Mikrosam to supply ATP machine for UD-CCM research

Initial University of Delaware studies conducted with the automated tape placement (ATP) machine will evaluate placement of thin ply materials to support current projects with NASA.


Gurit sells automotive composites business to Carbopress

The Hungary-based components manufacturing business has been sold to Italian-based Carbopress.


2020 Ford GT supercar upgrades include carbon fiber limited edition

The 2020 Ford GT Liquid Carbon edition includes a clearcoat to emphasize the weave on the GT’s carbon fiber body.


Airbus, Québec government become sole owners of A220 program

Bombardier exits the commercial aircraft manufacturing business. Airbus owns 75% of the A220 program; Government of Québec owns 25%.


SPE issues call for scholarship, award nominations

The SPE Automotive Division is looking for nominations for this year’s Automotive Innovation Awards and ACCE student scholarship recipients. 


Gardner Business Media acquires NetComposites media assets

NetComposites Ltd. is transferring the rights and ownership of its website content, email newsletters and conferences to Gardner.


"Green" carbon fiber: Renewable energy powers fiber production

Zoltek is first in the industry to use “green” electricity to produce a portion of its heavy-tow carbon fiber.


ACMA president Tom Dobbins to resign after 13 years of leadership

The resignation is effective March 14, 2020. A search committee will be appointed to recruit a replacement.


Solvay showcases low-cost prepreg and parts approach using Cygnet Texkimp filament winder

High-speed, tailored preforms are used with Solvay double diaphragm forming (DDF) and compression molding to produce cost-effective, medium-volume auto and aero parts.


SAMPE Summit 20 Paris agenda finalized

Dan Hart, president and CEO of Virgin Orbit, will be a featured speaker. CW readers qualify for a discounted registration.