NetComposites
Attwater

Flow International Receives Multiple Orders for Aerospace Projects

14 January 2010

Flow International Corporation Advanced segment will celebrate new orders over the next 18 months worth an estimated $11 million (US).

The orders are for Composite Machining Center abrasive waterjet and routing machine tool systems and are expected to be completed over the next 12 to 18 months.

The majority of the purchase orders are from Airbus supplier partners working on multiple Airbus programs.

""As waterjets continue to become integral to the aerospace industry's adoption of composite materials, we are proud to again be selected as the only provider of composite machining technology,"" said Charley Brown, President and CEO, Flow International. ""Flow has a long history and clear leadership position in developing and supporting abrasive waterjet cutting systems for major composites programs.""

These new orders are in addition to the previously reported backlog of approximately $20 million, as of the second quarter ended October 31, 2009, for Flow’s Advanced segment.






Related / You might like...

Lanxess Provides Thermoplastic Solutions for Drones

The Lanxess High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit presented a drone propeller made of short glass fibre reinforced Durethan polyamide 6 at Chinaplas 2018.

Haydale Supplies Graphene for Juno UAV

Haydale has supplied graphene enhanced prepreg for Juno, a 3 m wide composite-skinned unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which was revealed during Futures Day at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show.

Premium Aerotec, Faurecia and Solvay Launch Thermoplastic Composites Consortium

Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and Solvay have launched the research group IRG CosiMo: Composites for Sustainable Mobility, which will focus on the development of materials and process technologies to enable the high volume production of thermoplastic composites for the aerospace and automotive markets.