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  • Submitted on 16 Oct 2020
    AOC UPR Manufacturing Operations

    AOC, Kaprain and Spolchemie announce they have reached agreement on AOC acquiring the Unsaturated Polyester Resin (UPR) manufacturing operations located at the Spolchemie site in Ústí nad Labem (Czech Republic). This footprint extension will allow...

  • Submitted on 14 Oct 2020
    Joe Clulow, Project Engineer in the AMRC’s Machining Group, studies the data from the test cuts conducted at CBE+ on the shop floor at the AMRC’s Factory of the Future in Rotherham.

    A precision engineering SME has been shown how an investment of just £20 could bring about a huge improvement in its manufacturing process and unlock significant savings following a free R&D intervention by the University...

  • Submitted on 13 Oct 2020
    CIMCOMP Group Image

    CIMComp, the EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub, is pleased to welcome PAC Group, Northern Ireland, as the latest company to join the Hub as an Industrial Partner.

    PAC Group is a provider of high...

  • Submitted on 12 Oct 2020
    Digital Transformation

    A machinery manufacturer and expert in fibre handling and converting technology is targeting growth through innovation using a new, streamlined workshop process which aims to speed up its digital transformation.
     
    Cygnet Texkimp,...

  • Submitted on 12 Oct 2020
    Tecnofire

    TFP is delighted to share new fire test data for the use of Tecnofire® in rolling stock composites applications. The results demonstrate Tecnofire’s effectiveness in enabling composites manufactured from a non-FST epoxy carbon fibre prepreg...

  • Submitted on 12 Oct 2020

    Global composites technology company, Exel Composites, has appointed Jens Hanusch as its Head of Sales for the North, East and Central Europe regions. Based in Germany, Hanusch will support the global sales team to increase...

  • Submitted on 12 Oct 2020
    Walking in the forest

    The Composites UK operations team will be participating in a 10-mile walk, in aid of its chosen charity of the year, YoungMinds.

    The walk will take place on 9th December in and around the Chatsworth...

  • Submitted on 8 Oct 2020
    Awards DInner 2019

    Composites UK has revealed the shortlist for its 2020 composites industry awards.

    The shortlisted entries for each award are as follows (announced in alphabetical order):

    • Innovation in Manufacture – CCP Gransden | Cygnet Texkimp
    • ...
  • Submitted on 7 Oct 2020
    Powdertech

    Lightweighting in manufacture is an urgent objective, most particularly for the transport sector.

    To date, the lack of a satisfactory joining solution has deterred designers from specifying polypropylene (PP) based composite materials in many areas...

  • Submitted on 7 Oct 2020
    GOM

    Throughout 2020, GOM sites across the world have been running Metal Forming Knowledge Day globally, starting with the live event at GOM HQ in Braunschweig and then virtually through online portals.

    GOM shows worldwide how...

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