20th Sep 2018
Ashland has set up a composites research and development technical service centre in the Jinling Valley Sci-Tech Industrial Park, Shanghai. The new centre will leverage global talents and facilities to strengthen the company’s innovation and commercialisation efforts and serve as the Asia Pacific technical centre of its composites segment.
18th Sep 2018
Hexagon Composites has named Jon Smith as president Mobile Pipelines. In his new position, Smith will head the global Mobile Pipelines unit, the industry leader in distribution systems of compressed energy gases beyond the pipeline. Previous to this, Smith was vice president and general manager, Smart Energy Americas for Honeywell International.
13th Sep 2018
AMSilk, the world’s first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, has announced its partnership with Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services, to develop a new era of composites for use in the aerospace industry. The agreement will produce the first composite material made of bionic high-performance Biosteel fibre.
5th Sep 2018
Hexion, a leading global manufacturer of thermoset resins, has entered into a new three-year contract with the Fraunhofer Project Centre in London, Ontario, Canada, to continue joint efforts to develop lightweight composite technologies and high performance systems designed to meet the demand of mass produced autos. The two have collaborated since 2013.
5th Sep 2018
The 11th edition of JEC Asia, the annual event dedicated to composites in Asia Pacific and focusing on end-user market is set to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from November 14-16, 2018. The event is returning to the capital city of the Republic of Korea with a strong programme, not only on the exhibition floor, but also in the conference sessions.
31st Aug 2018
CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) will make critical composite air-frame components for the LCA-Tejas Full Operational Capability (FOC) standard aircraft. It has got an order of more than Rs 100 crore from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The use of composites has led to an overall weight reduction of about 20 per cent in the...
24th Aug 2018
JEC Group and the Thai Composites Association (TCA) have successfully co-hosted Composites Asia 2018 expo, the third edition of the international conference for composites in construction and architecture, on July 18 and 19, 2018, in Bangkok. The event welcomed 181 delegates from 21 countries, 46 per cent of them were OEMs and composites end-users.
20th Aug 2018
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is working with the National Research Council of Canada to develop novel composites for aerospace. The two have signed a collaborative research agreement in this connection. It is the first project under the broader CAN-UK science, technology and innovation research partnership.
18th Aug 2018
Hexagon Lincoln has got a substantial order for the new TITAN53 transport modules from Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) a leading full-service provider of CNG Mobile Pipeline, with a total value of $10.6 million. The large-capacity Mobile Pipeline modules will serve virtual interconnect projects in the US, connecting communities and facilities to the gas grid.