News http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news JEC Composites - news feeds en JEC Media invites all companies to promote their innovations http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/jec-media-invites-all-companies-promote-their-innovations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="color: #000000;">JEC is pleased to invite all companies to promote free of charge their brand and products in its various media outlets: JEC Composites Magazine, JEC Website, JEC Eletters...</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p style="color: #000000; text-align: justify;">JEC would like to introduce you to multiple costless opportunities to highlight your company throughout its media and during JEC Events.<br /><br />To this end, please download the <strong><a style="padding-left: 0px;" href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/content/files/JCMMediakit.pdf" target="_blank" class="processed-download">Media Kit 2015</a></strong> and select your opportunity:  <br /><br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/jec-media-invites-all-companies-promote-their-innovations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Worldwide Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Automotive Construction & Infrastructure Marine Mass Transportation Pipes & Tanks Sports & Leisure Wind Energy Other sectors Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:25:41 +0000 editor 32459 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Dassault Systèmes and Solar Impulse define a new chapter in the future of solar-powered aviation http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/dassault-systemes-and-solar-impulse-define-new-chapter-future-solar-powered-avi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span class="external-link-new-window">Dassault Systèmes</span> announced the renewal of its ongoing technical partnership with Solar Impulse SA and publicly committed itself to the next phases of the record-breaking, solar-powered, round the world airplane project.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p class="external-link-new-window" style="text-align: justify;">The Solar Impulse 2 airplane, revealed on April 9 and successfully test flown in June of this year, is designed using Dassault Systèmes’ 3DExperience platform.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/dassault-systemes-and-solar-impulse-define-new-chapter-future-solar-powered-avi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Thermosetting Resins Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:53:47 +0000 editor 32513 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Versarien and Dimar partner to create DV Composites http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/versarien-and-dimar-partner-create-dv-composites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Versarien, the advanced engineering materials group, announces that it has agreed terms to form a 50:50 joint venture with Dimar, a tungsten carbide tool manufacturer based in Israel, to distribute a new range of tooling for the composites industry.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The new venture, DV Composites Limited, will leverage Versarien’s existing sales channels into the automotive, aerospace and marine sectors. Dimar currently sells a range of high performance tooling to a number of global organisations in these sectors. DV Composites will be based and operate out of Versarien’s headquarters in Mitcheldean and will distribute these new products, alongside its development products for the composite industry, enabling further traction. <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/dimar-cutting-tools">DIMAR CUTTING TOOLS</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/versarien-and-dimar-partner-create-dv-composites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Automotive Marine Cutting & Trimming & milling Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:36:28 +0000 editor 32509 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Boeing South Carolina begins final assembly of its first 787-9 Dreamliner http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/boeing-south-carolina-begins-final-assembly-its-first-787-9-dreamliner <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The team began joining large fuselage sections of the newest 787 Nov. 22 on schedule, a milestone for the South Carolina team and another sign of stability for the program.</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/boeing-south-carolina-begins-final-assembly-its-first-787-9-dreamliner" 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/27390-k66234med.jpg" alt="Boeing South Carolina begins final assembly of its first 787-9 Dreamliner" title="Boeing South Carolina begins final assembly of its first 787-9 Dreamliner" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The North Charleston, S.C., site joins Boeing's Everett, Wash., final assembly, which began 787-9 production in May 2013. United Airlines will take delivery of the first South Carolina-built 787-9.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/boeing-south-carolina-begins-final-assembly-its-first-787-9-dreamliner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:16:41 +0000 editor 32508 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Lucideon launches Composites Information Service http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/lucideon-launches-composites-information-service <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span>The international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, has launched its Composites Information Service.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Composites play an integral part in the performance efficiency of many products; they can provide beneficial characteristics that differ from those of the constituent materials. Establishing if a composite could help to improve products can be both time consuming and problematic.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/lucideon-launches-composites-information-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:40:37 +0000 editor 32505 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Helping to standardize high-rate testing of composites http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/helping-standardize-high-rate-testing-composites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Instron has joined an international group that is seeking to develop a best practice guide and test standards specifically for testing composites at high-strain rates.</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/helping-standardize-high-rate-testing-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/27372-vhs.jpg" alt="Helping to standardize high-rate testing of composites" title="Helping to standardize high-rate testing of composites" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="74" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>As the automotive industry seeks ever-more-urgently to embrace composites, there is an increasing demand for testing composite material behavior at high-strain rates. The need for detailed data to inform crash simulation models first drove a renewed demand for equipment over the last 3 years, and now there is a need for international standardization in methodologies and data handling. The group’s aim is to facilitate generation and exchange of reliable and comparable test data in this highly challenging area.<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/instron">INSTRON</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/helping-standardize-high-rate-testing-composites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Automotive Other Equipment Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:09:55 +0000 editor 32480 at http://www.jeccomposites.com GKN partners with Alexander Dennis to accelerate introduction of low carbon bus fleets http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/gkn-partners-alexander-dennis-accelerate-introduction-low-carbon-bus-fleets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In a step towards affordable, low emission buses, GKN and Alexander Dennis Limited have signed a deal that will see the introduction of 250 greener, cleaner vehicles to transport fleets across the UK during the next two years.</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/gkn-partners-alexander-dennis-accelerate-introduction-low-carbon-bus-fleets" 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/27371-gkn-partners-alexander.jpg" alt="GKN partners with Alexander Dennis to accelerate introduction of low carbon bus fleets" title="GKN partners with Alexander Dennis to accelerate introduction of low carbon bus fleets" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="56" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>As part of the agreement ADL – Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer – has chosen GKN Hybrid Power as a preferred partner and committed to the purchase of 250 of its leading-edge Gyrodrive electric flywheel systems.<br /><br />ADL will focus initially on the introduction of the low emission technology to bus fleets in London and Oxford but anticipates rapid deployment across the UK in the next few years. It will also be working closely with GKN to develop the technology for international markets.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/gkn-partners-alexander-dennis-accelerate-introduction-low-carbon-bus-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Mass Transportation Carbon Fiber Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:51:49 +0000 editor 32479 at http://www.jeccomposites.com French President inaugurates Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/french-president-inaugurates-safranalbany-production-plant-eastern-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>François Hollande, President of France, Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, and Joseph G. Morone, President and CEO of Albany International Corp., inaugurated a production plant in Commercy, eastern France, within the scope of the industrial partnership between Safran and Albany.</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-president-inaugurates-safranalbany-production-plant-eastern-france" 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/27367-eri1121460.jpg" alt="French President inaugurates Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France" title="French President inaugurates Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Opened in May 2014, the plant makes parts for new-generation aircraft engines using an innovative composite material technology. The first application of this new technology is the production of fan blades and cases for the LEAP aircraft engine from CFM International*, which will power the next generation of single-aisle commercial jets, including the Airbus A320neo and the Boeing 737 MAX.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/french-president-inaugurates-safranalbany-production-plant-eastern-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Carbon Fiber Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:36:14 +0000 editor 32478 at http://www.jeccomposites.com