INDUSTRY NEWS

6/11/2019

Michelin, GM develop airless wheel prototype

The wheel design incorporates a combination of fiberglass and other materials to reduce maintenance and safety risks for passenger vehicles.


6/11/2019

Raytheon to merge with United Technologies Corp.

The new company, Raytheon Technologies Corp., will combine defense and aerospace capabilities from both companies.


6/11/2019

OCSiAl establishes production, distribution of nano additives in Brazil

The company has signed an agreement with Skintech in Brazil for production and delivery of its TUBALL Matrix additive.


6/11/2019

FAMACOM project to develop more efficient manufacturing process for aerospace parts

The Spanish consortium, led by Aerotecnic, is using microwave curing for manufacturing large sandwich-structured composite parts.


6/10/2019

Covestro delivers first order of polyurethane resin for wind blades

Covestro’s polyurethane infusion resin was developed to help the wind power industry meet the growing demand for longer wind blade designs.


6/7/2019

Gordon Murray Automotive designs composite supercar

The T.50 vehicle design includes a carbon fiber composite chassis and body panels.


6/7/2019

Weiss Technik acquires Cincinnati Sub Zero

The acquisition expands Weiss Technik’s environmental simulation business segment in North America.


6/7/2019

Rocky Mountain Power breaks ground on Wyoming wind energy initiative

The Energy Vision 2020 project will involve new wind farms and transmission lines as well as upgrades to current wind farms including longer turbine blades.


6/7/2019

International Composites Conference program now available

ICC 2019 will be held Sept. 10-12, and for the first time, will be held concurrently with the Composites Europe trade fair.


6/6/2019

Anisoprint launches basalt fiber for continuous-fiber 3D printing

The material is said to be 15 times stronger than plastic, five times lighter than steel and 1.5 times stronger and lighter than aluminum. 


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