INDUSTRY NEWS

6/28/2019

Institut de Soudure Groupe optimizes production control for large-sized composite parts

Partnership with aerostructures supplier Duqueine installs thermography to reduce inspection time and cost.


6/28/2019

GKN Aerospace breaks ground on UK Global Technology Centre

Twenty-five partners will also collaborate on the center, which will focus on research for additive manufacturing and advanced composites for aircraft.


6/28/2019

Meggitt recognizes Renegade Materials with Quality Performance Award

Renegade Materials was honored as a key supplier, providing high-service temperature prepreg materials for Meggitt’s advanced composite aerospace applications.


6/28/2019

Hyosung, Saudi Aramco to construct carbon fiber plant

The companies plan to use Hyosung’s carbon fiber for Saudi Aramco’s automotive and renewable energy projects.


6/28/2019

FRP piling system used to update Virginia-based ferry terminal

A total of 296 wooden pilings were reportedly replaced by FRP monopile dolphins at one-third the lifecycle cost of wood.  


6/27/2019

Hexcel opens aerospace joint venture laboratory in Shanghai

The Future Aerospace Hexcel Commercial Composite Testing Ltd. (FAHCCT) is an aircraft composites testing lab built jointly by Hexcel, Progen and Future Aerospace.


6/27/2019

Lightweight Manufacturing Centre opens in Scotland

The center, operated by the University of Strathclyde, is set up to develop lighter, more efficient components for automotive and aerospace companies.


6/27/2019

Boeing to move Space and Launch headquarters to Florida

The move will place the Space and Launch division closer to the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Patrick Air Force Base.


6/26/2019

Cevotec’s Fiber Patch Placement wins Industry of the Future award

The additive fiber layup technology enables automated production of complex fiber composites.


6/25/2019

Volvo's autonomous Vera transport vehicle uses composites

Cabless, fully electric development vehicle heralds future for short-distance autonomous transport.


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