INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 3/1/2019

Airbus to expand aerospace activities at Ottobrunn/Taufkirchen site

The expansion includes an Industry 4.0 factory to automate and digitalize the production of solar arrays for satellites, as well as expanded clean rooms for optical satellite instruments.


PUBLISHED: 3/1/2019

Oxford-based engineering company adds one of the largest 3D printers in the U.K.

Dash-CAE has invested in one of the largest 3D printers in the U.K. to help accelerate manufacturing in composites.


PUBLISHED: 3/1/2019

Diehl Aviation selects Altair as preferred strategic CAE supplier

According to the agreement, Altair’s computer-aided engineering (CAE) software will be Diehl Aviation’s preferred solver for at least three years.


PUBLISHED: 2/28/2019

Rolls-Royce withdraws from consideration as Boeing NMA engine supplier

Rolls-Royce cites Boeing’s proposed timeline as reason for withdrawing itself from the race to be chosen as engine supplier for the unconfirmed NMA.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

Boeing introduces Airpower Teaming System unmanned aircraft

The unmanned aircraft is intended to complement and extend airborne missions through smart teaming with existing military aircraft.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

IACMI, Abaris host collaborative training workshops

The IACMI/Abaris workshops are aimed at mitigating the critical skills gap in the composites technical industry and growing a skilled composites workforce nation-wide.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

CAMX 2019 abstract deadline approaching

The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo deadline for abstracts for Educational Sessions and Technical Papers for its 2019 event is Friday March 1. 


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

Tods Aerospace to to design and manufacture first class seating for Safran

Tods Aerospace will work with Safran on composite structures for a new upper first class suite and will advise on the configuration, engineering and materials selection.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

U.S. states set gigawatt goals for offshore wind

Three different states plan for gigawatt grids, powered by wind turbines with >90-meter-long composite blades, to help combat climate change.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

CW launches Top Shops benchmarking survey

CompositesWorld’s inaugural Top Shops benchmarking survey will allow fabricators to compare manufacturing metrics against other composites operations.


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