VICTREX ESTABLISHES JV FOR POLYKETONE COMPOSITES PRODUCTION IN U.S.

Victrex plc (Thornton Cleveleys, U.K.; www.victrex.com) and Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corp. have established a joint venture (JV), TxV Aero Composites, to accelerate the commercial adoption of polyketone (PAEK) composite applications within the aerospace industry, through the manufacture of parts utilizing new and innovative processes. The multi-million dollar investment includes the establishment of a new U.S.-based manufacturing facility. The new company will be a total solutions provider for polyketone composites, from concept development through commercialization. Read more

The University of Southampton has been welcomed as the sixth academic partner of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC), a centre of expertise that brings together leading-edge academic research facilities, knowledge and expertise in applied materials chemistry. Southampton joins the KCMC’s founder institutions Manchester, Liverpool and Bolton universities, and recent member University of Bristol, together…

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