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Published: 2/7/2019

Rock West Composites expands filament winding operations
The company added new filament winders, a long-length oven, and additional manufacturing space.

Published: 2/4/2019

AeroLas explores new spinning technology for thermoplastic hybrid yarn
AeroLas is working to combine recycled carbon fiber with PEEK using adapted art textile machines and a patented air guided ring spinning technology. 

Published: 1/25/2019

NETZSCH and USQ partner to advance automated composite manufacturing
The research partnership will focus on advancing the automated production of composite materials using dielectric sensor technology. 

Published: 11/5/2018

New technologies and markets at World of Filament Winding event
Nov. conference features winding developments with robots, automated fiber placement, additive manufacturing and emerging markets.

Published: 9/19/2018

CG Rail unveils world's first CFRP rail vehicle
The car body consists of 70 percent carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and is 30 percent lighter than a conventional aluminum construction.

Published: 9/9/2018

Agility launches new bus and truck systems for India featuring composite cylinders
Agility’s Type 4 cylinders are manufactured using carbon fiber composite and are 70% lighter than steel cylinders.

Published: 9/7/2018

Coriolis Group acquires filament winding specialist MF TECH
Parent company of Coriolis Composites completes first external growth operation, strengthening its industrial robotics for composites manufacturing.

Published: 7/27/2018

Cygnet Texkimp and University of Manchester develop 3D winding technology
The machine is based on a 9-Axis robotic winding concept and winds carbon fiber into lightweight parts for automotive and aerospace markets.

Published: 5/14/2018

SGL and Automotive Management Consulting announce cooperation to develop "xFK in 3D" technology
SGL Sigrapreg TowPreg used in patented 3D winding process to produce lightweight, optimized composite structures with efficiency, speed and reduced waste.

Published: 5/7/2018

People on the Move: May 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of people on the move in the composites industry.