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Sikorsky S-97 Raider Helicopter achieves successful first flight

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, announced the successful first flight of the S-97 Raider helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype designed to demonstrate a game-changing combination of maneuverability, hover ability, range, speed, endurance and survivability.

Zoltek to generate 200 jobs

By doubling its production of carbon fiber in 2016 to reach 5000 tons, the company Zoltek will create 200 new jobs in Jalisco, which will add to the 250 it already has the plant in the state.

Acciona Windpower will install more than 800 MW of wind power in North America in 2015

Acciona Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the Aciiona Group that designs, manufactures and markets wind turbines, plans to install 805.5  MW in North America in 2015. 94% of this capacity will be with 3 MW wind  turbines. All these facilities are owned by third-party customers.

Surface Generation expands in UK and Asia

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced materials processing technologies, announced that it has opened new technology demonstration facilities in the UK and Taiwan after trials showed significant quality improvements in parts created using its novel injection moulding techniques.

Dassault Systèmes co-leads the French Government initiative "Industry of the Future"

Dassault Systèmes announced that it is co-leading the second phase of the French government’s strategic push for industrial modernization in France.

Litzler expands with new composites machinery sales position

Litzler is pleased to announce that Brantley Bass is joining C. A. Litzler Co., Inc. in a new composites machinery sales position.

Sumitomo Bakelite demonstrates composites for next generation combustion engines

The company estimates that, by the year 2020, the first cylinder housings manufactured from polymer composite materials will be introduced into passenger car and motorcycle engines, replacing the aluminium components currently in use.

Intertek launches non-destructive testing for composite manufacturers

The company announces its investment in expanded laboratory equipment to further enhance its advanced composites materials testing capabilities, which service multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, energy and building.  

Kangde Xin establish two research centers in Germany

Jiangsu Kangde Xin Composite Co., Ltd and the Roding Automobile GmbH have recently signed a memorandum of cooperation.

Chomarat Chine obtient la certification aéronautique EN 9100:2009

Chomarat Engineered Textiles, Ltd., implanté à Taicang, à proximité de Shanghai, a obtenu la norme européenne qui évalue la réponse d’un site aux exigences du marché aéronautique et spatial.