Price hike

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Possibly one of the least interesting posts but it could have an effect on your business as of next year: (Source: DSM) DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene fibre Dyneema, and leader in life protection materials and high performance fibres, has announced a global price increase of 5% for all DSM  … Read more

Strongest yet

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D12 99 and D12 Max 99.   (Source: Marlow) Throughout our history Marlow have always embraced innovation, technology and advancement in materials and that philosophy continues at METS 2013 where we will be showcasing our all new D12 99 and D12 Max 99 products.  Manufactured using new Dyneema® SK99, these new products join our Grand  … Read more

Not Strictly Rigging

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… and not quite new, yet very cool. Special ropes hold a 160m2 towing kite (Surfertoday.com) SkySails was the first company to understand the advantages of wind technologies in the shipping industry. SurferToday.com has published several articles about the adventure of the Beluga, the first cargo vessel to adopt the towing kite technology. This unique  … Read more