The Great Composites Ride to JEC 2022 for Mind

Fluency Marketing Managing Director, Gemma Smith, and R-Tech Materials Director of Composites Testing, Geraint Havard, co- hosts of the Material Evolution podcast, will be taking on the challenge of cycling from London to Paris for JEC World in March 2022, whilst raising vital funds for the mental health charity, Mind. Mind provide advice and support […]

PRF Composite Materials Appoints New Managing Director

PRF Composite Materials has appointed Dave Ellson as Managing Director from January 2022. PRF has expanded enormously over the last few years, and has invested considerable funds into this expansion and paving the way for future growth. This expansion has prompted an increase in management structure and expansion of the sales team, and the Company […]

Biesterfeld Enters Strategic Partnership with Solvay to Distribute its Range of Composite Materials in Continental Europe

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and Solvay have signed a distribution agreement for advanced composite materials such as prepregs, adhesive films, adhesives and primers that are predominantly used in aviation, automotive and other industrial applications. The new cooperation will start immediately and see Biesterfeld distributing the innovative product portfolio in continental Europe and North Africa. Biesterfeld and Solvay […]

Frewer Engineering Explores Opportunities with Composites in Space

The growing use of composites throughout the space sector opens up new opportunities for Frewer Engineering, not only in design and analysis of rocket componentry but the development of space grade composite manufacturing and handling equipment. Frewer has recently completed the design of a versatile multi-purpose machining setup to allow composite components to be manufactured […]

Toray Advanced Composites to Lead Research Consortium for Development of Liquid Hydrogen Composite Tanks for Civil Aviation

Toray Advanced Composites, together with partners from industry and academia, has been awarded funding from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy’s Research and Development for Mobility scheme for the development of a long-life, fully composite liquid hydrogen tank for civil aviation. Hydrogen has been identified by the European Commission (EC) as a […]

Reactive Components Continues to Grow

Reactive Components’ new R&D centre in Leicester is now fully open and working on a number of new projects with clients helping them to go from concept to market. The company is pleased to welcome Jack Dabbs, Laura Callis and Rohan Didier to the team here at its Development Centre in Leicester. Jack joins the […]

Scott Bader Commits to the Irish Composites Market

Scott Bader has further committed to the Irish composites market through the incorporation of its Irish office. Previously part of Scott Bader UK, Scott Bader Ireland was established as its own legal corporation in Ireland during 2021. The investment will ensure Scott Bader Ireland continues to serve their loyal, longstanding customers throughout Northern and Southern […]

Airtech’s Dahltram® Resins Qualified For Use On All CEAD AM FlexbotPlatforms

Airtech Advanced Materials Group has been extruding and compounding resins for nearly 50 years and has expanded its offering with a line of technologically advanced and reliable resins for use in additive manufacturing. In a newly developed partnership CEAD –a technology supplier of 3D printing equipment on the frontier of large-scale composite additive manufacturing –has […]

UK’s First Moulded FRP Lock Gates Installed by ECS

ECS Engineering Services has installed the UK’s first ever set of moulded fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) lock gates on the River Thames at Sunbury Dry Dock. The new gates, fitted on behalf of the Environment Agency, offer significantly reduced maintenance requirements and whole life costs, compared to steel or timber alternatives. The mitred lock gates […]

Composite Integration Appoints New Research and Development Director

Composite Integration has carried out both collaborative and internal Research and Development activities since its beginnings in 2002. These activities have continued to develop and grow. Dr Tim Searle CEng MIMechE has supported our internal team for several years on a consultancy basis, and we are delighted to announce that he has joined the company […]