Mass Transit

Trains, buses and subways make extensive use of composites in vehicle body panels, air conditioner enclosures and interior parts and components. Increasing demand for lightweighting in this sector offers good opportunity for more composites application.
composites industry growth
Article

Index expands on supplier deliveries and improved exports

The GBI: Composites Fabricating Index registers a 55.0 reading for November 2018, pulled higher by supplier deliveries and exports.

Article

Looking ahead at composites trends in 2019

Columnist Dale Brosius predicts 2019 will reveal growth opportunities in infrastructure, wind energy and personal air mobility for composites. 
New Product Announcements
Product

New SAERTEX products offer fire protection

The company has released two new products in the area of fire protection for composites, SAERTEX LEO Coated Fabric and SAERcore LEO.