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 October 2016
Tecniplas supplied eight FRP composites tanks to Fiat

Installed at the automaker’s plant in Goiana (Brazil), the tanks measure from 8 to 14 meters in diameter and integrate the water reuse system of the unit. 

24 October 2016
Gurit reports net sales growth of 3% to CHF 273 million for the first nine months of 2016

This represents a currency-adjusted increase of 2.9% over net sales of CHF 269.2 million for the first nine months of 2015.

21 October 2016
Wacker Honors Researchers for New 3d Printing Process to Manufacture Silicone Parts

 Wacker Chemie AG conferred its “Alexander Wacker Innovation Award” on Dr. Frank Achenbach, Dr. Bernd Pachaly, Dr. Maximilian Peter and Dr. Ernst Selbertinger for their development of a new 3D printing process

20 October 2016
Henkel Adhesives for Multi-Substrate Bonding Meet Needs for High Series Production of Composite Parts

Henkel’s fast-curing and reliable adhesives and matrix resins answer the increasing call from the auto industry for high performance continuous fiber-reinforced composites in integrated structural assemblies

20 October 2016
Fibermaq supplies equipment to Polynt

Fibermaq supplied three machines to the local operations of the Italian company Polynt, a company specialized in the production of resins, gelcoats and plastic putty.

20 October 2016
OB2B Industrial Marketing & PR promoting at UK Advanced Engineering 2016 the benefits for SMEs of coordinated marketing communications

OB2B Industrial Marketing & PR is exhibiting at UK Advanced Engineering 2016 (stand L170), which takes place on 2-3 November at the NEC, Birmingham. 

19 October 2016
Bright Lite Structures selects Hexcel carbon multiaxials for the award-winning Zenos E10 chassis on display atAdvanced Engineering 2016

The engineered carbon fibre multiaxial fabrics ensure that the sports car's floor structure can withstand high seat belt pull-out loads in the event of a crash.

17 October 2016
The New ASV from Tuco Reduces Fuel Consumption with Composite Solution

The new Air Supported Vessel (ASV) from Tuco was built using a Divinycell core and carbon fiber laminates.

17 October 2016
Aliancys Congratulates Nuna8s with South African Solar Win

The nuon solar team has won the sasol solar challenge 2016 in south africa, finishing an impressive 173 kilometers ahead of the runner up

14 October 2016
Felt IA FRD Reinforced by TeXtreme® Contributes to Kona Ironman Triumphs

efending champion Daniela Ryf won the women’s Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA and set a new course record with a 8:46:46 finish

14 October 2016
Hexcel Announces Contract Amendments and Extensions With Airbus Group

Hexcel Corporation announced that two key contracts to supply advanced composites to Airbus Group have been amended. 

13 October 2016
RocTool presents 3 innovative molding demonstrations for plastics and composites

RocTool, heat and cool technology specialists for plastic and composites, present their new HD Plastics™ approach along with their latest technologies at the K show 2016.

12 October 2016
Chomarat is Developing Non-Crimp Fabrics Based on Very Heavy Tow Fibers

At the JEC Forums in Knoxville, Tennessee, October 13-14, the Chomarat team will give a lecture on how their solutions meet automotive demand, with a specific focus on low-cost advanced composites.

11 October 2016
Making Carbon Composites Robust and Fast

Aliancys is introducing a new series of Daron® RTM, SMC and Pultrusion resins that provide processing robustness, manufacturing ability in large production series, and at a much lower cost

10 October 2016
Divinycell F - For New Innovative Interior Aircraft Applications

An ideal solution for Canadian manufacturer FDC Composites, Divinycell F fulfills all regulations for interior applications of commercial airlines.

07 October 2016
WACKER Expands US-based Research and Development Capacities for Silicones

WACKER, the Munich based chemical company, is expanding its research and development facilities for silicones by establishing a new R&D center located in Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

07 October 2016
Deakin Research Breakthrough for Better Carbon Fibre Polymers

A Deakin University researcher has improved the methods for the design and synthesis of high performance carbon fibre precursor polymers.

06 October 2016
Solvay’s Medical-Grade KetaSpire® PEEK and AvaSpire® PAEK for Lighter, More Ergonomic Spinal Surgery Instrument Kit

Shanghai Reach’s innovative kit includes six reusable instruments:  one rod bender, two pairs of distraction and compression pliers, and three awls

06 October 2016
Kanfit Announces Participation at AIRTEC 2016

During the exhibition, Kanfit will showcase its products manufactured using 3D additive manufacturing and autoclave processes

05 October 2016
New gelcoats produced by Dilutec feature special effects

Dilutec, one of the leading Brazilian manufacturers of gelcoat, has developed a family of products that provide special effects to the composite parts, such as metallic or pearlescent finish, among others.