INDUSTRY NEWS

1/3/2020

Premium AEROTEC demonstrates hybrid CFRP-AM metal design for future lightweight aircraft structures

Successful completion of the ThermOplast Additive Manufacturing STrukturen (TOAST) project offers cost, time and weight savings via a novel, modern hybrid design.


1/3/2020

Airbus, Aston Martin launch special edition ACH130 helicopter

The ACH130 Aston Martin Edition, unveiled Jan. 3, includes luxury interior features designed by the automaker.


1/3/2020

SpaceX tests new Crew Dragon parachute design

Successful parachute tests bring the Crew Dragon another step closer to a crewed flight test. 


1/3/2020

COHMAS Lab to host composite materials workshop

The composites industry and engineering workshop will be held at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in March 2020.


1/2/2020

Top 10 CW news from the 2010s

From 2010-2019, here are CompositesWorld’s most viewed composites industry news from the decade.


1/2/2020

Ahlstrom-Munksjö completes the sale of glass fiber reinforcement business

On Dec. 31, Ahlstrom-Munksjö announced that it has completed the sale of its glass fiber reinforcement business in Mikkeli, Finland, to Vitrulan Composites Oy.


1/2/2020

Lockheed Martin delivers 134 F-35 aircraft in 2019

Lockheed Martin reports that it exceeded its 2019 delivery goals for the F-35 defense aircraft, and plans to deliver 141 F-35s in 2020.


1/2/2020

Elon Musk teases Vegas Hyperloop tunnel for 2020

The Boring Co. hopes to complete a Hyperloop project in Las Vegas in 2020 that would carry passengers between the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and the Las Vegas Strip.


1/2/2020

Researchers develop nano-barrier for CFRP space applications

Developed by the University of Surrey and Airbus, the new nano-barrier material is intended to eliminate moisture absorption issues in spacecraft components.


12/30/2019

Top composites news stories of 2019

The top 10 most viewed composites news stories of 2019.