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Engel equips open hybrid LabFactory

An Engel v-duo 3600 machine is currently being built for the Open Hybrid LabFactory e.V. association in Wolfsburg at Engel Austria’s large-scale machine plant in St. Valentin, Austria.

BMW presents a selection of development highlights for next generation of its 7 Series

The company is using a technology and innovation workshop to present an initial selection of development highlights which the next generation of the BMW 7 Series model range will use to set new benchmarks in lightweight design, driving dynamics, comfort, intelligent connectivity and operation. 

Composites shelters with solar energy system for refugee families

Exel Composites has been selected as a partner in a venture aiming at improving the life of refugees by providing safe and functional temporary shelters. The UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) has placed an order of 10,000 shelters with the social enterprise Better Shelter.

A factory-made carbon fiber/epoxy strands woven into sheets

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, announces that it has partnered with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Composites Company (NCKC) to exclusively introduce their innovative carbon fiber Strand Sheet technology to the North American market.

Lenzing sells Dolan and European Carbon Fiber

The Lenzing Group announces the sale of its fully owned German subsidiary Dolan GmbH, Kelheim and its 91.1% stake in European Carbon Fiber GmbH, Kelheim to WHEB Partners’ Growth Fund 2 of England and Jan Verdenhalven. 

Tri-Mack expands capabilities to meet aerospace supply chain demand

The aerospace industry is thriving and is predicted to continue on an upward trajectory into the next decade. Demand for new aircraft is expected to support annual industry-wide growth of approximately seven percent, an increase of more than 50 percent by 2021.

Snecma inaugure son établissement de Bordeaux

Pierre Fabre, président de Snecma (Safran), Alain Juppé, maire de Bordeaux, président de Bordeaux Métropole, ancien Premier ministre et Alain Rousset, député de la Gironde, président du Conseil régional d'Aquitaine inaugurent le nouvel établissement de Snecma à Bordeaux.

A lightweight buoyant ballistic protection for maritime operations

Morgan Advanced Materials’ Composites and Defence Systems previews their new LASA Maritime Combat System, which includes a  marine ballistic helmet and a lightweight buoyant ballistic insert, as well as a ballistic buoyant shield, communications, a lightweight waterproof rucksack, pouches and holsters.

Snecma inaugurates facility in Bordeaux

Pierre Fabre, CEO of Snecma (Safran), Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux, President of the Bordeaux Métropole community and former French Prime Minister, and Alain Rousset, Member of Parliament from the Gironde region and President of the Aquitaine Regional Council, inaugurates Snecma's new facility in Bordeaux.