Welcome to COMPOSITES TODAY MAGAZINE  ISSN 2455-0752

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
27 March 2017
China Jushi: global expansion at world’s largest Fiberglass producer in full swing

 China Jushi, is very pleased to confirm that the global expansion is in full swing with its third furnace in Suez / Egypt planned to come on-stream in the 2nd half of 2017. 


23 March 2017
Successful First Drive of the World's First Hydrogen Regional Train with X-Store Cylinders

Alstom, a leading provider of rail technology, has been developing the world's first hydrogen powered regional train, Coradia iLint, which is equipped with xperion's lightweight X-STORE® Type 4 high-pressure cylinders.


22 March 2017
GRP inspection door for field instrumentation enclosures optimises protection in harsh processing environments

Intertec's GRP inspection door for outdoor enclosures combines superior protection against corrosion with excellent thermal insulation - providing long-lifecycle solutions for control and instrumentation equipment fitted with user 


22 March 2017
Haydale Graphene Industries announces supply agreement with global industrial manufacturer

Haydale Graphene Industries plc , the global nanomaterials group, announced  that its subsidiary, Advanced Composite Materials LLC, (“ACM”), has entered into a four-year agreement


20 March 2017
Record Breaking Figures for JEC World 2017

JEC WORLD 2017, the N°1 exhibition dedicated to Composites materials closed its doors on Thursday March 16, 2017 with a 2-digit attendance growth (+10%).


17 March 2017
New solution for high-volume production of thermoplastics for the aerospace industry

TxV Aero Composites – a joint venture of Victrex and Tri-Mack – made the decision to use the new Fiberforge tape laying system from Dieffenbacher to deliver total PAEK composite solutions on a large scale basis


17 March 2017
H-Prec, Pond And 3D Fortify, Great Winners of JEC Group Startup Booster Competition

Additive manufacturing, biomaterials and disruptive technology on Pre-Preg are the 3 innovations presented by these 3 winners from France, Ireland and the United States


17 March 2017
Solvay’s leading Out-Of-Autoclave product portfolio on display at JEC World 2017

Solvay is a front-runner in cost-effective Out-Of-Autoclave (OOA) composite technologies and has developed market leading materials, delivering autoclave quality components


16 March 2017
WACKER to Raise Prices for Silicone Products

WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, is raising its prices for silicone polymers, silicone fluids and silicones from further production stages as of April 1, 2017.


16 March 2017
Solvay’s high performance Additive Manufacturing products keeps Oxford Performance Materials in orbit

Solvay is providing highly innovative Additive Manufacturing (AM) light-weighting products to Oxford Performance Materials allowing the development and manufacture of components for its ambitious low-Earth orbit aerospace project
 


15 March 2017
ALMACO announces action plan for 2017

ALMACO, the Latin American Composite Materials Association, announced its action plan for 2017


15 March 2017
Manufacturers value Lectra’s fabric cutting room: 3000 Vector® sold in 10 years

 The Vector range has revolutionized the automatic cutting room for fabric, enjoying immediate success with fashion, automotive and furniture manufacturers.


15 March 2017
FET installs melt spinning system at UMass

Fibre Extrusion Technology Ltd of Leeds, UK has installed the FET-100 Series multifunctional laboratory melt spinning system into one of the world’s most renowned research facilities,


15 March 2017
Vision Systems Unveils Second Generation of Electronically Dimmable Window

Vision Systems' electronically dimmable solutions allow passengers to tune the tint of their window from clear to dark in order to regulate daylight, glare and heat entering in, while preserving the view


15 March 2017
Huntsman Polyurethanes business makes a mark at the 5th PU Tech

 Huntsman International India Pvt. Ltd a leading developer of MDI- based polyurethane, participated in the 5th Polyurethane exhibition & conference in India- PUTech 2017.


15 March 2017
Solvay introduces two high-performance polyamides with long fiber glass content

Solvay is expanding its portfolio of specialty polymers with the introduction of Omnix® LF-4050 and Omnix® LF-4060, two high-performance polyamides (HPPA) with long fiber glass content of 50 and 60 percent respectively. 


15 March 2017
Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models

Volvo is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models following their successful introduction several months ago on its premium crossover SUV, the XC90. 


14 March 2017
Solvay launches a next-generation sub 60 seconds cure technology for automotive applications

Solvay announces at JEC World 2017 (March 14-16) the launch of its new innovative thermoset prepreg resin system SolvaLite™ 730* specifically developed for high volume automotive applications.


14 March 2017
BÜFAtec Spain looks for opportunities in the Brazilian wind power market

BÜFAtec Spain, one of the largest manufacturers of composite molding equipment, intends to expand its presence in Brazil in 2017 by doing business with companies of the wind power sector.


14 March 2017
Granta Enhances Composites Simulation Support With Experience From UK -DATACOMP Project

Granta Design is at this week’s JEC World Show (Paris, March 14-16), demonstrating its enhanced support for composites simulation.