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Atlas Inspire Aerospace Engineers of the Future

03 July 2012

Atlas Composites have signed up to inspire the UK’s composites engineers of the future at this year's Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) event, after Atlas Composites' Head of Engineering Andrew Taylor agreed to join the Tri@RIAT team, for the Lockheed Martin Warrior Engineering Challenge.


Fibrelite Wins Exporter Award at the Yorkshire Business Masters Awards 2012

03 July 2012

Yorkshire based Fibrelite has won the Yorkshire Exporter Award, sponsored by Leeds Metropolitan University, judged by a panel that included The Bank of England.


Paper Details Use of Natural Material Cork for Quiet Sandwich Composites

03 July 2012

A research team at the University of Delaware is investigating cork as an environmentally friendly solution for quiet sandwich composites. They recently published a paper on the work in Scientific Reports, an online, open-access research publication that covers all areas of the natural sciences.


Michelman Awarded Grant for New Research and Development Centre

03 July 2012

Michelman has been awarded a $2.5 million Ohio Third Frontier Industrial Research and Development Center Grant for its new R&D centre that will be named the Michelman Advanced Materials Collaboration Center.


Delastek Introduces Automation Solutions from Virtek Vision and Gerber Technology

03 July 2012

Delastek of Grand-Mère, Quebec has reported a 5 percent reduction in composite material cost since installing a Virtek LaserEdge laser templating system and GERBERcutter DCS2500 computer-controlled composite cutting system.


Tissa and Victrex Developed Composite Fabric Improves Manufacturing Efficiency

03 July 2012

Victrex and Tissa Glasweberei have co-developed innovative composite fabrics to be marketed under Tissa’s brand name TIXPREF.


JEC Further Expands its Services, Support and Expertise in the Americas

03 July 2012

After 55 years in the Americas, JEC Composites will further expand its offerings in the region this fall with the opening of its inaugural JEC Americas Composites Show & Conferences at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Nov. 7 – 9, 2012.


Barracuda Signs Polyworx Software License

03 July 2012

Barracuda Advanced Composites signed a lifetime license with Polyworx to use the RTM-Works software for large infusion projects.


Hexagon Composites Awarded TITAN Contract in Thailand

03 July 2012

Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lincoln Composites, Hexagon Composites has been awarded a new contract to supply 55 lightweight TITAN transport modules to SC Group in Thailand.


SP-High Modulus Appoints New North American Distributor

03 July 2012

SP-High Modulus has appointed Revchem Composites as a new distributor of SP-High Modulus branded products for the west coast of the US.


New Marketing Initiative for PPG’s Fibre Glass Business

03 July 2012

PPG Industries’ fibre glass business has implemented a marketing initiative to heighten awareness of the brand by highlighting its unique position and more clearly define the unmatched offerings it brings to the markets it serves.


FAA Adds Boeing South Carolina Operations to Boeing Commercial Airplanes Production Certificate

03 July 2012

The Federal Aviation Administration has added Boeing’s South Carolina operations to the Boeing Commercial Airplanes production certificate, PC 700 which allows the company to produce and sell commercial airplanes.


Quickstep Opens New Manufacturing Facility

03 July 2012

Quickstep is opening a new manufacturing facility to supply components to aerospace leaders Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockhead Martin, at Sydney’s Bankstown Airport, Australia.


Scott Bader’s Crystic Resin and Crestomer Adhesive Materials Used in Revolver 42 Speedboat

03 July 2012

Scott Bader’s Crystic Vinyl Ester (VE) resins and a Corecell M-foam core has been specified in the Revolver 42, a polyhedric monohull speedboat, constructed using high performance composite materials by the Italian shipyard Anselmo Mauri, located in Sirmione, Lake Garda.