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Teijin Carbon Europe receives ISCC PLUS certification
Teijin Carbon Europe receives ISCC PLUS certification

11th Jun 2024

Teijin Carbon Europe's Heinsberg-Oberbruch plant in Germany receives ISCC PLUS certification for Tenax Carbon Fibre, enabling the Teijin Group to offer sustainable products. ISCC PLUS facilitates the circular economy by certifying raw materials' sustainability, ensuring transparent supply chains. The company aims to expand ISCC PLUS certification...

Hexcel to display latest aerospace solution at ILA Berlin 2024
Hexcel to display latest aerospace solution at ILA Berlin 2024

22nd May 2024

At ILA Berlin, Hexcel will present advanced lightweight composite materials, including HexTow IM9 24K fibre for enhanced production efficiency. It will feature solutions like Turkish Aerospace's Airbus aileron with HexPly prepreg, highlighting SQRTM production benefits. Additionally, Hexcel will present thermoplastic solutions co-developed with...

Envalior opens new distribution centre in Indiana
Envalior opens new distribution centre in Indiana

8th May 2024

Envalior's new distribution centre in Evansville, adjacent to its production facility, enhances capacity and flexibility for high-performance materials. Featuring advanced technology and onsite collaboration, it aims to optimise logistics and inventory management. The project signifies Envalior's commitment to customer service and operational...

US’ Owens Corning posts net sales of $2.3 bn in Q1 FY24
US’ Owens Corning posts net sales of $2.3 bn in Q1 FY24

27th Apr 2024

Owens Corning reported Q1 FY24 net sales of $2.3 billion, unchanged from last year, with net earnings margins at 13 per cent. Adjusted EBIT and EBITDA margins were 19 per cent and 25 per cent, respectively. Composites sector sales fell 11 per cent to $523 million due to lower volumes and price drops, partially offset by positive pricing in...

American firm Hexcel Corporation’s sales at $472.3 mn in Q1 FY24
American firm Hexcel Corporation’s sales at $472.3 mn in Q1 FY24

24th Apr 2024

American company Hexcel Corporation reported sales of $472.3 million in Q1 FY24, up from $457.7 million last year, but saw gross margin drop to 25 per cent from 27.9 per cent. The company’s operating income fell to $54.1 million, despite gains in aerospace and defense sectors. Industrial sales dropped significantly by 27.9 per cent in Q1 FY24.

US’ Davlyn Group appoints new director of operations
US’ Davlyn Group appoints new director of operations

18th Apr 2024

Rick Toll joins Davlyn Group as director of operations, Norfab-Amatex, bringing extensive textile industry experience from roles at SSM Industries and various plant management positions. With expertise in safety, military, aerospace, and medical textiles, Toll aims to enhance Norfab-Amatex's operational efficiency and innovation in thermal protection.

Japan’s Toray wins Supplier Excellence award by Northrop Grumman
Japan’s Toray wins Supplier Excellence award by Northrop Grumman

8th Apr 2024

Toray has been recognised by Northrop Grumman for its contributions to national security solutions. Northrop praised Toray for its quality excellence and assistance in manufacturing and distribution goals. Toray expressed pride in serving as a leading material supplier in the US and emphasised its commitment to delivering high-quality composite...

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Canada’s Aluula Composites & Michelin Inflatable Solutions partner

21st Mar 2024

Aluula Composites collaborates with Michelin Inflatable Solutions on R&D project, aiming to enhance construction with sustainable composite materials. Aluula's patented manufacturing process creates durable, lightweight, and recyclable materials. The partnership seeks to balance innovation, performance, and sustainability in product development.

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Scale Advanced unveils BIO|Power, COR|Power product lines at JEC World

11th Mar 2024

Scale Advanced Biocomposites launched BIO|Power and COR|Power at JEC World, aimed at replacing or enhancing carbon fibre in lightweight composites. BIO|Power blends natural fibres to reduce costs and emissions, while COR|Power reduces vibration in composites. Collaborations with bike manufacturers like REAP Design and 3T Cycling show promising...

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