INDUSTRY NEWS

11/21/2019

BÜFA to distribute Covestro's Maezio UD tapes

Covestro enters into a distribution agreement granting BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites distribution rights for Maezio thermoplastic unidirectional) tapes.


11/20/2019

IAI North America to build new headquarters in Virginia

Aerospace and defense company Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. is expanding its reach in North America with a new corporate headquarters location.


11/20/2019

Diab Group, SKAPS Ltd India partner to produce PET foam core

Diab and SKAPS will build a PET foam production plant in Ahmedabad, India to support growing demand for foam core by the country’s wind energy sector.


11/20/2019

Solvay joins TPRC as Tier 1 member

Solvay’s new thermoplastic composites centers in the U.S. and Belgium will work closely with the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center on collaborative research.


11/20/2019

ACMA hosts third transportation and defense policy fly-in

Forty ACMA members met with nearly 100 members of Congress and staff to advance legislation enabling composites usage in the aerospace and automotive sectors.


11/19/2019

Toray creates world’s first porous carbon fiber with nano-sized continuous pore structure

Applications include lighter structures for batteries, H2 production and CO2 recycling.


11/19/2019

Arevo, AGC Inc. partner to provide 3D-printed composite parts manufacturing services in Japan

AGC will provide a manufacturing as a service platform using Arevo’s Aqua 3D printer, which prints aerospace-grade CF/PEEK thermoplastic composite parts.


11/18/2019

Carbon Conversions, Dell partner on sustainability

Carbon Conversions and Dell explore new recycled carbon fiber material combination with Latitude 7300 laptop cover.


11/18/2019

Siemens acquires MultiMechanics, adds material modeling to Simcenter

The acquisition adds MultiMechanics’ TRUE Multiscale failure prediction technology to Siemens’ Simcenter for composites design simulation.


11/18/2019

Arkema inaugurates Global Center of Excellence for 3D Printing in Normandy

The center is dedicated to additive manufacturing based on high-performance polymers, specifically powder bed fusion.