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Far-UK Divests Axon Automotive to Focus on New Innovations

Far-UK Ltd, the Nottingham based composite design and manufacturing innovation company, has recently sold its controlling interest in Axon Automotive to Bawtry Investments Ltd.  This divestment is after four years managing and helping to develop...

Global Industry Leaders to Connect on Advanced Automotive Plastics

Plastics retain its important role in a future world of lightweighting vehicles. To help car manufactures deliver the next generation of these lightweight vehicles, Advanced Automotive Plastics is bringing automotive professionals together into one place...

SCIGRIP Presents Advanced MMA Adhesives for Carbon Fibre and Composite Bonding in Auto Application

SCIGRIP, a global supplier of adhesive solutions, will be showcasing a range of methacrylate (MMA) adhesives targeted at the automotive assembly market during the Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK (1st- 2nd Nov).

These high...

Prodrive Wins 300th Event

When the Prodrive-run Aston Martin Racing team took victory in Texas in the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this weekend, it was the 300th time a Prodrive team had won a...

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Helps Luxury Car Maker to Reduce Weight

The Composite Centre at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is installing a unique, high pressure press as part of a project to help luxury car manufacturer Bentley reduce weight and greenhouse...

Scott Bader Asia Pacific Exhibiting at Shanghai International Automotive Manufacturing Technology & Material Show 2017

Scott Bader Asia Pacific is exhibiting for the first time at the 13th Shanghai International Automotive Manufacturing Technology & Material Show (AMTS 2017), which takes place at the New International Expo Center in Shanghai on...

Chomarat Develops New Generation of Multiaxial Carbon Fabrics for Higher-Performing Composites

The international textile group Chomarat is boosting its innovation strategy and juggling several projects by:

  • Joining the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield (UK);
  • Sponsoring the NCF HP2 collaborative project
  • ...

Nissan Joins Line-Up At Automotive Showcase Event

Composites UK has announced that Nissan will join the speaker programme at its Automotive Sector Showcase event on 11th May at Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), Warwick.

Shanta Desai, Nissan’s Composites Development Lead, will discuss the...

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials Cooperate on Recycled Carbon Fibre for Automotive Applications

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials have concluded a MOU regarding cooperation to develop lightweight composite components for the automotive industry based on ELG’s recycled carbon fibre materials.

The initial focus of the cooperation...

AMRC Composite Centre wins Funding to Help Keep UK at Forefront of Automotive Innovation

The Composite Centre of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has won £360,000 in funding from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to investigate the way composite material is developed...

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