INDUSTRY NEWS

12/26/2019

450-MW Texas wind farm goes online, to expand to 500 MW in 2020

The High Lonesome wind farm, operated by Enel Green Power North America Ltd., plans to add an additional 50 MW of capacity in early 2020.


12/26/2019

Gurit signs long term core material supply agreement with Chinese wind turbine blade OEM

The three-year contract is a continuation of an existing business relationship for the supply of core materials.


12/26/2019

Aerojet Rocketdyne to provide propulsion for Orion spacecraft fleet

In a recent contract with Lockheed Martin, Aerojet Rocketdyne engines and other products will be used on NASA’s Orion spacecraft for three Artemis missions.


12/26/2019

Dassault Systèmes, Rize Inc. partner to provide composite 3D printing solutions

Customers will be able to integrate Rize 3D printing technology with Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE software platform.


12/23/2019

Automotive interior Tier 1 supplier signs license for EconCore technology

Japanese manufacturer Kokobukiya Fronte will use EconCore’s production technology to produce honeycomb materials under brand name M-Light.


12/23/2019

SPE ACCE issues call for papers for 2020 conference

Paper abstracts are due April 17, 2020, and final papers or non-commercial presentations are due June 19, 2020.


12/23/2019

Scott Bader appointed sole distributor of United Initiators’ BAYCAT

Scott Bader has signed an exclusive agreement for European distribution of United Initiators BAYCAT organic peroxides for the composites market.


12/23/2019

University of Texas researchers develop deep-ocean wind turbine blades

Funded by a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. DOE, university researchers will develop a prototype of a vertical-axis, floating offshore wind turbine design.


12/20/2019

Bitrez Ltd partners with EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub

Polymers specialist Bitrez will partner with academic and industry partners to develop affordable, sustainable, next-generation composites.


12/20/2019

Marine composite repair technology research demonstrates success

EU-funded COMPA Repairs glass and carbon fiber composite patch technology promises durable, fast, cost-effective ship repair.