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Winning combinations from Gurit
Monday, 01 September 2014

alt Visitors to this week’s China Composites Expo 2014 in Shanghai (September 3-5) have an opportunity to discover how Gurit’s high-performance structural core materials, qualified prepreg systems and adhesives are addressing the need for weight reduction for mass transportation systems, while  meeting the most stringent safety requirements.    Read More >>


Welcome to Ecocomposites

The increasing replacement of metals and wood with composites is intrinsically environmentally responsible.
Composites allow structures to shed weight, and as a consequence have a big role to play in reducing both the use of petrochemicals and CO2 emissions
cross a wide range of end-use industries.

However, many other developments are taking place in the composites industry. They involve, for example, the development of natural and bio-based fibres and resins, along with cleaner and more efficient processes.
You’ll find all the news of this drive towards a greener tomorrow right here.

Adrian Wilson, editor

Teijin at the China Composites Expo

Monday, 01 September 2014

article thumbnailTenax TPCL is a thermoplastic consolidated laminate engineered for the A350 XWB aircraft, Airbus’s new extra-wide-body midsize jetliner, by Toho Tenax.  It will be one of a number of components on...

Growth for lightweight materials

Monday, 01 September 2014

article thumbnailRNR Market Research has bundled together composites, metals and plastics to create a global lightweight materials market which it says will be worth €133.1 billion by 2019.  This market will...


Mitsubishi acquires CFRP manufacturer

Friday, 15 August 2014

article thumbnailCar manufacturer Mitsubishi Rayon has agreed to purchase part of Wethje Holding, a German company which manufactures carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP), in a move to keep up with its industry...

Tex Tech acquires UCF

Thursday, 14 August 2014

article thumbnailTex Tech Industries, a global developer and manufacturer of engineered, high-performance materials based in Portland, Maine, USA, is acquiring Universal Carbon Fibres Ltd (UCF), based in West...