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Solar Impulse Plane Completes Cross-America Flight with Help from Bayer MaterialScience

16 July 2013

The Solar Impulse, which is an ultra-lightweight, solar-powered plane capable of flying day and night, flew across America with the help of materials and technologies from Bayer MaterialScience.


ITT Exelis Receives Composite Structures Contract for the Lockheed Martin Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM)

16 July 2013

ITT Exelis has received a contract in excess of $10 million for Lot 10 production of composite missile bodies and structures for the baseline and extended-range versions of Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM). 


Belfast Metropolitan College Unveils New Composites Manufacturing Facility

16 July 2013

Belfast Metropolitan College has launched its new composites workshop in a state-of-the-art campus in Belfast, UK.


Jean Tinguely Carnival Fountain Re-Opened with the Help of Huntsman Advanced Materials

16 July 2013

The replacement Theaterkopf sculpture, made using materials from Huntsman Advanced Materials, has been erected in the Jean Tinguely Carnival Fountain, situated on the municipal theatre esplanade in Basel, Switzerland.


Steni Announces New Ownership

16 July 2013

Steni, a composite cladding manufacturer, has been acquired by an investment fund.


Ashland Announces New Composites Distribution Agreements for Operations in Europe

16 July 2013

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland, has announced new distribution agreements that cover its leading resin chemistries and technology solutions for composite manufacturing in the Europe.


Future Fibres Supplies Composite Multihull Rigging Package for A65 Catamaran

16 July 2013

Future Fibres has manufactured and supplied a high-performance rotating wing mast with carbon rigging for the Nigel Irens Design A65 Catamaran.


Panel Systems Sees an Increase in Demand for Bespoke Polypropylene Honeycomb Sandwich Panels

16 July 2013

Panel Systems says it has seen a huge surge in demand for Thermhex, a polypropylene honeycomb material which was launched into the UK market at the beginning of 2013.


SAMPE Announces New Executive Cabinet

16 July 2013

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) has announced its 2013-2014 North America Executive Cabinet.


JETCAM expands European composite software operations with JETCAM Composite

16 July 2013

JETCAM International announced the foundation of JETCAM Composite, which will focus on selling its range of nesting and composite material management applications to companies in Europe.


AGC Aerospace & Defense Expands International Portfolio with Acquisition of Tods

16 July 2013

Acorn Growth Companies (AGC) and The Edgewater Funds have partnered to acquire U.K. based Tods Aerospace & Defence.


Chem-Trend Acquires Zyvax

16 July 2013

Chem-Trend, a provider of release agent solutions across multiple industries and applications, has acquired the Zyvax business.