Welcome to COMPOSITES TODAY MAGAZINE  ISSN 2455-0752

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

News and Press Releases
26 June 2017
Gurit Enters into Balsa Wood Joint Venture in Java, Indonesia

Gurit announced that it has signed an agreement to form a joint venture for balsa wood production in Java, Indonesia.


26 June 2017
Spirit AeroSystems expanding manufacturing facilities in Malaysia

Spirit AeroSystems announced plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Subang, Malaysia, to accommodate increasing volumes of assembly work on aerostructure components for commercial airliners


26 June 2017
Unitech Composites Partners with Tamarack Aerospace

Unitech Composites, a Unitech Aerospace company and leading supplier of complex composite laminates, components and assemblies for the commercial aerospace and defence industry, agreed  with Tamarack


26 June 2017
Polynt-Reichhold Announces Gel Coat Application & Repair Course

Polynt-Reichhold will host a technical training seminar August 22-23, 2017 at their Polynt-Reichhold Application Center in North Kansas City, Missouri.


23 June 2017
Kordsa's new resin technology for fast curing prepreg systems under 3 minutes

Kordsa’s technologies brings speed and efficiency to the automotive industry, reflecting its power in the composites.


23 June 2017
Reliance Defence to Partner with DAHER for Aerospace Components

Reliance Defence Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Limited announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Paris Air Show with Daher Aerospace


22 June 2017
Growing METYX Composites Moves to New Headquarters

METYX Composites has recently relocated its headquarters team to new offices in Kozyata, which is in the heart of Istanbul. 


22 June 2017
FACC extends strategic partnership with Bombardier

FACC AG, one of the world’s leading suppliers of lightweight components to the aviation industry, will now also be producing the wing-to-body fairings for Bombardier Aerospace’s new C Series family of regional aircraft. 


21 June 2017
Dilutec signs distribution agreement with Percilglass

Dilutec, one of the main manufacturers of gelcoat in Brazil, signed an agreement for exclusive distribution of its products in the state of São Paulo with Percilglass, a renowned distributor of raw materials for composites.


21 June 2017
Solvay and GKN Aerospace team up to accelerate the adoption of thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft

Solvay and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business have teamed up to promote and accelerate the adoption of thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft, with Solvay becoming a preferred supplier


21 June 2017
NORDAM to supply anchored honeycomb panels for Airbus A320neo Leap-1A engine inlets

NORDAM has signed a long term contract to supply Airbus with anchored honeycomb air-inlet panels for the Leap-1A engine used on the A320neo family of aircraft. 


21 June 2017
ALMACO and IPT join forces to help micro, small and medium-sized businesses

The Latin-American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) and the Technological Research Institute (IPT) signed a cooperation agreement to contribute to the development of Brazilian micro, small and medium-sized 


21 June 2017
Vectorply Corporation commissions Advanced Composite Reinforcement Center with Grand Opening Ceremony

Vectorply Corporation officially opened the doors of their new Advanced Composite Reinforcement Center with a Grand Opening Ceremony in front of friends, customers, and suppliers on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.


21 June 2017
Composites acquisition strengthens Ashland’s position in the SMC/BMC market in Europe

The recent addition of a composites manufacturing facility in France, combined with an investment in new lab facilities and equipment in Finland, has strengthened Ashland’s position in the European sheet and bulk moulding 


20 June 2017
Kaman awarded production contract by Rolls-Royce for Trent 7000 components

Kaman Aerosystems announced at the 52nd International Paris Air Show that it has entered into a Long Term Agreement (LTA) with Rolls-Royce to manufacture components for the production phase of the Trent 7000 engine program.


19 June 2017
Armageddon Energy, EconCore and Dupont develop ultra-light photovoltaic panel based on polyamide honeycomb technology

Armageddon Energy, EconCore and Dupont joined forces to create a new lightweight polymer solar panel, which is one-third the weight of a standard glass solar panel while being significantly more rugged 


19 June 2017
Vision systems’ electronically dimmable window at PPG stand

 Following PPG and Vision Systems’ recent announcement to develop aircraft window shading applications, PPG will showcase Vision Systems’ dimmable solution Nuance V2 at International Paris Air Show, Paris, Le Bourget, France.


19 June 2017
Thermwood 3D Printed PPS Test Panel Maintains Vacuum without Coatings

Thermwood has taken a major step toward its goal of 3D printing autoclave capable tooling from high temperature carbon fiber filled thermoplastic materials.


16 June 2017
LANXESS now offers two new highly reinforced polyamide 6 compounds

LANXESS has expanded its portfolio of Durethan-brand, flame-retardant polyamide 6 compounds to include two new product grades that are highly reinforced with glass fibers.


15 June 2017
Facade sandwich panel made of textile-reinforced concrete

For the construction of sandwich panels with non-metallic reinforcement, a solidian system with general building approval is now available