Airbus, China reinforce aviation partnership

A new agreement between Airbus and representatives from the Chinese government ramps up A320 and A350 XWB production in China.


Kordsa partners with University of Sheffield research center

Kordsa, the University of Sheffield and Sabancı University will collaborate on advanced composites research for aerospace and automotive applications.


Solvay, Baker Hughes to expand use of thermoplastic composites in oil and gas pipes

Solvay and oilfield equipment company Baker Hughes plan to implement thermoplastic composite materials in offshore flexible pipes and risers.


Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Grasim to form Aditya Birla Power Composites Ltd.

The joint venture will establish a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for composite hollow core insulators in India.


Graphene technology enables composite cryogenic pressure vessels

Infinite Composites incorporates Applied Graphene Materials’ graphene technology into two resin systems for cryogenic pressure vessels being considered for NASA missions.


Wisconsin Oven ships multi-zone ovens for carbon fiber cure

Designed for carbon fiber cure, the ovens have been upgraded for increased energy efficiency.


Epic Aircraft carbon fiber aircraft achieves FAA type certification

Deliveries of the all carbon fiber single-engine turboprop are scheduled to begin this year.


GKN Aerospace named key supplier for Gulfstream G700

Thermoplastic composites feature prominently in the new G700 business jet design.


2019 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards winners announced

Among the winners and finalists, a wide range of technologies demonstrate composites’ benefits for ground transportation.


Sicomin’s epoxy resins and adhesives enable all-electric foiling boat

The company’s epoxy infusion resins and adhesive products have been qualified for the series production of the Candela Seven all-electric foiling boat.