11 December 2006
11 December 2006
The World Economic Forum has announced Fiberforge amongst 47 Technology Pioneers for 2007. has been selected as one of these Technology Pioneers.
The Technology Pioneers were nominated by the world’s leading venture capital and technology companies - the final selection from 225 nominees was made by a panel of leading technology experts appointed by the World Economic Forum.
Fiberforge is commercializing a new manufacturing system that enables the production of lightweight advanced-composite structures in high volumes. This proprietary system produces parts with high fibre alignment, high fibre fraction, and long fibre length at high speed with low scrap.
Fiberforge’s President & CEO, Dr. Jon Fox-Rubin said of the announcement “We are pleased to be recognized as a leader in bringing advanced materials, such as carbon fibre composites with 5 times the strength-to-weight ratio of metals, to broader markets including medical, automotive, consumer, defence, industrial, and aerospace. By lowering the processing cost of these materials, Fiberforge is helping leveraging the next industrial revolution on its path to sustainability with lighter weight and more fuel efficient products that are fully recyclable.”
Carboman Group (Carboman) announces that it is collaborating with Eviation Aircraft, on Eviation’s ‘Alice’ - an all-electric aircraft structure that will debut at the 53rd Paris Air Show in Le Bourget.
Revolution Fibres has collaborated with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company to develop a next-generation nanofibre interleaving veil for improving the toughness of carbon fibre composites.
Registration is now open for By Air, By Land, By Sea: Composites Get You There, a new workshop presented by Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance in partnership with IACMI–The Composites Institute.