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

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are part of a major UK research programme that aims to ignite a revolution in UK battery research and accelerate the move to electric vehicles. The £42 million collaborative research programme, funded through the Faraday Institution, will support four UK-based consortia to conduct application-inspired research aimed at putting the UK at the forefront of…

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