INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 4/15/2019

Latécoère joins TPRC

As a new Tier 1 member of the ThermoPlastic composites Research Centre, Latécoère offers expertise in various fields of composite technologies (RTM, LRI).


PUBLISHED: 4/14/2019

Stratolaunch aircraft completes first flight

On April 13, the world’s largest composite aircraft flew for 149 minutes in its initial flight test.


PUBLISHED: 4/12/2019

Turkish Aerospace Industries to build new aircraft composite part plant

Turkish Aerospace Industries’ 95,000 square-meter smart factory for structural aircraft parts will reportedly become the world’s fourth-largest composite plant.


PUBLISHED: 4/12/2019

FRP composite piles offer strength, corrosion resistance

Department of Transportation (DOT) agencies tasked with replacing aging marine fender systems are opting for corrosion-resistant fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) pilings with increasing frequency.


PUBLISHED: 4/12/2019

Mitsubishi Corp. completes shareholder agreement with ELG Carbon Fibre

The two companies aim to enhance global business development and provide a reliable supply of reprocessed carbon fiber.


PUBLISHED: 4/12/2019

Web Industries upgrades to Tier 2 NCC membership

The company says its new status with the National Composites Centre complements its business strategy and recent acquisitions of Omega Systèmes Atlantique and Aquitaine.


PUBLISHED: 4/11/2019

Boston SAMPE to highlight advanced composite driver-side commercial passenger car door project

The featured project is an example of an automated low-cycle time solution that enables composites to become a viable alternative to metals in high rate automotive manufacturing.


PUBLISHED: 4/11/2019

NASA selects new research institutes to develop smart habitats for space exploration

The goal of the new Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) is to develop automated technologies critical to a sustainable human presence on the Moon and eventually Mars. 


PUBLISHED: 4/11/2019

Composite manhole covers used in national LUKOIL Bulgaria update program

Fibrelite’s GFRP covers are said to improve safety for operators and site owners vs. corroded metal covers.


PUBLISHED: 4/10/2019

Emery launches 3D-printed eBike frame

The Emery ONE, the world’s first 3D-printed eBike, was developed in collaboration with Arevo, Franco Bicycles and Bosch.


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