World Market News N. 699: Airbus, FACC, Boeing, Berkeley Lab, Pitaka


Business and Market

Rolls-Royce announces £150m investment in UK aerospace facilities

China Aviation Supplies Holding Company signs GTA for 140 Airbus aircraft

Airbus’ leading single- and twin-aisle aircraft meet the diverse needs of Chinese customers. (...)

FACC secures multi-year Rolls-Royce contract for engine composites

Boeing partners with China Airlines to enhance maintenance, engineering, training capabilities

Spirit AeroSystems expanding manufacturing facilities in Malaysia

Custom Composites announce sponsorship of Olympic Team Lloyd Williams - Alloway

IntegriCo Composites partners with Closed Loop Fund to develop recycling infrastructure

UTC Aerospace Systems is helping to shape the wing of the future

NIAR adds industrial-scale digital X-ray and 3D computed tomography capabilities

NASA completes milestone toward quieter supersonic X-Plane

Owens Corning acquires concrete reinforcement division of Hughes Brothers

SGL Group invests in rigid felt production in China, and celebrates the tenth anniversary of its joint venture

Janicki Industries recognized for work on free-form structural fiberglass roof

Gurit to license green PET technology from Armacell

Rieter acquires the SSM Textile Machinery Division from Schweiter

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Technology and Innovation

Spain again at the forefront of research and development of new graphene-based materials

Will robot purr in the future?

Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have created tactile sensors from composite films of carbon nanotubes and silver nanoparticles similar to the highly sensitive whiskers of cats and rats. (...)

Chances of hypersonic travel heat up with new materials discovery

The latest global trends of mold filling CAE technology developments

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The machining of composite materials requires specific tools and know-how. It is due to the intrinsic physical properties of the materials but also to the many aluminium, titanium or steel inserts... (...)


Lentus Composites installs rising star machining centre

New E-commerce website for Spida Fixings

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Orro release Terra C bike featuring Sigmatex hybrid carbon fibre textile

A modular magnetic carbon fiber wallet

The team at Pitaka has years of experience working with carbon fiber and composite materials for major phone companies and brings that particular expertise to this new project.

The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS features ceramic composite brakes as standard

Eviation Aircraft developing all-electric commuter plane with Stratasys 3D printing

Divinycell F40 insulates high-altitude research gondola from Space Concordia

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