INDUSTRY NEWS

2/6/2020

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.


2/6/2020

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.


2/6/2020

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.


2/5/2020

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.


2/5/2020

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.


2/4/2020

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.


2/4/2020

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.


2/3/2020

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.


2/3/2020

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

CW’s running summary of resin price change announcements from major material suppliers that serve the composites manufacturing industry.