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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Carbon Conversions, Dell partner on sustainability

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


Siemens acquires MultiMechanics, adds material modeling to Simcenter

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


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.