World Market News N. 721: FACC, Spirit AeroSystems, PolyOne, Lingrove


Business and Market

FACC wins additional order for Bombardier C Series

FACC wins additional order for Bombardier C Series

FACC has increased its involvement in the Bombardier C Series by securing an order regarding the production of the rudders for the new short-haul jet of the Canadian aircraft manufacturer. FACC will fabricate the components in partnership with the Italian aerospace company Leonardo. (...)

Spirit AeroSystems plans major expansion in Kansas

Japan Airlines and Boom Supersonic announce Partnership for Supersonic Air Travel

CPS Technologies Hybridtech Armor strike plates undergoing U.S. Navy sea trials

Dassault Aviation bolsters its partnership with Daher

Lightweight aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel Group launches its Project Jurong in China

Kordsa to make two major U.S. acquisitions

Teijin to integrate carbon fiber subsidiary Toho Tenax

Michelman and Mafic partner to develop innovative solutions for basalt fibers and high performance composites

Hexcel to acquire Oxford Performance materials aerospace & defense business

Handal Resources Berhad and Harbin Jingwei Advanced Composite Material have signed a collaboration agreement

China’s BYD and Morocco announce EV plant near Tangier

East Asia Composites crafts a 13m motor launch for Hebe Haven Yacht Club

Covestro continues production at Tarragona site

Fill Machine Engineering invests another 7.5 million euros in its Gurten plant

Aliancys signs a distribution agreement with JRD Polymers in India

Johns Manville furnace in Ohio rebuilt to support North American composites growth

Composites Germany confirms Chairman of the Board and Spokesperson for the Management for 2018

New Director of Composites University Technology Centre at University of Bristol

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Technology and Innovation

PolyOne to unveil Hammerhead marine composite panels

PolyOne to unveil Hammerhead marine composite panels

With a weight savings of more than 50% versus plywood, these continuous-fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels offer boat manufacturers a lighter, more efficient alternative to traditional marine construction materials. (...)

Covestro introduces coating and adhesive raw materials with significantly lower monomer content

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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... (...)


Chomarat signs a distribution agreement with Velox

Gurit transfers UK prepreg business to Gurit Spain by 2018

Hexcel launches £7.4m project to create carbon fibre fabrics for cutting-edge aircraft parts

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Fly-fishing rods made with linen and bioresin prepregs

Fly-fishing rods made with linen and bioresin prepregs

Edge rods launched the En V. Fly Rods, designed by rod maker Gary Loomis.

High performance composite applications

Zoltek carbon fiber featured in new Uniti car

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27 December 2017 - 29 December 2017

ICCMS 2017

The International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, ICCMS 2017, will be a forum to bring together the users, manufacturers, designers and researchers involved in structures or structural components manufactured using composite materials.


14 January 2018 - 28 January 2018

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15 January 2018 - 18 January 2018

World Future Energy Summit

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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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