World Market News N. 722: Hexcel, Spirit AeroSystems, Sumitomo Bakelite, Metyx


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Airbus Helicopters unveils third H160 prototype with striking carbon livery

Airbus Helicopters unveils third H160 prototype with striking carbon livery

Hexcel Corporation announces the unveiling of the third H160 prototype from Airbus Helicopters, featuring a striking carbon-inspired livery that represents the composite materials Hexcel supplies for the helicopter. (...)

Spirit AeroSystems develops new composites manufacturing technology

Steelhead Composites achieves AS9100 certification

Airbus board of directors announces top management succession plan

Exel Composites partners with Eze Shoring for global construction industry

Janicki Industries passes Nadcap audit for composite manufacturing

Teton Composites launches analysis business

Polynt Composites announces price increase for Europe

Carbon fibre profiles deliver precision, performance and longevity at CERN

Award winning ceremony of the first DNFI Award to ITA and Fraunhofer-Institute LBF

ESI announces the opening of an office in the Toulouse region

Wisconsin Oven continues its expansion

Michelman joins the University of Delaware’s center for composite materials to evaluate fiber sizing solutions

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Technology and Innovation

PolyOne to unveil Hammerhead marine composite panels

Reinforced plastic and thermoset composite applications utilizing Grip Metal technology

Sumitomo Bakelite and GRIP Metal have entered into a strategic joint development agreement to develop innovative, lightweight composite applications. (...)

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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... (...)


Hexcel launches fast-curing HexPly M77HF prepreg for low-pressure processing

Metyx announces expansion plans of its technical fabrics production

Oxeon AB invests €3million to increase their ±45° TeXtreme spread tow weaving capacity

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Metyx brings artistic flair to composites

Metyx brings artistic flair to composites

Metyx a manufacturer of high-performance glass and carbon fibre multiaxial and woven technical textiles, core & fabric kits and composites tooling, is bringing artistic flair in composites to JEC World 2018.

Blackbird introduces its Savoy guitar

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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

North American International Auto show

15 January 2018 - 18 January 2018

World Future Energy Summit

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JEC Asia 2017 full report: A record breaking edition

More than 230 exhibiting companies from Asia, Europe and America were represented. The event registered a record number of 6,271 professional visits from 42 countries. Read the full report to have a full view of the highlights of the show. We look forward to seeing you again at JEC Asia 2018.

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JEC Composites Magazine n°118

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