COMPOSITES NEWS

Embraer makes 4.5% adjustment to global workforce structure

9/11/2020

The measure stems from the impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of the company’s partnership with Boeing in late April.

Scott Bader, Structural Science Composites partner for resin supply

9/11/2020

The five-year partnership will enable SSC to grow its business and manufacture composite covers and frames.

Pipistrel accepts orders for Nuuva series eVTOL aircraft

9/11/2020

The Nuuva V300 is a long-range autonomous eVTOL UAV for logistics and aerial cargo delivery. It is considered more economical, safe and reliable compared to conventional helicopters.

CAMX announces closing keynote speaker, Joel Whitehouse

9/11/2020

CAMX 2020's closing keynote will offer an outlook for the global marketplace and opportunities for collaboration and growth.

Hybrid Air Vehicles joins Telecom Infra Project

9/11/2020

Retaining a large payload and long endurance capabilities, the company’s Airlander aircraft has the potential to improve internet connectivity for millions of people.

Utah selected as a Defense Manufacturing Community

9/11/2020

The selection will bolster Utah’s growing aerospace, defense and manufacturing industry, and its plan to focus on carbon composites and advanced materials.

EconCore, Toray and Bostik collaborate on FST-qualified thermoplastic honeycomb panels

9/11/2020

Developed for mass transportation applications, including aircraft interiors, the material improves upon the cost, sustainability and versatility of conventional sandwich layup.

Vega VV16 rocket launches with Bercella composites dispenser structure onboard

9/11/2020

The CFRP dispenser structure, developed for the Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS), was successfully launched for the European Space Agency.

Call for abstract submissions for 2021 Pultrusion Conference

9/10/2020

ACMA and EPTA encourages abstract applications for its 2021 conference from companies of all sizes. The submission deadline is October 23, 2020. 

Composite Factory receives PRI Registrar accreditation

9/10/2020

The PRI Registrar recognizes Composite Factory for its commitment to continual improvement in its management system and quality excellence.  

Nanocyl SA, ChemSpec NA enter into distribution agreement

9/10/2020

The distribution agreement involves the promotion and distribution of Nanocyl’s multiwall carbon nanotube (MWCNT) products.

Cimarron Composites to supply Shell with hydrogen gas transport modules

9/10/2020

Composite cylinders at 517 bar and 2,000 liters will enable 1,200 kilograms of hydrogen gas to be transported between fueling stations on 40-foot-long trailers.

MITO Material Solutions raises $1 million for graphene-functionalization

9/9/2020

The developed additives are said to enhance fiber-reinforced composites and thermoplastics up to 135% beyond standard metrics for replacing metals.

Rock West Composites receives silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

9/8/2020

The company received the award for consistent performance excellence over a twelve-month period from October 2018 to September 2019.

Lanxess extends use of composites to extrusion blow molding

9/8/2020

The process demonstrates its capabilities to boost the mechanical performance of blow-molded components in high-stress areas.