06 October 2015
06 October 2015
Hexagon Bus Systems has been nominated by MAN Truck & Bus for the continued supply of compressed natural gas fuel systems.
Hexagon Composites explains that it is currently the Supplier of Choice, and this agreement would extend that for another ten years.
"Our history, technology, and relationships with customers are what set us apart in the industry," said Chet Dawes, Vice President of CNG Automotive Products. "We are very pleased to continue as Supplier of Choice for MAN Truck & Bus."
"Since teaming up, our companies have brought valuable product development to the marketplace," said Milosz Szymaniak, Global Sales Manager of Hexagon Bus Systems. "We look forward to future innovations and success."
The bus systems are built at Hexagon Composites' Raufoss, Norway facility and are fitted with tanks built at its Lincoln, Nebraska, US facility.
Solvay has celebrated the groundbreaking of its Greenville, Texas, US, manufacturing footprint expansion that increases the site’s resin mixing capacity to meet the growing needs of commercial and military aerospace composite customers.
Kordsa recently announced the acquisition of US companies Fabric Development Inc (FDI) and Textile Products Inc (TPI), which provide advanced composite materials to the commercial aviation industry. Kordsa sees this US$100 million investment as an important step towards reinforcing its composite market position in the US as well as becoming a strong player in the growing aviation industry supply chain.
3M is adding Scotch-Weld Multi-Material Composite Urethane Adhesives DP6310NS and DP6330NS to its portfolio of structural adhesives. These products are designed for lightweight assemblies in trucks, buses, RVs, speciality vehicles and passenger rail, and other markets like sporting goods and panels.