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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

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.

Velox presents a whole new world of high-performance, plastic raw materials at Fakuma

Velox GmbH, solution provider for the plastics, composites, additives, rubber, paints and coatings industries, will be showcasing its latest products at this year's Fakuma.


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.

Wide range of adhesive innovations for healthcare applications from Henkel

New trends in healthcare materials and manufacturing of medical devices demand new adhesive solutions. Henkel is addressing these challenges with a wide range of innovative product solutions.

Elix Polymers to highlight latest material innovations at Fakuma 2018

The next Fakuma show for the plastics processing industry is just around the corner, and materials supplier Elix Polymers is readying its offering.

Covestro introduces brand name for thermoplastic composites

Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) by introducing Maezio as brand name.

Top sports performance thanks to composites

They are hidden in canoes, golf and hockey clubs, in racing bikes, yacht hulls and even swimsuits: fibre composites made inroads into the sports industry a long time ago and have virtually revolutionised it in some areas.

Industry comes together at Erema Discovery Days 2018

More than 1.000 guests invited by Erema made their way to Ansfelden, Austria, for the Discovery Days 2018 from 27 to 29 June. Well-known companies from the plastics sector, such as Borealis, Engel, Greiner, Haidlmair and Henkel gave participants an insight into their view of working with plastics in a sustainable way.

The world’s first POAL recycling facility

In September 2018 the world’s first facility for POAL recycling will be in operation to produce Ecoallene.

Cooperations with the automotive industry drive growth of the composites industry

BMW and SGL, Ford and DowAksa, Hyundai and Hyosung - these are just some of the examples of the close cooperations between major automotive enterprises and firms in the composites sector for putting innovative new applications into practice.

ENGEL unveils lightweight design expertise at Chinaplas 2018

Electric vehicles are gaining ground in China - bringing with them innovative lightweight construction technologies. At Chinaplas 2018 ENGEL will present its composite expertise to a Chinese audience for the first time with a special Expert Corner.

SABIC launches new UDMAX thermoplastic composite tape

SABIC launches new UDMAX thermoplastic composite tape featuring high strength for pipe and pressure vessel reinforcement.

New acrylic based foam core for composite sandwich design

A new development in core material technology from Evonik Industries, Essen, will make its debut at JEC World 2018 in Paris.

BarrierPack Recyclable drives circular economy

Mondi, international packaging and paper Group, has developed a fully-recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock that is perfect for integration into existing recycling schemes.