INDUSTRY NEWS

1/9/2020

Eisenmann Thermal Solutions acquired by ONEJOON

Eisenmann, which makes furnaces used in carbon fiber manufacture, was acquired by Korea-based furnace producer ONEJOON.


1/8/2020

Rolls-Royce targets world speed records with all-electric plane

The recently-unveiled all-electric, zero-emissions plane is part of Rolls-Royce’s strategy for accelerating electric aircraft development.


1/8/2020

Lockheed Martin, U.S. government sign 2020 F-35 sustainment contract

The $1.9 billion contract will support operations and sustainment of the global F-35 aircraft fleet and efforts to improve mission readiness and reduce costs.


1/8/2020

Shape Machining increases workforce for F1 car projects

The company says its increased workforce will result in reduced lead times and quicker reactivity to tight deadlines.


1/7/2020

ORNL, AddUp collaborate on additive manufacturing for tooling applications

As part of an R&D agreement, AddUp and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory are developing industrial laser powder bed fusion technology for complex tooling.


1/7/2020

Altair acquires newFASANT

newFASANT’s analysis software plugs into existing Altair solutions and expands offerings in areas like antenna design and placement, radome analysis and more.


1/7/2020

ATL Composites contributes to student-built racing car

ATL Composites worked with Griffith University engineering and design students to construct a competitive racing vehicle featuring carbon fiber composites.


1/7/2020

Radiophysicists study the properties of composites for 5G devices

Radiophysicists at Tomsk State University are forming a database of composite materials properties for creation of 5G and space communication devices.


1/6/2020

U.S. Production Tax Credit extended one year

The PTC is targeted directly at developers of wind farms and extends the previous legislation that was phased out and expired at the end of 2019. 


1/3/2020

IACMI awarded grant to expand U.S. defense manufacturing workforce

Through a $5 million grant, IACMI and partners will scale up Davis Technical College’s composites training program to multiple U.S. locations.