composite material recycling News

  • A new way to store thermal energy

    Original story at MIT News In large parts of the developing world, people have abundant heat from the sun during the day, but most cooking takes place later in the evening when the sun is down, using fuel — such as wood, brush or dung — that is collected with significant time and effort. Now, a new chemical ...

  • Airbus taking off with composites recycling roadmap

    United States: Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has set up a advisory board to establish strategic objectives and a 'roadmap' for recycling and reusing composite materials. The company says various research and technology projects for recycling carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) composites are either underway or planned at Airbus sites in partnership with external organisations. ...


    By Recycling International

  • Plasti-Fab Recycles And Reuses Fiberglass In Composites Manufacturing

    Plasti-Fab, world wide manufacturer of fiberglass composite solutions, has begun large-scale integration of their recycled FRP, reducing negative emissions, the use of non-sustainable materials, and raising industry standards for greener production. For the last 40 years, Plasti-Fab has become a major player in Fiberglass production, mostly due to their visionary utilization of Fiberglass ...


  • Sonoco Recycling and Richland County Accepting Additional Materials

    Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), has invested $4 million in its Columbia, S.C., materials recovery facility (MRF), allowing the facility to accept additional types of materials. Because of this, Richland Countyresidents will now be able to recycle more of their household materials such as composite cans, ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • SAIC Awarded $11 Million Contract to Deliver Composite Building Material Manufacturing Facility

    Company to Design and Build A New 'Green' Facility for Boral Composites Inc. in East Spencer, N.C. MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International  Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a new prime contract by Boral Composites Inc. to design and build a composite building material manufacturing facility. The contract is valued at more than ...


  • Automotive designers urged to consider ‘simpler’ materials for future vehicle recyclability

    Automotive engineers and manufacturers should consider ‘simpler’ materials over high-performance composites at the initial design stage so that new motor vehicles can be more readily recycled at the end of their lives, urges a leading UK-based plastics recycler. With no currently viable recycling routes for many of the recently developed materials used in modern lightweight vehicles, ...

  • Continental Disc Corporation initiates green packaging effort utilizing recycled materials

    Continental Disc Corporation has instituted a plan to maximize the amount of recycled material used in their product packaging and shipping containers. Currently, recycled material is being used on Continental Disc Corporation’s popular ICON rupture disc and SANITRX® rupture disc product packaging, but plans are underway to replace other existing product packaging methods with more ...

  • Plasti-Fab Builds Top Shelter Line With Recycled and Green Materials

    Tualatin, OR, – Plasti-Fab, a leading manufacturer of composite solutions, today released their new "Green" Industrial Shelter Series made of recycled and green fiberglass materials. Plasti-Fab Guardian Green SheltersTM are made by combining fiberglass scrap in the form of a Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) compound with a green resin and a low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...


  • Material sectors criticise Government`s unachievable packaging recycling targets

    Key figures across the recycled plastics, aluminium and wood industries have expressed their concerns over the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs proposed packaging recycling targets for 2020. Some sectors believe the Government’s targets are over-ambitious and need to be revised. They say more infrastructure and work on increasing the recovery rates of materials needs to be put ...

  • APR completes national mixed rigid bale composition study

    A recently released study designed to determine the type of plastic material contained in mixed rigid bales will serve as the basis for the continued expansion of plastics recycling beyond traditional containers and packaging. Commissioned by The Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers (APR), the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry, and conducted by ...

  • Radiators Recycling

    Using its experience in the electric cables recycling field, Guidetti Company has created a line for recycling of the radiators coming from cars, household appliances and air/liquid industrial coolers with the capacity ranging from 400 up to 1.200 kg/h. 3 models are available, according to the radiator’s composition that can be made up of: copper/aluminium, copper/aluminium/plastic, ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Melitta USA Converts to Sonoco`s Paperboard Composite Container

    As the world's largest producer of composite cans, Sonoco (NYSE: SON), is helping Melitta USA move from traditional metal cans to high-performance composite cans that deliver better shelf appeal and a reduced environmental footprint. Melitta, which has been roasting premium European-style coffee at its location in ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • Teaming Partner List Available for the Innovative Composites Institute FOA

    AMO is compiling a Teaming Partner List to facilitate the formation of new project teams for the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Institute. This opportunity is focused on low-cost, energy efficient ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Composites Market 2013-2023

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Composites Market 2013-2023 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • How to future-proof Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) design to maximise plant efficiency

    Incorporating ‘future-proof’ design concepts into the layout and operating principles of new Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) is vital if managers are to improve quality and maximise profits from their multi-million pound investments, conference delegates heard. Planning for expansion, predicting likely changes in feed composition and installing good management information ...

  • US Green Building Materials Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Green Building Materials Market ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Spain - Recycling Electro-Waste

    Untitled Document Recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) at the end of its useful life is on the increase, particularly in the case of computer equipment. Its ...


  • Three years of aeroplane recycling

    The association for recycling aeroplanes, AFRA, based in Châteauroux (Central France), is celebrating its third birthday. Since it was created, the dismantling and recycling of planes has progressed constantly. The number of members has increased by 360%, and the association now has 40 members in the international community of specialist firms dismantling and recycling planes. No less than 50% of ...


  • Revolutionary Natures Composites Sustainable Exterior Building Products Receive ICC-ES Verification

    Natures Composites, a sustainable decking and fencing company that has revolutionized the industry by manufacturing decking and fencing products made from wheat straw and recycled plastics, announced it has received ICC-ES verification. Sold under the product names "TerraFence" and "TerraDeck," the certification is proof that the company's products meet code requirements. As a technical ...


  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

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