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Virgin Galactic Hold Dedication Ceremony at their New Home at Spaceport America

18 October 2011

Virgin Galactic say that more than 800 guests marvelled at their commercial space vehicles as they soared through the skies of southern New Mexico during the dedication ceremonies of their new home at Spaceport America.


New Porcher Greenlite Reinforcements for Advanced Biocomposites

18 October 2011

Porcher has created Greenlite, a new generation of high performance renewable reinforcements for the composites industry, based on pure cellulose fibres.


Bayer MaterialScience Develops Polyurethane-Based Composite Systems for use in Large Windmill Blades

18 October 2011

Bayer MaterialScience has developed a new class of stronger composite materials in response to the wind power industry’s move toward developing and manufacturing longer, larger, more productive wind blades.


CCP Composites Established from the Merger of Cray Valley and Cook Composites & Polymers

18 October 2011

CCP Composites has been established from the merger of Cray Valley and Cook Composites & Polymers to develop, manufacture, and distribute products used for the manufacture of composites materials.


Composites UK Headline Industry Partner at Composites Engineering

18 October 2011

Composites UK is again Headline Industry Partner for Composites Engineering on the 9th and 10th November 2011 at the NEC in Birmingham, and will also be exhibiting on stand 336.


Semta Develops Series of New National Occupational Standards to Support Composites Sector

18 October 2011

Semta, the Sector Skills Council for science, engineering and manufacturing technologies has a new suite of 18 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for composites occupations, to ensure that businesses have the skills they need to thrive through the economic recovery.


Delmia Optimises Manufacturing of Composite Wings

18 October 2011

The Next Generation Composite Wing (NGCW) sees 17 industrial partners, led by Airbus, join forces in an aviation research and development project. Among the partners is Dassault Systèmes DELMIA, which is contributing to the £103m project initiated by the Technology Strategy Board.


Teijin's Opens New Plant in the Netherlands to Produce Endumax

18 October 2011

Teijin Aramid has opened its newest plant for the production of their polyethylene tape (HP-PE), Endumax.


Dsm Dyneema to Open Technical Centre in Singapore

18 October 2011

DSM Dyneema is investing in a new technical centre in Singapore, which they say will house the nation’s first independent ballistic testing centre and with technology that will support all their existing and new businesses.


Atlas Composites work towards Supply Chain 21st Century Recognition

18 October 2011

Atlas Composites have taken another step towards Supply Chain 21st Century (SC21) recognition.


Vistagy and CGTech Extend Partnership

18 October 2011

Vistagy and CGTech have expanded their partnership to enable automated assembly of airframe structures by integrating Vistagy's SyncroFITsoftware for designing and manufacturing complex assemblies and large aerostructures and CGTech's VERICUT Drilling & Fastening (VDAF) solution.


Rubber and Victrex Peek Polymer-Based Composite Developed For Sealing Applications

18 October 2011

Daetwyler and Victrex Polymer Solutions have worked collaboratively to form a composite material that combines Victrex PEEK polymer and rubber.


Dymax Identified by Inc. Magazine as one of Fastest-Growing Companies in the US

18 October 2011

Dymax has been identified by Inc. magazine as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, for the fifth year in a row. 


Delta Patterns Changes Name To Orion Machining

18 October 2011

The Composites Engineering Group (CEG) has completed the acquisition of Delta Patterns, to ensure a complete composites design and tooling to manufacturing service for existing and new customers throughout the Group, and has renamed Delta Patterns as Orion Machining.


Vermont Composites Recognised for Excellence by Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

18 October 2011

Vermont Composites has been presented with a Raytheon Company supplier excellence award, which went to 39 companies for their exceptional performance in supporting the Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business during 2011.


CTAG Launch CarbonInspired

18 October 2011

The Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia (CTAG)has launched CarbonInspired, the online virtual platform of their European knowledge transfer network fornanomaterials.


Litzler Commissions Carbon Fibre Oxidation Ovens

18 October 2011

Litzler has commissioned 5 double oxidation ovens for a carbon Fibre line in Northwest China.


ALMACO Organise Composites Trade fair in Brazil in 2013

18 October 2011

The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) will organise a trade fair in the second half of 2013, in São Paulo, focusing on composite business' and on strengthening the sector.