COMPOSITES NEWS

Henkel hosts Manufacturing Day events for high school students

10/5/2020

Manufacturing Day is an annual national event, which continues this week through Oct. 9 and serves to educate and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

ACMA now accepting nominations for annual Membership Awards

10/5/2020

The 2019 Volunteer Award recipient was Rick Pauer. ACMA is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Membership Awards.

Beckwood Press offers virtual facility tour

10/5/2020

As a means to connect with customers on a virtual platform, Beckwood tours its corporate headquarters, manufacturing facility and includes spotlights on recently completed presses.

OCSiAl opens graphene nanotube R&D center in Europe

10/2/2020

The major part of all developments in the Group’s new, Luxembourg facility will be targeted towards elastomers and thermoplastic composites enhanced with graphene nanotubes.

Sigmatex accelerates consolidation of U.S. operations

10/2/2020

The consolidation process—which is a direct result of the global pandemic—will increase weaving capacity and additional investment made in innovative technologies.

Solvay, Lockheed Martin continue F-35 aircraft partnership

10/2/2020

The new five-year contract with Lockheed Martin builds on Solvay’s F-35 program commitment to provide high-performance materials and the company’s leadership in composite and adhesive technologies.

ATL Composites, PARTEC celebrate 25-year partnership

10/2/2020

ATL Composites’ knowledge and materials contribution to the PARTEC Composite Centre’s have enabled hands-on trials and apprentice training course work for individuals of all ages.

EHang unveils heavy-lift autonomous aerial vehicle

10/2/2020

With a payload of 200 kilograms, the EHang 216L opens up commercial opportunities for short-to-medium-haul air logistics in both urban and rural areas.

CRP USA achieves AS9100 Rev. D certification

10/2/2020

The certification enables CRP’s manufacture of 3D-printed aerospace products from its customer's component design data.

AI-based software solution improves Enercon's cutting and kitting operations

10/1/2020

Plataine's optimization software solution enables Enercon to meet market demand, automate manufacturing processes and significantly reduce production costs and material waste.

Boeing to consolidate 787 production in 2021

10/1/2020

According to Boeing, the single site in South Carolina will improve operational efficiency as it adapts to the market downturn and positions for recovery and long-term growth.

Headwear protection manufacturer incorporates styrenics-based composites

10/1/2020

INEOS Styrolutions’ carbon fiber composite StyLight Hybrid S material offers Casco International’s customers more protection in demanding environments.

Adapa A/S technology chosen for flexible composite design and manufacture

10/1/2020

The University of Stuttgart Institute of Aircraft Design is using adaptive mold technology to develop composite products and automated robotic manufacture processes for the construction industry.

Aimplas SPARTA project focuses on recycling composite material methods

10/1/2020

The SPARTA project will aim to find more efficient methods of recycling and reprocessing composite thermoplastic materials that reduce the aerospace industry’s overall waste.

Porsche, Bcomp collaborate on racing car with all-natural fiber composite bodywork

10/1/2020

The Cayman 718 GT4 CS delivers a full natural fiber composite bodywork kit for the Four Motors racing team at the 24 Hours Nürburgring race.