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
29 September 2016
Futuristic, All-Composite 53m Trimaran “Galaxy of Happiness” On Display at 26th Monaco Yacht Show

Zurich, Switzerland: Gurit, a worldwide leader in advanced composite engineering and materials, is pleased to congratulate Latitude Yachts on the successful completion of the first two “Galaxy” 53m Trimarans.

29 September 2016
LORD sees signs of recovery of the Brazilian operation

Expert in the development of high-performance coatings and adhesives, LORD, a local subsidiary of the US-based LORD Corporation, believes that the worst of the Brazilian crisis is over.

28 September 2016
Aliancys Delivers Great Service Providing Chemical Resistance Advice

Ronald Uitterdijk explains how Aliancys helps it customers to select the right resin solution for obtaining both great chemical resistance and optimized system cost.

28 September 2016
Diab Americas Starts In-House Kitting To Meet Increasing Demand

Shorter lead times, a more efficient supply chain and reduced carbon footprint will be the result when Diab Americas starts kitting and reprocessing in-house.

28 September 2016
Hexcel at CAMX 2016

Hexcel will be exhibiting at CAMX in Anaheim, CA on Sept. 27-29 in booth E22 to promote its latest composite innovations for aerospace, automotive, recreational equipment and wind energy applications

27 September 2016
AkzoNobel launches safety e-learning program

AkzoNobel launched an innovative e-learning safety training module at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) in Anaheim, Calif. this week.

27 September 2016
Huber's Fire Retardant Additives Business Announces Significant Capacity Expansion

ATLANTA, GA (U.S.):  The Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit, part of the Huber Engineered Materials division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announces a 10% capacity expansion of its Martinal® fine precipitated 

26 September 2016
Advanced Composites Creates Award-Winning Aerospace Design

Swedish aerospace developer and manufacturer BlackWing is reshaping flight with a composite sport aircraft built using Divinycell Matrix materials

23 September 2016
France and India signed the contract for the acquisition of 36 Rafale by India.

The conclusion of this contract comes after the announcement by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, during his visit to Paris in April 2015, of his desire to rapidly equip the Indian Air Force with 36 Rafale

23 September 2016
Covestro develops high-tech material for mobile electronic devices

Devices should combine a sophisticated and fashionable design with a cool and authentic feel, but also be made from sustainable materials. 

23 September 2016
Mitsubishi Rayonand Fiberline Composites Form Joint Venture

Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.and Fiberline Composites A/S found a joint venture company manufacturing and distributing carbon fiber composite laminates for wind turbine blades

22 September 2016
Solvay expands composite materials capabilities in Germany for new advanced aircraft programs

Brussels: Solvay is expanding its composite materials capacities with a state-of-the-art resin facility and an upgraded site in Germany, to meet growing demand from aircraft customers for lightweighting materials and to 

21 September 2016
Vision Systems Opens a New Business Unit, Smart Lite, Dedicated to Dimmable Solutions

Vision Systems has set up a new division devoted to the design, production and marketing of electronically dimmable solutions.

20 September 2016
Kanfit Delivers to Customer Radome Prototype Produced in Autoclave

Migdal HaEmek, Israel:  Kanfit Ltd. announced that it has successfully completed a 3meter long radome (radar dome) prototype for satellite communications applications for flying platforms

20 September 2016
São Paulo Hosts Course on Advanced Composites

Organized by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), training course takes place on September 27 and 28

16 September 2016
Scott Bader North America Promoting Adhesives and Advanced Composites Materials at CAMX 2016, California, USA

A newly renamed Scott Bader North America (SBNA) is exhibiting at CAMX 2016 (booth S46) from September 27-29 in Anaheim, California.

15 September 2016
The Next Evolution of Lightweight Marble

Italy’s FFPANELS is a leading manufacturer of lightweight marble used in construction, furnishings and the marine industry

15 September 2016
Chem-Trend Expands by Acquiring Huron Technologies

Chem-Trendannounced the acquisition of the Huron Technologies, Inc. business, a worldwide source of customized mold release agents and related products for multiple molding applications.  

14 September 2016
Teijin to Acquire Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Limited announced that it has agreed to acquire Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP), a leading automotive composite supplier in North America, 

13 September 2016
Mikrosam Delivers Automated Filament Winding Production Cell for Production of Competitive CNG Tanks

Developed for a leading global automotive supplier Magna and installed in its plant in Austria, this production cell was invented for manufacturing a cost-effective lightweight CNG tank module.