25 March 2014
25 March 2014
Contractors are entering into the final phase building a new 60,000 sq ft factory for epm:technology.
The company states the £6.75 million factory, supported by the Derby Enterprise Growth Fund, will be equipped with the infrastructure to be able to produce items for Formula One, aerospace and automotive markets from June.
“My team have a very clear focus” explained Graham Mulholland, Owner and Managing Director of epm:technology. “The development is racing along at a phenomenal pace, it’s almost inconceivable to consider that in less than six months since announcing this project, I am able to stand in a brand new factory and say that the final 50-day countdown to when production commences has now commenced.
“While there is still an incredible amount of work to transform the shell of a building into a state-of-the-art factory it will, when complete position epm:technology at the very forefront of composite component manufacturing and engineering. I am extremely confident my team are ready and we will be moving throughout May, and be fully operational in June.”
SABIC is launching its STADECK heavy-duty panel for the building and construction industry. Made from glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic resin, the lightweight panel is said to offer significant advantages across a range of applications where weight saving is important.
The Lanxess High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit presented a drone propeller made of short glass fibre reinforced Durethan polyamide 6 at Chinaplas 2018.
Haydale has supplied graphene enhanced prepreg for Juno, a 3 m wide composite-skinned unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which was revealed during Futures Day at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show.