INDUSTRY NEWS

10/17/2019

Dymag to increase carbon fiber wheel production

Dymag plans to increase its production capacity to drive down the costs of wheels and structural composite components. 


10/17/2019

Porsche, Boeing to partner for premium urban air mobility

The companies plan to study urban air mobility potential and to develop an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle concept.


10/16/2019

COBRA composites enable security robot

COBRA to deliver a set of eight composite parts that form the lightweight body shell cladding of a 1.35-meter high patrol robot.


10/16/2019

Italian startup introduces award-winning composite motorcycle

Carboni e Metalli’s Apollo mission-inspired bike combines carbon fiber composites with 3D-printed metal, winning a recent “Best Motorcycle” award.


10/15/2019

Bombardier wins award for resin transfer infusion wing

The MacRobert Award 2019 recognizes reduction in parts, fasteners and weight using pioneering advanced composites technology.


10/15/2019

Quickstep opens flare housing manufacturing facility

The new facility, in Bankstown, Australia, will manufacture composite housings for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft’s countermeasure flares.


10/14/2019

Continental Structural Plastics breaks ground on facility in Seguin, Texas

The 200,000 square-foot composite automotive component manufacturing facility is expected to open by 2021.


10/14/2019

Chomarat glass fiber reinforcement lightens mass-produced auto parts

G-PLY, developed for KraussMaffei’s HP-RTM process, reportedly delivers weight savings of 60% for leaf springs.


10/14/2019

UMaine Composites Center's 3D printer named world's largest

The university now holds world records for the largest prototype polymer 3D printer, largest solid 3D-printed object and largest 3D-printed boat.


10/11/2019

Montefibre Carbon awarded €5.6 million from Spanish government

The investment will enable the large-tow PAN precursor manufacturer to expand its production capacity to 33,000 metric tons per year by 2025, the company says.