INDUSTRY NEWS

7/16/2019

Teijin and AEV Robotics to co-develop lightweight solutions for next-gen auto

AEV Robotics Modular Vehicle System components to use Teijin’s advanced materials such as polycarbonate resin, carbon and aramid fibers, and composites technologies.


7/15/2019

Meggitt and Luna Innovations partner on aircraft fire detection solution

Meggit and Luna Innovations have signed an agreement for the supply of fiber optic technology for aircraft fire and overheat detection equipment.


7/15/2019

LANXESS thermoplastic composites used in Audi A8 rear seat shell

LANXESS rear seat shell showcases the company’s continuous-fiber-reinforced composites role in large-scale production of structural components for automotive. 


7/15/2019

Orca Group forms European carbon fiber composite group

The Angeloni Group combines four companies with expertise in the carbon fiber composite supply chain into one vertically integrated group.


7/12/2019

Plastic Omnium opens hydrogen storage R&D centers in Belgium, China

The new centers will focus on the development of emissions control and fuel systems, including high-pressure hydrogen tanks and fuel cells.


7/12/2019

GE Renewable Energy to hire more than 200 employees to LM Wind Power facility

The Cherbourg, France facility is recruiting new team members to scale up its 107-meter-long wind turbine blades for commercial production.


7/12/2019

Web Industries to expand manufacturing operations at Texas facility

The 20,000-square-foot expansion to the Denton, Texas facility adds production cells for multi-layer insulation (MLI) and composite ply cutting.


7/12/2019

DLR tests flexible and actively-controlled wing designs

Carbon and glass fiber aeroelastic and flutter wing concepts tested as part of multi-partner FLEXOP project.


7/11/2019

ACMA releases new edition of National Standard Fiberglass Grating Manual

The updated edition includes new information for safe and efficient design of FRP gratings.


7/11/2019

Consortium targets solutions for carbon fiber thermoplastic composite structures

The HAICoPAS project, led by Hexcel and Arkema, aims to optimize UD tape design and manufacture for aerospace and automotive composites.


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