Zone: Wind/Energy Composites
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Wind and energy is the fastest growing end market for composite materials. Wind blades, oil rig tubulars, solar panel frames and other structures are forecast to consume more composite materials than any other market over the next decade.


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Small wind gets big

Massive growth, complex blade designs reopen challenging market in wind energy niche.
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3A Composites acquires PNG Balsa CompositesWorld

PNG Balsa will now operate under 3A Composites PNG Balsa Ltd.

Barracuda and Aeris Energia to open new training center CompositesWorld

It will help Aeris workers to improve their capabilities on the vacuum infusion processing as well as testing and developing new products and material specifications.

Fives joins Jules Verne Research Institute CompositesWorld

Fives will collaborate on two strategic projects in additive manufacturing and composites.

Workforce development: Let's start in high school CompositesWorld

CW Editor-in-Chief Jeff Sloan says one concern at the otherwise positive initial membership meeting of the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) was that the composites industry is quickly losing knowledge, as old-timers retire, that is not so easily replaced. Here's his prescription.

Rehau upgrades to latest KraussMaffei RTM system CompositesWorld

Rehau will use KraussMaffei's new 8/4 HP-RTM system to develop manufacturing processes for specialized hydrogen pressure tanks used in fuel cell systems.

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