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Published: 5/16/2019

Competition Composites Inc. installs large 5-axis CNC milling machine
New 5-axis CNC milling machine to enhance Competition Composites Inc.'s capabilities on larger composite tooling projects and one-off fabrications.

Published: 5/14/2019

Airbond wins Queen's Award for splicing technology
The technology reportedly delivers improvements in operating costs for yarn processors in the textiles and the composites industry.

Published: 4/19/2019

Williams Advanced Engineering develops lightweight structures to protect troops
The company is using its Formula One-derived composites technology to build strong, lightweight 3D composites structures for U.K. defense applications.

Published: 4/11/2019

Composite manhole covers used in national LUKOIL Bulgaria update program
Fibrelite’s GFRP covers are said to improve safety for operators and site owners vs. corroded metal covers.

Published: 3/25/2019

Markforged raises $82 million to expand product line
The continuous fiber composite 3D printing pioneer will use capital to accelerate mass production printers, global expansion and new materials, such as FR aerocomposites.

Published: 3/18/2019

R&D activities recommended to US DOE to achieve super-sized composite wind blades
“Big Adaptive Rotor” project is prioritizing technology to develop land-based 5-megawatt turbine with 100-meter-long blades.

Published: 3/18/2019

Polyscope Polymers wins JEC Innovation Award for thermoplastic composite guide rails
The guide rails, developed for the Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic multipurpose vehicles, comprise glass fiber-reinforced thermoplastics.

Published: 3/15/2019

Mitsui Chemicals to establish long glass fiber-reinforced PP production facility in China
The facility will become Mitsui Chemical’s third manufacturing base for the material and is expected to increase the company’s production capacity to 10,500 tons per year.

Published: 2/15/2019

FACC receives STC approval for its Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade program
The glass fiber-reinforced composite overhead stowage bins are said to increase space while reducing weight by up to 67 percent.

Published: 2/12/2019

Composites training center opens in Dorset
Norco, a manufacturer of large composite structures and GRP moldings, has opened a new composites training center to offer hands-on training for new apprentices.