COMPOSITES NEWS

SAMPE Europe postpones SE SUMMIT to 2021

5/14/2020

Following concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, SAMPE Europe has followed JEC Group’s lead and rescheduled its spring event for March 2021. 

JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners

5/14/2020

The 13 winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on May 13.

AWEA: U.S. sets first quarter wind record for 2020

5/12/2020

The first quarter of 2020 saw U.S. wind project installations rise 117% compared to Q1 2019.

RS Technologies establishes new composite utility pole production facility

5/12/2020

The 237,000-square-foot production facility in St. George, Utah, U.S. will enable increased production capacity for the Canada-based company.

NASA names companies to develop human landers for Artemis

5/12/2020

Blue Origins, Dynetics and SpaceX are developing human landing systems concepts for Artemis’s 2024 moon mission.

Boeing announces first unmanned Loyal Wingman defense aircraft

5/11/2020

The first of three prototypes, the Loyal Wingman’s artificial intelligence application and its use of composites soars above the milestone set for unmanned aircraft.

Hexcel HexPly M79 prepregs receive DNV GL Type Approval Certification

5/8/2020

The new verification allows the materials to be used in all DNV GL classed vessels.

IPS Adhesives establishes Center of Excellence in North Carolina

5/8/2020

The move centralizes the company’s North American R&D and customer service activities, with a focus on faster response times and increased output.

Adapa reconfigurable molds enable weight saving in the marine industry

5/8/2020

Gurit helps demonstrate resin saving and dynamic performance of thermoformed Corecell foam core.

Quarantreat offers fast-build medical isolation studio for COVID-19 containment

5/8/2020

Rapid dispatch design uses LitePan composite structural insulated panels and LiteTex thermoplastic composite laminates.