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Published: 5/3/2018

ACMA launches online composites education resource
New online resource educates end users about the possibilities of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials.

Published: 4/25/2018

UAMMI to produce 3D printed parts for Air Force
The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative has been awarded nearly $1M in federal funds to produce carbon composite additive manufactured parts for the Air Force.

Published: 4/25/2018

US Army Research Laboratory develops technique for adaptive composite materials
In collaboration with the University of Maryland, the US Army Research Laboratory has developed a technique that causes a composite material to become stiffer and stronger on-demand.

Published: 2/26/2018

Dowty Propellers re-establishes composite blade production
Fully recovered from a 2015 production site fire, Dowty Propellers receives award for updated and enhanced production facility.

Published: 2/21/2018

F-35 program reaches composites milestone
Orbital ATK celebrates completion of its 5,000th composite part for the F-35 program.

Published: 1/22/2018

Cevotec dry-fiber bindered tape available for automated placement
Manufacturer of SAMBA automated placement systems offers high-quality material aimed to make series CFRP production economical for non-aerospace applications.

Published: 12/22/2017

Spirit AeroSystems fabricates V-280 composite fuselage
Spirit Defense designed and built the fuselage in 22 months at the company's Rapid Prototype facility in Wichita, KS, US.

Published: 12/22/2017

Saab acquires GKN Aerospace's Applied Composites business
Sweden-based Applied Composites employs 55 people and primarily serves the aerospace, defense and transit markets.

Published: 12/4/2017

Orbital ATK OKs acquisition by Northrop Grumman
With Orbital ATK stockholder approval given, the company expects the acquisition to be completed in the first half of 2018.

Published: 12/3/2017

New web site for PLM Action Group
CIMdata, Inc. (Ann Arbor, MI, US), announced on Nov. 29 the creation of a new website to promote the work being undertaken by the Aerospace & Defense PLM Action Group (A&D PAG), an association of aerospace and defense companie...