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  • TenCate records 4% revenue growth in 2014
    TenCate has reported organic revenue growth of 4% for the full year 2014, and 9% in the second half of 2014, due to growth in composites, synthetic turf yarns and industrial protective fabrics.
  • SGL Kümpers moves to new production facility
    SGL Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG, a provider of fabrics and braidings for a range of industries, has relocated to a new production facility in Westphalia, Germany.
  • Porcher Industries supplies towpreg range
    Porcher industries has developed towpreg technology suitable for automated and advanced fiber placement (AFP) and filament winding.
  • Astronaut to speak at JEC Americas
    JEC Group says that Ron Garan, a decorated former NASA astronaut will be the special guest keynote speaker for the JEC Americas Composites Show which takes place in Houston, Texas, from 2–4 June.
  • KittyHawk wins JEC award
    KittyHawk, an airplane with an innovative carbon blended structure will claim the JEC Innovation Award at the European composites show on 10-12 March 2015.
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  • Alternatives to autoclaves
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 28 October 2014
    A preview of the November/December issue of Reinforced Plastics The space sector is another one of those industries where the value of composites in replacing metals is now being widely recognised as...
    tags: carbon fibre, NASA, autoclaves, recycling, GRP
  • Innovation on show in Düsseldorf
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 26 September 2014
    Introducing the September/October issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 is open for business from 7-9 October at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany. The organisers say that the...
    tags: COMPOSITES EUROPE, recycling, repair
  • How important is innovation to the future of the composites industry?
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 27 May 2014
    by Amanda Jacob, Content Development Editor, Reinforced Plastics Reinforced Plastics is conducting a survey on the importance of innovation in the composites industry. The survey is open to anyone...
    tags: innovation, composites, survey, Reinforced Plastics
  • Connect with Reinforced Plastics on Google+
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 21 May 2014
    By Amanda Jacob, Content Development Editor, Reinforced Plastics This is just a brief post to let you know that if you have a profile on Google+, you can now add Reinforced Plastics to your circles...
    tags: Google, social media, Reinforced Plastics
  • Can the UK maintain a leading position in the composites industry?
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 27 March 2014
    By Amanda Jacob, Content Development Editor, Reinforced Plastics Will UK manufacturing be left behind as others seize on international opportunities to manufacture and supply comp...
    tags: UK composites industry, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Education, Supply chain, Standards
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