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Bindatex celebrates 10-year partnership with customers

18th Jun 2019

Bindatex, the UK’s leading provider of composite precision slitting services, is celebrating 10 years of partnership with its customers and delivering 50 tonnes of multiaxial fabrics to a global composites reinforcement manufacturer. The specialist slitting service enables the manufacturer to supply its customers with material in a wide variety of...

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Hexcel to promote range of carbon fibres at Paris Airshow

13th Jun 2019

At the Paris Airshow at Le Bourget from June 17-23, Hexcel will promote a range of carbon fibres and composite materials used to make weight-saving structures in civil aircraft, engines, helicopters and space applications. Visitors to Hexcel stand will see an Integrated Wing Panel demonstrator and an I-beam, both made with HiTape carbon fibre...

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Saertex makes wind turbine prototype with longest spar cap

6th Jun 2019

Saertex, the manufacturer of multiaxial fabrics and core materials for the production of fibre-reinforced composites, has produced a prototype of a wind turbine blade with probably the longest carbon fibre spar cap made in vacuum infusion technology so far. Other than Saertex, the prototype production was supported by Windnovation, Composyst and CTP AM.

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Australian Government funds for high volume composites

3rd Jun 2019

The Australian Government's Global Innovation Linkages Programme is funding a project to research techniques for manufacturing high volume, lightweight composites. The project, led by Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, and involving four international partners including Plataine, will develop products for the aerospace and automotive...

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Arris Composites generates $10 million

31st May 2019

Arris Composites, the pioneer of next-gen composites, has raised $10 million in Series A funding, led by NEA. Arris has spent the past two years in stealth developing the ultimate metal replacement - continuous carbon fibre composites - that can be combined with metals, plastics, wires, and other materials for aerospace, automotive, and consumer...

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Hexcel’s total sales to grow at CAGR 6-9% in next 3 years

30th May 2019

Hexcel Corporation, a leading advanced composites company, is expecting its total sales to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6-9 per cent over the next three years. The company announced its financial outlook through 2021, as well as longer term targets, during the company’s Investor Day held in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently.

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IntegriCo Composites names Brian Gaughan as new EVP

29th May 2019

IntegriCo Composites CEO Scott Mack has named Brian Gaughan as the new executive vice president of business development. IntegriCo is a manufacturer of composite products made from recycled plastics. Its patented technology mixes landfill-bound plastics to create composite railroad ties, etc. Gaughan is expected to strengthen the recycling strategy.

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Arevo’s technical paper bags second place at SAMPE 2019

27th May 2019

Arevo, the Silicon Valley company into global composite manufacturing through digitalisation, announced that its technical paper focusing on continuous fibre thermoplastic composites was awarded second place as an ‘Outstanding Technical Paper’ at the SAMPE 2019 conference, one of the world’s foremost technical events for the composites industry held...

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US MSU opens Stitched Composites Development Centre

23rd May 2019

The Mississippi State University (MSU) in the United States recently opened a new research centre dedicated to composite materials and aerospace. The Marvin B. Dow Stitched Composites Development Centre at the MSU Advanced Composites Institute has been set up by The Boeing Company, which donated lab equipment and provided additional support for the...

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