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French composites company Nidaplast expands to US


April 28, 2014 1:33 pm ET

Nidaplast LLC has opened offices, warehouses and a workshop in Port St. Lucie, Fla., to speed delivery of composite and environmental products made at its headquarters in Thiant, France, to U.S. customers.

Acquisition boosts Luxfer’s stake in composite fuel tanks


March 26, 2014 3:14 pm ET

Luxfer Group is speeding up its entry into a growing composite fuel tank market through an acquisition.

N.Y. center to help aerospace firms transition to composites


February 20, 2014 2:36 pm ET

A new technology center is opening its doors to help Long Island aerospace and defense suppliers replace metal parts with plastic composites.

Composite maker Hanwha Azdel expanding in Virginia


January 17, 2014 10:22 am ET

Hanwha Azdel Inc. is investing $21.3 million to add another production line at its Lynchburg, Va., plant. The company will also add 33 jobs.

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ZF sees a future in composites


January 14, 2014 4:32 pm ET

DETROIT — Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG is preparing for the auto industry's future by making sure it can provide the most efficient transmissions, sturdy suspensions and a strong electronic infrastructure, but linking all of the parts that...

SGL says up to 300 jobs affected by cost-cutting program


December 12, 2013 3:49 pm ET

FRANKFURT, GERMANY — Germany's SGL Group, which helps make carbon fiber reinforced parts for BMW Group's electric i3, said in a statement that its global work force will be reduced by up to 300 jobs as part of a cost-cutting program.

Composites company adding plant in South Carolina


December 9, 2013 4:04 pm ET

Composites company Materials Sciences Corp. will invest $1 million to open a new plant in Greenville, S.C., to design, engineer and develop parts for use in the defense, energy and recreation industries.

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Continental Structural Plastics targets China for acquisitions


December 6, 2013 1:18 pm ET

AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — Continental Structural Plastics is closing in on a deal that will take it to China as well as expand in the United States to make carbon fiber auto parts.

Personal watercraft firm invests in composite technology in Mexico


November 19, 2013 6:08 pm ET

QUERETARO, MEXICO — Canada’s BRP Inc. is developing new composite technology for fiberglass hulls and decks for its Sea-Doo personal watercraft (PWC) in Mexico.

Continental Structural Plastics adding paint line in Ohio


November 19, 2013 4:07 pm ET

Continental Structural Plastics will invest $18.3 million to add a paint line to its Carey, Ohio, composites plant to expand its capabilities for customers.

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