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Boeing, SpaceX picked to develop crewed spacecraft for NASA
News Item Published: 9/16/2014

Boeing will get $4.2 billion and SpaceX $2.6 billion to develop spacecraft transport U.S. crews to and from the International Space Station.

North American Windpower reports U.S. offshore wind is "embryonic no more"
News Item Published: 9/16/2014

Plus wind news highlights show that offshore installations worldwide are picking up speed.

Hexcel added to agenda for Carbon Fiber 2014
News Item Published: 9/16/2014

Michael Canario of Hexcel will discuss challenges and opportunities in the carbon fiber market, with emphasis on market and regional forecasts.

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Sept. 16, 2014
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

Aerospace industry job opportunities at Cytec Aerospace Materials, Exelis, Hexcel and Toray Composites America.

CompositesWorld’s SOURCEBOOK issues final free-listing campaign appeal
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

The print-and-Web-based composites industry buyer’s guide caps its renewal drive for the 2015 print directory with a published list of companies who have yet to renew their free listing.

Oracle Team USA receives carbon fiber recycling award
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

Applied research firm SCRA has awarded racing yacht manufacturer Oracle Team USA an ReXC award for its use of reclaimed carbon fiber composites.

Three-spoke bike wheel features spread-tow fibers
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

Bike gear specialist PRO employed Oxeon's TeXtreme spread-tow carbon fiber fabric to develop an ultralight three-spoke bicycle wheel.

Lehmann & Voss acquires Performance Compounding
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

Connecticut-based Performance Compounding produces melt-processable fluoropolymers and engineering plastics and will help Lehmann & Voss expand delivery of its LUVOCOM compounds.

MSC Software extends agreement with Boeing
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

The agreement includes advancements in Boeing's ability to conduct composites material modeling and analysis.

Lightweight sports canoe relies on flax fiber reinforcement
News Item Published: 9/15/2014

Composites Evolution's Biotex Flax materials have been successfully apply to Lake Constance's Felcity freestyle canoe.

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