INDUSTRY NEWS

7/12/2019

Plastic Omnium opens hydrogen storage R&D centers in Belgium, China

The new centers will focus on the development of emissions control and fuel systems, including high-pressure hydrogen tanks and fuel cells.


7/12/2019

GE Renewable Energy to hire more than 200 employees to LM Wind Power facility

The Cherbourg, France facility is recruiting new team members to scale up its 107-meter-long wind turbine blades for commercial production.


7/12/2019

Web Industries to expand manufacturing operations at Texas facility

The 20,000-square-foot expansion to the Denton, Texas facility adds production cells for multi-layer insulation (MLI) and composite ply cutting.


7/12/2019

DLR tests flexible and actively-controlled wing designs

Carbon and glass fiber aeroelastic and flutter wing concepts tested as part of multi-partner FLEXOP project.


7/11/2019

ACMA releases new edition of National Standard Fiberglass Grating Manual

The updated edition includes new information for safe and efficient design of FRP gratings.


7/11/2019

Consortium targets solutions for carbon fiber thermoplastic composite structures

The HAICoPAS project, led by Hexcel and Arkema, aims to optimize UD tape design and manufacture for aerospace and automotive composites.


7/11/2019

Joint project to advance wind turbine blade recycling

A group of European wind and chemical industry partners aims to broaden the range of recycling options for composite wind blades.


7/11/2019

ITT completes acquisition of Matrix Composites

The acquisition expands ITT’s product portfolio to include aerospace composite technologies.


7/11/2019

Mallinda Inc. awarded National Science Foundation funding

The producer of vitrimer polymers says it will use the Phase IIB supplemental funding to develop composites for the transportation segment. 


7/11/2019

Filament-wound utility poles designed for easier install, more reliable power

Built to bring more reliable power to natural disaster-prone areas, BASF’s glass fiber/polyurethane poles are currently distributed in Japan. 


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