20 June 2011
20 June 2011
Beagle Technology Group (formerly Beagle Aerospace) has restructured and now comprises six new Beagle companies including Beagle Composites.
The new companies include; Maintenance Repair & Overhaul, Aerospace, Defence, Composites, Treatments and Precision.
John Taylor, Managing Director, said “The past 10 months has been a very exciting time for the Company: we have undergone a phase of major investment, expansion and restructuring, resulting in the launch of the new Beagle Technology Group. Having been in the business for over 50 years, Beagle is building on its rich heritage and unique skills set, across a wide range of technologies, to innovate and win business in new markets.
Beagle is formally announcing their new name and the restructure at the Paris Air show this week. Additionally, Beagle are showcasing their thrust reverser overhaul capability and several other aircraft components for the first time. “We are delighted to present our thrust reverser overhaul capability and other components at the Paris Air Show for the first time and we anticipate considerable interest from our customers around the world, especially as today we announce the addition of 737 New Gen reverser capability” explained Taylor.
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.
With the aim developing a broader platform for additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, the University of Exeter, UK, and Victrex, have formed a strategic partnership to introduce next-generation polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers and composites while improving the performance of the underlying AM processes.