World Market News N. 727: AMRC, Ascent Aerospace, University of Sunderland


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McLaren Automotive inaugurates carbon composites technology centre

McLaren Automotive inaugurates carbon composites technology centre

The £50million McLaren Composites Technology Centre (MCTC) is nearing completion at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham and is the result of an on-going partnership between McLaren Autotmotive and the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). (...)

Daher wins its first Boeing production contract to supply thermoplastic composite structural parts for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Magna supports new G-Class with contract manufacturing

Latécoère accelerates design validation and tool production with Stratasys additive manufacturing

Core Molding Technologies acquires Horizon Plastics International

Kineco Kaman Composites India joint venture celebrates 5 year anniversary

Launch of Total Composite Solutions, an advanced composite solutions business

KraussMaffei expands the TechCenter to include the rebar pultrusion system

DSM appoints Wilfrid Gambade as President DSM Dyneema

Teijin Aramid launches smartphone app to reduce calculation errors

Cristex moves to new location

Heiko Chudzick appointed Executive Vice President of Hexagon Composites

2.5 million grants for Alabama Aviation College expansion

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Hybrid Invar-composite molds reduce weight and lead time

Hybrid Invar-composite molds reduce weight and lead time

Ascent Aerospace introduces HyVarC, a patent-pending Hybrid InVar and Composite mold. HyVarC layup tooling offers a cost-effective, light weight, short lead time solution for prototype and development applications. (...)

IMT Lille Douai leads the LASCALA additive manufacturing project

A short fiber thermoplastic material for injection moldable metal replacement

Wind energy, aerospace and maritime fiberglass waste is no longer put to waste

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This application sector has a double interesting potential for composite materials: in terms of market of course but also in terms of innovation. It is often easier to introduce new materials or... (...)


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New generation of kitesurfing harnesses for 2018

NTPT’s composite solutions showcase their capabilities across various sporting disciplines

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A prototype of a car bumper made of graphene composite

A prototype of a car bumper made of graphene composite

A University of Sunderland academic working on graphene for use in the automotive industry has produced a prototype composite component.

A core composite spiral ribbon sculpture

Fourteen radomes repaired by Aerostructures Middle-East Services

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JEC Composites Magazine n°118

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