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2012-04-12 06:27:07

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochling Glastic Composites, a global leader in engineered composite solutions and Mar-Bal, Inc., a leader in the thermoset industry and innovative solutions provider, today announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance for the long-term production of Electrical Standoff Insulators. Rochling, the world's largest provider of thermoplastic and thermoset stock products, sheets, shapes, materials and custom pultrusion capabilities...

2012-04-11 22:20:05

DEARBORN, Mich., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight reductions of up to 750 pounds on future Ford vehicles are key to meeting fuel economy and electric vehicle range targets Ford and Dow engineers and researchers will combine efforts to develop low-cost carbon fiber and component-level manufacturing processes Cutting the weight of new cars and trucks by up to 750 pounds by the end of the decade is a key component of Ford's strategy to improve fuel efficiency. In order to help achieve...

2012-04-11 10:20:27

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International has developed two educational symposiums focusing on the most critical issues involved in the use of composites. Industry experts from aerospace, automotive and wind energy have been brought together to address the economics of composites and composite design, tooling, and manufacturing. With support of SAE's Torino chapter, these symposiums will be held in Torino, Italy on June 20-22, 2012 at the Torino Incontra...

2012-03-28 02:20:12

- New "RapTER" targets emergency response teams and military agencies - TORONTO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Innovative Composites International Inc. ("ICI" or the "Company"), (TSXV: IC) (OTCQX: ICIZF, a producer of patent protected composite structural products announced today the introduction of a Rapid Tactical Emergency Relief Module called the RapTER. The RapTER modules have been designed to meet the challenging needs of emergency response teams, civic and military agencies....

2012-03-28 01:10:32

For 75 years Empa has been conducting research on all aspects relating to wood. Beginning with an investigation into the properties of various types of indigenous woods, today this has grown into a research area with many branches — from fundamental research on the structure of wood to chemically or biologically modified woods, novel wood fiber products and surface technologies. Empa scientists examine each of the material´s properties in minute detail and use these results to...

2012-03-26 02:21:17

VERONA, Italy, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Poliya announced it has signed a strategic partnership and manufacturing agreement with Novaresine, a Tenax Group company. According to the agreement, starting in April 2012, Novaresine will produce Poliya brand products in Northern Italy production plants, which was previously operated by Hexion Specialty Chemicals. This geographically strategic alliance will allow Poliya to provide Central and Eastern Europe customized polyester resins and...

2012-03-26 02:20:15

- Plant start-up according to schedule and on budget - TORONTO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Innovative Composites International Inc. ("ICI" or the "Company"), (TSXV: IC) (OTCQX: ICIZF) a producer of patented protected composite products targeting the multi-billion dollar prefabricated modular housing and transportation markets, announced today the successful start-up of the production line at its flagship Orangeburg, South Carolina facility, designed to produce up to 5,000,000 square...

2012-03-22 06:21:08

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoset Division recently selected Kevin Casey, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Mar-Bal, Inc., to join its volunteer Board of Directors. Casey will serve a three-year term through January 2015. The Society of Plastics Engineers is home to nearly 20,000 plastics professionals in more than 70 countries around the world. SPE is the "go to" resource for plastics technical information. The SPE...

2012-03-20 10:22:23

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and IZMIR, Turkey, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TPI Composites, Inc. a global supplier of wind turbine blades and other composite structures with headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, and ALKE INSAAT, an engineering, manufacturing and construction company headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, have formed a joint venture company in Izmir, Turkey to manufacture large composite wind turbine blades. The new joint venture, TPI Kompozit Kanat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., will...

2012-03-14 10:00:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oce, a Canon Group company and an international leader in digital document management and printing for professionals, today announced it now offers the GRAPHIC-AL(TM) collection of aluminum composite materials. This line is ideal for use with the Oce Arizona(®) Series UV flatbed printers and other wide format digital printing systems to produce indoor and outdoor signage and display applications. These materials will be demonstrated using an...