06 January 2006
06 January 2006
AeroBox Composite Structures (ACS), will supply $1.4 million worth of composite cargo containers (ULDs - Unit Load Devices) to Unitpool AG, Geneva, Switzerland.
Ray Gibbs, Group Managing Director, stated: ""Sales momentum for our AeroBox container, particularly in the Middle East, is growing quickly. The contract to supply Unitpool is another major milestone in growing our ULD business."" Gibbs also noted that if Aerobox ULD performance meets expectations, additional orders could be expected.
The Aeroplaz thermoplastic composite panel also enables AeroBox to develop custom made solutions for a wide range of applications in the aviation, automotive and other industries.
Unitpool is a leader in the ULD (Unit Load Devices) control and pooling service sector, managing more than 17,500 ULD's through 270-plus stations worldwide serving more than 30 airlines. The units are scheduled for delivery commencing in May 2006.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has partnered with Composites Australia to provide Australian civil and composite engineers with access to the latest knowledge on an innovative reinforcing solution to the costly corrosion of concrete infrastructure.
Composite products, based on polyurethane technologies from global chemical company Huntsman, are taking centre stage at a design exhibition at the Design Museum Gent, Belgium.
The Brazilian composite sector expects to close 2018 with a turnover of US$ 685 million, a high of 3.8% compared to the previous year.