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Composites Today (Formerly FRP Today), a monthly magazine published since year 2000 is devoted to composites science, technology and business. 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: info@compositestoday.org

News and Press Releases
12 December 2017
STX and Materials Sciences Corporation Announce Exclusive Product Agreement

Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, announced an exclusive partnership with Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC).


12 December 2017
Johns Manville furnace in Ohio successfully rebuilt to support North American composites growth

Johns Manville (JM) announced its operation in Waterville, Ohio, successfully re-started a furnace with increased capacity this summer.


12 December 2017
Fulcrum composites panels for high-end construction projects

Fulcrum makes curved panels that can be fitted over concrete columns in buildings, lightweight frames for circular windows, kits for curved archways, one-of-a-kind displays for museums 


11 December 2017
Celanese Opens Customer Solution Center in Tokyo

Celanese Corporation announced the opening of a new Customer Solution Center in Tokyo, Japan to support the growth of its Asia customers, advance technical capabilities of its product portfolio in the region, 


11 December 2017
New electric car features all carbon fiber body

By utilizing Zoltek PX35 carbon fiber, Uniti was able to create an electric car that is lightweight without sacrificing safety or comfort.


11 December 2017
PolyOne to unveil new Marine Composite Panels

PolyOne announced it will unveil Hammerhead™ Marine Composite Panels at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) in Orlando


11 December 2017
Hexcel to Acquire Oxford Performance Materials Aerospace & Defense Business

Hexcel Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) business of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM).


08 December 2017
Chalmers Foundation invests in new 2D super materials

To ensure Chalmers as key player for graphene based two dimensional (2D) composite materials research, Chalmers Foundation invests SEK 15 million into a new research group


08 December 2017
A. Schulman Receives the 2017 Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Innovation Award

A. Schulman, Inc., posites and powders, has received the 2017 Automotive Innovation Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers ("SPE") for Most Innovative Use of Plastics


08 December 2017
Kordsa to make two major U.S. acquisitions

Kordsa, a Sabanc Holding subsidiary has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire two advanced composite technology companies in the United States


08 December 2017
Mikrosam launches breakthrough Integrated AFP & FW Solution for High Performance Composite Parts Production

Mikrosam – the brand with three decades of expertize in manufacturing solutions – pushes the envelope in thecomposite equipment design-build flexibility.


06 December 2017
New Director of Composites University Technology Centre

Professor Stephen Hallett has been appointed as the Director of the Composites University Technology Centre (UTC), supported by Rolls-Royce, at the University of Bristol.


06 December 2017
Diab Signs Long-Term Contracts with Key European Luxury Yacht Builders

Diab has successfully signed long-term agreements with 3 major European luxury boat builders for Divinycell Core materials. 


05 December 2017
Rice University engineers develop computer maps to help design shell-like platelet-matrix composites

A method by Rice University engineers decodes the interactions between materials and the structures they form and can help maximize their strength, toughness, stiffness and fracture strain.


05 December 2017
ADEKA and GH Craft Develop World’s FirstFiber-to-composite Direct Molding Process

ADEKA Corporation and GH Craft Ltd. announced  that they have jointly developed the world’s first fiber-to-composite (FtoC) Molding Process to laminate fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) in open molds.


05 December 2017
Smithers Rapra to Host Open House at Expanded and Enhanced Product Testing Facility in Shawbury, UK

Smithers Rapra, a leader in rubber, plastics and composites testing, announced today that it has opened its expanded and enhanced Product Testing facility at Smithers Shawbury site


05 December 2017
ICE Wins Harris Corporation’s Small Business Supplier of the Year Award

Innovative Composite Engineering is a Washington based Small Business that specializes in complete composite solutions, ranging from initial design and development through volume production


04 December 2017
Strong and ultra-light aluminium composite with carbon nanotubes

A range of astonishing qualities of single wall carbon nanotubes contribute to the competitive advantages of nanotube-formulated metal composites in terms of their enhanced strength, improved performance and increased cycle life.


04 December 2017
Teijin Limited to Integrate Carbon Fiber Subsidiary Toho Tenax [Teijin]

Teijin Limited announced that it will integrate its subsidiary Toho Tenax Co., Ltd., the core company of Teijin’s carbon fibers business, on April 1, 2018.


04 December 2017
Teijin to Accelerate Global Carbon Fiber Business through New U.S. Subsidiary

Teijin Limited announced that it will establish new carbon-fiber production facility in the U.S. city of Greenwood, South Carolina, and Teijin Carbon Fibers, Inc. (TCF), a wholly owned subsidiary. 









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