Dale Brosius reflects on recent composites industry trends and how they are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Contributing Writer, Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
Board of Directors from GIFAS and the Paris Air Show deemed the show too uncertain under COVID-19 conditions. The next edition will be held in June 2023.
Minimum class size has been reduced to six students, to help companies access composites training while following coronavirus safety guidelines.
After closing mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Abaris Training Resources begins in-person classes on June 1.
In the business and manufacturing world that CW operates in, we have heard one particular coronavirus vocabulary word very frequently: pivot.
Efforts to locally and globally collaborate in order to address industry issues and stimulate innovation are becoming essential conversations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Canada-based Imagine Fiberglass’ IsoBooth station is designed to eliminate the need for PPE by healthcare workers testing patients for COVID-19.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
Effciency plans begun for Solvay’s composites business in 2019 are being accelerated to combat loss of business cause by the coronavirus pandemic.
Rapid dispatch design uses LitePan composite structural insulated panels and LiteTex thermoplastic composite laminates.
We already have the tools needed to help us craft our future, even if we do not know yet how and where those tools might be deployed.
Resuming operations temporarily suspended in response to the coronavirus pandemic, most employees are scheduled to return on May 3 or 4.
Rapidly built emergency hospital wards built in response to the coronavirus outbreak incorporate AOC resins in a pre-fabricated roofing system.
U.S. Department of Labor issues alert to help keep manufacturing workers safe during coronavirus pandemic
OSHA-recommended safety measures for manufacturing employers include flexible work hours, social distancing and personal hygiene.
The coronavirus pandemic promises to wreak havoc on the aerospace composites supply chain, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about how a post-pandemic commercial aerospace market will evolve.
After temporary suspension due to COVID-19, Boeing plans to resume Washington state production facilities in a phased approach starting April 20.
SOS Smart Operating Shelter project offers fast-build mobile healthcare structures using natural fiber/biopolymer sandwich panels.
The outbreak of COVID-19 in the Upper Northwest of the U.S. has forced SAMPE to cancel its largest conference and trade show.
Airbus will reduce production of the A320 to 40 per month, the A330 to two per month and the A350 to six per month.
Measures taken include an extended suspension of production for Boeing aircraft and workforce reductions.
The tooling board supplier says its U.S.-integrated supply chain and custom services have helped it overcome situational challenges for its customers.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
Beginning March 25, production operations in the Puget Sound area of Washington, U.S. are suspended until further notice.
A U.K.-government funded project collects Meggitt, GKN, Rolls-Royce, Airbus and others to quickly help meet demand.
Citing the coronavirus pandemic and global travel restrictions, JEC Group has made the decision to postpone its composites industry trade show until March 2021.
Rhode Island-based Core Composites uses its experience developing composite shelters for the military for a new design to combat hospital overflow.
Customers using cutting tables to fabricate composite parts and structures are turning to Eastman to retrofit for processing medical-grade fabrics.
Due to government mandates related to the coronavirus, Bombardier will suspend rail production activities in Quebec and Ontario until April 26.