Business

ProTec acquires PolymersNet

The company based in Lampertheim/Germany is specialized in design, construction, and commissioning of powerful systems for manufacturing of long-fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFT) using the pultrusion technology. 

SGL receives funds to develop an innovative carbon fiber for thermoplastic applications

The carbon company is receiving funds of just under €1 million from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for the development of a customized carbon fiber for thermoplastic applications.

EMC2 renouvelle son partenariat avec le CRIAQ

Le pôle EMC2 et le CRIAQ (Consortium de Recherche de l'Industrie Aéronautique du Québec) ont renouvelé leur partenariat lors du Salon International de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace.

Un avion amphibie biplace dont l'enveloppe est entièrement fabriquée en composite

Lisa Airplanes lance Akoya, un avion amphibie biplace, capable de décoller et atterrir aussi bien sur l'eau, la terre que la neige et de se ranger ou se transporter facilement grâce à ses ailes pivotantes.

Figeac Aéro signe un contrat pour le Boeing 787 Dreamliner et s’installe au Mexique

Le Groupe Figeac Aéro, partenaire de grands industriels de l’aéronautique, annonce la signature avec le Groupe Latécoère d’un contrat de fourniture de pièces élémentaires en alliages légers et métaux durs ainsi que de petits sous-ensembles pour les portes du Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

A nano-reinforcement protein agent improves interfacial properties of PAN/phenolic-composites

SP Nano, a specialist in innovative nanotechnology for enhanced textiles and composite materials, publishes a paper which details the benefits in both interlaminar and through-thickness tensile strength from combining its protein together with carbon nanotubes (CNT) in the reinforcement of carbon fiber.

£1m investment in technical fibres fuels job generation at Cygnet Texkimp

Fibre handling specialist Cygnet Texkimp is investing £1m to expand its machinery and materials research centre after receiving one third of funding for the scheme from the Textiles Growth Programme.

PRESCHE project confirms Quickstep's superior automotive manufacturing technology

Advanced manufacturing company Quickstep Holdings is pleased to announce the completion of a German government-funded project that has confirmed Quickstep's ability to manufacture niche volume carbon fibre composite vehicle parts more efficiently than traditional processes.

Composites One presented with 2014 Gold Award from Great West Casualty Company

Composites One LLC was presented the Gold Award by Great West Casualty Company as a part of the 2014 National Safety Awards Program. This is the 13th consecutive year that Composites One LLC has been named an award recipient by Great West.