INDUSTRY NEWS

12/11/2019

Zund America opens new North American headquarters

The digital cutting systems specialist’s new 60,000-square-foot facility in Oak Creek, Wis., U.S. includes expanded space for training and demonstrations.


12/11/2019

ATL Composites contributes to carbon fiber composite powerboat hull

Whiskey Alpha eight five is a recently introduced powerboat featuring a carbon fiber composite hull, developed for low weight and high speed.


12/11/2019

Webinar to discuss 2020 automotive market

Chief economist Michael Guckes and Gary Vasilash, editor of sister publication Automotive Design & Production, will host a webinar on Dec. 17.


12/10/2019

Albany Engineered Composites to work on Wing of Tomorrow program

Albany has signed a two-year agreement with Airbus to apply its 3D reinforced composites technology to next-generation wing substructure applications.


12/10/2019

Gregg Balko to retire after 16 years leading SAMPE North America

After serving as CEO and executive director for 16 years, Gregg Balko plans to retire in July 2020. SAMPE leadership has formed a committee to search for a successor.


12/9/2019

Irkut Corp. completes construction of fourth MS-21-300 flight test aircraft

Russian jetliner with OOA infused wing steps nearer to certification. See CW’s historical timeline of the MS-21.


12/9/2019

Solvay supplies high-performance thermoplastic film to Safran

Solvay will supply Halar ECTFE high-performance thermoplastic films for Safran’s LEAP engine acoustic panels.


12/9/2019

AMRC Cymru research facility opens in North Wales

Among other projects, the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Cymru will support the Airbus Wing of Tomorrow program.


12/6/2019

Dowty Propellers to open U.K. headquarters, composite propeller blade production facility

The Brockworth, England facility will include a full production facility for the company’s all-composite aircraft propeller blades.


12/6/2019

AC Marine & Composites to build composite blades for 2-MW tidal turbine

The 2-megawatt tidal turbine will feature four 10-meter composite blades, and is expected to be the most powerful tidal turbine to date.