Keyword: composites

Research & Innovation

Graphene for Sustainable Development

13.09.2023 -

Interview with Alban Chesneau and Nicolas Castet, Carbon Waters


Ashland Explores Composites/BDO Options

22.03.2018 - US specialty chemicals company Ashland is exploring strategic alternatives for its composites business as well as its butanediol (BDO) production plant in Marl, Germany, and the...


Kaneka Aerospace Takes Henkel’s Composites

01.02.2018 - Kaneka Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kaneka Americas Holding, has acquired Henkel’s benzoxazine-based high-performance composites business for an undisclosed sum. The...


Solvay to Launch PEKK Production in US

18.09.2017 - Solvay has announced it will begin producing high-performance polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers early next year in order to meet growing demand from the aerospace industry. The...


SABIC Invests in Composites Specialist

08.05.2017 - Saudi chemicals giant SABIC has invested an undisclosed sum in Dutch composites specialist Airborne International as part of a growth financing round by existing shareholders. The...


Victrex and Tri-Mack Form PAEK JV

21.02.2017 - UK high-performance polymer producer Victrex has formed a joint venture with its long-standing US-based engineering partner Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing. The aim of the new...


Solvay to Expand German Composites Output

22.09.2016 - Belgian chemical producer Solvay is expanding its composite materials capacities with a new state-of-the-art resin facility and an upgraded site in Östringen, Germany. The company...


Solvay Expands US Carbon Fiber Plant

29.08.2016 - Solvay has inaugurated a new carbon fiber production line at its facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, USA, built to meet increasing demand for lightweight composite materials from...