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FORMAX and Local MP Host Official Opening of New Automotive Production Facility

FORMAX and Local MP Host Official Opening of New Automotive Production Facility

27 May 2014

Formax has officially opened its 5,000m² Automotive Production Facility at its headquarters in Leicestershire, UK.


Tenax TPCL Qualified for Airbus 350 XWB Use

Tenax TPCL Qualified for Airbus 350 XWB Use

27 May 2014

Tenax thermoplastic consolidated laminates have been qualified for use in the A350 XWB aircraft, Airbus’s new generation extra wide body mid...


EPSRC CIMComp Research “Advanced Continuous Tow Shearing for Next Generation AFP Process”

27 May 2014

An EPSRC (CIMComp) project, led by Byung Chul Kim , University of Bristol, aims to give composite designers more design flexibility and guarantee composite manufacturers complex parts without defects using Advanced Continuous Tow Shearing.


Solvay Specialty Polymers Launches New High Stiffness Grade of KetaSpire PEEK

27 May 2014

Solvay Specialty Polymers has announced the introduction of a new high stiffness grade of KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) that provides 50% greater modulus than standard neat PEEK grades.


European Project ECOplast Develops Nanoclay-Reinforced Bioplastic

27 May 2014

The project has developed a new bioplastic material based on polylactic acid (PLA) and nanoclays suitable for the automotive sector.


Creative Composites Invests For Growth

Creative Composites Invests For Growth

27 May 2014

Creative Composites has ordered a state-of-the-art compression moulding press for their composites manufacturing facility in Northern Irelan...


New TeXtreme Concept for Large Volume Projects

27 May 2014

TeXtreme has introduced a concept that focuses on achieving weight savings with keeping the total cost of the composite part the same.


Horners' Award to be Announced at Interplas 2014

27 May 2014

Interplas 2014 is proud to reveal the Horners' Award for Plastics Innovation and Design will be announced on the first day of this year's leading plastics event.
 
This industry-recognised accolade is promoted in conjunction with the British Plastics Federation and is handed out annually to recognise imaginative and innovative contributions to the development of plastics and its applications. Winners of the Horners' Award can include outstanding and original machines, processes and products, with entries reviewed by a panel of judges who assess each entry's significance for the UK market through its inventive and appropriate use of plastics.
 
The award is organised by the Worshipful Company of Horners, which was established in the 13th century in order to set and maintain standards in the ancient craft of the Horner. Previous winners include the Airbus A350 XWB Composite Rear Spar developed by GKN Aerospace, the Cycloc Secure Bicycle Storage System by Andrew Lang Product Design and the Vent-Axia Air Minder.
 
Interplas 2014 organiser Rapid News Communications Group has welcomed the news that this year's outing - which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, UK, from September 30th to October 2nd - will be playing host to the major plastics industry prize-giving.


Boeing Celebrates Double 777- 300 ER Delivery to EVA Air

Boeing Celebrates Double 777- 300 ER Delivery to EVA Air

27 May 2014

EVA Air has received its 16th and 17th 777- 300 ER aeroplanes from Boeing.


Evonik Celebrates Expansion of its Oil Additives Technology Centre

27 May 2014

Evonik has completed the expansion of its Industries’ Oil Additives Technology Centre in Minhang, Shanghai, China.


Awarded Airborne Oil & Gas Win Contract for Multiple Jumpers

27 May 2014

Chevron North Sea has awarded Airborne Oil & Gas (AOG) a contract for multiple high pressure flexible jumpers for the Alder project.