News http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news JEC Composites - news feeds en Nanjing developed fiberglass light weight aircraft http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/nanjing-developed-fiberglass-light-weight-aircraft <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Recently, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics has developed AD200 double seats lightweight aircraft.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/nanjing-developed-fiberglass-light-weight-aircraft" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/31564-ddd.jpg" alt="Nanjing developed fiberglass light weight aircraft" title="Nanjing developed fiberglass light weight aircraft" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="35" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p align="left">It is designed aiming at the international market simultaneously considered domestic demand as a result of independent design, research, and manufacturing as well as a partnership with manufacturing companies.<br /><br />This type of aircraft is based on the success of this university developed single seat ultralight aircraft AD100. The test flight and demonstration flight shows that AD200 double seats lightweight aircraft has reached and in some parts exceeded the designed technical performance indicators.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/nanjing-developed-fiberglass-light-weight-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Asia-Pacific insight Aeronautics & Aerospace Glass Fiber Thermosetting Resins Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:47:43 +0000 editor 42848 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Safran inaugurates a facility in Mexico and announces a third Safran-Albany composites plant http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/safran-inaugurates-facility-mexico-and-announces-third-safran-albany-composites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The new facility is located in Querétaro and is dedicated to the repair of CFM56 engine parts. And the group also announces the construction of a third Safran/Albany plant, to produce composite parts for the LEAP engine, the successor to the CFM56.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/safran-inaugurates-facility-mexico-and-announces-third-safran-albany-composites" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/31563-queretaroadamwiseman0.jpg" alt="Safran inaugurates a facility in Mexico and announces a third Safran-Albany composites plant" title="Safran inaugurates a facility in Mexico and announces a third Safran-Albany composites plant" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="25" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, inaugurates a new facility in Querétaro, Mexico, spanning more than 10,000 square meters (108,000 sq ft): SAMES Rep (Snecma America Engine Service) and dedicated to the repair of CFM56 engine parts. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Francisco Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of ProMexico and Francisco Dominguez, Governor of the State of Querétaro.</p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/safran-inaugurates-facility-mexico-and-announces-third-safran-albany-composites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:41:34 +0000 editor 42847 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Aircelle appoints Philippe Couteaux http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/aircelle-appoints-philippe-couteaux <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Philippe Couteaux has joined Aircelle in the roles as Vice President for Strategy, and Vice President of the company’s Customer Support and Services operation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/aircelle-appoints-philippe-couteaux" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/31562-photo-phc-pro-fev-2014.jpg" alt="Aircelle appoints Philippe Couteaux " title="Aircelle appoints Philippe Couteaux " class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="111" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Couteaux will direct Aircelle’s processes and innovation to expand and strengthen the company’s position in its core markets as Aircelle develops additional nacelle systems and ramps up their production.<br /><br />In relation to the aftermarket, he will focus on sustainable customer satisfaction by driving growth in Aircelle’s support and services offering for its current nacelle products, as well as for the new systems that will be entering operation in the months and years to come.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/aircelle-appoints-philippe-couteaux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Thermosetting Resins Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:28:31 +0000 editor 42826 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Diab opens office in Helsingborg, Sweden http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/diab-opens-office-helsingborg-sweden <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Helsingborg is located close to Copenhagen and Malmo, which increases Diab’s ability to attract well-educated staff with international experience.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>At the same time, it takes less than 50 minutes to drive to Laholm where the headquarters, manufacturing and R&amp;D are – and where business once started.<br /><br />Diab is again in an expansive phase, with precise growth targets from the owner Ratos. An external office for part of the business increases flexibility and efficiency, in particular as the number of employees is expected to increase. Approximately 20 people with global market responsibility and European sales responsibility work at the Helsingborg office.<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/diab-international-ab">DIAB INTERNATIONAL AB</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/diab-opens-office-helsingborg-sweden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Worldwide Business Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:44:32 +0000 editor 42805 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Automated Dynamics awarded DOE Hydrogen Project http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/automated-dynamics-awarded-doe-hydrogen-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The company will be leading a $1.5 Million program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help advance fuel-cell and hydrogen technologies. