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A. Schulman Application Design for Ford Motor Company Brazil Nominated for 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers' Award

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2016 -Â- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) today announced that the all-composite body panels it designed for the Ford Motor Company Brazil was nominated for the 2016 Automotive Parts and Components award from the Society of Plastics Engineers ( SPE"). Ford utilizes this design application in its Troller T4 sports utility vehicle. "We are honored to play a part in the...

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Composite Fabrication Services

Toray to Exhibit at CAMX 2016 and Showcase its Advanced Carbon Fiber and Engineered Products

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 19, 2016 - Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc. and Toray Composites (America), Inc. will be exhibiting at CAMX in Anaheim, California September 27-29 in booth T84 to promote their latest innovations in Carbon Fiber and Composite Material. Toray's TORAYCA® brand carbon fibers are globally recognized for their outstanding performance, quality and processing consistency,...

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Composites

ArmorSource Selects Honeywell Spectra Shield® For Helmets Used By U.S. And International Militaries

Spectra Shield® is ideal material to meet new requirements for combat helmets MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that ArmorSource LLC, a leading provider of advanced ballistic head protection products, is using Honeywell Spectra Shield® ballistic composite materials to create helmets that meet and exceed the latest military requirements in the U.S. and around...

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Composites

KDH Defense Systems Chooses Honeywell Materials For Products Designed For U.S. Military Protection System

Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® help military achieve goals for reducing soldiers' body armor weight MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that KDH Defense Systems will use Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® ballistic composite materials to create new soft armor vest systems as part of the U.S. Army's next-generation Soldier Protection System...

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DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using...

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Composites

Laurel BioComposite Receives BPI Certification for Bio-Res PLA

Laurel, Nebraska — More than 4 billion petroleum-based plastic containers are used annually according to a recent study by Iowa State University. That’s 832,000 tons and less than 2 percent of that amount is recycled or re-used. In fact, the U.S. has generated more plastic in the last decade than has been mass-produced in the last century. With manufacturers and retail segments on the hunt...

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Composites

Calix Ceramic Solutions Now Offering Boron Carbide Composite Materials

Calix Ceramic Solutions is now offering a Boron Carbide Composite Material ideal for severe wear and abrasive applications.Â- The material is a composite of boron carbide and silicon carbide which leads to an increase in strength and hardness as compared to other composite materials. This composite material's high hardness and fine grain size makes the material ideal for...

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Composites

Fives Receives Excellence In Composites Manufacturing Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Fives recognized for valuable contributions in composites manufacturing HEBRON, KY – Fives received the Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Award at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) annual Composites Manufacturing event, held last month in Long Beach, CA. Fives won in the Large Company category for its lines of composites machine tool technology, including the Cincinnati VIPER...

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FiberSystems Uses FRP Composites To Restore and Rebuild Packed Tower Aeration Systems
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FiberSystems Uses FRP Composites To Restore and Rebuild Packed Tower Aeration Systems

DAYTON, Ohio – With a removal rate that approaches 99 percent, packed tower aeration systems are a popular option for eliminating volatile organic compounds from ground water. When the City of Dayton’s [Ohio five packed tower aeration systems - installed in the late 1980s - began to fail, it needed a fix that could restore the structures to like new condition in performance and appearance....

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