08 January 2013
08 January 2013
Caterham Cars, Caterham Composites and Caterham Technology & Innovation (CTI) will be showcasing their combined expertise and experience of lightweight structures at Autosport International (stand 2520, in Hall 20), demonstrating how they use a range of metallic and composite solutions to benefit a range of transportation industries, i.e. automotive, aerospace, motorsport, or marine.
Phil Hall, Managing Director of Caterham Composites said “By merging the individual business entities: Caterham Cars, Caterham F1 Team, Caterham Racing, Caterham Composites and Caterham Technology, the Caterham Group becomes a strong, international and competitive brand that focuses on improving various transportation industries - by using the latest technology applied by an outstanding team with a huge cross-section of nationalities, experiences and interests. This is the message we want to convey today: we are an innovative, solution-oriented and progressive company.”
Mike Gascoyne, CEO of CTI and Caterham Composites says “It’s fantastic to see the respective divisions of the Caterham Group exhibiting together here at the Autosport International Show. For CTI and Composites in particular, we can now start to show the world the capabilities and expertise that we have within the business, delivering some really exciting projects for external customers as well as internal Caterham projects. We want people to recognize that we are an innovative, forward thinking but highly experienced group of companies, and we can provide clients in the automotive, motorsport, aerospace and marine sectors with access to those skills to help them successfully deliver their projects.”
Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraft programmes, including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) at SGL's site in Meitingen, Germany. Compositence, BA Composites and the Chair for Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich have also joined the alliance, and Coriolis Group and Cevotec are planning to come on board as partners.
Fibrelite reports that since the start of its partnership with Trenwa more than 100 precast trench systems integrating Fibrelite composite covers have been sold for use in electrical substations, wastewater treatment plants, chemical refineries and many other applications across North America.