Composites - news on Plastech
In September 2018 the world’s first facility for POAL recycling will be in operation to produce Ecoallene.
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.
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 featuring high strength for pipe and pressure vessel reinforcement.
A new development in core material technology from Evonik Industries, Essen, will make its debut at JEC World 2018 in Paris.
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.
Solvay has signed an agreement with Boeing for the supply of advanced composites and adhesives in support of the 777X airplane production.
“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)
China is rapidly becoming a preeminent new market in the world. With over RMB 1.5 trillion spent in R&D in 2016, a 10.6% annual increase, and of which 77.5% was contributed by businesses, the overall productivity and comprehensive national power of China is strategically being boosted, enhancing the country's influence in technology innovations.
Effective January 2018 ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH will acquire WIPAG Group, specialists inprocessing and production of carbon fiber compounds for injection-moulding, with sites in Neuburg (Donau), and Gardelegen (both in Germany).
Bond-Laminates GmbH is celebrating two birthdays at once: the company was founded 20 years ago and acquired by the specialty chemicals group LANXESS five years ago.
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