Eliza Bland

Email Eliza

Lanxess at adhesive show

Chemicals company Lanxess will be showing its low-monomer materials and other products for adhesives at the World Adhesive & Sealant Conference, taking place in Chicago, Illinois, USA from 25–27 April...

Self-levelling adhesive

Scott Bader has launched a new structural self-levelling adhesive in its Crestabond range.

Investing in lightweight composites

Swiss lightweighting specialist Bcomp says that it has received CHF 32.4 million (US$35 million) investment to increase its global and domestic production capacity and improve its commercial presence.

Markforged acquires Teton Simulation

Markforged has acquired Teton Simulation Software, based in Wyoming, USA, which makes 3D printing parameter software.

NCDMM projects win manufacturing awards

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) says that that two of its projects have won awards from the US Manufacturing Leadership Council.

Sustainable plastic sourcing

BASF Venture Capital GmbH, the corporate venture company of BASF Group, has invested in Oceanworks, a sustainable plastics specialist that makes it easier for buyers to source recycled plastics.

Diab to build wave energy converter

CorPower Ocean has partnered with subsea composite specialist Diab to build its first commercial scale wave energy converter (WEC).

Solvay/NIAR partnership

Solvay and Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) have partnered to develop materials for new aerospace applications.

Improved recycled resins

BASF has partnered with packaging company Zhejiang Reef Technology to develop recyclate formulations for applications used in the automotive, packaging and consumer industries.

Markforged’s 2021

Markforged, which makes metal and carbon fiber 3D printers, has reported full year revenue growth of 27%.

Schütz at JEC show

Schütz Composites, which makes honeycomb panels, plans to show a variety of its products at JEC World, taking place from 3-5 May 2022 in Paris, France.

FACC joins composites research center

Austrian aerospace manufacturer FACC says that it has joined the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) based in Enschede, the Netherlands.