World Market News N. 729: Daher, thyssenkrupp, Air Force, ShapeTex


Business and Market

Daher inaugurates its third Moroccan plant in Tangier

Daher inaugurates its third Moroccan plant in Tangier

The new site strengthens the company’s position in Morocco as an aircraft manufacturer, equipment supplier and service provider. It follows a first site in Tangier in 2001 and a second in Casablanca in 2007. (...)

thyssenkrupp Materials Services to open aerospace facility in Morocco

Ørsted begins offshore construction for Hornsea Project One

Cobra International announces 40 years anniversary

The Gill Corporation announces A380 floor panel replacement qualifications

Kaneka Aerospace has acquired the composites portfolio of Henkel

American Fiberglass Tank Repair offers custom fabricated tanks

China develops new driverless, carbon fiber monorail train

Airtech introduces carbon triaxial fabrics

Diab’s Laholm facility to become fossile free with Adven

Retlif expands solar testing capabilities

Gurit appoints Dr. Emiliano Frulloni as CTO and strengthens innovation

Clock Spring acquires Citadel Technologies

WVU partners with start-up on natural gas to hydrogen and carbon fiber technology

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Technology and Innovation

Laser bond inspection could increase use of composites in aerospace manufacturing

Laser bond inspection could increase use of composites in aerospace manufacturing

Bonded composite airframe structures offer a potential to achieve more affordable manufacturing and more efficient structures, ultimately meeting the goals of the Air Force for increased range and reduced fuel consumption. (...)

A 3D printing method allows control of the arrangement of short fibers embedded in polymer

A UV LED curing solution for coating and adhesive applications

Roth Composite Machinery developed a procedure to accelerate filament winding processes

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Aeronautic sector is one of the main ones to drive innovation in Composites. Here are some of the most symbolic examples of contracts, extensions and partnerships within this composite-addict sector. (...)


Aerion and Lockheed Martin join forces to develop a supersonic business jet

Aerospace Integration Research Centre opens at Cranfield University

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens team up to develop a hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

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ShapeTex automotive composite parts

ShapeTex automotive composite parts

Lightweight composite parts have been manufactured using ShapeTex preforms in a recent automotive development programme.

Chemical and heat resistant sensor housings

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