16 July 2010
16 July 2010
Synergy Composites, the advanced composite manufacturer based in Altham, Lancashire, has been audited and approved to ISO9001:2008 Quality Management Standards by the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) organisation.
The Quality Management System is applicable to the development and manufacture of advanced composite components in accordance with the client requirements.
Synergy is also setting its sights firmly on AS9100 and TS16949 accreditations, the quality management standard specifically written for the aerospace and automotive industries respectively. During this phase, the company are inviting potential customers to identify their own unique requirements, thus ensuring efficient customer accreditation thereafter.
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.
Fibrelite reports that since the start of its partnership with Trenwa more than 100 precast trench systems integrating Fibrelite composite covers have been sold for use in electrical substations, wastewater treatment plants, chemical refineries and many other applications across North America.