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.
Project 12 has collaborated with Total Composite Solutions (TCS), the UK partner of Microtex, on automotive OEM projects for bespoke carbon parts.
Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and Solvay have launched the research group IRG CosiMo: Composites for Sustainable Mobility, which will focus on the development of materials and process technologies to enable the high volume production of thermoplastic composites for the aerospace and automotive markets.
Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites by introducing Maezio as brand name.