World Market News N. 720: Airbus, Orbital ATK, Materia, TeXtreme


Business and Market

A330-800 starts final assembly

A330-800 starts final assembly

Final assembly of the newest member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, has started and is on track for the first flight planned in mid-2018. (...)

Orbital ATK stockholders approve acquisition by Northrop Grumman Corporation

Hexagon Composites announces further growth in Mobile Pipeline

GKN Aerospace and Exova Metech sign a new five-year contract

Subsea 7 enters the shareholder base of Airborne Oil & Gas

Tecniplas provides 250 m³ monolithic tank for Casan

Vartega and Sojitz Aerospace to debut

Re-engineering of Saertex USA location

Teijin to accelerate global carbon fiber business through new U.S. subsidiary

PlastiComp part of team working to accelerate development of affordable carbon fiber composites

Zünd Cut Center 3.0

CGTech expands its technical support

Diab signs long-term contracts with European luxury yacht builders

Mikrosam launches integrated AFP & FW solution for high performance composite parts production

Michelman and Engineered Fibers Technology announce innovation and product development partnership

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Technology and Innovation

Materia to introduce Proxima composite resins

Materia to introduce Proxima composite resins

The supplier of high performance catalysts and advanced polymers, launches its Proxima thermoset resin product lines for applications including ballistic panels, high-temperature oil & gas downhole tools, and composite pressure vessels. (...)

A system to boost the clamping force of plastic injection machines

A high-strength injection moldable polymer for implantable devices

Strong and ultra-light aluminium composite with carbon nanotubes

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Feature Technical Textiles


Technical Textiles

The real backbone of every composites, reinforcements & textiles are still showing new possibilities and enhancements wherever you look at: fabrics, nonwovens, braids, NCFs, UDs... (...)


A continuous nanofibre composite reinforcement veil

Carver Non-Woven to supply preconsolidated GMT-type composites

Chomarat invests in a carbon multiaxial technology

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The Faction Collective releases Prime series ski collection reinforced by TeXtreme

The Faction Collective releases Prime series ski collection reinforced by TeXtreme

Swiss-based Faction Skis has teamed with freeride skier and mountaineer Sam Anthamatten to create Prime Series ski collection reinforced with TeXtreme technology.

Chomarat will present a carbon drone wing and a carbon kayak

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JEC Composites Magazine n°117

Feature Land Transportation


Check out the feature dedicated to Land Transportation on the latest JEC Composites Magazine.
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