INDUSTRY NEWS

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

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

ITT completes acquisition of Matrix Composites

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


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. 


7/9/2019

GKN Fokker to advise design, manufacture of PAL-V flying cars

The PAL-V Liberty features a composite body and rotor.


7/9/2019

ELG Carbon Fibre contributes recycled carbon fiber for racing boat

ELG has partnered with INEOS Team UK to incorporate recycled composite materials into the A375 racing boat.


7/9/2019

SGL Carbon supports student Hyperloop prototype from TUM

Hyperloop prototype developed and built by students at the Technical University of Munich will compete in this year’s Space X Hyperloop pod competition on July 21 in Los Angeles.


7/8/2019

Teijin to acquire Benet Automotive

Benet offers advanced technologies for carbon fiber-reinforced and glass fiber-reinforced plastic molding, as well as the painting and assembly of vehicles.


7/8/2019

Lightyear One prototype solar car uses carbon fiber to help meet 725-km range

2021 production to be followed by future models for autonomous, fleet and lower-cost/higher-volume markets.


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