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Published: 8/31/2016

History, myths and urban legends of pultrusion
CW guest columnist and composites industry pultrusion consultant David E. Green tells us that many interesting stories have been told about the early days of pultrusion, and some of them are true.

Published: 1/28/2016

Polyurethanes: Collaboration and adaptation for optimal application
Guest columnist Kevin Meyer, associate scientist, Dow Polyurethanes, The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, MI, US), asks, and suggests some answers to, the question, "Why have polyurethanes, given their performance advantages, not been adopted in place of ...

Published: 3/31/2015

Automated composites manufacturing, past, present and future
CW guest columnist Rob Sjostedt is a partner and CEO at VectorSum Inc. He recalls his days at Goldsworthy Engineering and reminds CW readers that today’s product requirements are more challenging than ever, and creative new approaches are required.

Published: 3/2/2015

Looking for Lindberghs
Every paradigm-shifting invention throughout human history has been met with skepticism. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says the composites industry has need of those willing to attempt what most believe impossible.

Published: 1/1/2011

New filament to make composites "smart"
CW Conferences director Scott Stephenson premiers a showcase for new ideas overheard at CW Conferences.

Published: 6/1/2008

Pultruders need some self-control
Pultrusion veteran Joe Sumerak argues that in today’s more-competitive global marketplace, pultruders can no longer afford to overprice their products to compensate for process and supervision inefficiency.

Published: 5/1/2006

May Editorial
HPC at JEC (left to right): Sian Raynor, Dirk Weed, Judy Hazen, Sara Black and Mike Musselman. Everything one hears lately — whether it's reports from the recent SpeedNews Conference in L.A. (see News item, p. 20) or sales statistics and projections...

Published: 3/1/2006

March Editorial
The composites conference season is coming fast, and I'm sure many of you are preparing to hit the road in the next few weeks, as is the staff of HPC. As you read this, I'll be making my first visit to the SpeedNews Aviation Industry Suppliers Confe...