INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 11/2/2018

NASA project looks to carbon nanotube composite materials

The Super-lightweight Aerospace Composites (SAC) project seeks to scale up the manufacturing and use of carbon nanotube composite materials for rockets and spacecraft.


PUBLISHED: 11/2/2018

Composites UK reveals 2018 composites industry award winners

300 people from around the world gathered to celebrate the innovations of the UK composites industry and the people behind them.


PUBLISHED: 11/2/2018

Rail passenger seating support created from fire resistant bio-based prepreg

Composite Evolution’s Evopreg bio-derived prepreg used to created composite cantilever for lightweight train seating support.


PUBLISHED: 11/2/2018

BGF Industries to relocate to Virginia

The Porcher Industries subsidiary plans to relocate its headquarters and R&D activities from Greensboro, NC, US to Danville, VA, US.


PUBLISHED: 11/2/2018

Leonardo and Kangde Investment Group of China partner on composite structures for COMAC long range airliner

Joint venture will be responsible for the development, production and assembly of composite materials components for the CR929 aircraft.


PUBLISHED: 11/1/2018

Strongwell and Litchtgitter sign European distribution agreement for pultruded fiberglass gratings

Lichtgitter to distribute Strongwell’s DURADEK and DURAGRID pultruded fiberglass gratings in Europe.


PUBLISHED: 10/31/2018

HEATCON to partner with Solvay, expand composite material offerings

The partnership focuses on a variety of consumable products used during the repair process of aircraft composite parts.


PUBLISHED: 10/29/2018

LANXESS expands production capacity for continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites

The company’s Tepex continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites are used in series applications in the automotive, consumer electronics and sports industries.


PUBLISHED: 10/29/2018

Composites UK releases FRP bridge design guide

New document from Composites UK aims to help bridge engineers to understand fiber-reinforced polymer materials and how to use them in modern bridge construction.


PUBLISHED: 10/26/2018

Ramaco Carbon's innovation campus green-lighted

The iCAM research center will host researchers from national laboratories, universities, research groups and manufacturing organizations with the goal of using coal to create advanced carbon based manufactured products.


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