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Tailor-made thermoplastic composites  for high-volume production

Tailor-made thermoplastic composites for high-volume production

Engel is one of the winners of the JEC Innovation Awards 2020. Together with FILL, the machine manufacturer has received the award in the category Process for the development of a production line for the manufacture of tailor-made composite blanks.


BÜFA appoints AOC Aliancys as its new distribution partner in Italy

BÜFA appoints AOC Aliancys as its new distribution partner in Italy

BÜFA Composite Systems is extending its long-term collaboration with AOC Aliancys. From 3 March 2020, AOC Aliancys based in Collierville (USA) and Schaffhausen (Switzerland) will be responsible for the distribution of BÜFA specialities on the Italian composites market.


BÜFA expands in the UK

BÜFA expands in the UK

As of 3 March 2020, BÜFA Composite Systems will acquire Manningtree-based AOC (UK) Ltd, the leading UK supplier of composite products with over 25 years’ experience in providing distribution and mixing service.


Engel at JEC World 2019

Engel at JEC World 2019

At JEC World 2019, Engel will be presenting a broad range of technologies based on examples from the automotive industry, from the processing of organic sheets and unidirectional tapes to in-situ polymerisation, HP-RTM and flow moulding with SMC.


Engel duo for composite research at NCC in Bristol

Engel duo for composite research at NCC in Bristol

For many companies in the composites industry, the trend towards thermoplastic materials means they have to deal with completely new processes. It is also the first injection moulding machine for the NCC and it's from Engel.


Composites Europe 2018 - the Lightweight Path to Success

Composites Europe 2018 - the Lightweight Path to Success

Glass and carbon fibre reinforced plastics are in demand when lightweight and forward-looking solutions are called for. This trend towards lightweight construction is currently one of the strongest drivers for the Composites industry.


Evonik to build new silicone plant in Geesthacht

Evonik to build new silicone plant in Geesthacht

Evonik is investing a double-digit million euro amount in the construction of a new multi-purpose facility at its Geesthacht location in Northern Germany, 30 kilometers outside the city of Hamburg.