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DowAksa joins PULLWind consortium
An alliance of composite companies has formed PULLWind, a strategic consortium that enables leading wind blade manufacturers to access a ‘turnkey’ solution for pultruded spar caps.
Airbus, AVIC deal paves way to lighter aircraft
       Airbus Beijing Engineering Center Ltd and AVIC Composite Corp Ltd signed a cooperation agreement on Tuesday, and the two will jointly conduct research and development on electrically conductive composite materials for application on aircraft.          Currently, the new generat...
[2018-10-30]Source:China Daily
LM Wind Power signs three-year agreement to supply blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW onshore platform
One day before the China National Holiday, LM Wind Power signed a three-year agreement to supply wind turbine blades for Goldwind's onshore 3-4 MW platform.
[2018-10-22]Source:LM WIND POWER
Hunan Sunward
An all-composite five-seat aircraft, the Sunward SA160L, recently completed its first flight in Central China's Hunan province, marking a breakthrough in the country's own brand general aircraft industry, according to the company. The Sunward SA160L made its maiden test flight, which was about 60 minutes, at the Lusong airport in t...
Chinese researchers create
Chinese researchers have made breakthroughs using composite materials with sodium carbonate to produce a rechargeable battery that pulls carbon dioxide from the air for its discharge. A team led by Chen Jun, a professor from Nankai University's College of Chemistry in Tianjin, has assembled the 350 mAh capacity and 183 Wh/kg energy...
China develops new generation of intelligent subway train
China's leading train maker released its next-generation subway train that is more intelligent and energy-saving at a just-concluded expo in Changchun City, capital of northeast China's Jilin province. File photo shows a rail car made by CRRC Changchun Railway Co in Boston. [Photo provided] Equipped with an unmanned ...
Great Wall Motor and BMW have signed a joint-venture agreement
Witnessed by China-Germany government officials, Great Wall Motor Company Limited (GWM) and BMW Holding B.V. (BMW) signed a joint-venture (JV) agreement in Berlin.
[2018-07-18]Source:Great Wall Motor
Qingmai’s electric scooter has a carbon fiber steering stem
Qingmai Company, a technology company based in Dongguan, in the Southern Chinese Guangdong province, has unveiled a new electric scooter known as the SWAN.
Owens Corning Announces Strategic Cooperation & Supply Agreement with CPIC
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced today that it has entered into a Strategic Cooperation and Supply Agreement with Chongqing Polycomp International Corp. (CPIC) for joint investment in technology, and construction and operation by CPIC of a new facility dedicated to the manufacture of high-modulus glass fiber products in China.
[2018-07-02]Source:Owens Corning
German materials manufacturer Covestro broadens its service capabilities. The company invested several million RMBs to establish a testing laboratory dedicated to Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in its ‘Polymer Research and Development Center’ (PRDC) in Shanghai. Testing of VOCs is crucial to closely monitor and preve...
China has applied T800 carbon fiber composite material in a domestically-developed helicopter model, the Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC) said to Xinhua state press agency.
Argosy signs agreement with Solvay to transition the Composite Materials business in the Asia Pacific region
 Alpharetta, June 7th, 2018 ---Effective October 1, 2018, Argosy International Inc., and Solvay’s Composite Materials Business (previously Cytec) have entered into a definitive agreement to enable direct service of Solvay’s advanced materials business in the Asia Pacific region. The agreement also includes the purchase o...
Developers of the Chinese-Russian widebody have received proposals from seven firms to supply the aircraft’s propulsion system.
Advanced composites manufacturer Hexcel has formed a joint venture with Chinese aerospace parts manufacturer Future Aerospace to establish a materials testing lab in China. Shanghai Future Aerospace Hexcel Commercial Composite Testing will be located in Lingang and will provide a world-class laboratory for the Shanghai area, offering test...
CRRC leads a US$ 780.000 R&D project in high-speed railways new materials
In order to meet the requirements of the high-speed trains industry, such as lightweight, high strength and high modulus materials, CRRC Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute, a wholly owned subsidiary of China state’s CRRC Corporation, has formed an alliance with the Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology, the Changchun Ins...
AkzoNobel’s Largest Powder Coatings Plant Opens in China
Production has started at AkzoNobel’s new powder coatings plant in Changzhou, China. The facility – one of the largest of its kind in the world – is located at an existing site and will help to further strengthen the company’s undisputed global leadership position in the powder coatings market. The result o...
Jushi Chengdu to invest US$ 473 million in high-performance fiberglass manufacturing base
China Jushi announced that the group’s wholly-owned subsidiary Jushi Chengdu and Qingbaijiang district in the city of Chengdu City, Sichuan province, signed a "high-performance glass fiber advanced manufacturing base project cooperation agreement".
China’s Rocket Academy and BYD to develop honeycomb structure and composite material strategic cooperation
China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) and the Chinese new-energy vehicles manufacturer BYD have decided to carry out strategic cooperation.
Partners will cooperate on technical exchange, market development, and raw materials Agreement builds on long-term relationship between BASF and Huafon Shanghai, China – BASF and Huafon Group Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation agreement to extend their partnership with initiatives to develop the polyurethane, bio-fiber...
Dow Inaugurates New Coating Materials in Sichuan, Western China
The Dow Chemical Company announced the official opening of its coating materials plant in western China. The new facility, located in the Cheng Mei Petrochemical Zone, approximately 50 kilometers from Chengdu, will produce acrylic emulsion and additives to address the growing needs of the architectural and industrial coating markets.
[2018-05-08]Source:Coating World
BASF Awards Young Chinese Scientists for Chemical Research Excellence
Four scientists from Peking University and Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry receive “Innovation Prize” for outstanding research findings 36 young Chinese scientists recognized since 2001 BASF reaffirms long-term partnership with Chinese Chemical Society BASF presented the 9th CCS-BASF Youth Innovation Prize ...
Geely Holding’s acquisition Terrafugia to create 130 new
Geely Holding’s acquisition leads to expansion across all departments. Terrafugia, Inc. created 75 new US-based jobs within the past 12 months and is on track to add at least another 50 more by the end of the year. Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group (Geely Holding), a privately owned Fortune 500 company with assets that span the automoti...
China Jushi reported in Hong Kong strong 2017 financial results
China Jushi’s chairman Cao Jianglin and management team held a press conference in Hong Kong to present the group’s 2017 financial results. This is the first time that the group, listed on the Shanghai stock exchange, has come to Hong Kong to promote its performance. In 2017, China Jushi’s revenue increased by ...
BASF Opens Flagship Online Store on Alibaba
Customers can now purchase BASF products directly, online, with the same quality and logistics services guaranteed. BASF today launched a flagship store on the Alibaba e-commerce platform, China’s major domestic online business-to-business service. The online store will enable BASF to serve small and medium enterprises in a...
A Dialogue With Hengshen - The Carbon Fiber Unicorn Company In Jiangsu
‘Unicorn’, as a terminology used in capital investment industry, refers to an unlisted company valued at over 1 billion U.S dollars with private equity investment. In late March 2017, China’s Torch High Technology Industry Development Center of Ministry of Science and Technology released a 2016 China Unicorn Enterprise Development R...
[2018-04-13]Source:Organizing Committee of China Composites Expo
Magna to develop electric vehicle architecture for BAIC group
BAIC Group (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding), and Magna announce that they will jointly develop a next generation smart electric vehicle architecture for the Chinese market.