PlastiComp in the news

As industry leaders in long-fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites, we are continuously engaged in research and development, innovating new technologies and high-performance materials that we then bring to our partner-customers. We are also active participants in industry events.

Read more about our technology news and industry involvement.

Innovations

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes PlastiComp with New Product Innovation Award for Hybrid Composites

Based on its analysis of the long fiber composites market, Frost & Sullivan recognized PlastiComp with the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for our hybrid long glass+carbon fiber composites.

PlastiComp Expands Hybrid Long Glass+Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composite Materials Line

Hybrid long glass+carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites from PlastiComp provide the benefits of long glass fiber and long carbon fiber together in a single, affordable ready-to-mold pellet.

Enhanced Surface Appearance Distinguishes PlastiComp’s Velocity Series of Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites

PlastiComp recently revealed the enhanced aesthetic capabilities of its Velocity high flow nylon long fiber reinforced composites. The products simplify the injection molding of high fiber content LFT components by more easily producing the smooth, fiber-free finish desired on external surfaces.

PlastiComp Part of Composites Research Consortium Announced by President Obama

PlastiComp is among organizations partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy in its Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation. The IACMI will engage in research and development focused on lowering the cost of advanced fiber reinforced polymer composites as well as efficient manufacturing and recycling processes.

PlastiComp Fills Long Fiber Performance Gap with Development of Hybrid Long Glass+Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composites

PlastiComp has developed an innovative set of hybrid thermoplastic composites that combine long glass fiber and long carbon fiber reinforcement together in a single, ready-to-mold composite pellet. The new products expand the performance range of long fiber material options available to product designers while offering a cost effective avenue to adopt the high performance capabilities of carbon fiber.

People and Appearances

Learn About Long Fiber Composite’s Performance Advantages

PlastiComp and Machine Design magazine will be delivering a live webinar “Long Fiber Composites – High Performance Materials and Designs” on Thursday, May 12th at 2 pm ET | 11 am PT. Register today to reserve your seat.

PlastiComp’s Growth and Success Through Innovation

PlastiComp held its annual shareholders meeting on April 20. Highlighted during the event were PlastiComp’s continued growth and innovation in long fiber composites while continuing to focus on providing tailored long fiber solutions to meet specific performance objectives.

Composites World Article Highlights PlastiComp Customer

An article in the March 2016 issue of Composites World magazine features Piranha Propellers who uses PlastiComp’s Complēt MT long glass fiber reinforced composite to produce composite motorboat propellers.

Appliance Design LFT Article

An article on long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites authored by Eric Wollan, PlastiComp’s Technology Director, is featured in the July 2015 issue of Appliance Design magazine.