World Market News N. 731: DLR, Airbus Helicopters, Hexagon, BYK, Refitech


Business and Market

DLR invests in the spin-off company COPRO Technology

DLR invests in the spin-off company COPRO Technology

Lightweight structures are on the rise both in aircraft and automotive manufacturing. So far, it has only been possible to mass-produce these components at great cost. (...)

Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Hexagon expands its Mobile Pipeline business into the maritime industry

According to Tecniplas, pulp and paper sector should boost demand for FRP tanks

Henkel flying high with aerospace composite solutions at JEC World 2018

ELG Carbon Fibre and Sanko Gosei formalise technical partnership

Facility expansion for Wabash and Carver

IDI Composites launches two structural thermoset composites STC branded product lines

Moldex Composites picks up stake in MCT Engineering

NTPT and Richard Mille confirm exclusive supply and R&D collaboration agreements

Altair to showcase simulation-driven design methods and tools at JEC World 2018

Two AZL partners join forces for commercialization of tape-placement and winding systems

IMT Lille Douai to celebrate 35 years of expertise in composites engineering

Infiana and Fraunhofer IFAM to jointly exhibit at JEC World 2018

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Technology and Innovation

A coupling agent for carbon fibers

A coupling agent for carbon fibers

BYK-C 8013 is a solvent-free, polymeric coupling agent for improving the mechanical strength of carbon-fiber-reinforced and radical curing systems. (...)

Porcher Industries to launch new Dry Fiber range

LuxTurrim5G project: the next generation of composite laminates

3A Composites develops a new sandwich foam core for automotive applications

Cevotec offers carbon fiber tape for automated placement 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. (...)


Hexcel and UTC Aerospace Systems extend existing contract through 2030

Kaneka Aerospace has acquired the composites portfolio of Henkel

Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters to develop a demonstrator of a rotary-wing drone for a warship

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Round and square connectors for industrial applications

Round and square connectors for industrial applications

At JEC World Refitech further introduces a new series of round and square connectors, as an extension of its standard range of round and square carbon tubes for industrial applications.

A high-tensile, highly shock-resistant hybrid prepreg combining carbon fiber and CNT technology

Sustainable sightseeing with battery-powered ferry

China’s newest stealth drone to conduct its maiden flight

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27 February 2018 - 01 March 2018

Composite-Expo 2018

During the past few years composite materials have been gradually developed and spread in numerous fields of Industry. From the beginning composites were created as materials with specials features for aeronautical and military fields, but now they are widely spread in a number of civil applications such as automotive, marine, wind energy, construction, water treatment and many others.


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