INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 9/22/2018

SHD Composites expands into US

The company’s new pre-preg manufacturing and distribution site will be based in Charlotte, NC, US, with on-site manufacturing commencing Q1 of 2019.


PUBLISHED: 9/22/2018

New research project aims to boost electric vehicle performance

The research will develop world-leading cost effective, scalable carbon fiber composite solutions, with the view to boosting the performance of electric vehicles.


PUBLISHED: 9/21/2018

Solvay opens structural adhesives manufacturing center in the UK

The new center is equipped with cutting edge technologies and industrializes manufacturing capabilities of structural adhesive and surfacing materials.


PUBLISHED: 9/20/2018

Composites UK announces 2018 Industry Awards shortlist

Composites UK’s 2018 composites industry awards will be presented on Oct. 31 coinciding with the Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK.


PUBLISHED: 9/20/2018

New Dutch research center focuses on thermoplastic composites

The goal of the TPAC is to reduce processing costs to broaden the use of thermoplastic composites for more sectors.


PUBLISHED: 9/19/2018

BAC, Haydale and Pentaxia to explore graphene use in automotive industry

Production-readiness project will test graphene-enhanced composite body panel technology for potential larger-volume opportunities across the market.


PUBLISHED: 9/19/2018

CG Rail unveils world's first CFRP rail vehicle

The car body consists of 70 percent carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and is 30 percent lighter than a conventional aluminum construction.


PUBLISHED: 9/19/2018

LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

The installation is the first in a two-year agreement with Shanghai Electric Wind Power for LM 66.6 blade sets.


PUBLISHED: 9/18/2018

FPC to explore new production concepts for lightweight components

SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened a new Fiber Placement Center in Meitingen, Germany.


PUBLISHED: 9/18/2018

Shape expands pattern machining capacity

The company has grown its capacity for epoxy pattern machining as a result of recent expansion.


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