Composites

2022-06-09

Teijin Automotive Technologies to produce pickup box for next generation Toyota Tundra

Teijin Automotive Technologies (formerly Continental Structural Plastics) today announced it is manufacturing the pickup boxes for the next generation 2022 Toyota Tundra Pickup truck. These boxes are being produced at the company’s new facility in Seguin, Texas.

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Composites

2022-06-09

KARL MAYER presented sustainable solutions at JEC World

After a three-year break due to corona, the global composites industry came together again for the first time at a JEC World. The leading composites industry event was held in Paris from May 3-5, 2022. It exceeded all expectations in terms of product launches, content, business activities and attendance. In total, more than 32,000 trade visitors from over 115 countries were counted in Paris and on the JEC World Connect digital platform. The online format celebrated its premiere and was offered parallel to the presence event.

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Composites

2022-05-25

New report by COBRA details key manufacturing innovations in windsurfing

Cobra International has launched an innovation report highlighting its key composite manufacturing innovations that have reshaped the Windsurfing industry.

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Composites

2022-05-12

New DOMO injection moulding simulation database ensures faster development times for customers

Until now, customers needed to update their simulation software to obtain the latest injection moulding databases from providers, with a significant lag between new material availabilities and public database updates – sometimes more than a year. They also needed to reach out to multiple contacts on a regular basis to check for the latest resource availabilities from material providers.

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Composites

2022-05-11

Hexcel has developed a new product range that combines Hexcel resin systems made with bio-derived resin content with natural fiber reinforcements to create material solutions for Automotive, Winter Sports, Marine and Wind Energy applications.

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Composites

2022-05-05

A modern composite lightweight design is not based on the material alone. It is rather an optimal synergy of material, process and application. With its PROTOS® and TRITOS® production systems, Lindauer DORNIER is now presenting comprehensive solutions for the economic production of high-quality customized thermoplastic composite structures at the JEC World.

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Composites

2022-05-05

SGL Carbon continues dynamic business development in Q1 2022

SGL Carbon generated consolidated sales of €270.9 million in Q1 2022 (Q1 2021: €241.5 million). This corresponds to an increase of €29.4 million or 12.2% compared to the same period of the prior year. All four business units contributed to the pleasing increase in sales. In parallel, adjusted EBITDA improved by 11.5% to €36.8 million in the reporting period.

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Composites

2022-05-02

Hexcel composite innovations for aerospace applications on display at JEC World 2022

Hexcel will present an array of product innovations for aerospace and urban air mobility customer applications during JEC World 2022 in Paris on May3-5. These latest innovations demonstrate the company’s leadership in developing advanced composites technology for the aerospace market.

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Composites

2022-04-28

Teijin’s composite highlights at JEC World 2022

The Teijin Group announced today that it will showcase a wide variety of high-performance composite products at JEC World 2022. True to the motto “Sustainable Solutions for your Ideas”, Teijin`s high-performance materials and composites meet all requirements of the manufacturing industry by contributing to product cycle time and performance properties, while reducing environmental impact and improving end-user`s comfort and safety.

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Composites

2022-04-27

Leading Japanese textile solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will exhibit at the upcoming JEC World 2022 exposition to be held in Paris, France next month.

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Composites

2022-04-21

Hypetex, the market leaders in colouring carbon and natural fibre materials, will demonstrate both the processing and sustainability benefits of its patented colourisation technology when it exhibits for the first time at JEC World 2022.

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Composites

2022-04-14

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials and AMAC cooperate to develop Thermoplastic Composites business in Europe and MCAM opens the first production line in Heinsberg, Germany

On April 11th 2022, Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials AG (MCAM), a global leader in chemistry and sustainable advanced materials, and advisory and consultancy firm AMAC lead by Dr. Michael Effing, have announced their cooperation to strengthen and develop their composite business activities in Europe. The main focus of this partnership will be on the sectors of transportation, electrics & electronics as well as sports and consumer goods.

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Composites

2022-04-14

JEC World 2022: High-performance glass winding machine CakeFormingWinder

At this year's JEC World, the focus will be on the innovative high-performance glass winding machine, which satisfies customers’ exact requirements, from Saurer.

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Composites

2022-04-14

SGL Carbon presents carbon fiber materials and fiber composite solutions for automotive series production and industrial applications at JEC World 2022

“Composites for a Sustainable World” – under this theme the JEC World, the largest trade fair for composite materials and their applications, will again be held in Paris from May 03 to 05, 2022, where SGL Carbon will also be represented. According to the motto of the SGL booth “HELLO Great to see you again!”, in hall 6, booth D43, the two Business Units Carbon Fibers and Composite Solutions will present a wide product range of innovative carbon and glass fiber materials as well as tailor-made composite parts for various industrial applications.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

ANDRITZ presents the world’s first nonwovens pilot line for wipes with integrated wetlaid pulp process

International technology group ANDRITZ has established a new inline Wetlace™ CP pilot line with an original design at its center of competence in Montbonnot, France. From now on, ANDRITZ partners will be able to conduct trials and test all options available for wipes production – from carded staple fibers to pulp and various combinations thereof – thanks to the new inline Wetlace™ CP line.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

Trützschler presents T-SUPREMA – modern solutions for needle-punched nonwovens

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH started a cooperation with the Italian textile machinery manufacturer Texnology S.r.l. in the field of needle-punching technology. With immediate effect, the companies will offer complete production lines for needle-punched nonwovens under the name of T-SUPREMA.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

Noise protection times three: sound-insulating technologies for electric drives

Catering to the acoustic requirements of electric vehicles, Autoneum has extended its proven concepts for noise-reducing engine encapsulations to new applications related to electric drives. Hybrid-Acoustics PET and the foam-based alternatives Hybrid-Acoustics FLEX and Fit FLEX ensure optimum noise protection in e-cars and thus significantly improve driving comfort. All three technologies are characterized by a high acoustic performance tailored to specific customer needs and zero waste production.

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