Composites Today (Formerly FRP Today), a monthly magazine published since year 2000 is devoted to composites science, technology and business. This techno commercial publication is mainly circulated in India and also to overseas subscribers. The magazine provides update on what is happening in the field around the world through comprehensive reporting as news, features and overviews on materials, processing technologies, application trends, research and developments, market insights etc..For more information contact: editor@compositestoday.org

Composites Industry News
26 July 2016
Xerium Introduces New Composites Roll Covers

Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched 2 new roll cover product families

26 July 2016
Exova tests Robot Bike’s new design for the future of cycling

Exova, the global testing provider, recently provided testing services on the carbon fibre tubing of Robot Bike Co’s R160 customised bike frame

22 July 2016
METYX Composites Doubles Production Site in Turkey

METYX Composites, a division of textiles company Telateks A.S., is in the process of doubling its production facilities at its main manufacturing centre in Manisa, Turkey.

21 July 2016
Brazilian Program of Reverse Logistics Begins In August

Created in late 2014 by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), the post-consumer reverse logistics program for composite parts will start operations in the beginning of August.

20 July 2016
Chomarat’s Coatings & Films Business Acquires New Technology For The Automotive Sector

Chomarat, one of the leading producers of engineered textiles and composite reinforcements, is expanding its Coatings & Films businessThe Company is investing in a new varnishing and finishing line for automotive coated materials,

19 July 2016
Brazilian Company Tecniplas Exhibits Mega tanks at Sanitation Fair

The participation of the Brazilian company Tecniplas at the National Exhibition on Sanitation and Environment (Fenasan) – São Paulo, August 16-18 – will be marked by the presence of giant tanks produced by the company

15 July 2016
Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design Of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

AnalySwift, LLC announced Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. 

14 July 2016
Solvay Expands Portfolio for Food and Beverage Applications with Three Heat-Resistant Ryton® PPS Grades

Solvayannounced that it is adding three Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) products to its rapidly growing portfolio for food and beverage applications

13 July 2016
DWTEK, Taiwan partnered with Diab to build an Asia-wide subsea inspection system.

DWTEK, Taiwan, aims to build an Asia-wide subsea inspection system by integrating innovative technology with in house resources.

12 July 2016
Kaman Awarded $39.8M Contract to Commence Implementation Phase of Peru SH-2G Super Seasprite Program

 Kaman Aerosystems  announced that its Air Vehicles and MRO (AVMRO) division has successfully secured a contract for $39.8 million (USD) with General Dynamics Mission Systems

12 July 2016
Formula Student Team Delft Unveils the First Electric Race Car Created with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform on the Cloud

Dassault Systèmes announced that Formula Student Team Delft (FS Team Delft) has unveiled the first Formula Student electric race car to be designed, built and tested with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud.

12 July 2016
Boeing to Manufacture 777X Components with Composite Material Made in U.A.E.

Boeing announced that it will source carbon fiber pre-impregnated (prepreg) composite material for the Boeing 777X from a new joint venture formed by Mubadala Development Company and Solvay.

08 July 2016
Ford GT Color, Material Choices Are Intentional, Purposeful; Customization Options Allow Owner’s Personality to Shine

The application of carbon fiber – traditionally used as a decorative element in performance vehicles – is employed as a structural component in the Ford GT, and serves as a visual anchor of the supercar’s lightweight construction.

08 July 2016
Lectra Announces the Opening of Its Subsidiary in Vietnam

Lectra, the leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials announced the opening of its subsidiary Lectra Vietnam.

06 July 2016
Scott Bader-ATC Site in Drummondville, Canada Gains ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation from BNQ

The Scott Bader-ATC chemical plant and operational site in Drummondville, Canada, has recently gained ISO 9001:2015 accreditation (certificate no: 50646-1-03), awarded by BNQ (Bureau de normalization du Québec) 

06 July 2016
Hexagon Composites Supports Indonesia's Green Shift With CNG Cylinders For Light-Duty Vehicle Conversions

Hexagon Composites' wholly-owned subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss has received an order from PT Autogas in Indonesia for 1,000 cylinders for conversion of taxis and government vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG). 

05 July 2016
Gurit Supports Foiling Community

Gurit, a leader in advanced composite engineering and materials announced sponsorship of the 2016 Foiling Week™ Forum at Lake Garda, Italy, and Newport, RI, U.S.A.

05 July 2016
Barracuda team up BFG International supplying composite materials to Rio de Janeiro Tramway for the 2016 Olympics

Design and build a system to move passengers quickly, economically efficient and environmentally friendly is always a challenge in large cities

04 July 2016
Ultra-Thin, Decorated Composite Components in a Single Processing Step

One convenient feature of IT devices, such as smartphones, tablets and notebooks, is that they are very lightweight and compact, but still durable.

01 July 2016
Extreme to the Core

Built in Divinycell composite, it's light enough to let you soar above the waves and tough enough to take anything you can throw at it.