COMPOSITES NEWS

Employment opportunity: Vacuum Infusion Fiberglass Specialist, MIG Marine

1/18/2021

Cleveland-based MIG Marine is currently seeking a Vacuum Infusion Fiberglass Specialist with experience in innovative vacuum infusion closed mold processes.

Spintech opens new composites manufacturing division, Hawthorn Composites

1/18/2021

New division specializes in manufacturing complex geometry composite parts using novel dry fiber preforming and resin infusion techniques, extending Spintech composite capabilities.

Vestas integrates offshore and onshore activities, intends to lay off 220 employees

1/18/2021

Following the acquisition of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, organizational integration is necessary to meet market demand and create synergy between the two businesses.

Pilatus delivers 100th composites-intensive jet

1/18/2021

PC-24 Super Versatile Jet is now present on every continent and sold out for 2021.

AeroVironment to acquire Acturus UAV, maker of CFRP-intensive T-20

1/15/2021

Transaction drives growth, broadens capabilities and customer footprint, and positions both companies for next-gen programs.

Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy partner for offshore green hydrogen production acceleration

1/15/2021

Five-year project is the first major step to develop an industrial-scale system capable of harvesting green hydrogen from offshore wind.

DASIS pursues U.K. SME supply chain transformation

1/15/2021

Recently launched supply chain management consultancy DASIS offers a bespoke service that manage all aspects of the product manufacturing process for programs within automotive, aerospace and defense sectors.

Arris Composites wins BIG Innovation Award for advances in manufacturing

1/15/2021

Company awarded for Additive Molding technology, enabling the future of manufacturing across multiple industries.

Composite Integration acquires Silicone Composites 

1/15/2021

Investment will ensure continuous company growth and a more specific access point for RTM, infusion and silicone solutions.

Archer and Fiat Chrysler pursue high-volume, composite eVTOL production

1/14/2021

Citing low-cost supply chain and advanced composite material capabilities, FCA will help Archer create its first all-electric airline.

Two major automotive OEM contracts secured for EconCore honeycomb core technology

1/14/2021

Mexican manufacturer Fynotej will supply OEMs with the lightweight and sustainable Fynocore — licensed under EconCore — for automotive application.

SAMPE North America cancels 2021 conference, new technical platform in development

1/14/2021

Cancellation comes out of concern for the health and safety for SAMPE’s event participants. New upcoming opportunities to foster growth and innovation will continue through a new technical community platform.

Scott Bader and Pultex announce partnership

1/14/2021

Pultex will act as distributor of Crestabond and Crestomer high-quality structural adhesives for composite applications in Germany.

Boeing announces Q4 2020 deliveries

1/13/2021

With steps taken to adapt to its new market in 2020, Boeing is entering 2021 with an emphasis on enhancing safety culture, preserving liquidity and transforming its future business.

GM announces eVTOL, delivery vehicle concepts

1/13/2021

During a virtual CES 2021 keynote, General Motors announced its BrightDrop electric delivery vehicle business and single-seater urban air mobility concept vehicle.

Workhorse receives purchase order for all-electric, composite body delivery vehicle series

1/13/2021

Purchase order for 6,320 C-Series delivery vehicles marks Workhorses’ largest individual order to date and expands its sales channel internationally into Canada.

All-outdoor Motor Bella event reestablishes cancelled NAIAS 2021

1/12/2021

While the North American International Auto Show has been put on pause, Motor Bella, set for Sept. 21-26, 2021, is a reimagined auto-centric event that will bring next-generation mobility and vehicle debuts to attendees.

Ashland Global Holdings awarded 2020 Supplier of the Year

1/12/2021

The company’s performance adhesives team was awarded by Molded Fiber Glass Co. for exceeding performance expectations and consistent customer support. 

General Polymers relocates headquarters, expands commercial coverage

1/12/2021

With coverage in Tennessee and Minnesota, and new warehouse space in Rochester Hills, Michigan, the distributor is focusing on becoming a value-driven solutions provider for compounded and engineering resins.

Airbus releases 2020 orders and deliveries

1/11/2021

The company reports 383 new orders and 566 deliveries in 2020 across all market segments.