20th Sep 2018
WL Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore), a global materials science company, is displaying next-generation fabrics at the ongoing Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) 2018 event in UK . Gore is exhibiting best-in-class Gore Military Fabrics for UK land forces, including durable, lightweight, comfortable military garments made with Gore Pyrad Fabric Technology.
19th Sep 2018
For the second year in a row, GKN Aerospace, a global engineering business, has received a supplier award from Spirit AeroSystems, manufacturer of first-tier aerostructures. Spirit has recognised GKN Aerospace with a collaboration values partner award for superior performance at the 2018 Spirit AeroSystems supplier recognition in Wichita, Kansas.
29th Aug 2018
Teijin Limited, a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value, safety, security and disaster mitigation, has announced that it has agreed to acquire Inapal Plasticos SA, a leading automotive composite supplier in Portugal. The shares of Inapal will be purchased by Teijin Holdings Netherlands.
18th Aug 2018
Lear, a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, has set up a new manufacturing seating facility in Flint, Michigan. The facility will build seats for just-in-time delivery to the nearby General Motors Flint Assembly plant, and the General Motors Fort Wayne plant in Indiana. It will employ around 600 team members by the end of 2019.
14th Aug 2018
Solvay, Premium Aerotec and Faurecia Clean Mobility have unveiled IRG CosiMo (Industry Research Group: Composites for Sustainable Mobility), the industry’s first private consortium focusing on development of materials and process technologies to enable high volume production of thermoplastic composites for both the aerospace and automotive markets.
6th Aug 2018
Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group's fibre and products converting company, is taking over J H Ziegler, a leading supplier of automotive interior materials in Germany, at a cost of approximately EUR 125 million. Ziegler will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teijin Frontier. The acquisition of Ziegler will be made by means of cash and newly-raised...
3rd Aug 2018
This first McLaren Senna in the US has seats which have used nanobionic technology from Nanobionic. Such seats stimulate local blood flow, and increase energy, comfort and overall feeling of wellness for the driver and passengers. Nanobionic coating is applied to athletic apparel, bedding products, everyday apparel, footwear and military apparel.
2nd Aug 2018
Aimplas is participating in the European project Mat4Rail, ‘Designing the railway of the future: fire resistant composite materials and smart modular design’, which aims to reduce the weight by replacing metallic structural components by light composite materials, and increase capacity and passenger comfort with smart modular design of interior spaces.
1st Aug 2018
Technical textiles weaver Arville is all set to display its specialist capabilities to UK aerospace manufacturers. It is among a small number of key suppliers selected to take centre stage in the two-week ADS Defence and Aerospace Technology Roadshow this September. Its products are used in aircraft worldwide for range of purposes including fire...