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.”
Exel Composites company Diversified Structural Composites (DSC) has developed fibre optic-embedded carbon composite rod for Norwegian company Ziebel’s innovative well intervention system.
On 27-28 June 2018, composites manufacturing business leaders and experts from North America and Europe assembled in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, for the inaugural Global Composites Conference. The new international composites industry event, hosted by American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites, was designed for corporate leaders in the industry with a focus on global business, trends and insights for the global composites market.
GE Renewable Energy business LM Wind Power is planning to acquire the WMC test facilities in Wieringerwerf, the Netherlands.