Safran, Albany International and the French government officially inaugurate the opening of the new plant, which will manufacture 3-D composite fan blades and cases for CFM's LEAP engine.Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Nov. 25, 2014
Aerospace-related job opportunities at CTL Aerospace, Aurora Flight Sciences, and Hexcel.Famed U.K. shark house back on the market
The 25-ft fiberglass shark, protruding tail-first from the residence near Oxford, U.K., was installed in 1986 and has attracted and repulsed residents ever since.North Technology to acquire Future Fibres
North Technology Group's subsidiary Southern Spars will acquire Valencia, Spain-based Future Fibres, a manufacturer of carbon fiber cables, masts, booms, spreaders and custom components.Acell architectural project completed
Work to transform a tennis pavilion into a special event space has been completed in the U.K. Acell's composite panel products duplicated the look of Devon architecture at much lower cost.Composite Cluster Singapore develops high-volume process for thermoplastic tapes
The concept, which centers on "freespace" manufacturing, builds on market-proven thermoplastic tape placement technology and integrates it with advanced robotics and laser technologies.Web Industries expands composites formatting capabilities
Web Industries is expanding its Atlanta facility to include table-based automated prepreg cutting and ply kitting services for aerospace and defense applications.OCSiAl looking for partnerships
The producer of very low-cost SWCNTs named TUBALL, OCSiAl is expanding its product reach and licensing production technology to partners.U.S. DOD, Lockheed Martin finalize eighth F-35 LRIP
The eighth Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract for 43 F-35 airframes is valued at $4.7 billion and reflects an average unit cost 3.5% lower than the LRIP 7 contract.San Diego Composites expands. Again.
San Diego Composites has expanded for the fourth time in its 11 years in business, moving into a new 6,500-sq-m facility.