Composites

2022-08-11

Kordsa strengthens its leadership with record growth

Kordsa increased its sales by 47% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year and achieved a turnover of 599 million USD (8,8 billion TL) in the first half of the year. During the same period, the company's EBITDA was 92 million USD (1,4 billion TL), and its net profit was 61 million USD (892 million TL).

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Composites

2022-08-04

SGL Carbon remains on track

Despite uncertain general conditions in the first six months 2022, SGL Carbon's business model is proving its resilience. After €270.9 million in Q1 2022, SGL Carbon was able to increase sales to €278.9 million in Q2. Accordingly, sales for the first half of 2022 amount to €549.8 million, which corresponds to a sales plus of €53.1 million or 10.7% compared to the same period of the previous year.

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Composites

2022-07-14

Teijin and envision racing extend multi-year partnership

The Teijin Group announced today that it has extended its multi-year partnership with Envision Racing Formula E Team to support the team’s continuing participation in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship electric-vehicle racing. The Teijin Group has been supporting the team since 2020, helping to raise awareness of the company’s contributions to climate-change mitigation and adaptation.

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Composites

2022-06-09

Teijin Automotive Technologies to produce pickup box for next generation Toyota Tundra

Teijin Automotive Technologies (formerly Continental Structural Plastics) today announced it is manufacturing the pickup boxes for the next generation 2022 Toyota Tundra Pickup truck. These boxes are being produced at the company’s new facility in Seguin, Texas.

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Composites

2022-06-09

After a three-year break due to corona, the global composites industry came together again for the first time at a JEC World. The leading composites industry event was held in Paris from May 3-5, 2022. It exceeded all expectations in terms of product launches, content, business activities and attendance. In total, more than 32,000 trade visitors from over 115 countries were counted in Paris and on the JEC World Connect digital platform. The online format celebrated its premiere and was offered parallel to the presence event.

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Composites

2022-05-25

Cobra International has launched an innovation report highlighting its key composite manufacturing innovations that have reshaped the Windsurfing industry.

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Composites

2022-05-12

New DOMO injection moulding simulation database ensures faster development times for customers

Until now, customers needed to update their simulation software to obtain the latest injection moulding databases from providers, with a significant lag between new material availabilities and public database updates – sometimes more than a year. They also needed to reach out to multiple contacts on a regular basis to check for the latest resource availabilities from material providers.

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Composites

2022-05-11

Hexcel launches HexPly® Nature Range

Hexcel has developed a new product range that combines Hexcel resin systems made with bio-derived resin content with natural fiber reinforcements to create material solutions for Automotive, Winter Sports, Marine and Wind Energy applications.

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Composites

2022-05-05

DORNIER presents itself at the JEC world with end-to-end approaches to thermoplastic composites and three-dimensional preforms

A modern composite lightweight design is not based on the material alone. It is rather an optimal synergy of material, process and application. With its PROTOS® and TRITOS® production systems, Lindauer DORNIER is now presenting comprehensive solutions for the economic production of high-quality customized thermoplastic composite structures at the JEC World.

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Composites

2022-05-05

SGL Carbon generated consolidated sales of €270.9 million in Q1 2022 (Q1 2021: €241.5 million). This corresponds to an increase of €29.4 million or 12.2% compared to the same period of the prior year. All four business units contributed to the pleasing increase in sales. In parallel, adjusted EBITDA improved by 11.5% to €36.8 million in the reporting period.

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Composites

2022-04-27

Leading Japanese textile solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will exhibit at the upcoming JEC World 2022 exposition to be held in Paris, France next month.

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Composites

2022-05-02

Hexcel composite innovations for aerospace applications on display at JEC World 2022

Hexcel will present an array of product innovations for aerospace and urban air mobility customer applications during JEC World 2022 in Paris on May3-5. These latest innovations demonstrate the company’s leadership in developing advanced composites technology for the aerospace market.

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Composites

2022-04-28

Teijin’s composite highlights at JEC World 2022

The Teijin Group announced today that it will showcase a wide variety of high-performance composite products at JEC World 2022. True to the motto “Sustainable Solutions for your Ideas”, Teijin`s high-performance materials and composites meet all requirements of the manufacturing industry by contributing to product cycle time and performance properties, while reducing environmental impact and improving end-user`s comfort and safety.

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Composites

2022-04-21

Hypetex® to showcase coloured carbon and flax fibre solutions at JEC World 2022

Hypetex, the market leaders in colouring carbon and natural fibre materials, will demonstrate both the processing and sustainability benefits of its patented colourisation technology when it exhibits for the first time at JEC World 2022.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-08-11

Suominen publishes half-year figures and gives outlook

Challenges with cost inflation and customer demand continued, improvement expected in the second half.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-08-08

Organisers announce deferral of Cinte Techtextil China 2022

In light of the evolving pandemic circumstances in Shanghai, Cinte Techtextil China will no longer be taking place from 6 – 8 September at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. A new date for the technical textile fair will be announced in due course.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-08-04

Berry Global Group reports third fiscal quarter 2022 results

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY), a leading supplier of sustainable packaging solutions for consumer goods and industrial products, today reported its third fiscal quarter 2022 results, referred to in the following as the June 2022 quarter.

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