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2014-09-01 16:20:28

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Global Market for Composites: Resins, Fillers, Reinforcements, Natural Fibers & Nanocompositeshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009163/The-Global-Market-for-Composites-Resins-Fillers-Reinforcements-Natural-Fibers--Nanocomposites.html REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDYThe emergence of new technologies and markets warrants a reappraisal of the reinforced plastics market, often called...

2014-08-30 23:01:36

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Lightweight Materials Market by Type (Composites, Metals, Plastics), Application (Automotive, Aviation, Marine, Wind Energy) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The global lightweight materials market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2014 to 2019 and will reach a value of $133.1 billion. The lightweight materials market has been segmented by type into composites, metals, and...

2014-08-08 08:22:25

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CMT) today announced that the Company has entered into a new multi-year supply agreement with Navistar, Inc. Under the terms of the supply agreement, Navistar will continue to purchase its original equipment and service requirements for specified fiberglass reinforced products from Core Molding Technologies through October 31, 2018. Navistar is Core Molding Technologies' largest customer and...

2014-08-05 23:07:58

A new study that shows higher rates of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer among workers at two Washington state fiberglass boat building operations has researchers looking for answers. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Scientists with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) say workers exposed to styrene, fiberglass, and wood dust in the building of fiberglass boats have unexpectedly elevated rates of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Surviving Mesothelioma has...

2014-07-30 12:23:49

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Growth Opportunities for FRP Tank Market in North America: 2014-2019 Market Size, Market Share, and Forecast Analysis https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185220/Growth-Opportunities-for-FRP-Tank-Market-in-North-America-2014-2019-Market-Size-Market-Share-and-Forecast-Analysis.html Background:North America FRP tank market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.8% during 2014-2019. The major...

2014-07-27 23:00:22

The GFRP Composites market is driven by rapid growth of end user industries globally; especially in emerging economies such as BRIC countries. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/glass-fiber-reinforced-plastic-composites-market-142751329.html (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The report, “Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market By Raw Material, By Manufacturing Process, By Application (Transportation, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, &...

2014-07-03 08:20:33

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fktxms/glass_fiber_and) has announced the addition of the "Global Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites (Transportation, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, & Others) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Glass fibers are produced when glass is heated until it is molten, and is forced...

2014-06-18 08:22:43

- First product offering spurred by need for a stronger, safer water containment solution for oil and gas exploration - ASHTABULA, Ohio, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG) announced today that its newest company ­- MFG Tank ­- has launched a proprietary product aimed at the oil and gas exploration market in North America. The new TortisTank(TM) line of aboveground fiberglass tanks is designed specifically for water containment in environments where...

2014-06-11 23:03:22

Bolwell Corporation, known for its expertise in fiberglass and advanced composites design and manufacture, has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art factory in Thailand. The move is part of the company’s strategic plan to grow its global client base and expand its core capabilities. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Australian-owned and managed Bolwell Corporation has announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art factory in Thailand. Located in the heartland of...

2014-05-26 12:21:10

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kzctcd/marine_composites) has announced the addition of the "Global Marine Composites (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Foam Core Materials and Others) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The marine composite market includes various types of composite materials. Carbon fiber reinforced...


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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