Composites Today (Formerly FRP Today), a monthly magazine published since year 2000 is devoted to composites science, technology and business. This techno commercial publication is mainly circulated in India and also to overseas subscribers. The magazine provides update on what is happening in the field around the world through comprehensive reporting as news, features and overviews on materials, processing technologies, application trends, research and developments, market insights etc..For more information contact: editor@compositestoday.org

Composites Industry News
23 September 2016
France and India signed the contract for the acquisition of 36 Rafale by India.

The conclusion of this contract comes after the announcement by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, during his visit to Paris in April 2015, of his desire to rapidly equip the Indian Air Force with 36 Rafale

23 September 2016
Covestro develops high-tech material for mobile electronic devices

Devices should combine a sophisticated and fashionable design with a cool and authentic feel, but also be made from sustainable materials. 

23 September 2016
Mitsubishi Rayonand Fiberline Composites Form Joint Venture

Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.and Fiberline Composites A/S found a joint venture company manufacturing and distributing carbon fiber composite laminates for wind turbine blades

22 September 2016
Solvay expands composite materials capabilities in Germany for new advanced aircraft programs

Brussels: Solvay is expanding its composite materials capacities with a state-of-the-art resin facility and an upgraded site in Germany, to meet growing demand from aircraft customers for lightweighting materials and to 

21 September 2016
Vision Systems Opens a New Business Unit, Smart Lite, Dedicated to Dimmable Solutions

Vision Systems has set up a new division devoted to the design, production and marketing of electronically dimmable solutions.

20 September 2016
Kanfit Delivers to Customer Radome Prototype Produced in Autoclave

Migdal HaEmek, Israel:  Kanfit Ltd. announced that it has successfully completed a 3meter long radome (radar dome) prototype for satellite communications applications for flying platforms

20 September 2016
São Paulo Hosts Course on Advanced Composites

Organized by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), training course takes place on September 27 and 28

16 September 2016
Scott Bader North America Promoting Adhesives and Advanced Composites Materials at CAMX 2016, California, USA

A newly renamed Scott Bader North America (SBNA) is exhibiting at CAMX 2016 (booth S46) from September 27-29 in Anaheim, California.

15 September 2016
The Next Evolution of Lightweight Marble

Italy’s FFPANELS is a leading manufacturer of lightweight marble used in construction, furnishings and the marine industry

15 September 2016
Chem-Trend Expands by Acquiring Huron Technologies

Chem-Trendannounced the acquisition of the Huron Technologies, Inc. business, a worldwide source of customized mold release agents and related products for multiple molding applications.  

14 September 2016
Teijin to Acquire Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Limited announced that it has agreed to acquire Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP), a leading automotive composite supplier in North America, 

13 September 2016
Mikrosam Delivers Automated Filament Winding Production Cell for Production of Competitive CNG Tanks

Developed for a leading global automotive supplier Magna and installed in its plant in Austria, this production cell was invented for manufacturing a cost-effective lightweight CNG tank module.

13 September 2016
Scott Bader at New JEC ‘Experience Composites’ Event, Messe Augsburg, Germany, 21- 23 Sept 2016

Scott Bader is exhibiting (Hall1/Stand 517) at the ‘Experience Composites’ event organised by the JEC Group, taking place for the first time from 21-23 September 2016 at Messe Augsburg, Germany. 

13 September 2016
Hexcel at Experience Composites

Hexcel is exhibiting at Experience Composites in Augsburg, Germany from September 21-23, 2016. This new trade fair and symposium was conceived by JEC Group in partnership with Carbon Composites e.V. 

12 September 2016
AOC Installs New Mixer at Indiana Manufacturing Plant

The mixer greatly expands the plant’s capacity to service open mold markets, such as tub/shower and cured-in-place pipes.  

09 September 2016
Tata Advanced Materials and Boeing sign agreement to provide interior panels for the P-8 aircraft

Tata Advanced Materials (TAML), a subsidiary of Tata Industries, has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 aircraft that cover the interior wall structure of the aircraft. 

09 September 2016
Gurit Wins Four-Year Automotive Components Supply Contract

Gurit announced that it has been selected as the supplier for carbon fiber-based automotive body panels by a British premium automotive OEM.

09 September 2016
Scott Bader Exhibiting Latest Structural Adhesives at FAST Exhibition, 22 Sept 2016, Williams Conference Centre, Oxfordshire

 FAST is a specialist UK exhibition, now run twice a year in two different locations, which brings together top suppliers of fastening and bonding solutions.    

08 September 2016
Creating Living Space – Quickly and Economically Using Composites Materials

Covestro and the French prefabricated home manufacturer Logelis are partnering to develop new types of energy-efficient housing that can be erected quickly and inexpensively with flexible interior designs.

08 September 2016
Rutgers Engineers Use Microwaves to Produce High-Quality Graphene

Rutgers experts discover easy way to make graphene for flexible and printable electronics, energy storage, and catalysis