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‘Teijin Launches New Fiber’

materialstoday Apr 28 05:46 am 

The Teijin Group a supplier of high-performance fibers has launched Teijinconex neo a new meta-aramid fiber for the Chinese market. Teijinconex neo has improved heat resistance dyeability and environmental compliance for applications suited to protective clothing the company says.

‘Chinaplas 2016 Celebrates 30th Anniversary’

PlasticsToday.com Apr 27 10:06 am 

April 27 2016 Stephen Moore Injection Molding Chinaplas 2016 kicked off this week in Shanghai with a wealth of plastics industry solutions making their global debut. Organizer Adsale expects 140000 visitors from more than 150 countries to attend the four-day event which is hosting 3323 exhibitors over a floor area of 240000 square meters... Automotive and Mobility Compounding Materials

‘Armor Materials Market Growing At 6.8% CAGR To 2020 Led By Vehicle Armor’

PR Newswire Apr 27 10:08 am 

PUNE India April 27 2016 PRNewswire -- Worldwide armor materials market growth is influenced by factors such as rising security concerns increasing demand for homeland security and development of advanced armor materials suitable for urban warfare arenas wherein modern weapons...

‘Prof Philippe Dubois Is Awarded An FNR PEARL Chair’

EurekAlert! Apr 27 09:22 am 

Luxembourg National Research Fund On September 1st world-renowned material scientist Prof Philippe Dubois will join the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology LIST endowed with a 4 million euro FNR PEARL Chair. Philippe Dubois will strengthen the MRT Materials Research and Technology department of LIST and build a new group that will form the central core of the 39composite ...

‘Technical Fibre Products Inc Unveils Nonwovens At JEC Show’

materialstoday Apr 27 04:02 am 

Products on show include TFPtrades new Tecnofire mat and the lightweight Optiveil thermoplastic composite toughening solutions. Technical Fibre Products Inc TFP will be showing its latest nonwoven products at JEC Americas and TechTextil Americas taking place in Atlanta in May.

‘Battenfeld-Cincinanti Showcases Safe, Inexpensive Houses Made From Wood-plastic Composite Profiles’

PlasticsToday.com Apr 26 05:14 pm 

April 26 2016 Clare Goldsberry Building Construction Wood-plastic composite WPC profiles are gaining greater acceptance as building materials and battenfeld-cincinnati Vienna Austria showcased its latest developments in the WPC sector through presentations exhibits and the demonstration of a WPC line at its technical lab in Austria. A Simply... Extrusion Pipe Profile

‘Global Automotive Composites Market Will Be Worth $12.1bn In 2016’

PR Newswire Apr 25 10:25 am 

AMSTERDAM April 25 2016 PRNewswire --This new analysis indicates that the global automotive composites market will be worth 12.1bn in 2016 as opportunities for light-weighting requirements for fuel efficiency and global regulations for emission reduction drive the incremental...

‘Velox Teams Up With Honeycomb Specialist’

materialstoday Apr 25 05:30 am 

Velox GmbH a European distributor of speciality materials for the plastics composites additives and paints and coatings industries has established a new cooperation with ThermHex a European producer of polypropylene honeycomb cores.

‘The US Has Ordered Boeing To Fix Engines On 787 Dreamliner Airplanes Because Of An ‘urgent Safety Issue”

Business Insider Apr 23 12:05 pm 

copy GettyAFPFile Stephen Brashear New York AFP - US officials have ordered Boeing to fix engines on some of its 787 Dreamliner airplanes to avoid sudden failure in icy conditions calling the problem an quoturgent safety issue.quot The Federal Aviation Administration directive concerns a potential problem in General Electric engines that could affect more than 150 of the planes worldwide following...

‘Trex Company Celebrates Earth Day Every Day’

Marketwire Apr 22 02:10 pm 

WINCHESTER VA --Marketwired - April 22 2016 - For Trex reg the world39s number one decking and railing brand and leader in high-performance low-maintenance outdoor living products every day is Earth Day. From commercial recycling partnerships to eco-friendly manufacturing Trex sets the scene with green -- helping schools businesses and homeowners preserve and protect the environment.

‘Flame Retardants Market Growing At 6.4% CAGR To Hit $12B By 2021’

PR Newswire Apr 22 01:23 am 

PUNE India April 22 2016 PRNewswire -- Driven by increasing fire safety regulations worldwide flame retardants market growth is supported by end-use industries such as building construction and electronics appliances. Building construction in Asia-Pacific is...

The future of America’s aircraft carriers? Floating drone factories.

TheWeek 04-21-16 : Earlier this month, the British Royal Navy ship HMS Protector made history. An ice patrol ship, Protector sailed the frigid waters off Antarctica. But instead of using a helicopter to scout an ice-free route, the Protector had an unlikely helper — a drone.