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Pinette P.E.I. to supply R&D composite manufacturing platform to the NRCC

News International-French

11 Feb 2014

The company, a leader in forming presses and production systems for high performance composites, has been contracted by the National Research Council to design, manufacture and supply an R&D composite manufacturing platform in Boucherville, Quebec. 

The platform will support the development of thermoplastic and thermoset composite materials using press molding technologies. The platform is expected to be fully installed and commissioned in Boucherville during the 1st quarter of 2015.

The Pinette P.E.I. composite manufacturing platform is highly flexible by design and capable of serving a wide range of research projects for a variety of industries. In the automotive and land transportation sectors, the company has an extensive record of supplying composite forming systems for both research and high volume production of components. This experience coupled with its leadership in carbon fiber forming machinery for the Aeronautic sector provides the National Research Council with a strong technology provider. The automotive and land transportation industries are actively engaged in the development and commercialization of advanced composites to support their production of lightweight vehicles, and the manufacturing platform is an effective R&D tool towards that end.

About Pinette P.E.I.:
The company is a leading designer and builder of R&D and large scale machinery and production systems for the forming of high performance composites. Based in France, Germany and the USA, it is a global partner serving the transportation, energy, aeronautic, aerospace, medical and industrial sectors with custom engineered solutions. It is also a provider of customized large scale NDT and testing machines for the energy and aerospace sectors. Expertise, Innovation, Cooperation, Global presence are the four pillars of its value creation for all customers and end-users of its technology and machinery.

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