Industry News

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Aug. 4, 2015
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

Aerospace-related job opportunities at Fluor, Dorel Sports, Toray Compostes (America), Cobham Composites and Eaton.

NTSB: SpaceShipTwo design did not anticipate human factors
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says Scaled Composites failed to consider and protect against human error, which led to the October 2014 crash of the spacecraft.

NIAR, Dassault Systèmes partner on manufacturing research
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systèmes will work on development of next-generation manufacturing materials and technologies.

US Marine Corps puts first F-35Bs into service
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 in Yuma, AZ, US, will operate 10 F-35B Lightning II fighter craft.

Global automotive composites market to increase at a CAGR of 8.8% by 2022
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

Toray Industries, Toho Co., Mitsubishi and SGL currently account for at least 70% of market share.

SOURCEBOOK 2016: CompositesWorld to begin annual listing renewal campaign
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

Suppliers alerted to update their cost-free listings in the composites industry’s most comprehensive online and print B2B buyer’s guide.

Dow, Clemson University team up on carbon fiber vehicle prototype
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

Dow Automotive Systems created a customized formulation of a VORAFORCE epoxy resin matrix system for the project.

Prodrive Composites obtains $9.35 million investment
News Item Published: 8/3/2015

John Weston, former CEO of BAE Systems, will join the company as a non-executive chairman.

PhD students visit middle school to demonstrate composites research
News Item Published: 7/31/2015

Researchers from the University of Bristol’s EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science led an outreach event for Year 7 students (6th grade) at the Crypt School in Gloucester, England.

New method claims to improve strength and modulus in carbon fiber
News Item Published: 7/30/2015

The group used a gel-spinning technique to process polyacrylonitrile copolymer into carbon fibers.

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