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Published: 10/16/2017

Danish aerostructures manufacturer Terma expands
Terma A/S (Lystrup, Denmark) has invested much effort and a lot of money to transform its Grenaa facility into one of Europe's most advanced manufacturing facilities for the production of carbon fiber composite aero...

Published: 10/2/2017

Hexcel completes Structil acquisition
Structil’s product lines include prepregs, structural adhesives and pultruded profiles used in engine nacelles, aerospace interiors, military jets and more.

Published: 9/18/2017

Northrop Grumman acquires Orbital ATK
Northrop Grumman Corp. (Falls Church, VA, US) and Orbital ATK, Inc. (Dulles, VA, US) announced September 18 they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $7.8 billion ...

Published: 8/28/2017

Highlights from 2017 Dept. of Defense Advanced Composite Maintainers meeting
Leaders from military and private industry present and discuss latest developments and future directions for composite structures design, maintenance, repair and sustainability.

Published: 8/14/2017

PolyOne material featured in ballistic shelters development
Manufacturer Edwards Design and Fabrication works with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) to apply PolyOne’s GlasArmor to military shelter systems.

Published: 7/24/2017

Large-format 3D printer builds carbon fiber-reinforced submarine
Oak Ridge National Laboratory teams up with US Navy to 3D-print demonstrator submarine hull for Navy SEALs application.

Published: 7/24/2017

Tods Defence wins bow sonar dome contract for Type 26 frigate
UK-based Tods Defence will manufacture the composite bow sonar dome on the UK Navy’s frigate, through a contract with BAE Systems.

Published: 6/19/2017

Airlander completes second test flight of 2017
Composites-intensive cargo and passenger craft continues testing ahead of entry into service.

Published: 6/2/2017

AREVO and In-Q-Tel partner to drive high-volume composite additive manufacturing
In-Q-Tel identifies AREVO’s technology for complex, lightweight 3D-printed composite parts with continuous fiber as strategic to support US Intelligence Community.

Published: 6/1/2017

Hexcel to acquire French composites company Structil
The integration of the Structil team will strengthen Hexcel's development capability and technologies for next generation aerospace and industrial applications.