News http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news JEC Composites - news feeds en French Prime Minister visits Airbus Final Assembly Line in Tianjin http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/french-prime-minister-visits-airbus-final-assembly-line-tianjin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has visited the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly Line China (FALC), located in the Eastern Chinese city of Tianjin. The PM visited the main hangar of the FALC, where the aircraft structure is assembled.</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/french-prime-minister-visits-airbus-final-assembly-line-tianjin" 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/28047-airbus.png" alt="French Prime Minister visits Airbus Final Assembly Line in Tianjin " title="French Prime Minister visits Airbus Final Assembly Line in Tianjin " class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="76" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><div class="description"><p class="bodytext">Inaugurated in 2008, the FALC is a joint venture between Airbus, the Tianjin Free Trade Zone and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). It is the first Airbus final assembly line outside Europe and the third A320 final assembly line overall. The FALC assembles A320 and A319 of the Airbus A320 Family. More than 200 Airbus A320s and A319s assembled at the FALC have been delivered to Chinese and Asian airlines.<br /></p></div></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/french-prime-minister-visits-airbus-final-assembly-line-tianjin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Thermosetting Resins Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:57:49 +0000 editor 33889 at http://www.jeccomposites.com CGTech to showcase Vericut composites applications software at JEC http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/cgtech-showcase-vericut-composites-applications-software-jec <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>At the 2015 JEC Composites show, March 10-12, 2015 at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, CGTech will be demonstrating how critical simulation is when trimming composite parts.</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/cgtech-showcase-vericut-composites-applications-software-jec" 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/28044-vcs-ei-robot.jpg" alt="CGTech to showcase Vericut composites applications software at JEC" title="CGTech to showcase Vericut composites applications software at JEC" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="42" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p class="body">Throughout the show, in stand 36 Pavilion 7.2, CGTech will also be demonstrating Vericut Composite Applications: Vericut Composite Paths for Engineering (VCPe), Vericut Composite Programming (VCP) &amp; Vericut Composite Simulation (VCS).<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-event"> <div class="field-label">Event:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/events/jec-europe-2015">JEC Europe 2015</a> </div> </div> </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="/content/cgtech">CGTECH </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/cgtech-showcase-vericut-composites-applications-software-jec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Thermosetting Resins Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:55:30 +0000 editor 33888 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Winners of 2015 ICERP-JEC Innovation Awards Programme http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/winners-2015-icerp-jec-innovation-awards-programme <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Innovation is the key to industrial progress. To encourage the innovations carried in the field of composites in India an innovation award programme was initiated in 2008 by FRP Institute and JEC group.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The Innovation Award Program encourages the Indian composite professionals and companies to focus their application of information, imagination, skill and initiative through which new ideas and processes are generated and converted into useful composite products or processes. This Innovation Award Programme gives the Indian composites professionals and companies great scope to create value to their customers and also brings recognition, not only in India but also internationally.<br /><br /><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="/content/frp-institute">FRP INSTITUTE</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/network/directory/jec-group">JEC GROUP</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/winners-2015-icerp-jec-innovation-awards-programme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Automotive Construction & Infrastructure Mass Transportation Other sectors Hand Lay-Up RTM Pultrusion Aramid Fiber Carbon Fiber Thermosetting Resins Core Materials Sandwich Panels Ancillary Products Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:22:25 +0000 editor 33876 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Scott Bader launches a new gelcoat tinting & colour matching service at JEC Europe 2015 http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/scott-bader-launches-new-gelcoat-tinting-colour-matching-service-jec-europe-201 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Scott Bader is exhibiting at JEC Europe 2015, Paris from 10-12 March. At JEC Europe this year, the Scott Bader stand (Pavilion 7/ stand D32 - floor 7.3) will be showcasing the latest applications using its Advanced Composites materials and Adhesives.</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/scott-bader-launches-new-gelcoat-tinting-colour-matching-service-jec-europe-201" 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/28034-arianetech-int-sl.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>New applications on display will include the Spanish Ariane 3 ‘Moto3 World Championship’ racing motorcycle with its Crystic gel-coated and  vacuum infused carbon fibre Crestapol 1250LV resin composite body panel parts bonded with Crestabond structural  adhesive, and a new  design carbon fibre racing canoe for the Estonian Olympic squad, also Crystic gel-coated and vacuum moulded using the carbon compatible, rapid cure Crestapol 1250LV infusion resin, specified in both applications due to the need for lightweight and exceptional mechanical strength under high velocity impact c</p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-event"> <div class="field-label">Event:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/events/jec-europe-2015">JEC Europe 2015</a> </div> </div> </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="/content/scott-bader">SCOTT BADER</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/scott-bader-launches-new-gelcoat-tinting-colour-matching-service-jec-europe-201" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Aeronautics & Aerospace Automotive Construction & Infrastructure Marine Mass Transportation Pipes & Tanks Sports & Leisure Wind Energy Other sectors