03 May 2001
03 May 2001
Parabeam 3D Glass Fabrics and North American Composites have reached an exclusive distribution agreement for North America. Parabeam is a manufacturer of three-dimensional glass fabrics for corrosion, transportation, marine, aerospace and architectural applications. 3D fabrics provide the fabricator the ability to make lightweight laminates with an integral sandwich construction while providing an interstitial space. North American Composites is a national, full-service supplier to these same industries. Its Molding Products Division is a leader in the production of SMC and other Thermoset Molding materials.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.
Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraft programmes, including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) at SGL's site in Meitingen, Germany. Compositence, BA Composites and the Chair for Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich have also joined the alliance, and Coriolis Group and Cevotec are planning to come on board as partners.