoven composites with a low grammage at ICE (International Converting Exhibition) Europe, in hall A5, booth 1300, from March 15-17, 2022. The show is being held at Messe München.

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France’s JEC & Composites Expert to promote e-learning academy

16th Mar 2022

France’s JEC group and Composites Expert have signed an agreement to promote E-learning Composites Academy, the first 4.0 training platform dedicated to manufacturing processes of composite materials. Composites Expert is a start-up created by Jean-Pierre Cauchois. It’s mission is to provide innovative and cognitive training in the composites industry.

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Propex Furnishing & Ocean State to distribute composites in the US

8th Mar 2022

Composites manufacturer, Propex Furnishing Solutions, has signed an agreement with Ocean State Innovations, for the distribution and sale of Curv tactical composite material in North America. The partnership formalises both parties' commitment to provide advanced material innovation to North American tactical gear consumers and manufacturers alike.

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US’ Avient launches recycled-content long fibre composite materials

8th Mar 2022

US’ Avient has announced the commercial availability of Complēt R long fibre-reinforced composites, which incorporate post-consumer recycled nylon 6 material reclaimed from end-of-life fishing nets. Avient provides sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world.

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