World Market News N. 723: Spirit AeroSystems, ArianeGroup, DLR, Strongwell


Business and Market

Spirit AeroSystems designed and built fuselage flies for the first time with Bell V-280

Spirit AeroSystems designed and built fuselage flies for the first time with Bell V-280

The Spirit AeroSystems built fuselage for the Bell V-280 lifted off for the first time at Bell's Amarillo, Texas. (...)

ArianeGroup to start production of the first Ariane 62

TeXtreme and SAAB to collaborate on a research project

Composite specialists to present globally renowned projects including Steve Jobs theatre

Trelleborg finalizes acquisition of Automated Dynamics

Wytchcraft Composites to work with Green Campus

Tax reform to allow continued wind power investment and job growth

Terma receives Nadcap accreditation for composites

Hanwha Total Petrochemical invests to expand its polymer production

Deventer open innovation center available to chemical start-ups in 2018

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Technology and Innovation

First innovative DLR rotor blade headed for load testing

First innovative DLR rotor blade headed for load testing

Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have completed the first innovative rotor blade as part of the SmartBlades2 project. (...)

A fiber-reinforced asphalt paving product

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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 wins contract to supply carbon non-crimp fabric to Mubea Carbo Tech

TeXtreme sets new standard for visual spread tow fabrics

Toray to invest in Pacific Textiles, a textiles manufacturer in Hong Kong

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Preserving a lighthouse with composites

Preserving a lighthouse with composites

Strongwell provides pultruded composite fiberglass to replace rusted metallic struts, canopy and gutter supports in a lighthouse.

Scaled Composites taxis the Stratolaunch aircraft

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14 January 2018 - 28 January 2018

North American International Auto show

Detroit is where future mobility innovations meet the pavement. With the largest concentration of the world’s top automotive and technology executives, designers, engineers and thought leaders, the North American International Auto Show serves as the global stage for companies to debut brand-defining vehicles and industry-shaping announcements.


15 January 2018 - 18 January 2018

World Future Energy Summit

19 January 2018 - 20 January 2018

ICCMA 2018

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JEC Group news


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JEC Composites Magazine n°118

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