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DSM’s Lightweight Container Makes Transport More Efficient

27 November 2012

DSM presented a new lightweight transport container at the Intermodal Europe 2012 tradeshow in Amsterdam that it says could lead to considerable cost savings and increased efficiency in the transport sector. 


ORACLE TEAM USA New Boat Designed with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform 

27 November 2012

ORACLE TEAM USA, winner of the 33rd America’s Cup in 2010 and 34th America’s Cup defender in September 2013, has used Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to bring the team’s AC72 racing catamaran from concept to reality. 


Optical Sensing Fibre Optimised for use in Composites and Textiles

27 November 2012

The ability to embed sensors within a material gives engineers scope to measure intrinsic strain of components during their production, or use under varying load conditions, makes certain demands on the sensing fibre, not least of which is small size; in responding to this demand, FBGS has launched a smaller diameter DTG fibre at only 80µm.


Scott & Fyfe Innovation Space & Museum Opened by John Swinney

27 November 2012

Monday 12th November 2012 saw Scott & Fyfe celebrate the official opening of its new Innovation Space and Museum, another important step on the way to a long-term sustainable company based on a partnership business model.


Axiome Develops New Multi-Process Robotic Machines for Transportation Sector

27 November 2012

Axiome has developed multi process robotic machines for the transportation sector; able to drill and cut carbon and Kevlar parts.


PPG Fiber Glass Joint Venture Starts Fourth Furnace in Kunshan, China

27 November 2012

PFG Fiber Glass, PPG Industries joint venture with Nan Ya Plastics, in Kunshan, China, has started a fourth furnace with 38,000 metric tons of annual capacity, with the intention of serving the expanding Asian electronics industries.


PlySim Release FEMPLY Pro

27 November 2012

PlySim has released of FEMPLY Pro, a composite ply-based modelling software plug-in for Siemens’ FEMAP Pre and Post Processor.


Innovative Composite Engineering Gain AS9100:2009 Certification

27 November 2012

Innovative Composite Engineering’s White Salmon, Washington, US, facility has been certified to the AS9100:2009 Rev C Quality Management System standard after successfully passing a certification audit by Orion Registrar.