INDUSTRY NEWS

9/3/2019

INEOS completes acquisition of Ashland Composites

Ashland’s Composites Business will become INEOS Composites, and will continue to provide gelcoats and glass fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP).


9/3/2019

SPE announces 2019 ACCE Best Paper award winners

The three winning authors will present their papers at the SPE ACCE conference this week in Novi, Michigan.


9/3/2019

U.S. Department of Defense establishes Space Command

Led by Air Force General John Raymond, the formally established command will develop new defense and space technologies intended for U.S. security.


9/2/2019

KIT produces graphene from carbon dioxide

University researchers have developed a method for direct synthesis of graphene from CO2, targeting potential applications in batteries and electronics.


8/30/2019

Plastics Unlimited expands production facility

The company is adding 30,000 square feet to its Iowa facility, increasing capacity for its Tool-less Engineered Composites process, composites tooling and new customer projects.


8/30/2019

U.S. DOE releases annual wind market reports

The U.S. Department of Energy reports 7,599 megawatts of land-based wind installed in 2018, and 25,824 megawatts of offshore wind in various stages of development.


8/30/2019

Cecence invests in new production equipment

The composites engineering firm plans to add £300,000 of new manufacturing equipment to its recently-expanded U.K. facility, increasing production capacity.


8/30/2019

FACC to manufacture radomes for Airbus A220

FACC will start delivery of the radomes in 2020 and will manufacture them for the Airbus A220 under a life-of-program contract.


8/29/2019

NASA assembles James Webb Telescope

NASA has successfully connected the two halves — the Optical Telescope Element (OTE) and the Space Craft Element (SCE) — of the composites intensive James Webb Telescope for the first time, marking a major milestone for the pro...


8/28/2019

Second five-bladed Airbus H145 prototype performs maiden flight

The helicopter will be used for additional flight tests to achieve EASA certification in early 2020.


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