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Composites UK teams up with Design Council to promote the great business benefits of design

Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites industry, is teaming up with the Design Council to highlight the benefits that design can deliver towards the business growth of companies in the composites sector.

Testing completed on NASA's James Webb space telescope backplane

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has reached another development milestone with the completion of static load testing of its primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS) moving the telescope one step closer to its 2018 launch.

Henkel increases pipe lifetime by up to 20 years

DNV GL, one of the leading certification bodies, certified Loctite composite repair system for steel pipes and pipelines.

Lancement de la "Jules Verne Manufacturing Valley"

Initiative conjointe d’EMC2, de l’IRT Jules Verne, du Groupement Technocampus, de la Région des Pays de la Loire et de Nantes Métropole, ce nouveau label porte la revendication de tous les acteurs de se positionner fortement comme l’écosystème expert du « savoir-produire » en France, et d’être connus et reconnus mondialement pour être la région qui invente l’usine de demain.   

Sintex commences its LRTM/VARTM facility at Pune plant

This production facility will cater to large size composite products especially for farming and mining equipment, commercial vehicles and mass transit vehicles.

A350 XWB MSN001 successfully conducted Maximum Energy Rejected Take-Off test

Airbus has successfully performed the ‘Maximum Energy Rejected Take-Off’ (MERTO) test with the A350 MSN001 on the morning of Saturday 19th July at Istres Air Force Base in France. MERTO, which follows on from the previous ‘High Energy Rejected Take-Off’ (HERTO) preparation test conducted by MSN001 two months ago, is a part of the mandatory series of tests for Certification.

Inauguration de la plateforme Spide TP du Cetim

La plateforme Spide TP, « Le laser robotisé au service des grandes cadences », a été inaugurée le 3 Juillet 2014 sur le Technocampus Composites, à Boguenais, près de Nantes.

GKN Aerospace opens composite design engineering center in Alabama

The company announced that it has opened a composite design engineering center at its Advanced Composite Structures (ACS) facility in Alabama, enhancing the capabilities of the Elmore County operation that serves major North America-based manufacturers.

Appel à projets "Matériaux innovants pour l'habitat"

Les acteurs du TIA (Territorial Innovation Accelerator) lancent un appel à projets "Matériaux innovants pour l'habitat" en collaboration avec le groupe Kingfisher.

Airbus wins business worth more than $75 billion for 496 aircraft at Farnborough Air Show 2014

During the 2014 Farnborough Air Show, Airbus won US$75.3 billion worth of business for a total of 496 aircraft, making it by far the largest Farnborough show for Airbus – both in terms of dollar value and also in the number aircraft.