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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.

Focus on new forms of mobility

LANXESS at FAKUMA, October 17 – 21, 2017, will present new high-temperature-stabilized polyamides and flame-retardant thermoplastics for electric mobility.

Novel materials solution for high-pressure composite tanks for hydrogen storage

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has introduced a material solution for high-pressure composite tanks for hydrogen storage in its continuing mission to help reduce CO2 emissions.

Soaring prospects: The aerospace industry at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

From 19 to 21 September 2017, the exhibitors at COMPOSITES EUROPE in Stuttgart will be showcasing deployment possibilities for CFRP and other composite materials in the aerospace industry.

Over 40 percent lighter than steel counterpart

Tepex dynalite continuous-fiber-reinforced, semi-finished thermoplastic composites are now finding new applications in vehicle interiors. Tepex is used for backseat load-through of an offroad vehicle

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