Industry News

Toray acquires Saati's European prepreg business
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

With the addition of prepreg operations, Toray has established a foothold throughout the carbon fiber value chain in Europe, including polyacrylonitrile, dry carbon fiber, prepreg and CFRP parts manufacturing.

Abaris teams with TenCate
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

The training company will employ TenCate Advanced Composites prepreg materials in tooling fabrication classes.

STIGA Sports to apply Oxeon carbon fiber fabric to table tennis paddles
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

Oxeon's TeXtreme spread tow carbon fiber reinforcements will be used to fabricate STIGA's line of table tennis blades (paddles).

DIAB materials enable commercial fishing boat rebuild
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

Mundal Boat in Norway built, then expanded, the commercial purse seiner with cored sandwich construction.

Submissions sought for AVK Innovation Award 2015
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

Submissions are sought for innovation in composite parts, manufacturing processes, research and business. Awards will be announced in September 2015 at the 1st International Composites Conference.

New market report predicts size of aerospace sector
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

MarketsandMarkets has released a report detailing aerospace composites usage to 2019.

Northrop Grumman completes first F-35 center fuselage for Norway
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

Fifty-two center fuselages will eventually be fabricated for Norway. This first part is the 166th center fuselage made to date by the company.

Survey seeks input on how manufacturers use information
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

CompositesWorld's parent company Gardner Business Media has launched its 2015 Media Survey, designed to show how manufacturing professionals access and share information.

Hexcel buys 50% stake in Formax UK
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

Carbon fiber manufacturer Hexcel takes a stake in multiaxial fabrics manufacturer Formax to advance its knitting technology for aerospace applications and to provide scale for growing industrial markets.

DowAksa acquires 50% stake in prepregger c-m-p GmbH
News Item Published: 12/15/2014

Turkey-based carbon fiber manufacturer DowAksa's ownership relationship with Germany-based c-m-p GmbH will help both companies expand their reach and exposure in automotive and other industrial applications.

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