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CHOMARAT Increases Multiaxial Glass Fiber Reinforcements Production Capacity at Tunisian Plant

CHOMARAT Increases Multiaxial Glass Fiber Reinforcements Production Capacity at Tunisian Plant

CHOMARAT, one of the leading players in the global engineered textile sector, is expanding its Tunisian plant in Grombalia (30 mins. from Tunis) and has announced an increase in its production capacity of multiaxial glass fiber reinforcements for the wind turbine market. [More]
Teijin Launches New Project to Develop Technology for Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Wood

Teijin Launches New Project to Develop Technology for Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Wood

Teijin Limited announced today that it has launched a new project to develop technology for advanced fiber-reinforced wood (AFRW), a structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibers bonded together with structural adhesives for use in medium- and low-rise wooden buildings. [More]
Hexcel to Showcase Composite Materials for Skis and Snowboards at ISPO Winter Sports Exhibition

Hexcel to Showcase Composite Materials for Skis and Snowboards at ISPO Winter Sports Exhibition

At the ISPO Winter Sports exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany, on February 5-8, Hexcel is promoting its leading range of composite materials for skis, snowboards and other high performance sports equipment. [More]
Multimodal Polymer Fibers Implanted in the Brain Stimulate and Record Neural Behavior

Multimodal Polymer Fibers Implanted in the Brain Stimulate and Record Neural Behavior

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created complex multimodal polymer fibers that have the ability to deliver drugs and optical signals into the brain, directly. These fibers also enable continuous monitoring of the effect of numerous inputs thorough simultaneous electrical readouts. Further, these fibers can be produced with thickness less than that of a hair’s width. [More]
Automobile Body Uses Cost-Effective Botanical Natural Fibers

Automobile Body Uses Cost-Effective Botanical Natural Fibers

Researchers at the Application Center for Wood Fiber Research HOFZET of the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, the Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut WKI in Braunschweig have discovered a new research approach that has enabled the creation of lightweight and cost-efficient vehicle body for automobiles. [More]
Preiss-Daimler Announces Acquisition of Johns Manville’s Glass Textiles Business in Sweden

Preiss-Daimler Announces Acquisition of Johns Manville’s Glass Textiles Business in Sweden

Johns Manville (JM) and Preiss-Daimler (PD) announced today that a Preiss-Daimler group company will acquire Johns Manville’s Glass Textiles business in Sweden. The business is a leading supplier of superior glass wallcoverings in the European markets, including woven as well as nonwoven products. [More]
Owens Corning to License S-Glass Technology to AGY

Owens Corning to License S-Glass Technology to AGY

Owens Corning, a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass reinforcements. [More]
Global Industry Analysis Report on Polyester Fiber Market

Global Industry Analysis Report on Polyester Fiber Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polyester Fiber Market (Solid and Hollow) for Carpet & Rugs, Nonwoven Fabrics, Fiberfill and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. [More]
Forecast Report on Global Reinforced Plastics Market

Forecast Report on Global Reinforced Plastics Market

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Reinforced Plastics Market (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Aramid Fiber Reinforced Plastics and Others) for Automotive, Building & Construction, Aerospace & Aviation, Wind Energy, Marine, Electrical & Electronics and Ot [More]
CTG/Taishan Fiberglass Commences Production of S-1 HM Glass Fiber Developed by AGY

CTG/Taishan Fiberglass Commences Production of S-1 HM Glass Fiber Developed by AGY

AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and glass fiber reinforcements, has announced the start of production of S-1 HM™ glass in conjunction with CTG/Taishan Fiberglass. [More]