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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.

Solvay to supply materials for Boeing 777X programme

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

“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)

Innovation is Key to the Future

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.

ALBIS PLASTIC invests in CFRP technology

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).

Double birthday for Bond-Laminates

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.

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017 - A smashing international success

40 per cent share of international visitors from 63 countries.