When the past becomes the present and the present becomes the future, the future starts looking a lot like the past. Got that?
The Corvette has changed much in 67 years, but its appeal is enduring.
Transformed into a virtual event, the latest CAMX 2020 preview describes some of the opportunities that will be available for visitors and exhibitors.
Algorithm-based artificial intelligence, once only imagined, is here. It can do a lot of good.
In the business and manufacturing world that CW operates in, we have heard one particular coronavirus vocabulary word very frequently: pivot.
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.
From the Boeing 787 to COVID-19: When the out-of-the-ordinary becomes ordinary — and affects the manufacturing supply chain.
Highly engineered, long-life products, like those made with composites, even if thrown off stride by a recession, have a built-in time horizon that extends beyond the timescale of the pandemic.
The last 20 years were good to composites. What does the next 20 years have in store?
Space travel is a challenge, even if filmmakers like to make us think otherwise.
Shedding light on unrecognized composites manufacturing innovation.
With Spirit AeroSystems buying Bombardier’s Belfast operations, the future of composites fabrication for large commercial aerostructures starts to come into focus.
The amount of data produced by manufacturing facilities is increasing exponentially. CW Top Shops' inaugural benchmarking survey helps contextualize some of that data.
CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan considers the future of the aerospace composites industry as production of the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 appear ready to wind down in the next few years.
The multi-generational appeal and utility of LEGOs.
Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan looks ahead to CAMX 2019, the largest composites trade event in the largest composites market.
National Composites Week will be held Aug. 26-30, celebrating the ways that composite materials and composites manufacturing contribute to today’s manufacturing landscape.
Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan considers the implications of propitious aircraft OEM announcements for the aerocomposites supply chain.
If the commercial aviation industry effectively doubles in the next 20 years, as projected by the two largest aerospace manufacturing companies in the world, how can aerospace manufacturers and suppliers possibly keep up?
CW Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan advocates educating the next generation on all levels of future career opportunities — especially in composites.
The global commercial aerospace industry is at a unique time.
There’s a house being built next door. It could be using more composites.
CW Editor-in-Chief Jeff Sloan reflects on the goals outlined leaders for space travel at the 35th Space Symposium – exploration, commercial travel and military defense among them – and the role of composites in the vehicles under development to reach them.
CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan reflects on first impressions from JEC World 2019, from aerospace industry insights to automotive composite technologies.
Columnist Dale Brosius reflects on the contributions that the A380 made to the composites manufacturing industry following the recent announcement of its discontinuation.
The Composites Business Index moved higher in February 2019, rebounding from January’s low.
The challenge for composites use to grow in the automotive industry is making the advantages of autocomposites appealing not only to OEMs, but to car consumers.
Long-time CW staff depart, new faces emerge.