Thermosetting Resins Additives & Modifiers Other Equipment Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:05:27 +0000 editor 33868 at http://www.jeccomposites.com JEC Group and ALMACO enter into partnership to promote Compocity 2015 http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/jec-group-and-almaco-enter-partnership-promote-compocity-2015 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Composites city will be open to visitors from November 4-7, in São Paulo, Brazil</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/jec-group-and-almaco-enter-partnership-promote-compocity-2015" 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/28033-mutel-gilmar.jpg" alt="Frédérique MUTEL, JEC Group President &amp; CEO, and Gilmar LIMA, President of ALMAC" title="JEC Group and ALMACO enter into partnership to promote Compocity 2015" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="45" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) and the French company JEC Group, the largest global organization specialized in the promotion of composites – which organizes, for instance, JEC Europe, the main fair in the sector – entered into an agreement to promote Compocity 2015, the composites city that will be built at the Expo Transamerica, in São Paulo, and will be open to visitors from November 4 to 7, 2015.<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/jec-group">JEC GROUP</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/jec-group-and-almaco-enter-partnership-promote-compocity-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Worldwide Business Construction & Infrastructure Thermosetting Resins Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:53 +0000 editor 33867 at http://www.jeccomposites.com A buoyant lightweight rifle plate manufactured from polyethylene hybrid composite http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/buoyant-lightweight-rifle-plate-manufactured-polyethylene-hybrid-composite <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Morgan Advanced Materials’ Composites and Defence Systems business has introduced a buoyant, lightweight rifle plate insert for military and security personnel which is capable of stopping 7.62mm rifle ammunition yet is still less than 1kg in weight.</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/buoyant-lightweight-rifle-plate-manufactured-polyethylene-hybrid-composite" 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/28032-lightweight-rifle-plate-2.jpg" alt="A buoyant lightweight rifle plate manufactured from polyethylene hybrid composite" title="A buoyant lightweight rifle plate manufactured from polyethylene hybrid composite" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="103" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The new 20mm-thick rifle plate is manufactured from ultra-lightweight, ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene hybrid composite materials which have been designed by Morgan specifically for the rugged environments in which military and security personnel frequently operate. The plates meet the stringent requirements of NIJ 0101.06 for ballistic protection when used in conjunction with NIJ Level II body armour.<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/morgan-advanced-materials-composites-and-defence-systems">MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS COMPOSITES AND DEFENCE SYSTEMS</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/buoyant-lightweight-rifle-plate-manufactured-polyethylene-hybrid-composite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Other sectors Aramid Fiber Thermoplastic Resins Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:21:06 +0000 editor 33862 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Inauguration of Safran Tech, Safran's new Research & Technology Center http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/inauguration-safran-tech-safrans-new-research-technology-center <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Geneviève Fioraso, French Minister of Higher Education and Research, and Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, inaugurated Safran's new Research &amp; Technology Center, Safran Tech, at France's leading science and technology cluster, in Saclay, near Paris.</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/inauguration-safran-tech-safrans-new-research-technology-center" 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/28019-vue-exterieure-du-site-safran-paris-saclaythierry-mamberti.jpg" alt="Inauguration of Safran Tech, Safran&amp;#039;s new Research &amp;amp; Technology Center" title="Inauguration of Safran Tech, Safran&amp;#039;s new Research &amp;amp; Technology Center" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="36" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Safran Tech will eventually house some 300 scientists and engineers dedicated to research on key disciplines for all of Safran's business sectors.<br /><br />Safran Tech reflects Safran's corporate strategy of intensifying and pooling its R&amp;T efforts to focus on several major disruptive technologies, in particular more electric aircraft, new aircraft propulsion architectures and new information and communications technologies. Safran has already invested nearly 60 million euros in this venture, and the total will exceed 80 million euros by 2018.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/inauguration-safran-tech-safrans-new-research-technology-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Other sectors Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:00:00 +0000 editor 33830 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Blade Dynamics announced a £1m Advanced Blade Tip development project http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/blade-dynamics-announced-1m-advanced-blade-tip-development-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The company announced the award of Process Technology Innovation Funding under the GROW:OffshoreWind program for a £1m Advanced Blade Tip development project, due for completion in Q2 2015.</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/blade-dynamics-announced-1m-advanced-blade-tip-development-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/28011-bdgrowsigningceremonylow2.jpg" alt="Blade Dynamics announced a £1m Advanced Blade Tip development project" title="Blade Dynamics announced a £1m Advanced Blade Tip development project" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The performance of offshore wind turbine blades in their challenging operating environment is one of the critical issues in energy cost, reliability and safety. Costs associated with repairing blades are extremely high and time consuming, causing significant operating losses due to downtime and having a significant detrimental effect on the cost of energy generated.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/blade-dynamics-announced-1m-advanced-blade-tip-development-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Innovations Wind Energy Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:43:59 +0000 editor 33826 at http://www.jeccomposites.com