INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

CAMX 2019 abstract deadline approaching

The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo deadline for abstracts for Educational Sessions and Technical Papers for its 2019 event is Friday March 1. 


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

Tods Aerospace to to design and manufacture first class seating for Safran

Tods Aerospace will work with Safran on composite structures for a new upper first class suite and will advise on the configuration, engineering and materials selection.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

U.S. states set gigawatt goals for offshore wind

Three different states plan for gigawatt grids, powered by wind turbines with >90-meter-long composite blades, to help combat climate change.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

CW launches Top Shops benchmarking survey

CompositesWorld’s inaugural Top Shops benchmarking survey will allow fabricators to compare manufacturing metrics against other composites operations.


PUBLISHED: 2/27/2019

Teijin to acquire Renegade, expand carbon fiber business in aerospace

The acquisition aligns with Teijin’s goals to expand its carbon fiber intermediate materials business and expertise into next-generation aerospace.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2019

Virgin Galactic reaches new heights, adds third passenger with second spaceflight

The flight marks the highest altitude and speed that the SpaceShipTwo has achieved to date, and included the addition of a third crew member for the first time.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2019

KraussMaffei acquires Pultrex

KraussMaffei’s recent purchasing agreement with Pultrex adds the company’s 40 years of experience in pultrusion to KraussMaffei’s portfolio.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2019

Rolls-Royce tests Advanced Low Pressure system (ALPS) for UltraFan engine

Composite elements of the Advanced Low Pressure system (ALPS), including fan blades, a fan case and annulus fillers, were tested together on a donor engine.


PUBLISHED: 2/25/2019

NCC's new Large Scale Resin Infusion (LSRI) technology designed for aerospace, wind industry R&D

New Large Scale Resin Infusion (LSRI) technology is aimed at widening the applicability of Liquid Composite Molding (LCM) processes to a wider range of components.


PUBLISHED: 2/22/2019

Composites manufacturers and legislative leaders met to discuss composites in infrastructure

The meetings were facilitated by ACMA and discussed legislation such as the IMAGINE Act and the former Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program. 


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