INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 7/23/2018

Rhodes Interform manufactures composite press for AMRC

The new facility is capable of a wide range of composite forming including open and closed molding, resin transfer molding (RTM), prepreg, compression molding and thermoplastics.


PUBLISHED: 7/23/2018

Dowty Propellers extends composite propeller support agreement with SpiceJet

The new seven-year contract supports SpiceJet’s Bombardier Q400 regional airliner fleet, which the Indian carrier is expanding with 25 additional twin-engine aircraft.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

New York announces US largest offshore wind development plan

New York State Public Service Commission has set a course for a goal of 2,400 MW of new offshore wind generation by 2030.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

Solvay and Safran sign LEAP aircraft engine supply agreement

Solvay will supply Safran with a package of composite material technologies to manufacture the engine’s critical structural components.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

2018 American Solar Challenge is underway

Participating vehicles are typically constructed of a carbon fiber monocoque chassis and powered by solar arrays and lithium ion batteries.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

Solvay and Airbus extend composite and auxiliary materials contract

The two companies have signed a contract extension until 2025 for the supply of advanced materials.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

Composite fuselage still under consideration for Boeing's 797

Speculation over Boeing’s proposed New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) continues.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

EASYPERM permeability measurement system installed at Moldex3D

Taiwan R&D center will use EASYPERM to augment RTM simulation capability for customers.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

AIMPLAS participates in European railway lightweighting initiative

The two-year MAT4RAIL project aims to reduce the weight of railways and increase vehicle capacity and comfort by replacing metallic structural components with composite materials.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

Magna recognized at 2018 SPE Automotive Awards

Magna received three first-place awards at the 2018 Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Awards gala in recognition of its lightweighting efforts enabled by advanced materials.


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