Construction & Infrastructure

Composites are used in building and construction, architecture and infrastructure applications, particularly as a reinforcing material. From composite bridge fairings to carbon fiber rebar to innovations in architecture, composites are making their way into our buildings, roads and other infrastructure.
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Article

Index moves higher on new orders rebound

The Composites Business Index moved higher in February 2019, rebounding from January’s low.

Article

JEC 2019 at first glance

CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan reflects on first impressions from JEC World 2019, from aerospace industry insights to automotive composite technologies.
New Product Announcements
Product

Karl Mayer launches production line for thermoplastic UD tapes

The new line targets the mass production of thermoplastic tapes for lightweight construction applications.