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BASF, Corning, and TenCate form team to develop thermoplastic composites

9:16 AM MDT | March 15, 2013 | Lindsay Frost

Owens Corning (Toledo, OH), a producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, joined a strategic alliance with BASF and TenCate Advanced Composites (Morgan Hill, CA) to develop solutions in thermoplastic composites for automotive production. As part of alliance, BASF will contribute knowledge in the production and formulation of thermoplastic resins, TenCate will bring expertise in composites manufacturing and Owens Corning will contribute technology of developing tailor-made fabrics and glass reinforcement solutions, the companies say. "A...

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