9th Nov 2018
International technology group Andritz showed solid business development overall – although mixed by business area – in the third quarter of 2018. Order intake and sales increased compared to the previous year, however earnings were below the figure for last year’s reference period. The group expects unchanged stable development of sales in 2018.
23rd Oct 2018
Coriolis Composites has been chosen by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system. Installation of this equipment will contribute to NIAR’s technology development efforts in the area of three-dimensional thermoplastics automation.
5th Oct 2018
Lanxess’ Urethane Systems business unit (URE) is extending partnership with the Centre for UMass/Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. URE will now participate in Research Cluster M on Mechanics and Advanced Manufacturing of Polymers and Composites. This has additive manufacturing innovation as one research...
4th Oct 2018
BigRep and Bosch Rexroth are collaborating. Now 3D printers by BigRep will have state-of-art CNC control systems and drives by Bosch Rexroth, establishing Additive Manufacturing as key industry 4.0 application in industrial production technology while also making 3D printing a truly IoT-ready “made in Germany” machine with full connectivity and data.
10th Sep 2018
The stakeholders of Xerium Technologies have approved the previously announced merger agreement with Andritz AG, pursuant to which Xerium will be acquired by Andritz. Xerium is hopeful that the transaction is likely to close during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, depending upon remaining regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
29th Aug 2018
Valmet, a global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries, will deliver a Spunbond Nonwoven Honeycomb Thru-Air Bonding system to Dalian HuaYang Bicoweb Technology Co Ltd in Liaoning province, China. The nonwoven bonding system will help the customer achieve the best nonwoven web quality.
25th Aug 2018
With growing use of composites across industries, Stratasys, a leader in additive manufacturing or 3D printing technology, has started supplying an affordably priced additive manufacturing system dedicated for carbon-fibre-filled Nylon 12. The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fibre Edition is an industrial quality system that is being offered at $70,000 in the US.
16th Aug 2018
International technology Group Andritz will showcase innovative nonwovens production processes and textile finishing technologies at CINTE 2018 in Shanghai during September 4-6, 2018. Andritz is one of the leaders in advanced technologies for drylaid, spunjet, thermobonding, wetlaid, and converting processes for absorbent hygiene products.
7th Aug 2018
Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a Teijin Group company, is setting up a sheet molding compound (SMC) line at its facility in Pouancé, France, to support the need for its industry-leading composite formulations in Europe. CSP will invest approximately €5.1 million to establish the SMC line which will produce SMCs made with both glass and carbon...