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Composites Engineering Show Organiser’s Report Record Attendance at Last Week’s Exhibition

26 November 2013

The event, which took place on 12 – 13 November at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, recorded a total attendance of some 12,000 coming from all tiers and parts of the advanced engineering supply chain.


epm:technology Group Begins Construction of New Factory

epm:technology Group Begins Construction of New Factory

26 November 2013

The company states that a vast majority of the site’s ground works has been completed.


Ahlstrom Launches AceBlade for Wind Energy Market

26 November 2013

The company says AceBlade is a unidirectional glass fibre reinforcement with superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties.


EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training Secure Renewed Funding

26 November 2013

The EPSRC CDT in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) and the EPSRC Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Composites Manufacture have secured renewed funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).


Gurit Opens New Manufacturing Company in Hungary

26 November 2013

The company states the new site will primarily build Composite Systems for the European needs of the business to provide capacity for business growth.


TenCate Advanced Composites Launched for Mars again on MAVEN Orbiter

26 November 2013

TenCate Advanced Composites, a supplier of advanced composite materials to Lockheed Martin, says it is proud to be supporting NASA on the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter that was successfully launched this week.


VELOX to Distribute Umicore’s Accelerators Range

26 November 2013

With this partnership, VELOX states it will incorporate the Umicore’s proven product range VALIREX into its product portfolio. This approach enables VELOX to better meet its customers’ requirements and to fulfill its commitment to offering a larger and comprehensive product range for the composites industry. The cooperation will also include the brand new developed ECOS ND15.


First Five Companies Awarded the New AVK Quality Seal

26 November 2013

Five member companies of the AVK were awarded the new quality seal for manufacturing composite components using the hand lay-up and spray-up techniques – known as "open processes" – during the meeting of AVK members on 17 September 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany.


Successful Formula 1 Season for Teams Reinforced by TeXtreme

26 November 2013

Oxeon claim that its carbon reinforcements have been by the most successful teams and drivers in this year’s Formula 1 season.