Slack & Parr Presents Resin Metering Capability at JEC World 2024

• High-precision metering pumps improve fibre-to-resin control, boost efficiency and reduce waste in composites manufacture• Metering systems handle the most challenging resins and polymers High-precision gear pump manufacturer Slack & Parr (Derby, UK; Hall 6, S62 & T62) will present its resin metering technologies and highlight how they are helping manufacturers develop lighter, stronger composite […]


Toray Advanced Composites Advances Sustainability Initiatives with Launch of Life Cycle Assessment Program for Toray Cetex® Thermoplastic Composite Materials

NIJVERDAL, The Netherlands, February 1, 2024 – Toray Advanced Composites, a leading developerand manufacturer of advanced composite materials, is proud to announce the launch of a Life CycleAssessment (LCA) program for their Toray Cetex® range of thermoplastic composite materials. Thisstrategic move underscores the company’s commitment to environmental responsibility, aiming to quantify and reduce the environmental […]


JETCAM Partners With ZOOMFAB To Distribute Express Estimator Software

The cloud-based solution will enable sheet metal fabricators to generate accurate andfast quotes for their customers. JETCAM, a leading provider of CAD/CAM and nesting software for the sheet metal industry, is now amaster distributor of the ZOOMFAB Express Estimator Software. This cloud-based solution on allowssheet metal fabricators to generate quotes quickly and accurately for their […]


Sonichem Launches Project To Transform The Automotive Industry With Bio-based Plastics

A consortium led by sustainable technology innovator Sonichem has been granted nearly £600,000 in funding from Innovate UK’s ‘Resource efficiency for materials and manufacturing’ (REforMM) programme. The funding will accelerate the development of the proprietary Sonichem ultrasound technology and the production of renewable, cost-effective alternatives to petrochemicals commonly used in the production of plastics, resins, […]


Base Materials Launches New Mass Casting Service

Demonstrating its ability to meet the ever-changing demands of the industries within which it operates, Base Materials launches a new UK-based mass casting service for near-net-shape tooling or modelling. Providing an alternative method to traditional modelling and tooling board materials for CNC machining, the new service at its facility in Leicester, UK, enables Base Materials […]


Howard Greenwood Joins Cristex As Business Development Executive!

Cristex are pleased to welcome Howard Greenwood as the new Business Development Executive. Howard’s role opens a range of opportunities for new and existing customers. With almost 40 years of experience in the composite and plastics market, Howard’s expertise will add a new level of knowledge across a number of markets and business sectors. Howard’s […]


Celag 5-Axis CNC Machines Arrive in UK via Pure Innovate Technology

There is a new kid on the block for 5-axis CNC milling machines, specifically built for composite materials, which is now available to the UK market through Pure Innovate Technology. Celag machines are designed and built in Italy, offering the very latest technology for high-performance 5-axis machining centres, dedicated to processing all composites and light […]


Norco Proudly Commits To The Armed Forces Covenant

Norco is proud to announce its formal commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, a nation-wide promise ensuring fair treatment and respect for those who serve or have served in the British Armed Forces and their families. This significant pledge is a testament to Norco’s dedication to acknowledging and understanding the sacrifices made by our Armed […]


North West Aerospace Alliance and Composites UK Announce Collaborative Member Pavilion at Farnborough International Airshow 2024

The North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) and Composites UK are pleased to come together and host a joint pavilion stand at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2024. FIA is a biennial, week-long event demonstrating innovations and developments in civilian and military aircraft. The 150sqm collaborative stand will house 28 companies from within each organisation’s respective […]