18 March 2008
18 March 2008
TenCate Advanced Composites USA has closed of the acquisition of YLA and CCS Composites (USA).
YLA is a manufacturer of high quality thermosetting advanced composite materials. YLA is heavily focused on supplying the satellite and communications, aircraft, military, high temperature and energy markets. CCS Composites is a manufacturer of aerospace grade compression molded composite components used in commercial and military aircraft, satellite, oil and gas and industrial applications.
TenCate Advanced Composites USA is part of TenCate's Aerospace & Armor Composites group, a leader in the market for aerospace grade thermosetting composite materials and advanced antiballistic personal and vehicle protection which is utilized for military and law enforcement applications.
Chomarat is developing its Coatings & Films business at its French sites. The Group has just acquired an extruder and a graining line to increase its production capacities and develop new, more efficient solutions, particularly in the field of TPO (polyolefin thermoplastics).
Group Rhodes, through its Rhodes Interform business, has developed a revolutionary new process that enables large monocoque components, particularly those produced by super plastic forming (SPF) from very thin material, to more accurately retain their shape on cooling.
The combination of MSP’s NC-Checker and NC-PerfectPart software with Renishaw’s leading probing technology, is delivering significant cost and time savings for Quickstep Technologies’ composite manufacturing processes.