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Scott Bader appointed sole distributor for Baycat

11th Dec 2019

Scott Bader, a global adhesives, resins and gelcoats manufacturer, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for United Initiators Baycat organic peroxides for the composite market throughout Europe. The partnership would mean that Scott Bader will be able to provide its customers with a curing agent matched to work with its resins range.

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Autoliv develops airbag specifically to avoid side impacts

9th Dec 2019

Autoliv Inc, the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, has announced the development of a new front centre airbag designed to save lives in side-impact crash situations. The airbag was showcased at the recent Autoliv's capital markets day at Ogden, Utah. The newly developed Autoliv front centre airbag will be introduced in 19 car models in 2020.

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ITA creates Texspace to produce textile innovations

29th Nov 2019

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University, has created an online platform –Texspace, a digital tool for innovation scouting in field of technical textile technology. Together with its partner Innoloft GmbH and all players from industry, science and start-up scene, Texspace looks forward to producing textile innovations for a better ...

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Michelman appoints James Xue country manager for China

25th Nov 2019

Michelman, a developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials, has announced the appointment of James Xue as the company's new country manager for Greater China. Hired in 2017, he has lead Michelman's sales efforts over the past two years, developing meaningful customer relationships and building Michelman's regional sales team.

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Aimplas to host seminar on sustainable composites

23rd Nov 2019

Aimplas, a plastics technology centre, will hold its international seminar on biopolymers and sustainable composites on March 4-5, 2020 in Valencia, Spain. The seminar is aimed at raw material suppliers, processing companies, machinery manufacturers, end users, companies in plastic waste management & treatment, public administrations, research centres, ...

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Indian technical textile market to grow rapidly: report

22nd Nov 2019

The Indian technical textiles market should shape up rapidly in the near future due to support from the government and investments by stakeholders in this sector, says a report on the technical textiles market by London-headquartered Future Market Insights. As environmental sustainability is a global concern, demand for technical textiles is likely to...

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Hexcel is displaying 3D printed parts at Space Tech Expo

19th Nov 2019

For the first time, Hexcel is exhibiting at the ongoing Space Tech Expo Europe show in Bremen, Germany, to promote its latest technologies and innovations for space applications. More than 3,000 visitors are expected at this international forum that is dedicated to innovative solutions for space business and technology, and that will go on till...

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Shape Machining is machining high quality carbon inserts

16th Nov 2019

Shape Machining is machining high quality carbon inserts for motorsport and Formula 1 industry alongside carbon trimming for aerospace and automotive clients with full FAI reporting and Faro inspection. Alongside internal capability to design jigs and fixtures in-house, Shape has continuously developed methods to machine a variety of advanced materials.

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Sikorsky announces 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge awardees

15th Nov 2019

Sikorsky has announced Continuous Composites as winner of 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge. The challenge is designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in aerospace industry. The company has also launched an Entrepreneurial Network which will enable interactions between Sikorsky and a wide variety of innovators.

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