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
22 February 2017
The hybrid is the future of e-mobility

Munich: Hybrid processes and materials made of fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) and metal for the automotive lightweight construction of tomorrow are the focus of the LEIKA research project,

22 February 2017
Early Success For G-Flow™, Chomarat’s 2-In-1 Reinforcement for Infusion

At JEC World 2017, CHOMARAT will announce the use of G-FLOW™, which is a reinforcement that combines structural and vacuum-draw functionalities, and is being used by leading companies in the marine and wind 

22 February 2017
Teijin Board Elects Shukei Inui as New President of Toho Tenax

Tokyo, Japan: Toho Tenax Co., Ltd., the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibers and composites business, announced that Teijin’s board of directors has elected Shukei Inui, currently director, member of the board of Toho 

22 February 2017
FET growth continues with new facilities

Fibre Extrusion Technology Ltd is extending and improving its facilities in Leeds, UK. FET is a leading supplier of laboratory and pilot melt spinning systems used in the manufacture of specialist yarns for composites

21 February 2017
METYX Composites Showcasing New High Performance RTM Fabric and Carbon Woven Technical Textiles at JEC World 2017, Paris

 At JEC World 2017, Paris, METYX Composites is showcasing its latest high performance Eglass, aramid and carbon fibre technical textile products in its range of RTM, multiaxial and woven fabrics, 

21 February 2017
Scott Bader Exhibiting High Performance Fire Retardant Composite Materials at Middle East Rail 2017

Scott Bader is exhibiting for the first time at Middle East Rail 2017, which takes place on 8-9 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Middle East Rail, now in its 10th successive year,

20 February 2017
Strata and Reliance to collaborate on advanced aerospace manufacturing

Strata Manufacturing PJSC and Reliance Defence Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on advanced aerospace manufacturing capabilities between India and the United Arab Emirates.

20 February 2017
VESTAPE – the new unidirectional tape from Evonik

Evonik has developed endless fiber-reinforced UD tapes with thermoplastic matrices to the marketable stage and is now distributing them under the VESTAPE brand

16 February 2017
JEC 2017 Innovation Award-Winning Pultruded FRP Panels Uses Scott Bader Resin System

 Acciona Construcción S.A. has won this year’s JEC Construction Innovation Award for its highly innovative pultruded composite panels, used as a leak-proof lining system in a Spanish high-speed railway tunnel construction project.

15 February 2017
Solvay to showcase lightweighting composite solutions and additive manufacturing technology at JEC World 2017

During JEC World 2017 to be held in Paris (March 14-16), Solvay will present its technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions for the manufacture of cost-efficient and high-performance structures

15 February 2017
Additive Manufacturing – Enhanced Software Package Mines Information to Help Optimize Process Parameters

Granta Design announced the enhanced GRANTA MI: Additive Manufacturing™ software package to manage, analyze, and apply materials and process information for the effective development and production

15 February 2017
JEC Group Puts Entrepreneurship on the Front Scene with ‘Startup Booster’

JEC Group launches "Startup Booster", a program meant to support and accompany innovations and entrepreneurship in composites (aeronautics, automotive, construction, medical, design, sports and leisure, etc.),

14 February 2017
Hexcel Exhibits at Aero India 2017

Hexcel is exhibiting at the Aero India show for the fifth time, continuing to support customers in the Indian subcontinent and throughout Asia. This year’s show takes place in Bangalore from February 14-18, 2017

14 February 2017
Polinox to Strengthen Exports Business in 2017

Latin American leader in peroxides, the Brazilian company Polinox estimates a 5% growth in the volume produced in 2017. Although it may seem insignificant, it is a reason to celebrate after two consecutive years of decline.

14 February 2017
JEC Announces Prof Mark Goulthorpe as Day Two Keynote Speaker for Composites Show & Conferences

JEC Group announces that Prof Mark Goulthorpe, Associate Professor at the MIT Department of Architecture will serve as the guest keynote speaker for the Future of Composites in Construction Show & Conferences in Chicago 

13 February 2017
Lütje Yachts builds the high-performance Lütje 35 Daysailor using ProBalsa

To Lütje, aesthetics and functionality have to work together to achieve a beautiful, light and strong vessel. This demands the use of first-class materials and the latest technology, which is why all boats built at Lütje are constructed using a sandwich core.

10 February 2017
Gurit Appoints Barracuda Advanced Composites as Distributor for Brazil

Zurich (Switzerland), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Gurit, a worldwide leading manufacturer of advanced composite materials, announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Barracuda Advanced Composites for Non-Wind Applications.

10 February 2017
Tecniplas innovates with composite tanks being transported by air

Tecniplas provided two water tanks to Sabesp, the water and sewerage utility company of the state of São Paulo, that were transported by helicopter to the site of installation.

09 February 2017
New Victrex and Tri-Mack Joint Venture Will Accelerate Polyketone Composite Components in Aerospace

Victrex and Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corporation have established a joint venture, TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate the commercial adoption of polyketone (PAEK*) composite applications

09 February 2017
Şişecam Announce Major Investment in a New Glass Fibre Plant in Turkey

The main board of iecam has approved a major investment of 400 Million TL (~ Euros 100 million) to build a new glass fibre plant in Turkey.