RTP Company, a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, has announced the acquisition of three production facilities from Alloy Polymers, a provider of specialty, value-added thermoplastic compounding services.
The JEC Paris show goes from strength to strength each year with an increasing number of companies choosing to exhibit and visit the exhibition. Composites UK will be sharing a stand at the show with the National Composites Centre and UKTI.
Boeing and Jetlines announced an order for five 737 MAX 7s as the new Canadian ultra-low cost carrier builds its future fleet. The order, valued at $438 millionat current list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional 16 737 MAXs.
The future of carbon fibres looks bright. All traditional sectors using carbon fibre consume more and more of this extraordinary fibre. Aeronautic, of course, is pursuing its conversion from black metal to "real" composite with a better design. The wind energy and the longer blades integrate more and more of carbon fibre.