Industry News

Airbus to locate major engineering center at Wichita State University
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

Airbus America will relocate its Wichita engineering office to WSU's new Innovation Campus with a focus on increased partnering.

Bombardier pushes CSeries entry into service to early 2016
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

After a May 2014 engine fire, the composites-intensive CSeries was grounded and delayed to late 2015, but now is expected in early 2016.

Sandvik Coromant, Mitis develop vibration-assisted drilling
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

Cutting tool specialist Sandvik Coromant has teamed up with drilling equipment specialist Mitis Engineering to develop a vibration-assisted drilling process for stacked composites.

PlastiComp teams with Xenia
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

Announced at the JEC Europe 2015 event, the partnership expands Xenia's product reach in Europe.

Sigmatex awarded government funding
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

The carbon converter is part of a program to improve composite material adoption and lightweighting in the UK automotive sector, funded by AMSCI.

James Austin is NTPT head
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

The new CEO replaces NTPT's founder Mordasini, and will lead a team of 40 employees in Switzerland and Poland.

Prodrive Composites apprentices qualified for real-world work
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

UK-based Prodrive Composites, facing a shortage of qualified labor, has launched a highly successful apprenticeship program.

New ownership for Loparex
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

ICG, a London-based asset management group, is investing in the release liner and film manufacturer.

Webinar: Adhesives for bonding metals and composites
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

A new CompositesWorld webinar, sponsored by Henkel, will discuss application and benefits that can be achieved using film and paste adhesives.

Dilutec plans expansion
News Item Published: 3/30/2015

The Brazilian manufacturer of gel coat is doubling capacity at its Senador Canedo plant for Colorgel.

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