Mass Transit

Into the Hyperloop

The role of composites in the fifth mode of transport.
#feature #regulation #workforcedevelopment

Mass Transit

Light wagon for freight trains

The chassis of the trolley consists of a lattice girder structure in the middle segment and load-optimized headboards.


Composites Index contraction slowed in August

The Index indicated expansionary readings in production, supplier deliveries and exports, but was pulled lower by employment, new orders and backlogs.   

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U.K. Department of International Trade hosts CAMX workshop

The composites workshop and networking reception will take place Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 2:30-5:00 p.m. 

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Cecence invests in new production equipment

The composites engineering firm plans to add £300,000 of new manufacturing equipment to its recently-expanded U.K. facility, increasing production capacity.
#autoclave #sustainability #cuttingtools


National Composites Week: How composites protect us

As we celebrate National Composites Week, here’s a look at some of the ways composites keeping us safe.  
#f-35 #lockheedmartin #braiding


Biodegradable, biobased Ekoa composite veneers are in production

Ekoa 99.7% bio-based veneers are used to finish surfaces in walls, ceilings, furniture and vehicle interiors.
#biomaterials #sustainability


Composites Index contracts on a surprise 5-point decline

Steep contraction in both production and new orders pulled the Composites Fabricating Index to 47.4 for July 2019.

Glass Fibers

Diversified composites manufacturer BFG Africa opens new facility

BFG Africa’s new factory to boost Africa-wide environment-friendly composites fiberglass design and manufacturing. 
#workforcedevelopment #precursor #polyacrylonitrile


Employment activity leads expansion in business activity

The Composites Fabricating Index for June 2019 came in at 52.7, continuing its stretch of more than 30 months of expanding activity.