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Furnace Engineering awarded for the development of high tech furnaces for carbon fibre pilot line
01 Oct 2014

The company received an award at the Victoria Engineering Excellence Awards for their development of high tech furnaces for carbon fibre research facility (Carbon Nexus) at Deakin University in Geelong.

Magna to produce composite liftgate for the BMW i3
01 Oct 2014

The company announced that it is leveraging its advanced composites and exteriors systems expertise to produce an innovative, lightweight composite liftgate assembly on the BMW i3.

Harper awarded contract for advanced carbon fiber microline for $5M USD
01 Oct 2014

The provider of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has finalized a contract for a research scale carbon fiber processing line for use by a leading Carbon Fiber research institute in Asia.

PlastiComp develops hybrid long glass+carbon fiber thermoplastic composites
01 Oct 2014

PlastiComp, Inc. has developed an innovative set of hybrid thermoplastic composites that combine long glass fiber and long carbon fiber reinforcement together in a single, ready-to-mold composite pellet.

01 Oct 2014

TenCate Advanced Composites announce plans for the growth and expansion of equipment and facilities at their manufacturing facility in Langley Mill (Nottingham), United Kingdom, as part of their growth strategy.

01 Oct 2014

Bayer MaterialScience and bluesign technologies are joining forces for a sustainable textile industry and want to advance their initiative globally.

Airbus A350-900 receives EASA type certification
30 Sep 2014

The A350-900 has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification will follow shortly.

Hexcel to build carbon fiber plant in Rousillon, France
30 Sep 2014

Hexcel Corporation announced that it will expand its carbon fiber production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fiber lines in Roussillon, France. The $250 million investment will also include the associated Quality Control laboratories and offices.

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