INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

New York announces US largest offshore wind development plan

New York State Public Service Commission has set a course for a goal of 2,400 MW of new offshore wind generation by 2030.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

Solvay and Safran sign LEAP aircraft engine supply agreement

Solvay will supply Safran with a package of composite material technologies to manufacture the engine’s critical structural components.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

2018 American Solar Challenge is underway

Participating vehicles are typically constructed of a carbon fiber monocoque chassis and powered by solar arrays and lithium ion batteries.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

Solvay and Airbus extend composite and auxiliary materials contract

The two companies have signed a contract extension until 2025 for the supply of advanced materials.


PUBLISHED: 7/20/2018

Composite fuselage still under consideration for Boeing's 797

Speculation over Boeing’s proposed New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) continues.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

EASYPERM permeability measurement system installed at Moldex3D

Taiwan R&D center will use EASYPERM to augment RTM simulation capability for customers.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

AIMPLAS participates in European railway lightweighting initiative

The two-year MAT4RAIL project aims to reduce the weight of railways and increase vehicle capacity and comfort by replacing metallic structural components with composite materials.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

Magna recognized at 2018 SPE Automotive Awards

Magna received three first-place awards at the 2018 Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Awards gala in recognition of its lightweighting efforts enabled by advanced materials.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2018

Spirit AeroSystems to build Scotland-based R&D Complex

The new facility’s efforts will focus on infusion processes for composites materials, part handling, assembly automation, rapid prototyping and virtual/augmented reality. 


PUBLISHED: 7/18/2018

Solvay and Spirit AeroSystems extend composite materials supply agreement

The two companies have signed an extension to their supply agreement for composites and adhesives to be used on nacelle and fuselage applications across Boeing’s commercial programs.


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