World Market News N. 710: Unitech Composites, Airbus, Nordson, Volocopter


Business and Market

Unitech Composites delivers weapons pylon for the US Army’s helicopters

Unitech Composites delivers weapons pylon for the US Army’s helicopters

Unitech Composites, a Unitech Aerospace company and supplier of complex composite laminates, components and assemblies for the commercial aerospace and defence industry, delivered the first production shipset of Multi-station Lightweight Armament Support Structure (MLASS) wings for use on the U.S. Army’s MH-60M aircraft. (...)

Airbus celebrates best in class supplier performance

Orbital ATK plans $5 million expansion in Ohio

epm:technology group acquired by AS.G

Stelia Aerospace delivers the first BelugaXL cargo-door

Tricel strengthen market share with launch of Tricel Composites

CGTech releases Vericut software version 8.1

Ferrari Land FRP cladding meets Euroclass building material fire specification

AkzoNobel teams up with Volvo Ocean Race to create Race Boat Experience

Aliancys and Büfa help Haase to make Adblue storage system for German Reichstag building

The industry association AVK announces the winners of its prestigious Innovation Awards

The China Edit – September 2017

>>> Also this week

Technology and Innovation

A plasticizing system for compounds with high levels of glass fiber reinforcement

A plasticizing system for compounds with high levels of glass fiber reinforcement

Plasticizing package enhances throughput and part quality in injection molding of composites with high glass fiber loadings. Xaloy System from Nordson includes wear-resistant screw, barrel and valve designed for high output and low-shear mixing, with minimal fiber breakage. (...)

First automotive refinish coating with bio-based hardener

>>> Also this week

Feature Prepregs



Pre-impregnated fabrics, or prepregs, continue to be largely used when high fiber content is required even if other technologies are now available. (...)


New discontinuous fiber prepreg from Airtech

New hybrid fabric brings impact resistance and vibration reduction

Porcher Industries to invest more than €50 million in capacity

>>> Access the Feature


Flying air taxis

Flying air taxis

The objective of making flying possible for everyone has drawn closer.

An amphibious drone made in Shanghai

Masi Bikes unveils lightweight bikes reinforced by TeXtreme

Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid using Saertex materials

>>> Also this week



02 October 2017 - 06 October 2017

SAMPE Brazil

Sampe Brazil Congress, will be held on October 5th, 2017 during the II Sampe Brazil Advanced Composites Week...


04 October 2017 - 06 October 2017

Digimat users’ meeting 2017

05 October 2017 - 07 October 2017

Turk Kompozit 2017

>>> All events

JEC Group news


JEC Forums Knoxville 2017

The JEC Forums Knoxville 2017 program is online!

Attend presentations from leading composites & automotive companies such as Volvo, Faurecia, Dow Automotive, DuPont, LANXESS Corporation, Albany Engineered Composites, Dassault Systemes, and many more!

Check out the full sessions and register on



JEC Composites Magazine n°115

Feature Marine


Check out the feature dedicated to Marine on the latest JEC Composites Magazine.
More information



Latest job offers


Account Manager – Central Europe - AIRTECH EUROPE SARL

Account Manager Southern Europe - ALIANCYS

Sales representative - Europe - HANKUK CARBON

Development Manager – JEC World/Experience Composites Trade Shows - JEC GROUP