10 April 2018
10 April 2018
Gurit has announced that it has been awarded a three-year balsa wood supply contract by a global wind turbine OEM.
The total value of the contract is CHF64 million over the contract period. Supply volumes and contract value might increase during the contract term, dependent on the OEM's demand situation.
“We are very pleased that we have been chosen as a long-term, strategic partner by this OEM,” says Sergio Sesa, General Manager Gurit Balsa. “The contracted volume provides our balsa wood business with additional growth opportunity over the next three years and is a clear sign of the high quality of our product.”
Rockwood Composites has assembled the central core for the UK’s newest fusion device, Tokamak Energy’s ST40.
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.’
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance, along with Magnum Venus Products and IACMI–The Composites Institute, are organising Advances in Wind Energy, a two-day workshop exploring advanced materials, manufacturing processes and repair techniques for wind energy applications.