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
07 December 2016
Co-Processing As Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

OEMs and designers need to have peace-of-mind on the availability of reliable end-of-life solutions for the composite parts and components they create.

07 December 2016
Asian Composites Challenges More and More At the Center of JEC Asia

The 9th annual edition of JEC Asia in Singapore concluded on a positive note for the Composites markets in Asia Pacific as the event counted record attendance and revealed strategic move for its 2017 edition

02 December 2016
Gurit Acquires BASF PET Business

Zurich, Switzerland:  Gurit announced that it has acquired BASF`s PET structural foam business for an undisclosed purchase price.

01 December 2016
For the first time, Dilutec is a finalist in the Top of Mind of the Brazilian Composites Industry

For the first time, the company is among the finalists of the Composites Industry’s Top of Mind, the main award of the Brazilian industry of composites.

01 December 2016
Aliancys Announces Price Increase

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its unsaturated polyester/ vinyl ester resins sold in europe, middle east and india by € 80-100 per ton.

30 November 2016
Gurit Enlarges Automotive Product Range

Advanced Composites Specialist Gurit will introduce two new automotive materials to the market at Composites Europe 2016, November 29 to December 1, 2016, 

30 November 2016
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Qualified as Injection Molder of Solvay’s Torlon® PAI in China

Solvay has added the Minhang (Shanghai) China manufacturing site of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Seals, as a qualified injection molder of its Torlon® polyamide-imide (PAI) resin.

28 November 2016
Brazilian composites industry meets the Top of Mind finalists

After a research conducted by Destaque Business Research, the Brazilian composites sector meets the Composites Industry’s Top of Mind finalists

28 November 2016
Full Size Composite Replica Spitfire Fighter Aircraft Built Using Scott Bader Advanced Materials

The Spitfire Heritage Trust has recently completed a major project, successfully building from scratch an exact, full size ‘all fibreglass’ replica of the iconic WWII ‘Battle of Britain’ Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB (Type 359).

25 November 2016
rPET-project successfully completed

The rPET-project, which has been ongoing for 2 years together with two European partners, is now completed and the final report has been approved by Vinnova.

25 November 2016
Sensing the stresses in advanced composite structures

Advanced composites such as glass fibre reinforced polymers (GFRPs) are light, stiff, strong, durable materials that can be flexibly shaped to build large load-bearing structures

24 November 2016
Scott Bader Wins 2016 'Most Innovative Supplier’ Award from LM Wind Power

At the recent LM Wind Power 2016 Supplier Day, Scott Bader was presented with ‘Most innovative supplier 2016’ award for its new, ‘zero styrene’ spray gelcoat technology.

23 November 2016
A Unique and Innovative Building Façade System

Wanting to develop a new cost-effective composite façade system for office buildings, construction company TGM involved Indupol, Aliancys, Büfa and Solico very early in part design. 

22 November 2016
Gurit Reports Aerospace Contract Renewal

Gurit announced that it has successfully renewed a supply contract for aircraft interior materials with Diehl Aircabin as existing aerospace customer.

22 November 2016
Novel GRP Field Shelters Protect Vital Refinery Process Controllers

Intertec's design response to the engineering problem incorporates two major features. The first is custom-designed remote instrument enclosures (RIEs) based on composite GRP materials. 

18 November 2016
Solvay’s Ryton® PPS Helps Cool Polimotor 2 Engine by Enabling Highly Reliable Internal Components for Pierburg Water Pump

Solvay, a leading supplier of specialty polymers, announced at K 2016 (Hall 6, Booth C61) that its high-performing Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) will be at the heart of the Polimotor 2 engine’s water pump. 

18 November 2016
New Dow Corning LC-3335 3D Printable Silicone Rubber

Dow Corning, a leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, unveiled Dow Corning® LC-3335 3D Printable Silicone Rubber at formnext 2016. 

17 November 2016
Tailoring chemicals: To stand out from competition, Dilutec produces tailor-made gelcoats

After nine years exclusively dedicated to the production of thinner, in 2004, the Brazilian company Dilutec decided to compete for a share in the gelcoat market. 

16 November 2016
Hexcel promotes multiaxial fabrics, fast curing CFRP products, pultruded profiles and a new film adhesive at Composites Europe 2016

Hexcel will be promoting composite materials for Automotive, Wind Energy and Recreation markets and launching new products and technologies to support customers in their quest for better performance and faster processing.

14 November 2016
Solvay’s Sinterline® technology combined with MMI Technyl® Design shape the future of 3D printed functional automotive parts

Solvay, a leader in advanced polyamide solutions, is strengthening its Sinterline® Technyl® polyamide 6 (PA6) offer for additive manufacturing of functional parts with MMI® Technyl® Design.