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  • Submitted on 10 Sep 2018
    SHD expand into USA

    On 17th August 2018 SHD Composite Materials Inc. announced its new venture in the United States was incorporated.

    The manufacturing and distribution site will be based in the Charlotte area North Carolina, primarily to support...

  • Submitted on 6 Sep 2018
    Automotive Scrap - taken by Stella Job

    Composites UK, Scott Bader and Renuables, with funding support from the National Composites Centre and Innovate UK, have collaborated on a new report detailing the best way forward for disposal/recycling of waste fibre reinforced polymer...

  • Submitted on 5 Sep 2018

    There's two weeks to go until the IMechE warmly welcomes Composites UK members to the upcoming Simulation and Modelling 2018 conference. Featuring input from engineers across the automotive, aerospace, power and manufacturing industries, this two...

  • Submitted on 4 Sep 2018
    DMG Mori is currently developing advanced digital strategies to extract strategic information from next generation machine tools

    The world's largest ultrasonic assisted machine tool is coming to the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, which it says will cement the AMRC’s reputation for world-leading research capabilities in composite machining.

    The £1.8m...

  • Submitted on 3 Sep 2018

    The pre-conference workshop for this October's GOCarbonFibre, focusing on recycling and sustainability, will provide attendees with in-depth insights and updates on this important topic and is a must-attend for anyone working within the carbon fibre...

  • Submitted on 30 Aug 2018
    Carbon fibre on the rear of a Porsche Carrera GT

    The fifth edition of Thermoplastic Composites is taking place on Thursday 4th October in London and will cover the topic of high volume manufacturing for transport applications. This annual event is run by Composites UK...

  • Submitted on 28 Aug 2018
    Tufcot's facilities in Sheffield

    Following the recent launch of the new 2018 – 2021 Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites strategy (SIMPLC), Composites UK is pleased to give a report on the support it has received from its members....

  • Submitted on 28 Aug 2018
    MSP’s new appointments: Director of Development, Marianne Whitfield and UK Technical Account Manager, Keith Langford

    Manufacturing software solutions company, Metrology Software Products (MSP) has expanded its leadership team with two important appointments, which are part of an ongoing expansion strategy.

    Marianne Whitfield joins MSP, who are an associate company of...

  • Submitted on 24 Aug 2018
    Haydale's General Transmission Piece

    Haydale has produced and delivered eight General Transition Piece Sealing Systems to National Grid UK, and has received an expression of interest for a further 60 over the next six years.

    This lightweight, removeable composite...

  • Submitted on 22 Aug 2018
    Exterior of NIACE, Belfast

    Composites UK will be bringing its regional roadshow series to Northern Ireland on 2nd October.

    The event is supported by the National Composites Centre and is kindly being hosted by the Northern Ireland Advanced Composites...

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