28 June 2016
28 June 2016
Strongwell Corporation has been recognised by the Southwest Virginia Technology Council, winning the ‘Advanced Manufacturing of the Year’ award for Strongwell’s overall achievements in advanced manufacturing in the southwest Virginia region, US.
Strongwell explains that it is actively involved in numerous efforts to promote the advancement of manufacturing and manufacturing careers. Strongwell’s participations ranges from involvement in efforts such as the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a multi-year $250 MM domestic public-private partnership to create product and employment growth in advanced composite manufacturing, to the ongoing promotion of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
David Ring, who accepted the award on behalf of Strongwell, stated in his remarks, “To be an advanced manufacturer requires a team of committed people as well as a leadership team dedicated to the success and advancement of its products and its employees.”
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Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraft programmes, including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.
Fibrelite reports that since the start of its partnership with Trenwa more than 100 precast trench systems integrating Fibrelite composite covers have been sold for use in electrical substations, wastewater treatment plants, chemical refineries and many other applications across North America.