New manager at Carbon ThreeSixty

Carbon ThreeSixty (CTS) has appointed Alan Purves as its new technical manager of engineering and R&D.

Plans are for the company to fund research into compression molding and the uptake of thermoplastic materials, overseen by Purves. “Through 2023 Carbon ThreeSixty is expected to double in size,” a press release said.

According to CTS, he has more than 20 years’ experience working in the composites sector and a depth of knowledge and international networks.

“Alan has a wealth of experience in material systems and processes that we are only just starting to explore,” said Ed Allnutt, MD. “His appointment will enable the company to rapidly embrace emerging sustainable technologies and scale production to the levels that the company requires over the coming years.”