Aditya Birla acquires Connora's recyclable epoxy composite tech

July 23, 2019
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Enabling recycling of fiber-reinforced plastics (FRPs) is a key issue in the growing structural composites space, as highlighted at the JEC show in Paris this year. While in the near term, cruder processes like pyrolysis and mechanical treatment will have the most impact, technologies from Connora and others that enable more separation and recycling of fibers and resins will be more impactful in the future. Finding new chemistry like Connora's and pairing it with the scale that an established player like Aditya Birla can bring will be a strong combination, so expect to see scouting for more such partnerships (and acquisitions) in the future. 

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