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
29 August 2016
Divinycell HCP Goes Diving - With Sharks

Extremely durable and able to withstand great depths, the Divinycell HCP is used by renowned film-maker and shark expert Joe Romeiro.

29 August 2016
Gurit achieves net sales growth of 3% and a strong operating profit margin of 10.5% in the first half of 2016

Gurit reports net sales of CHF 182 million for the first half of 2016. This represents a currency-adjusted growth of 3% and +2.5% in reported Swiss francs over the previous year. 

26 August 2016
Owens Corning to Invest $110 Million in India Composites Operations

Investment Supports Company’s Commitment to Customers in the Growing Global Composites Market

26 August 2016
Victrex contributes integrated polymer solution to COMAC to achieve higher aircraft efficiency goals

COMAC´s regional jet ARJ21 meets stringent requirements of China's expanding air-travel industry – on board is an extremely durable Victrex bracket solution.

26 August 2016
3A Composites AirexBaltekBanova wins Airbus qualification for its high-performance structural foam AIREX® R82.80

3A Composites has won qualification from Airbus for its AIREX®R82.80 rigid high performance core, which is well-suited for aerospace sandwich applications

25 August 2016
Teijin to Exhibit Carbon and Aramid Fiber Solutions at China Composites Expo in Shanghai

The Teijin Group announced that Toho Tenax Co., Ltd.and Shanghai-based Teijin Aramid Asia Co., Ltd. will join China Composites Expo 2016, Asia's largest composites exhibition, in Shanghai from August 31 to September 2

25 August 2016
STANLEY Engineered Fastening Offers Holistic Approach to Automotive Lightweighting

Troy, Michigan: STANLEY Engineered Fastening (SEF), a  leader in engineered fastening technologies, is adding to its industry-leading suite of holistic lightweighting systems.

24 August 2016
Solvay doubles carbon fiber manufacturing capacity for aircraft structural applications with new U.S. production line

Solvay inaugurates a new carbon fiber production line at its U.S. Piedmont Facility, South Carolina, doubling production capacity of a key raw material to make carbon fiber reinforced composite materials

24 August 2016
Intertec Exhibits Innovative passively cooled instrumentation shelters at ADIPEC, Abu Dhabi

At ADIPEC 2016 Intertec is exhibiting an innovative approach to housing remote instrumentation and communications equipment in harsh environments, in the form of a passively cooled walk-in shelter.

23 August 2016
Lacks and Plasan Carbon Composites to Introduce New Hybrid Composite Wheel at Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) Summit in Detroit

Lacks Wheel Trim Systems LLC, a business unit of Lacks Enterprises, Inc., will be a featured sponsor at the 5th Annual Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) 2016 Summit, Detroit, Michigan. 

22 August 2016
Record-breaking Airlander 10 Makes Historic First Flight

Airlander 10 has successfully completed its first flight. All objectives of the planned flight were accomplished and the aircraft is now safely back at its masting site. 

22 August 2016
edotco Pioneers the First Carbon Fibre Tower in Asia

edotco Group  announced the deployment of a carbon fibre structure, marking another milestone in the company’s pursuit of establishing innovative telecoms infrastructure in the region. 

19 August 2016
Haydale Graphene Industries to Launch of Graphene Enhanced PLA Filaments for 3D Printing

Haydale Graphene Industries plc, tannounced that Haydale Composite Solutions,  will be launching Graphene enhanced poly lactic acid (“PLA”) filaments for 3D printing at the TCT show in Birmingham on 28 and 29 September 2016.

17 August 2016
Gurit-Engineered ARES HERCULES Series Fast Patrol Boats on Sea Trials

Zurich, Switzerland: Leading provider of composites engineering services Gurit congratulates ARES Shipyard on the launch of the first in a series of new patrol boats for Qatar Coastguard.Zurich, Switzerland: Leading provider of composites engineering services Gurit congratulates ARES Shipyard on the launch of the first in a series of new patrol boats for Qatar Coastguard.

17 August 2016
ALMACO creates Wind Committee

Sharing knowledge and opening new opportunities for composite materials  are the goals of the Wind Committee, a body that was recently created by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO)

16 August 2016
Divinycell Brings Versatility to Mobile Satellite Communications

When it comes to satellite communications, accuracy and reliability is a must, and that means using an antenna manufactured with the best materials and processes available.

15 August 2016
BÜFA Composite Systems evaluates wind energy market in Brazil

As a traditional manufacturer of specialties for the composites market, the German company BÜFA Composite Systems has an extensive experience in supplying systems – polyester and vinyl-ester resins, gelcoats,

12 August 2016
QinetiQ rolls out Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) material tested at the NCC

National Composites Centre (NCC) Tier 1 Member QinetiQ, rolled out a new Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) composite material, at this year’s Farnborough International Air Show

11 August 2016
Composite Preforms Market Forecast to Grow at 8.5% CAGR during 2016 – 2021: Research and Markets,

The report provides detailed insights on the market dynamics to enable informed business decision making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

10 August 2016
Hi-Tech Fibre Glass Mattings completes 20 years.

Hi-Tech Fibre Glass Mattings Private Limited, Hyderabad based glass fibre reinforcements manufacturer announced its completion of 20 years in the business