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Composites Europe to Feature Experts Forum and Live Presentations

25 September 2012

At Composites Europe 2012, which takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 9 - 11 October, 2012, Dieffenbacher, Hennecke, KraussMaffei, and Siempelkamp will be present, not only as exhibitors, but also in arranging the Composites forum in which lectures will be presented in topic-specific workshops and exhibitor presentations and are designed to inform visitors about the basic trends and innovations in composites.


Boeing, American Airlines, FAA collaborate on 737 ecoDemonstrator Aeroplane

25 September 2012

Boeing and American Airlines have showcased a Next-Generation 737-800 aeroplane known as ecoDemonstrator in Washington, US, to highlight testing of environmentally progressive technologies.


Test, Measurement and Inspection Takes Centre Stage at ‘Advanced Engineering UK’

25 September 2012

This year’s Advanced Engineering UK group of events is preparing for record attendance for its biggest ever ‘test, measurement and inspection’ programme.



MTorres Acquires Seattle Based Aerospace Tooling and Equipment Supplier Pacifica Engineering

25 September 2012

MTorres and Pacifica have signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Pacifica Engineering shares; final closing of the transaction is pending on regulatory approvals.


Molding Products Increase SMC Price

25 September 2012

Interplastic Corporation’s Molding Products Division (MPD) is increasing the price of its sheet moulding composite (SMC) products by $0.03 per pound, effective on all shipments on or after October 15, 2012.


Owens Corning Improves Customer Experience with Introduction of a New Digital Commercial Product Guide

25 September 2012

Owens Corning has introduced a new interactive digital Division 22/23 Mechanical Manufacturer's Guide eBook designed to make it convenient for mechanical engineers and building specifiers to access key product information while on job sites or at the office.


Hexcel Opens Prepreg Plant Extension in Spain

25 September 2012

Hexcel has officially opened an extension to its prepreg plant in Parla, Spain, doubling capacity at the facility in order to support increasing build rates for the Airbus A350 XWB and legacy programmes.


CCP Composites Plans New North American Gel Coat Manufacturing Facility

25 September 2012

CCP Composites plans to expand its manufacturing footprint by adding a new gel coat production operation in North America.


“Easy Oar” for Composites in Düsseldorf

25 September 2012

The German Reinforced Plastics Federation (AVK) and the European Composites Industry (EuCIA) have made their way to Düsseldorf, Germany, close to the International AVK Conference and the Composites Europe show.


The Composites Group Introduces SymTerra using Renewable-Resource Raw Materials

25 September 2012

In keeping with its standard of environmental stewardship, The Composites Group (TCG) has developed SymTerra composites, a new series of thermoset moulding compounds that use renewable-resource raw materials in the compound itself.


Huber Increasing Capacity at its Precipitated Silica Plant in Tennessee

25 September 2012

Huber is increasing capacityto add 14,000 metric tons annually at its precipitated silica plant in Etowah, Tennessee, US, and is set for completion in the third quarter of 2013.




AOC Increase Prices in Europe

25 September 2012

 


Texkimp and Web Processing Join Forces in Cygnet Tex-Web Launch

25 September 2012

Texkimp and Web Processing have merged to create a new UK-based business providing complete downstream machinery solutions to the performance textiles, automotive and aerospace industries.


Pontis Introduces Turnkey “Pre-Form” Moulding Solution

25 September 2012

Pontis has introduced a prefabricated laminate package designed to reduce in-mould cycle time.


CST Composites Receives ISO 9001 Certification

25 September 2012

CST Composites has achieved an ISO 9001 Certification, which will expand opportunities to supply its composite products worldwide.


Gurit Concludes Sale of Operationally Redundant Real Estate in Ittigen

25 September 2012

Gurit has signed an agreement regarding the sale of operationally redundant real estate in Ittigen, Switzerland, with a group of Bernese entrepreneurs.


'Meet the LEPs' - Advanced Engineering initiatives via newly formed LEPs under the spotlight

25 September 2012

As successors to the former UK regional development agencies, a selective profile of newly formed Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) will take centre stage at this year's Advanced Engineering UK group of events.