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This section contains the latest news from the composites industry around the world. A selection of this news is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics Newsletter

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News Archive

SCIGRIP presents new MMA adhesives range SCIGRIP presents new MMA adhesives range

SCIGRIP is introducing a new SG800 range of specialist methyl methacrylate (MMA) bonding systems at JEC.

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.

New tech can create ‘hinge’ in FRP New tech can create ‘hinge’ in FRP

Common Fibers, a small startup company in the US, has developed new technology that can create a hinge directly in a sheet of carbon fiber by using a laser to ablate the resin.

Composite house receives first orders Composite house receives first orders

Austrian company GHS Global Housing Solutions says that it has received orders from Qatar for its temporary composite house system.

Composite hatch cover approved for use in commercial ship Composite hatch cover approved for use in commercial ship

The first ever approval of a structural composite part for a commercial ship was announced at the E-LASS (European network for lightweight applications at sea) meeting in Southampton, UK on 14th January.

Dow upgrades resin system

Dow Automotive Systems has improved its VORAFORCE 5300 epoxy resin matrix system for high-pressure resin transfer molded (RTM) composites.

Last week's top stories – composites in ships, TFP unveils veils, biaxial fabrics at JEC

Discover the stories that were most popular with our readers last week.