Turning Bottles Into Bridges

Applications abound for recycled composite materials, as innovative firms save products from landfills and solve clients’ challenges. Composites firms with “green” products and services are doing their...

Recycled Composites Are Built to Last

AAccording to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 143,899 bridges were either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete in 2011. County and highway departments are constantly challenged with...

Turning Wind into Water

Marc Parent lived on a Caribbean island and suddenly found himself with no water and no electricity. Like most engineers, he immediately began looking for a solution. Today, that solution has spawned...

New Demand for Specialty Fibers

Markets seeking energy-saving solutions expect more from composite fibers than ever before. One of the major problems facing the American economy is escalating energy prices. The composite manufacturing...

Certify and Promote Your “Green” Products

Composites firms that offer products made from biological or renewable agricultural materials typically rely on their own marketing strategies to promote their sustainability initiatives. At the same time,...