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
24 July 2017
Europe to manufacture ships of the future by replacing steel with FRP composites

A new European research project seeks to revolutionise the shipbuilding sector by replacing steel with composite materials for the construction of more efficient large length ships


24 July 2017
LANXESS launches new PBT compound for battery components in electric cars

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed a new compound called Pocan AF4130 in collaboration with HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co., based in Lippstadt, Germany.


21 July 2017
Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia – the Composite Lab

The new Composite Lab will allow automotive customers from across Asia to team up with Henkel experts to develop and test composite parts, and to establish the best process conditions to make their ideas ready for market.


20 July 2017
Change within the Management Board at DIEFFENBACHER

Dr. Günter Kuhn has left the Management Board at Dieffenbacher GmbH Maschinen- und Anlagenbau with effect from June 1, 2017.


20 July 2017
Porcher Industries supports Stelia Aerospace in thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator

 Porcher Industries to support STELIA Aerospace during its recent “ARCHES BOX TP” research project, that was showcased at the recent Paris Air Show.


20 July 2017
Hartzell Propeller Expands Global Footprint

In the past year, Hartzell Propeller has expanded its global reach across the spectrum of general aviation’s propeller equipped aircraft


19 July 2017
UL launches new composite materials testing laboratory at Bangalore

UL announced the launch of an advanced laboratory for safety and performance testing of composite materials like polymer blends, laminates reinforced with nanoparticles, carbon and glass fibres.


18 July 2017
ALMACO joins JEC Group’s startup support program

A new chapter has been added to the partnership between the Latin-American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) and JEC Group,


17 July 2017
North Thin Ply Technology collaborates with FIBRE Mechanics to offer process-efficient, high-quality prepreg panels for the boatbuilding sector

 NTPT and FIBRE Mechanics are collaborating to bring advanced composite solutions to boatyards in a package that addresses labour time, cost, performance and quality.


13 July 2017
First composite gearbox housing with layer-optimised organic sheeting weighs 30 percent less than comparable aluminium components

Together with its sister companies, ARRK Engineering has taken up this highly promising challenge: in 2016, a fully functional thermoplastic composite gearbox housing for electric vehicles was developed 


13 July 2017
Largest carbon spar cap made in collaboration with Saertex

Saertex announces its contribution to the prototype production of a wind turbine blade with probably the longest and thickest carbon fiber spar cap made in vacuum infusion technology so far.


11 July 2017
Owens Corning Infrastructure Solutions Acquires Concrete Reinforcement Division of Hughes Brothers, Inc.

Owens Corning Infrastructure Solutions announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aslan FRP™, the concrete reinforcement business of Nebraska-based Hughes Brothers, Inc. 


07 July 2017
Gurit to License Green PET Technology from Armacell

Gurit , a worldwide leading developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, components and technologies, announced that it has signed a licensing contract with the Armacell Group,


06 July 2017
Stratasys Represents 3D Printing as Part of Prestigious ‘Future Lab' at Goodwood Festival of Speed in UK

The new-for-2017 technology installation celebrates the ‘future of motion' - how we will experience speed and travel in the future.


05 July 2017
OCSiAl to set up the world's largest nanotube production facility in Luxembourg

The Ministry of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and OCSiAl have agreed to collaborate with regard to the construction of a nanotube production facility that will have an annual capacity of 250tonnes.


05 July 2017
Sigmatex announce strategic partnership agreement with Hengrui Corporation

Sigmatexare pleased to announce the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Hengrui Corporation (HRC).


05 July 2017
Schweiter Technologies further expansion of composite activities

Schweiter Technologies is further strengthening its composite business and has entered into an agreement to acquire Athlone Extrusions, Ireland, a leading manufacturer of coloured opaque multilayer plastic sheeting.


04 July 2017
Orro release new ‘Terra C’ Bike featuring Sigmatex hybrid carbon fibre textile

British bike manufacturer Orro have released the all new Terra C model road bike this month. Featuring sigmaIF – a combination of Innegra™ and Sigmatex carbon fibres, to produce a completely redesigned frame.


04 July 2017
Element Completes Exova Acquisition

Element Materials Technology has announced the completion of its acquisition of Exova PLC. This transaction joins together two of the world’s leading testing companies to create a single global testing organization.


04 July 2017
Owens Corning Completes Acquisition of FOAMGLAS® Insulation Manufacturer Pittsburgh Corning

Owens Corning announced that it has received all regulatory clearances and completed the acquisition of Pittsburgh Corning, the world’s leading producer of cellular glass insulation systems