INDUSTRY NEWS

11/4/2019

Additive manufacturing production epicenter planned for Pittsburgh, Pa.

Called “Neighborhood 91,” the project intends to house all elements of the additive manufacturing ecosystem on one campus for ease of production.


11/1/2019

MS-21 completes third flight test for EASA certification

Single-aisle jetliner with first out of autoclave composite wing steps closer to certification.


11/1/2019

Mayflower Wind Energy to begin 804-MW offshore wind project

With expected start-up of 2025, the project is expected to power approximately 500,000 homes in Massachusetts, U.S.


11/1/2019

Daher completes acquisition of Quest Aircraft Co.

The acquisition of the U.S.-based company extends Daher’s North American operations, adding assembly of the Kodiak utility airplane to its portfolio.


11/1/2019

Kaman extends MRO services to aftermarket, continues partnership with Winglet Technology

Kaman Composites Wichita has extended its composite repair capabilities to aftermarket, and it will continue manufacture of winglet systems for Winglet Technology LLC.


11/1/2019

Composites UK announces 2019 composites industry award winners

The 2019 winners include representatives from the National Composites Centre, MPM Ltd., Pentaxia, Gurit Ltd., Surface Generation and Cecence.


10/31/2019

Spirit AeroSystems to acquire select assets of Bombardier aerostructures, aftermarket businesses

The deal, expected to close the first half of 2020, includes Bombardier facilities in Belfast, Northern Ireland; Casablanca, Morocco; and Dallas, Texas, U.S.


10/31/2019

OceanGate to build two new deep-sea submersibles

The company is planning construction for two new carbon fiber composite submersibles, Cyclops 3 and 4, to be rated for 6,000 meters.


10/31/2019

Kordsa works with Ford Otosan to develop composite leaf springs for heavy trucks

Prepreg compression molding prototype achieves 75% weight savings while boosting performance.


10/31/2019

CW's Carbon Fiber conference just weeks away

Carbon Fiber 2019 will be held Nov. 19-21 in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S. and is the authoritative source for the latest on technical and business trends shaping fabrication of carbon fiber composite parts and structures.