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Wind turbines supplied to Canada

Siemens Gamesa has signed an order with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) in Canada to supply 20 turbines to a wind farm in Alberta in Canada.

Composite Applications

Road bridge sustainability

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in the UK has implemented a project to improve the sustainability of road bridge construction.

Composite Industry

Solvay launches digital hub for mining

Solvay has developed an online handbook supplying mining chemical application information for the mining industry.

Composite Processing

Evonik expand plasticizer range

Evonik plans to launch new plasticizer products based on isononanol (INA) raw material in 2022.

New CTO at Arkema

Armand Ajdari has been appointed new chief technology officer (CTO) at materials specialist Arkema.

Carbon Fiber

JEC World to focus on sustainability

The organizers of composites trade show JEC World say that its 2022 event will cover ‘Composites for a Sustainable World’.

Carbon Fiber

455MW wind plant in Finland

Siemens Gamesa has supplied a wind turbine plant to a project in Finland.

When I see a taxi fly

While Covid-19 had a detrimental effect on so many industries – including hospitality, entertainment, and beauty – the pandemic has arguably affected the aerospace industry most. At the heart of...

Coe’s and the alternative to phenolic resins

Coe’s of Derby, based in the Midlands, is one of the UK’s oldest fiber reinforced plastic companies. It began designing and manufacturing glass reinforced plastic (GRP) products in 1951 with polyester...

Automotive composites post-Covid – highs and lows

How might Covid affect the use of composites in auto applications? Reinforced Plastics spoke to Eric Haiss, global director of automotive business development at global thermoset specialist IDI...

Composites in a post-Covid world

In March 2020, composites industry experts Dr Michael Effing and Frank M Bruns, both based in Germany, officially brought together their 70 years of experience to provide composites companies with...

All change for composites

Last August, MITO Material Solutions, based in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA, received a US$1.1 million grant to develop hybrid additive dispersions for resin and thermoplastic formulators for composites....