Rebranding of companies in the RAMPF Group

Grafenberg, 11/06/2014. From the start of the new financial year on 1 July, 2014, the RAMPF Group’s five core companies will be operating under new names, thus reflecting the much broader service portfolio and growing internationalization of the Group. Nomen est omen – From 1 July, 2014, the names will spell out the core areas […]

Solvay Introduces Kalix® High-Performance Polyamides for Mobile Healthcare Electronic Devices

Halogen-Free and Bio-Based Materials Deliver Strength, Stiffness, and Chemical Resistance for mHealth Covers and Housings NEW YORK, N.Y., June 11, 2014 – Solvay Specialty Polymers has introduced a new family of Kalix® high-performance polyamides (HPPAs) for structural components used in mobile healthcare (mHealth) electronic devices. The new products, which include the Kalix® HPPA 5000 halogen-free […]

Hexagon Metrology to partner with inos / Grenzebach for 3D Process Control in the Automotive Industry

The companies will cooperate in the fields of dimensional process control and automated in-line metrology under the Hexagon Metrology 360° SIMS (Smart In-line Measurement Solutions) brand. Hexagon Metrology and inos, a member of the Grenzebach group, announced today that they will cooperate in forming and commercializing solutions for dimensional process control and automated 3D metrology […]

FORMAX opens new Automotive Production Facility

FORMAX, the UK manufacturer of carbon fibre and speciality composite reinforcements, has opened its 5,000m² Automotive Production Facility at the company’s headquarters in Leicestershire. Local MP, the Right Honourable Mr Andrew Robathan, was invited to publically open the new premises alongside Oliver Wessely, FORMAX’s Managing Director. FORMAX says that this latest expansion, worth €2.5million, is […]

Axium filters reduce cycle times for Gurit

Composite materials manufacturer Gurit recently purchased a number of stainless steel wedge-wire filters from Axium Process, which are being used to remove crystallised particles from epoxy resin and hardener systems. Gurit, a manufacturer of epoxy resins, prepregs and other materials for the composites industry, is reported to be experiencing increased production volume as a result […]

Nickel-coated graphite fibre particle additive offers EMI shielding

FiberGraf Materials has introduced a new line of nickel-coated GrafMat powder to provide EMI shielding properties in engineered thermoplastic and thermoset resins, as well as elastomeric grades. FiberGraf Materials says that GrafMat powders have been developed for enhanced thermal and electrical conductivity applications. The company adds that the nickel coated graphite fibre GrafMat powder offers […]