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Composites Europe 2017: Lightweight construction propels use of fibre-reinforced plastics

Composites Europe - 12th European Trade Fair and Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications 19 - 21 September 2017, Messe Stuttgart, Germany

New materials and consistent customer orientation

Kraiburg TPE at Fakuma 2017: Hall B5, Booth 5303

Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia

Henkel has opened a state-of-the-art test facility for composites in Japan.


Biocomposites – Providing benefits to industry, consumers and environment

The “Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)” will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

Composites – materials with a future

Fibre-reinforced plastics have great future potential. The International Composites Congress offers an opportunity to gain some impressions of market developments.

How Lamborghini is accelerating medical device innovation

Lamborghini collaborates with the Houston Methodist Research Institute, to share knowledge in the study of carbon fibre composite materials for medical devices.

PlastiComp expands production capability for long carbon fiber reinforced composites

PlastiComp, Inc. announced it has completed installation of an additional pultrusion line dedicated to manufacturing long carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite pellets.

Tepex from Lanxess in large series production

Increasing numbers of automotive manufacturers are using Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite semi-finished products from Lanxess.

Lightweight processes and equipment during AZL Open Day

The event is organized by AZL Aachen GmbH in cooperation with Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) of RWTH Aachen University.

SABIC at Germany's VDI Congress

Lightweight PP and plastic-metal hybrid solutions among those SABIC featuring at Germany's VDI Congress.

Lightweight composite transverse leaf springs in new Volvo models

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models.

Thermoplastic composites in Germany – future growth?

The European market for fibre-reinforced plastics/composites has been growing steadily for a number of years now.

KraussMaffei at JEC World Paris 2017

At JEC World in Paris KraussMaffei will present the new iPul pultrusion machine.

Engel at JEC World 2017 in Paris

At JEC world 2017 Engel Austria will use numerous example products and stage a live demonstration to present pioneering composite applications.

CMT Materials' Noel Tessier earns Lifetime Achievement Award from SPE

Noel Tessier, a founding director of CMT Materials Inc., has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers' (SPE) Thermoforming Division.