Composites

2022-11-10

Grand Largue Composites and Sicomin enable first flax-fibre-built Class40

Fibres, fabrics, epoxy resins and adhesives from Sicomin have been used by Grand Largue Composites (GLC) to construct the first Class40 racing yacht to feature a significant quantity of flax-fibre reinforcements.

...more

Composites

2022-10-20

DORNIER's focal points at K 2022: Longer line service life and recycling management

The increased hygienic requirements during the Corona pandemic have also fuelled the demand for packaging. At Lindauer DORNIER GmbH this has led to an unprecedented level of incoming orders for film stretching lines. At the K (19 - 26 October in Düsseldorf), the technology leader will therefore focus on spare parts supply and additional services for the newly sold lines.

...more
  

Composites

2022-10-20

Better sustainability for the new Volkswagen Multivan with Borealis Fibremod™

Borealis Fibremod™ is used to produce first and largest-ever all-thermoplastic tailgate for the new Volkswagen Multivan. The revolutionary tailgate of the new Volkswagen Multivan demonstrates how customer-centric innovation and collaboration can produce high-performance parts which can lower the overall carbon footprint of vehicles. The Fibremod™ portfolio of lighter-weight polypropylene (PP) compounds is giving Tier One suppliers and OEMs the freedom to design and manufacture more sustainable and lightweight solutions for leading automotive brands and their increasingly electric fleets.

...more
  

Composites

2022-10-06

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Modern Wing featuring Teijin-supported large-scale composite facade celebrates 10th Anniversary

Teijin Limited announced today that the modern wing of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam featuring the world’s largest composite facade, made with Teijin Group’s Twaron® para-aramid fiber and Tenax™carbon fiber, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Teijin, which operates group companies in Europe under a regional headquarters located in Amsterdam, has been sponsoring the museum since 2007 as a cultural initiative inspired by the company’s philosophy of growing and evolving in harmony with society.

...more
  

Composites

2022-09-29

With around 170 employees, fiber composite components for the automotive industry are produced in large series at SGL's Austrian site in Ort im Innkreis. Apart from structural vehicle components, the focus here is on composite leaf springs and battery box components. The customers are well-known: Leaf springs made of fiberglass-based composite material are produced at the site for car manufacturers such as Ford and Volvo.

...more

Composites

2022-09-08

Due to the continued good business development, especially in the Carbon Fibers Business Unit, SGL Carbon SE is increasing its Group sales and earnings guidance for the current fiscal year and now expects Group sales of approximately €1.2 billion (previously: approximately €1.1 billion). The company expects to achieve adjusted EBITDA (EBITDA pre = earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization before one-off effects and non-recurring items) of €170 - €190 million (previously: €130 - €150 million) in 2022.

...more

Composites

2022-08-25

Trelleborg launches low friction lightweight thermoplastic composite bearing

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches its latest lightweight thermoplastic composite bearing, the HiMod® Advanced Composite Bearing Plus, an enhanced dual-layer bearing with a low-friction modified PEEK layer that reduces friction and increases wear performance for use in bearing, wear ring, and bushing applications.

...more
      

Composites

2022-08-11

Kordsa strengthens its leadership with record growth

Kordsa increased its sales by 47% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year and achieved a turnover of 599 million USD (8,8 billion TL) in the first half of the year. During the same period, the company's EBITDA was 92 million USD (1,4 billion TL), and its net profit was 61 million USD (892 million TL).

...more
  

Composites

2022-08-04

SGL Carbon remains on track

Despite uncertain general conditions in the first six months 2022, SGL Carbon's business model is proving its resilience. After €270.9 million in Q1 2022, SGL Carbon was able to increase sales to €278.9 million in Q2. Accordingly, sales for the first half of 2022 amount to €549.8 million, which corresponds to a sales plus of €53.1 million or 10.7% compared to the same period of the previous year.

...more
  

Composites

2022-07-14

The Teijin Group announced today that it has extended its multi-year partnership with Envision Racing Formula E Team to support the team’s continuing participation in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship electric-vehicle racing. The Teijin Group has been supporting the team since 2020, helping to raise awareness of the company’s contributions to climate-change mitigation and adaptation.

...more

Composites

2022-06-09

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.

...more

Older News

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.

...more
  

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.

...more
  

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.

...more
  

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-08

Avgol® has announced a significant investment in a new high-speed, high-capacity flexible multiple beam production line at its facility in Mocksville, USA.

Avgol® has announced a significant investment in a new high-speed, high-capacity flexible multiple beam production line at its facility in Mocksville, USA.

...more

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-08

T-ONE – Digital tech takes nonwoven production to the next level

What will be the next step forward for nonwoven production? Revolutionary web forming or web bonding processes? A fantastic new machine? Or a sustainable raw material that is cost effective and easily processable for mass production? No. Digitalization is going to take nonwoven production to the next level by massively reducing conversion costs. And it’s already happening…

...more

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-12-08

Achievements awarded at Sandler

This year, Procter & Gamble awarded Sandler for their high level of performance and quality in the feminine hygiene and baby care divisions.

...more
News Archive