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Published: 8/1/2018

SPE ACCE 2018 preview
Mobility composites are expected to draw an international crowd to this annual Motor City gathering.

Published: 8/1/2018

Q&A: Tom Lemire, TFLemire Consulting
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast, recently spoke to Tom Lemire, currently principal of TFLemire Consulting (Irvine, CA, US) and a longtime veteran of the composites industry. Lemire’s career spans back to the late 1960s, and he event...

Published: 8/1/2018

Lakes, rivers and the high seas: Boating’s influence on composites
We have the marine industry to thank for many of the advances seen in large-part composites fabrication.

Published: 8/1/2018

Plant Tour: Agility Fuel Solutions, Salisbury, NC, US
This systems integrator enables CFRP pressure vessel growth in commercial vehicles by combining composites and alternative fuel systems expertise.

Published: 7/1/2018

Durable UAV speeds to production
3D-printed prototypes used to accelerate design iterations and expedite manufacturing plans.

Published: 7/1/2018

The first composite fuselage section for the first composite commercial jet
Spirit AeroSystems was an established aerospace supplier when it earned that distinction, winning the contract for the Boeing 787’s Section 41. Now its sights are set on the next generation of aircraft.

Published: 7/1/2018

A highly specialized player on a world-class team
Tods Aerospace, located in rural England, is part of the larger Unitech Aerospace manufacturing group and specializes in highly engineered aerospace defense structures.

Published: 7/1/2018

Carving a niche via the new, the different and the difficult
Van Horn Aviation seized a real opportunity in helicopter blades, with little composites acumen but big desire. The rest is history worth reading.

Published: 7/1/2018

Where the art and science of braiding meet
A&P has made a name for itself as a braider, but the depth and breadth of its technical aptitude comes into sharp focus with a peek behind usually closed doors.

Published: 7/1/2018

Merger of entrepreneurial metal-centric firms claims composites’ first
Tier 2 composites manufacturer FBM Composite Materials developed the right pill for a Boeing headache and became the sole supplier of 787-9 Dreamliner door surrounds.