INDUSTRY NEWS

5/7/2019

Composites industry leaders recognized at SME's AeroDef 2019

SME recently recognized Douglas D. Decker, technical fellow, Northrop Grumman and two prominent composites manufacturing companies with the 2019 Composites Manufacturing Awards.


5/7/2019

Teijin's Sereebo CFRTP used in GM high-volume vehicles

The carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) material will be available this year in CarbonPro pickup boxes for select GM truck models.


5/7/2019

Solvay composites selected for racing catamaran

Solvay’s VTM-264 prepreg will be used for structural parts and wingsail of a new catamaran from Spanish manufacturer Balance Aquitectural Naval.


5/6/2019

SGL Carbon partners with National Composites Centre

The partners are working to develop carbon fiber composite airplane wings at the NCC’s research facility, using SGL Carbon’s non-crimp fabrics.


5/6/2019

Lightweighting partnership to evaluate metal to composites joining technologies

Detroit project team will recommend most optimal joining technologies for specific material combinations.


5/3/2019

Bombardier to divest Belfast and Morocco aerostructures facilities

The divestiture is part of the company’s strategy to focus its aerospace operations into one Bombardier Aviation unit.


5/3/2019

Alpex and HRC form JV to provide composite tooling services in China

Jiangsu ALPEX Technology Co., Ltd. will support mass production of carbon fiber composites.


5/3/2019

Titania works with Airbus D&S on reduced-cost infusion for UAVs

Industrial production of UAV parts 15% less cost, developed as part of the MALTA 2020 program.


5/3/2019

Ultra-lightweight seat features carbon fiber structure made with 3D winding

Weighing only 10 kg, the seat was presented at the “Step Change in Lightweight Construction” symposium in Germany.


5/3/2019

BAE Systems joins NCC Steering Board

Andy Schofield, manufacturing and materials technology director, BAE Systems Air, will be joining NCC’s Steering Board.


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