30 June 2015
30 June 2015
The result of a partnership between Aeris Energia and Barracuda Advanced Composites to open a training centre in Fortaleza, Brazil, will help thousands of Aeris employees and apprentices to develop their composite manufacturing skills.
According to barracuda, the capability to design, manufacture and assemble composite materials is vital in the wind energy industry in order optimise weight and design, thereby improving efficiency and performance. Brazilian wind market has a steady growth of 10% per year and both Barracuda and Aeris aim to improve skills, training, efficiency and quality for the wind energy infrastructure in the region.
The new training centre will help Aeris workers to improve their capabilities on the vacuum infusion processing as well as testing and developing new products and material specifications.
With just two weeks to go until the first Global Composites Conference, co-hosted by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites, Communications Manager Siobhan Longhurst caught up with speaker Shridhar Nath of GE Global Research. Shridhar will be presenting on ‘Technology Trends on Additive, Energy and Other Composite Applications.’
At Engine Expo 2018, CRP Technology will highlight how 3D printing solutions using its Windform composite materials is helping automotive manufacturers accelerate vehicle development times and increase performance.
With just a few weeks to go until Composites Innovation 2018 – Advances in Automation, NetComposites’ Communications Manager Siobhan Longhurst discussed where the composites industry is heading in terms of automation, and other industry trends, with Clive Chitiz of Plataine.