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Mitsubishi Group companies to combine carbon fiber businesses

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 | Permalink

Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc. (Tokyo) and Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) plan to integrate their carbon fiber businesses that are, respectively, pitch-based and PAN-based. The merger will take place on April 1, 2015 with the establishment of a new entity by Mitsubishi Rayon. The combined entity will have revenue estimated at over $500 million and is targeting sales of over $850 million by 2018. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Composites Carbon fiber composites read more

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Eastman Chemical expands nonphthalate plasticizer capacity

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Eastman Chemical Co. has completed a previously announced capacity expansion of its Eastman 168 nonphthalate plasticizers at its manufacturing facility in Texas City, TX. Overall capacity of Eastman 168 has been increased by approximately 15%. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  materials and Additives read more

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Sugar a potential raw material for carbon fiber

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 | Permalink

 More details have emerged regarding the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding for development of carbon fibers based on bio resources. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Lightweighting read more

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Zylon helmet strip proves its worth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 | Permalink

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe described the features of his Arai-made racing helmet in a short video for Autoweek, which made its way onto YouTube in April 2014. This helmet has highly sophisticated features, including what Hinchcliffe called an “eject system” that incorporates an inflatable plastic bag inside the helmet. The bag can be filled using an external helmet nozzle to lift the helmet off the driver’s head from the inside, making it an ideal way to get the helmet off of a driver suspected of having a neck injury. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Ampacet releases a new masterbatch for packaging & consumer goods

Monday, November 4th, 2013 | Permalink

TechnoPales, a new masterbatch from Ampacet , present chalky pastel hues to provide a new color presence in packaging and consumer goods.    Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  compounding plastics masterbatches additives read more

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