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Amber Composites Material Specified for Major Automotive Build

02 October 2012

Amber Composites’ material has been specified for the primary structure of a major automotive build.


Composites Europe 2012 Focus on Mass Production

02 October 2012

Composites are the trend in lightweight construction and well on their way to go into mass production, as will be demonstrated at Composites Europe 2012 in Düsseldorf from 9 - 11 October.


Art and Science Combine to Create an Eye-Catching Sculpture in Sydney’s Central Park

02 October 2012

Gurit has been heavily involved in the realisation of a wind-activated kinetic sculpture which was designed by two of Australia’s pre-eminent public artists, Jennifer Turpin and Michaelie Crawford.


Automotive Engineering Free Forums to Include Low Carbon Agenda

02 October 2012

Low carbon vehicle engineering takes centre stage at the inaugural ‘Automotive Engineering’ show 2012, within the Advanced Engineering UK group of events.


Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Unveiled

02 October 2012

Wednesday 19th September saw the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, welcome Atlas Composites Managing Director, Shaun Moloney, and a select group of guests to the official launch of Nottingham Universities new £3.5 million Institute for Advanced Manufacturing.


SP-High Modulus Supplied Hi-Panels to Stimson Monohull and Marc Deborde Catamaran

02 October 2012

Two recently launched yachts made the most of Hi-Panel construction solution from SP-High Modulus.


RTP Company Develops Thermally Conductive Compounds for Reducing Vehicle Weight

02 October 2012

RTP Company has introduced new thermally conductive compounds targeted at replacing metal components in automotive heating and cooling systems.


Teijin Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

02 October 2012

Teijin Limited has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), a global benchmark for socially responsible investing, for the fourth consecutive year effective September 24.


BYK Kometra Opens New Production Building in Schkopau

02 October 2012

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber, Chairman of the Management Board of ALTANA, and Frank Bannert, District Administrator of the Saalekreis region, visited BYK Kometra in Schkopau for the opening ceremony of the new production building.


Spheretex Introduce Sphere.Tex Tape at Composites Europe

02 October 2012

Spheretex will introduce its brand new product sphere.tex tape at the Composites Europe Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, on the 9 – 11 October, 2012.


FORMAX to Showcase Carbon Multiaxial Fabrics at Composites Europe

02 October 2012

Formax will be exhibiting on stand 8B/E23 at Composites Europe 2012 in the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 9 – 11 October 2012, showcasing its range of Carbon Multiaxial, or ‘non crimp’, fabrics.


Umeco Exhibits Prepregs, Vacuum Bagging Consumables and Tooling at Composites Europe

02 October 2012

Umeco will be exhibiting on stand 8B/C44 at Composites Europe 2012 in the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 9 - 11 October 2012, showcasing a number of items on its stand including UBC’s Coren urban bike, a staggered sandwich panel, and a selection of automotive components amongst others.


MC Gill Speak at Composites World Conference

02 October 2012

MC Gill’s Director of Research and Development, Matt Lowry, was invited to be a speaker at the Composites World's 2012 High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors Conference, September 25-26, 2012, in Seattle, Washington, US.


Danish Minister Visits Terma

02 October 2012

Future jobs, high technology, and the value of education relative to preserving production jobs in Denmark were the topics pinpointed when Danish Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education Morten Østergaard (RV) visited the aerospace, security, and space group Terma at Lystrup on 24 September, 2012.


Quickstep Receives US$12 Million Lockheed Martin Purchase Order

02 October 2012

Carbon composites manufacturer Quickstep has secured its largest aerospace production order to date, covering the manufacture and delivery of composite carbon fibre wing flaps for 24 Lockheed Martin C-130J ‘Hercules’ aircraft.


Hexagon Composites Internal Reorganisation Completed

02 October 2012

The internal reorganisation at Hexagon Composites has been completed as per 30 September, 2012, whereby the product area for CNG Passenger Cars has been spun off from Ragasco and merged with Raufoss Fuel Systems.


Michael Effing Launches AMAC, Company for Industry and Business Consultancy

02 October 2012

Michael Effing launches his own company, AMAC, "Advanced Materials Advisory & Consultancy," based in Aachen, Germany.


Newly Renovated Stedelijk Museum with Largest Composite Façade Opened

02 October 2012

HRH Queen Beatrix has opened the newly renovated Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.