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Swiss firm Gurit’s net sales up 26.6% to CHF 117.4 mn in Q1 FY23

26th Apr 2023

Gurit has reported a 26.6 per cent YoY growth in Q1 net sales, reaching CHF 117.4 million, attributed to its composite materials division's performance, which achieved a 36.2 per cent YoY increase in net sales. The company’s guidance for FY23 remains unchanged, with an expected net sales of CHF 450-510 million and an operating profit margin of 2-5 per ...

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Aluula, University of British Columbia partner for composite materials

24th Apr 2023

Aluula Composites & the UBC have joined forces to pioneer recycling applications for Aluula's cutting-edge high-performance composite materials based on ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. Conventionally, composite materials are manufactured by bonding together different layers of core materials and outer films to make fabrics for various...

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Swiss firm Gurit’s composite materials’ sales up 52.9% in FY22

6th Mar 2023

Switzerland based Gurit, a company that specialises in advanced composites, has reported a 52.9 per cent increase (at constant rates) to Swiss franc (CHF) 325.5 million in the sales of its composite materials segment in fiscal 2022 (FY22). The company’s net sales were CHF 499.5 million, an increase of 6.7 per cent year-on-year (YoY), for FY22.

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Swiss firm Gurit posts 6.7% growth in net sales in FY22

2nd Feb 2023

Switzerland’s Gurit, a company that specialises in advanced composites, has posted preliminary and unaudited net sales of CHF 499.5 million, up 6.7 per cent YoY, for fiscal 2022. The company’s net sales of continued operations were CHF 488.6 million, which is an increase of 17 per cent at constant exchange rates or 11.6 per cent in reported CHF versus...

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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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Swiss firm Gurit posts sales of CHF 234.8 mn in H1 FY22

17th Aug 2022

Net sales of Gurit, specialising in advanced composites, in the first half (H1) of fiscal 2022 were CHF 234.8 million, a decline of -7.0 per cent at constant exchange rates or -9.2 per cent in reported CHF versus prior year. For continued operations, the decline was -5.7 per cent at constant exchange rates in the first half of fiscal 2022.

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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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