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Published: 4/30/2014

The Learjet 85: Large step out of the autoclave
HPC editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan examines the significance of the Bombardier Learjet 85’s first flight.

Published: 3/31/2014

Business and busy-ness
CT editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan returns for JEC Europe 2014 in Paris with observations about several intriguing composites industry trends.

Published: 1/1/2014

Automotive carbon fiber: Seeking moderation
HPC's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan comments on CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber 2013 conference, counseling tempered expectations when it comes to automotive carbon fiber.

Published: 11/30/2013

Automotive, going forward?
CT editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan asks when, if and how composites professionals will be ready to meet the challenges of significant use of carbon fiber composites in automobiles.

Published: 9/30/2013

HPC goes to SPE ACCE
CT Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan fields initial reports from two CT staffers about the recent — and growing — Society of Plastics Engineers' Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition.

Published: 8/30/2013

Carbon fiber composites: Into the automotive mainstream?
Altair Engineering Inc.'s (Troy, Mich.) VP of aerospace solutions Robert Yancey asks if automakers will follow aeromanufacturers in embracing carbon fiber.

Published: 4/1/2013

JEC 2013 at first blush
CT Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan risks some immediate reactions to his week in Paris at the JEC Europe 2013 composites trade show.

Published: 12/31/2012

Waiting for $5/lb carbon fiber?
HPC editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan suggests we say goodbye to $5/lb carbon fiber and expect that composites will earn their way onto autos by saving drivers money.

Published: 2/1/2012

What is carbon fiber's place in wind energy systems?
CW Conferences director Scott Stephenson shares insights fro the recent 2011 Carbon Fiber conference (Dec. 5-7, 2011, in Washington, D.C.) presented by Nirav Patel, senior lead engineer of GE Energy-Manufacturing Technology (Greenville, S.C.).

Published: 1/2/2012

Automotive evolution or real revolution?
HPC's editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan asks, Are efforts by BMW and GM to put carbon composites in cars a harbinger of things to come, as we hope, or flashes in the pan?