INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 4/25/2019

OceanGate's Titan dives to 3,760 meters with four crew members

Titan, OceanGate’s five-person composites-intensive submersible, set a world deep-sea dive record while preparing for its Titanic Survey Expedition.


PUBLISHED: 4/25/2019

Employment Opportunity: Senior Operations Manager, TenCate Performance Composites

TenCate Performance Composites, a part of Toray Group, is seeking a Senior Operations Manager to be based in Camarillo, Calif., U.S.


PUBLISHED: 4/25/2019

Omega Systèmes extends contract with Airbus

The three-year contract covers the manufacture, supply and processing of high-precision composites for several Airbus programs.


PUBLISHED: 4/24/2019

Ultra-long endurance UAV flies using variable-buoyancy propulsion

Researchers at University of the Highlands and Islands successfully test prototype unmanned aerial vehicle that uses rising-and-diving motion to propel itself forward as it glides on carbon fiber wings.


PUBLISHED: 4/24/2019

CW Top Shops benchmarking survey now open

CompositesWorld’s inaugural Top Shops benchmarking survey recently launched and is open until the end of April. The survey allows composites fabricators to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of their manufacturing operations.


PUBLISHED: 4/24/2019

Mississippi State opens Marvin B. Dow Stitched Composites Development Center

The new research center, built in partnership with Boeing, will work with stitched, resin-infused composites to advance composite materials for aerospace.


PUBLISHED: 4/23/2019

CSP VICTALL partners with JMC on first composite pickup box in China

The composite pickup box, developed by CSP VICTALL, will be featured on Jiangling Motors Corp.’s Yuhu 3 and Yuhu 5 pickup trucks.


PUBLISHED: 4/22/2019

LM Wind Power manufactures longest wind turbine blade

The 107-meter-long blade has been designed for GE’s Haliade-X 12-megawatt offshore wind turbine.


PUBLISHED: 4/22/2019

4M Carbon Fiber engages Lincoln International for acquisition program

The first step for 4M’s acquisition plans is to secure funding for the acquisition of a synergistic downstream carbon fiber user.


PUBLISHED: 4/22/2019

INEOS Styrolution to build production site for StyLight thermoplastic composite

StyLight is said to offer a combination of structural stiffness, aesthetics, processability, dimensional stability and good surface quality.


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