STELIA Aerospace participates in AILE project with Bombardier

STELIA Aéronautique Canada’s R&T teams will lead the project to build a thermoplastic composite trailing edge flap as a testbed for Bombardier.


FRIMO, Hennecke form strategic partnership for automotive applications

The companies will combine their core competencies with a focus on polyurethane and other materials applications for the production of passenger vehicles.


Global wind capacity market value predicted to increase tenfold over next decade

According to research from Navigant Research, growing global wind energy capacity will lead to a market worth more than $1 trillion over the next decade.


Sicomin bio-based resins used in flax fiber-reinforced boat

The hull, deck and internal structure the FLAX 27 sailing boat were infused with Sicomin’s GreenPoxy InfuGreen 810 resin and flax fiber reinforcement fabrics.


Strata Manufacturing delivers first Pilatus PC-24 flap track fairings shipset

This delivery marks the initial success of an expanded agreement between Strata and Pilatus announced in May 2019.


Conbility tape placement head installed at University of Limerick

The PrePro 3D system combines laser-assisted thermoplastic tape placement with IR-assisted thermoset prepreg placement.


DHSutherland partners with KleanVak for promotion of surface preparation technology

DHSutherland will promote France-based KleanVak’s mold preparation and solvent cleaning technology to customers in the Americas.


Teijin, Envision Virgin Racing announce multi-year partnership

The Teijin Group will develop high-performance materials and products for the team’s all-electric Formula E racecars.


AZL, IKV launch SMC data bank and testing project

Researchers and partner companies aim to standardize the provision of engineering data for long fiber-reinforced sheet molding compounds (SMC).

PUBLISHED: 2/3/2020

Composite resins price change report

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