INDUSTRY NEWS

10/16/2019

COBRA composites enable security robot

COBRA to deliver a set of eight composite parts that form the lightweight body shell cladding of a 1.35-meter high patrol robot.


10/16/2019

Italian startup introduces award-winning composite motorcycle

Carboni e Metalli’s Apollo mission-inspired bike combines carbon fiber composites with 3D-printed metal, winning a recent “Best Motorcycle” award.


10/15/2019

Bombardier wins award for resin transfer infusion wing

The MacRobert Award 2019 recognizes reduction in parts, fasteners and weight using pioneering advanced composites technology.


10/15/2019

Quickstep opens flare housing manufacturing facility

The new facility, in Bankstown, Australia, will manufacture composite housings for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft’s countermeasure flares.


10/14/2019

Continental Structural Plastics breaks ground on facility in Seguin, Texas

The 200,000 square-foot composite automotive component manufacturing facility is expected to open by 2021.


10/14/2019

Chomarat glass fiber reinforcement lightens mass-produced auto parts

G-PLY, developed for KraussMaffei’s HP-RTM process, reportedly delivers weight savings of 60% for leaf springs.


10/14/2019

UMaine Composites Center's 3D printer named world's largest

The university now holds world records for the largest prototype polymer 3D printer, largest solid 3D-printed object and largest 3D-printed boat.


10/11/2019

Montefibre Carbon awarded €5.6 million from Spanish government

The investment will enable the large-tow PAN precursor manufacturer to expand its production capacity to 33,000 metric tons per year by 2025, the company says.


10/11/2019

FACC receives Airbus "Innovation Award"

The award was presented to FACC for its contribution to composite components for the Airbus Wing of Tomorrow program.


10/11/2019

Bureau Veritas, Cornis partner on wind blade inspection

The companies offer advanced blade inspection that uses automated artificial intelligence, a global database and digital processing of images.