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Netherland Aerospace organise une visite de la filière composites aux Pays Bas

Dans le cadre du projet TransNetAero, le Netherland Aerospace Group organise une visite de la filière composite des Pays Bas les 6 et 7 novembre 2014.

Airbus A350-900 receives EASA type certification

The A350-900 has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification will follow shortly.

Hexcel investit 200M€ dans un nouveau site en Isère

Le Groupe annonce l’implantation de sa première usine européenne de fabrication du précurseur polyacrylonitrile (PAN), matière première de la fibre de carbone, ainsi qu’une ligne de fabrication de fibre de carbone sur la Plate-forme chimique Les Roches-Roussillon (Roussillon/Salaise-sur-Sanne).

Hexcel to build carbon fiber plant in Rousillon, France

Hexcel Corporation announced that it will expand its carbon fiber production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fiber lines in Roussillon, France. The $250 million investment will also include the associated Quality Control laboratories and offices.

Inauguration de la nouvelle unité de production de PAN de Toray

Le groupe a inauguré sa nouvelle usine de précurseur de fibre de carbone du groupe à Lacq, dans les Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

Opening ceremony of Toray PAN precursor carbon fiber plant in France

Toray Subsidiary Toray Carbon Fibers Europe S.A. (CFE) held a ceremony to mark the completion of construction of the new carbon fiber raw material (precursor) plant at CFE's Lacq plant, France.

NTU starts international consortium to develop materials for sporting goods

Nanyang Technological University's Institute for Sports Research (ISR) has set up an international consortium to develop innovative materials and process for sports products with Arkema, Chomarat, Babolat (tennis racquet maker ) and Topkey (bicycle manufacturer).

Huntsman Advanced Materials optimises auto composites series applications

In the on-going commitment to reduce weight even further in automotive structures, many OEMs and suppliers are focusing on implementing the best and most cost-effective processing techniques to manufacture mass-produced, epoxy composite vehicle parts.

Safran contributes to the production of GE9X engine

As a partner to GE on the GE9X program, Safran is developing its presence in the high-power engine market. The GE9X is a next-generation jet engine and the largest produced. It will power the future Boeing 777X, which will go into service by 2020. Below, an explanation of the program’s significance for the Group.

Safran participe au moteur GE9X

Safran, partenaire de GE sur le programme GE9X, renforce sa présence sur le marché des moteurs de forte puissance. De nouvelle génération et le plus gros produit, le GE9X équipera le futur 777X de Boeing qui entrera en service d’ici à 2020. Décryptage des enjeux pour le Groupe.