Golf clubs, tennis rackets, hockey sticks and bicycles benefit from the high strength and light weight qualities of composites — particularly carbon fiber composites. Filament winding is the dominant manufacturing process in this market.
Small producer ramps up productivity with "entry level" robotics.
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At JEC World 2016, spread-tow reinforcements specialist Oxeon AB (Borås, Sweden) had on hand the recently announced Avance MIPS, an innovative ski racing helmet made by protective headwear manufacturer Giro Sport Design (Santa Cruz, CA, US).Gardner Business Index at 50.0 in March CompositesWorld
New orders and production are up. Capital spending plans foreshadow equipment investments.New mountain bike frame reinforced with TeXtreme CompositesWorld
The Spot Rollik has been featured on Bicycling Magazine's website as one of the best new mountain bikes of 2016.Gardner Business Index at 50.8 in February CompositesWorld
New orders, production and future business expectations go up as small- and medium-sized fabricators see welcome expansion.Can we make recycled carbon fiber “sexy”? CompositesWorld
Although we have methods to create useful product forms from recovered fiber, creating demand for those products will require new entrepreneurial effort.