22 May 2018
22 May 2018
TPI Composites reports that Vestas Wind Systems has exercised an option for two additional wind turbine blade manufacturing lines under an existing multi-year supply agreement.
TPI will produce blades for Vestas’ 4 MW wind turbine platform at TPI’s new facility in Matamoros, Mexico. The facility is scheduled to open for production in the third quarter of this year.
“We are pleased that Vestas has chosen to expand its relationships with TPI with the addition of two lines in Mexico for its 4MW platform,” states Steve Lockard, President and CEO of TPI Composites.
TPI has produced wind blades in Mexico since 2002 and currently operates three wind blade facilities in Ciudad Juarez.
Brazilian gelcoat and thinner manufacturer Dilutec celebrates 23 years in business this month.
Advanced Engineering 2018, the UK’s annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals, has opened registration for its 10th anniversary show. The first 50 people signing up will be offered a free Ultra High Capacity Power Bank for mobile phones and laptops, to be picked up at the show.
Prodrive Composites reports that it is the first UK carbon composites business to attain full certification against the newly released IATF 16949:2016 automotive standard.