INDUSTRY NEWS

2/28/2020

Covestro provides sustainable composite material for Toyota electric concept car

Components of the Toyota LQ will be made from a new kenaf fiber-reinforced polyurethane foam composite material.


2/28/2020

9T Labs, ANSYS partner on composite design and simulation tools

A combination of software provides an integrated design and simulation workflow for 3D printing complex composite parts.


2/28/2020

Composites Germany releases results of its 14th Composites Market Survey

The survey identifies up-to-date key performance indicators (KPIs) for the fiber-reinforced plastics market.


2/28/2020

Spirit AeroSystems opens new spoiler manufacturing facility

The Scotland-based facility will use advanced composites technology for high-volume production of spoilers for the Airbus A320 aircraft family.


2/28/2020

ACMA announces keynote speakers for Thermoplastic Composites Conference 2020

Keynotes from Boeing and Ford Motor Co. will discuss potential and progress for thermoplastic composites use in the aerospace and automotive industries.


2/27/2020

NASA, OceanGate collaborate on manufacture of carbon fiber pressure vessels

The pressure vessels built through this agreement will be used on OceanGate’s latest deep-sea Cyclops submersible.


2/27/2020

EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub announces two new core projects

Focused on design simulation for NCF preforming and tools for industrializing layer-by-layer curing, the projects will commence in May 2020 with university and industry partners.


2/27/2020

People in Composites: February 2020

Solvay, SGL Carbon, Teijin, Gurit, Composites UK and American Colors Inc. announce new hires and retirements in the composites industry.


PUBLISHED: 2/26/2020

CW Top Shops benchmarking survey deadline extended to March 9

CompositesWorld has launched its second annual Top Shops survey, designed to assess and benchmark the quality and efficiency of composites fabrication facilities around the world.


2/26/2020

JEC World 2020 postponed to May 12-14

Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak and concerns about exhibitor and attendee safety drove the decision. JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade event.