31 May 2011
31 May 2011
Following increase in demand from the Chinese market, DIAB has completed phase four of their Kunshan manufacturing facility, doubling its capacity in China.
DIAB Chief Executive Officer, Anders Paulsson, and Chairman of the DIAB board, Stig Karlsson, inaugurated the new manufacturing & sales company’s facilities and celebrated together with local officials, customers and staff. Anders Paulsson commented on the importance of DIAB presence and expansion in China: “China is one of our most important markets and by expanding our capacity we can follow the tremendous development and growth that China is experiencing. The DIAB set up in China, with a local sales company as well as expanded manufacturing capacity, enables us to improve our services to not only the increasing demand within wind and renewable energy but also larger development projects in infrastructure, transportation and aerospace”
The DIAB facilities in Kunshan supplies the full range of DIAB high performing core materials, kits and a full range of finishing as well as the DIAB range of services.
In other news, DIAB have received DNV certificates for their Divinycell Matrix 11-9 and improved Divinycell Matrix 7-7. Both Matrix 7-7 & 11-9 are available in all DIAB’s finishing options as well as kits.
Cobra International will showcase a range of composite products at CAMX 2018, including carbon fibre components for the automotive, transportation, marine, water sports and luxury sectors.
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
UK company Prodrive Composites has developed a process for manufacturing recyclable composite components that can satisfy future end-of-life requirements without any compromise in the performance of the original parts. The company says the P2T (Primary to Tertiary) process not only simplifies recycling, but endows a composite material with the potential to fulfil three or more useful lifetimes.