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A futuristic racquet produced by 3D printing and additive manufacturing

CRP Technology has produced an unusual tennis racquet grip in association with two students from the Rimini Academy of Fine Arts.

Boeing, Jetlines announce order for five 737 MAX 7s

Boeing and Jetlines announced an order for five 737 MAX 7s as the new Canadian ultra-low cost carrier builds its future fleet. The order, valued at $438 millionat current list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional 16 737 MAXs.

A 35-meter purse seiner built in composite material

The boat was designed and constructed by Mundal Boat, a specialist in large innovative vessels made with sandwich composite material.

AirAsia X places firm order for 55 A330neo

AirAsia X, the long haul affiliate of Asia’s largest low cost airline, has placed a firm order with Airbus for 55 A330neo aircraft.

Sigma invests in composites technology

Sigma Composites, part of Sigma Components, has invested £50,000 in a braiding machine to take its composites business to the next level.

Hexcel acquires 50% interest in formax

Hexcel Corporation announced that it has acquired 50% of Formax UK Limited, a leading manufacturer of composite reinforcements, specializing in the production of lightweight multi-axial fabrics.

Axson opens a technical centre for developing innovative PUR formulations

Axson, a specialist in high-performance polymer formulation, is to open an Axson Merylithe, a technical centre for developing innovative PUR formulations.

Axson ouvrira un centre technique pour développer des formulations de polyuréthanes innovants

Le spécialiste de la formulation de polymères hautes-performances, ouvrira son centre technique Axson Merylithe pour développer des formulations innovantes en PUR.

Aviation Technical Services acquires Texas Air Composites

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) has acquired Texas Air Composites (TAC), a domestic 145 repair station specializing in composite structural fabrication, support and repair for regional, commercial and military aircraft.