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Published: 3/12/2020

Study suggests COVID-19 supply chain effects
More than 80% of surveyed companies believe that their organization will experience some impact because of COVID-19 disruptions.

Published: 3/6/2020

Meggitt to supply composite ice protection components for V-22 Osprey
Per a contract with Bell Textron Inc., Meggitt will supply composite de-icing propeller rotor blankets, heated spinners, fairings and pendulums.

Published: 3/6/2020

Spirit AeroSystems acquires Fiber Materials Inc.
FMI is an industry-leading technology company specializing in high-temperature materials and composites for defense.

Published: 3/5/2020

Erickson switches from metal to composite rotor blades for Skycrane fleet
The utility aircraft manufacturer announces FAA approval for its next-generation composite main rotor blades (CMRB) for Sikorsky S-64 rotorcraft.

Published: 3/4/2020

CW Top Shops benchmarking survey deadline extended to March 9
CompositesWorld has launched its second annual Top Shops survey, designed to assess and benchmark the quality and efficiency of composites fabrication facilities around the world.

Published: 3/2/2020

Albany Engineered Composites qualified to build F-35 skins
Albany, already a fabricator of more than 200 parts for the F-35, is now producing wing skins for the F-35A (CTOL variant) Lightning II fighter jet.

Published: 2/26/2020

JEC World 2020 postponed to May 12-14
Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak and concerns about exhibitor and attendee safety drove the decision. JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade event. 

Published: 2/12/2020

SAMPE Summit 20 Paris agenda finalized
Dan Hart, president and CEO of Virgin Orbit, will be a featured speaker. CW readers qualify for a discounted registration.

Published: 1/31/2020

Clean Sky 2 project announces new project updates
Update on 11th call for proposals and Clean Sky 2 projects, plus composites topics of interest in upcoming AEC2020 conference.

Published: 1/22/2020

ITHEC 2020 call for papers by Feb. 15
Premier thermoplastic composites conference features enlarged exhibition and new Advanced Thermoplastic Composite 3D Printing Forum, powered by CompositesWorld.