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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.

Evonik invests in capacity expansion for Rohacell

Evonik Resource Efficiency will invest in a capacity expansion of its Performance Foams business at its production site in Darmstadt, Germany.

Composites Europe 2016 - looking into the future of composites

Lightweight construction, resource efficiency and multi-material design will be centre stage at this year's Composites Europe held in Düsseldorf from 29 November to 1 December.

Engel at Composites Europe 2016

At Composites Europe 2016 the machine manufacturer will present pre-series production solutions for the automobile, teletronics and technical component sectors.

Lanxess at K 2016: High-grade solutions for the plastics industry

At K 2016 Lanxess is presenting its latest developments in materials, processes and technologies for premium plastics and high-performance additives for processing.