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Published: 1/12/2020

Hexcel to merge with aerospace/industrial equipment OEM Woodward
Hexcel, a major supplier of carbon fiber as well as intermediate composite materials, is joining forces with aerospace and industrial equipment manufacturer Woodward to create Woodward Hexcel, which is expected to generate annual revenues of $5.3 bi...

Published: 11/25/2019

Airborne substrate panels enable JUICE spacecraft solar array
Airborne delivers solar array substrate panels for use in the European Space Agency’s mission to explore the icy moons of Jupiter. 

Published: 10/31/2019

Kordsa works with Ford Otosan to develop composite leaf springs for heavy trucks
Prepreg compression molding prototype achieves 75% weight savings while boosting performance.

Published: 10/23/2019

Notus Composites celebrates manufacturing milestone
The company has produced the one millionth square meter of its glass fiber-reinforced prepreg, for use in Dubai’s Museum of the Future.

Published: 10/17/2019

Atlas Composites chooses Plataine industrial IoT solution to optimize manufacturing operations
U.K.-based parts manufacturer uses material and tool tracking solution to improve quality control, reduce waste and advance labor efficiency.

Published: 10/4/2019

Gurit to expand German aerospace prepreg facility and close Switzerland facility
Gurit intends to concentrate its aerospace activity in Kassel and stop production at its Zullwil plant in the second half of 2021. 

Published: 8/22/2019

Cygnet Texkimp signs slitter-spooler contract with Chinese composites company
The industrial-scale machine will be used to slit sheets of carbon fiber prepreg into tapes for aerospace components.

Published: 8/2/2019

Teijin completes acquisition of Renegade
Teijin says Renegade’s heat-resistant prepreg technologies will bolster its aerospace business.

Published: 7/24/2019

EU project “ComMUnion” develops industrial process for hybrid metal and polymer-matrix composites
Laser textured steel is joined with continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic stiffeners using  laser-assisted tape placement for joined structure without adhesives.

Published: 7/22/2019

HUESKER develops W8SVR Neolaminate, refinement of organosheets
Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composite offers up to 20% less weight or 35% higher flexural stiffness.