Liz Nickels

Coe’s and the alternative to phenolic resins

Liz Nickels spoke to a well-established composite manufacturer in the UK about its range of bespoke products and the future of GRP.

Web Industries appoints new president

Composite processing specialist Web Industries has appointed John S Madej as president. He will report to Mark Pihl, who will continue in his current role as CEO.

Gurit sells aerospace business

Gurit has divested its aerospace business to Isovolta Group, a manufacturer of composites based in Austria.

Composite drones

Cobra International plans to exhibit its range of composite drones at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 conference, taking place from 25-28 April 2022 in Orlando, Florida.

Eco-friendly surfboard

Eco-surfboard specialist Notox reportedly plans to use a bio-resin and recycled carbon fiber in its latest range of boards.

Cobra makes JEC trophies

Cobra International says that it is designing and manufacturing this year’s JEC Composites Innovation competition trophies.

Composite molding workshop

Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance are running a free two-day workshop covering composite processes including resin transfer molding (RTM), composites preform and vacuum infusion.

Bedford at power generation show

Glass fiber specialist Bedford Reinforced Plastics plans to show a range of its products at the Powergen International trade show, taking place from 23–25 May 2022, in Dallas, Texas.

Hydrogen storage joint venture

Australia-based CST Composites has formed a joint venture with US hydrogen storage tank manufacturer Optimum Composite Technologies.

Natural fiber sandwich panel

EconCore is partnering with natural fiber specialist Flaxco to develop a new thermoplastic honeycomb sandwich panel.

Collaborative composites

As we look to post-Covid recovery, could a more collaborative approach save the composites industry? Liz Nickels spoke to a UK consultancy that might have the solution for SMEs.

Composite pressure vessel production in China

Hexagon Purus and CIMC Enric, a Chinese manufacturer of pressure vessels, have agreed to build a jointly owned production facility and R&D center In China.