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Some of the earliest applications of composite materials took place in defense applications, including fighter jets, helicopters and watercraft. This vital end market continues to be a materials innovator an early adopter of new composites manufacturing technologies.


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Antiballistics: Better defense, less expense

Armor applications grow on the strength of new markets, new composite materials.
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The Freedonia Group: composites demand to reach $10 billion CompositesWorld

High performance composite demand from aerospace applications will rise at a more moderate pace, but the industry will experience tailwinds from wind energy and pressure vessels.

Axiom Materials receives investment from private equity firm CompositesWorld

The investment is designed to help accelerate the company’s growth through manufacturing improvements, key personnel additions and R&D-driven innovation.

Seemann Composites expanding its Gulfport facilities CompositesWorld

The company will construct a 25,600-square-foot building to produce bow domes for the Navy’s Ohio Class Replacement Submarine Program.

Evolva, US Navy to collaborate on resveratrol-based composites CompositesWorld

Testing is underway of materials fabricated from a special formulation of Evolva’s resveratrol.

Fives opens global services center in Alabama CompositesWorld

This location joins five other North American service centers.

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