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
24 January 2017
DIAB/CCG and Aquarius Shipyard Win Prestigious Prize at ICERP

The ICERP-JEC Innovation Award within the Marine segment goes to Diab/CCG and Aquarius Shipyard for innovative use of a single shot resin infusion process with stiffeners for the hull and deck or all kinds of vessels.

23 January 2017
Making a Case for Composites: Huntsman

Mumbai: Participating in the three day 8th International Conference & Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (ICERP), the Advanced Materials business showcased its core strength in producing value added products

19 January 2017
Carbon Nanotubes – A Game Changer in Reinforcing Composites

A recent study by the Institute of Polymers and Composites at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) has compared neat and TUBALL single wall carbon nanotube modified unidirectional CFRP prepreg.

19 January 2017
Aliancys and GSI Discuss Design in SMC: Converting New Ideas into Real Parts

SMC lightweight composite materials are being used in many applications, as they can be easily molded into unique shapes and have a capability to be made with high dimensional accuracy.

18 January 2017
LM Wind Power Delivers 66.9 Meter Blades for Goldwind's New 3 MW Wind Turbines

LM Wind Power  announced that its newly developed 66.9 meter blades for Goldwind's 3MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, were installed successfully on the first prototype turbine

17 January 2017
Sicomin Supplies Complete Composite Materials Package For Gilded Domes of New Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris

Sicomin has supplied a complete package of composite materials to produce both moulds and parts for the 5 gilded domes of the recently inaugurated Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris.

16 January 2017
Magna Demonstrates Lightweighting Expertise with Ultralight Door Module

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5 percent mass savings

13 January 2017
Single wall carbon nanotubes blaze a trail in reinforcing composites

The advanced conductive additiveTUBALL™single wall carbon nanotubes, produced by OCSiAl, has attracted great interest at the International Conference & Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (ICERP) in Mumbai, India

13 January 2017
The World’s First Composites Lift

The world’s first composites lift, 8, was unveiled by Singapore Lift Company (“SLC”), a joint venture between Far East Organization, Woh Hup (Private) Limited and Pronus (HK) Ltd. 

13 January 2017
Hero Group Invests In Next-Generation Carbon Composites Technology

In preparation Rockman Industries, the auto-components arm of the $5 billion Hero Group, announced an entry into the carbon composites technology.

13 January 2017
Patent case concluded in Oxeon’s Favour

In a patent infringement case initiated by Oxeon, a German Court of Appeal (Oberlandesgericht München) recently ruled in  favour of Oxeon.

13 January 2017
NovaScott Gains Gelcoat Supplier Approval from Gamesa Brazil

NovaScott, the specialty materials producer for composites, has become the first local supplier to gain full approval from Gamesa to supply gelcoat for the production of all nacelles manufactured for Gamesa in Brazil

06 January 2017
Teijin Completes Acquisition of Continental Structural Plastics

Teijin Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares of Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP).

05 January 2017
Hexion Inc. to Raise Prices for Epoxy Resins and Bisphenol A in Americas

Hexion Inc. announced that it will increase all off-list pricing for the following epoxy resins and Bisphenol A (BPA) in North and South America effective January 16, 2017, or as contracts allow. This price adjustment is primarily

04 January 2017
Aliancys Announces Price Increase

Aliancys has announced a price increase for its unsaturated polyester/ vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by € 60-80 per ton. The price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 15 January 2017.

28 December 2016
Waterborne Epoxy Resins Witnessing High Adoption Rates Due to Minimal VOC Emissions: Technavio

According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global waterborne epoxy resins market is expected to grow at a CAGR of almost 8% during the forecast period.

16 December 2016
Winners of Composites Industry´s Top of Mind Brazil

Representatives of the main companies of the Brazilian composites market participated on December 08, in São Paulo, of the awards ceremony of the Composites Industry´s Top of Mind.

15 December 2016
Granta MI Version 10 – Digitalize Your Materials Knowledge

 Granta Design announced GRANTA MI™ Version 10, the latest version of its leading materials information management software, delivering a new workflow system plus new and updated apps and tools based on 

15 December 2016
Wacker Builds New Pyrogenic Silica Plant In the USA

Munich / Charleston: Wacker Chemie AG willbuild a new production plant for its HDK® brand of pyrogenic silica at its Charleston site in the US state of Tennessee.

14 December 2016
Tecniplas standardizes tanks for applications in sanitation

Tecniplas implemented over the past few months a number of changes in the designs of tanks produced in Cabreúva (SP), adjusting them to suit the typical specifications of the basic sanitation sector.