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  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014

    A three-year industrial research project entitled ‘High-volume Lightweight Technologies for vehicle structures’ (HiLiTe) has been awarded funding by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK as part of the Collaborative Research and Development (CR&D) programme, ‘Low...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    MPM Award Winning Apprentices

    Glass reinforced plastic manufacturer MPM is celebrating after scoring a double win at the Composites UK Awards for the second year running.

    Production Leader Jonny Haley beat off stiff competition to win Employee of the...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014

    PSG has recently been appointed as the official authorised UK distributor of SCIGRIP structural adhesives for the composite market. SCIGRIP offers a full range of both 10:1 and 1:1 methyl methacrylate structural adhesives that it...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    Gearing Scientific Lasercomp Fox 50 System

    Due to increasing demand of testing of composite materials recently, Gearing Scientific has invested in a 3rd Lasercomp Fox 50 System to complement the two systems with autosamplers already in its lab in Ashwell.   ...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    Prodrive Managing Director Dominic Cartwright

    Dominic Cartwright has been appointed as Managing Director of Prodrive’s Advanced Technology division. Cartwright was previously Managing Director for Prodrive Composites, but in a recent business reorganisation by Prodrive Chairman, David Richards, all Prodrive’s non-motorsport...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    MSA MFG Urban One

    MSA MFG and Guapa Cycles launched its bamboo and flax composite bicycle – Urban One – at the 2014 Composites Engineering Show.

    Guapa Cycles was founded in 2013 in a small workshop in England with...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014

    Huntsman Advanced Materials says the use of composite materials on aircraft interiors in pursuit of the same performance demands that motivate the OEMs of primary structures continues to emerge from the shadow of composite airframe...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    Cutwel Home Page

    Cutwel have announced the launch of a new online shop,, dedicated to cutting tools, work holding measuring tools and machine tool accessories for the metal cutting industry.  

    The website is a result of...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    JR Technology Logo

    International teamwork between Isojet Equipements, the renowned French pioneers in Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) machinery, JR Technology Limited (JRTL), their specialist UK agents and a UK based leading advanced materials company is set to revolutionise...

  • Submitted on 3 Dec 2014
    Composites Innovation Cluster Logo

    The partners of the Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC) of projects have been working hard over the last few months to move their individual projects forward. The CiC is funded by the UK Government’s Advanced Manufacturing...


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