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/automated-dynamics-awarded-doe-hydrogen-project" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/31556-1.png" alt="Automated Dynamics awarded DOE Hydrogen Project" title="Automated Dynamics awarded DOE Hydrogen Project" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="105" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Specifically, the Offices of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the Fuel Cell Technologies Office have funded Automated Dynamics to advance its patented electrofusion pipe coupling technology. Helping to develop a hydrogen delivery infrastructure created with composite materials aims to enable early adoption of fuel-cell applications such as fuel-cell electric vehicles.<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/automated-dynamics">AUTOMATED DYNAMICS</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/automated-dynamics-awarded-doe-hydrogen-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Pipes & Tanks Thermoplastic Resins Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:28:21 +0000 editor 42761 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Amaroo sewer project steams ahead in Australia http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/amaroo-sewer-project-steams-ahead-australia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span>The 8.5 km sewer is part of an AU$130 million project to expand vital sewage infrastructure in Melbourne’s northern growth corridor.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/amaroo-sewer-project-steams-ahead-australia" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/31542-large.jpg" alt="Amaroo sewer project steams ahead in Australia" title="Amaroo sewer project steams ahead in Australia" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="44" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>After starting construction in June 2015, the installation of the Amaroo main sewer is progressing in leaps and bounds.<br /><br />Key stakeholders in the project include client Yarra Valley Water, head contractor John Holland, manufacturer pipe RPC Pipe Systems and pipe supplier Iplex Pipelines.<br /><br />The size and scale of the Amaroo sewer is significant; upon completion it will surpass the Woolloongabba S1 Sewer to become the longest pipe jacking of GRP pipe in Australia.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/amaroo-sewer-project-steams-ahead-australia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Pipes & Tanks Glass Fiber Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:38:13 +0000 editor 42352 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Airbus starts A350-1000 final assembly http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/airbus-starts-a350-1000-final-assembly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-wide-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/airbus-starts-a350-1000-final-assembly" class="imagecache imagecache-news-wide-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-wide-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-wide-image-view-list/content/images/wide_image/31541-csma350-1000falstart51bdd29e874.jpg" alt="Airbus starts A350-1000 final assembly" title="Airbus starts A350-1000 final assembly" class="imagecache imagecache-news-wide-image-view-list" width="420" height="292" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><div class="description"><p class="bodytext">This A350-1000, one of three flight test aircraft to be built, will take to the skies for its maiden flight before the end of 2016. A350-1000 deliveries will start in mid-2017.<br /><br />To ensure the smooth integration of the A350-1000 into the FAL while A350-900 production is ramping-up, Airbus has added three additional final assembly stations. For maximum flexibility, all stations in the A350 XWB FAL can be used for both models.<br /><br /></p></div></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/airbus-starts-a350-1000-final-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Carbon Fiber Thermosetting Resins Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:28:22 +0000 editor 42351 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Bonehead Composites delivers official flight helmets for Airbus Perlan Mission II http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/bonehead-composites-delivers-official-flight-helmets-airbus-perlan-mission-ii <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The specialist of composite aerospace technology specializing in products for extreme sports, announces the delivery of ten PilotX Flight Helmets as part of its sponsorship of Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly an engineless glider to the edge of space.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/bonehead-composites-delivers-official-flight-helmets-airbus-perlan-mission-ii" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/31530-mainmainjpg400x400.jpg" alt="Bonehead Composites delivers official flight helmets for Airbus Perlan Mission II" title="Bonehead Composites delivers official flight helmets for Airbus Perlan Mission II" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="66" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The Airbus Perlan Mission II team will attempt to soar this first-of-its-kind sail plane to 90,000 feet in Argentina this summer, to make studies related to high-altitude flight, climate change and space exploration.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/bonehead-composites-delivers-official-flight-helmets-airbus-perlan-mission-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Aeronautics & Aerospace Glass Fiber Carbon Fiber Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:40:29 +0000 editor 42330 at http://www.jeccomposites.com