Industry News

Wind power can increase to all 50 states
News Item Published: 5/22/2015

Large wind turbines hold key to growth.

Hexion, North American Composites to distribute epoxy resins in the U.S.
News Item Published: 5/22/2015

North American Composites will represent Hexion and its extensive line of epoxy resins, curing agents and modifiers, selling primarily into the composites market.

Schübeler Composite, University of Paderborn to develop composite jet engine
News Item Published: 5/22/2015

The multifunctional electric jet engine will consist of carbon composites and aluminum alloys.

MarkForged releases test data on CFF materials
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

Carbon fiber continuous filament fabrication materials for 3D printed composites are actually 30 times stronger and stiffer than unreinforced ABS.

ORNL demonstrates first large-scale graphene composite fabrication
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

Chemical vapor deposition enables 51-mm by 51-mm graphene sheets that could open the door to commercial scale and cost

Metal matrix composite that floats shows promise in auto, marine applications
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering has developed a magnesium alloy matrix composite reinforced with silicon carbide hollow particles that can float on water.

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, May 19, 2015
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

Aerospace-related job opportunities at Wipaire, Cornerstone Research Group, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and Convergent Manufacturing Technologies.

Angstron, Stryke to work on graphene products commercialization
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

The effort will focus on development and commercialization of graphene products for military and defense applications.

Brazilian composites economy showing signs of volatility
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

ALMACO says cuts and delays in Brazilian government funding transfers caused composites industry sales in first quarter 2015 to drop 15% compared to 2014.

First F-35 with Australian-made tails nears completion
News Item Published: 5/18/2015

An F-35A Lightning II, known as AF-73, has completed final assembly and has the first set of vertical tails manufactured by Marand.

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