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PUBLISHED: 9/18/2017

Webinar: Low-cost carbon fiber composites for automotive

CompositesWorld is presenting a free Zoltek-sponsored webinar on Sept. 27 at 2:00 p.m. EDT titled, “How to Produce Affordable Carbon Fiber Automotive Parts.”


PUBLISHED: 9/18/2017

Northrop Grumman acquires Orbital ATK

Northrop Grumman Corp. (Falls Church, VA, US) and Orbital ATK, Inc. (Dulles, VA, US) announced September 18 they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $7.8 billion ...


PUBLISHED: 9/18/2017

Carbon Fiber adds elevator rope, OOA, low-cost precursor to agenda

The agenda for CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber conference, Nov. 28-30, has been expanded to include reports on KONE’s UltraRope, Surface Generation’s PtFS tooling system, and IACMI’s assessment of ORNL’s low-co...


PUBLISHED: 9/18/2017

Tricel Group creates Tricel Composites for distribution

Ireland-based Tricel is reorganizing it composites and lubricants distribution business under the new name of Tricel Composites.


PUBLISHED: 9/18/2017

Hexcel expands aerospace, automotive fabrics capacity

Hexcel’s Leicester, UK, facility is being expanded for the development and manufacture of carbon fiber fabrics and resins for large-part, out-of-autoclave composites manufacturing.


PUBLISHED: 9/11/2017

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Sept. 12, 2017

Aerospace-related job opportunities at Sigmatex High Technology Fabrics, Hexcel, Eaton, AAR and Solvay. 


PUBLISHED: 9/11/2017

Webinar: Trends in composites manufacturing

CompositesWorld is presenting a free Siemens-sponsored webinar at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 20 titled, “Exploring Current Composite Trends with Teesside University.”


PUBLISHED: 9/11/2017

SolAero Technologies wins contract for Europa Clipper Mission

SolAero’s solar cells and composite structures will be provided to NASA for the proposed Europa Clipper Mission to assay Jupiter’s moon. 


PUBLISHED: 9/11/2017

Multiplast-Group Carboman produces foils for Beneteau

French composites firm Multiplast – Groupe Carboman (Vannes, France) was selected to produce the composite foils for a new cruising monohull sailboat, the Figaro 3, designed by French naval architects VPLP Design&...


PUBLISHED: 9/11/2017

Boeing: China will need a lot of airplanes

Specifically, 7,240 over the next 20 years, worth about $1.1 trillion.


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