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Diab has signed a long term contract with Diehl Aircabin to supply its Divinycell F foam core for cabin applications.

Argosy opens Taiwan facility

Argosy International Inc has opened a new 2,000 m2 manufacturing facility in Taiwan.

The 737 MAX 9 Boeing aircraft, which incorporates some composite parts made by Spirit AeroSystems Inc, has had its first successful flight.

Gurit, which makes composite parts for the wind industry, reports net sales for Q1 2017 of CHF 87.4 million.

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH has manufactured an assembly carrier for the Porsche GT3 Cup II.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) and Composites UK are working together on delivering a package of support for SMEs.

‘Fuzzy fibers’ of silicon carbide that act like Velcro can strengthen the composites used in advanced rocket engines.

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) has received a PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) Award.

Triumph Group has been selected to supply composite parts for the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft.

Carbon fiber specialist Hexcel has been awarded a first time contract by a Tier 1 manufacturer in the automotive industry.

The organizers of JEC World, which took place in March, have reported an attendance growth of more than 10%.

Wide-reaching analysis finds more women in research but physical sciences are lagging behind.

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The University of Bristol in the UK has opened seven new research institutes including one covering composites education and research.

UK-based Pentaxia has secured a supply deal to provide components for military aircraft ejection seats.

Mitsubishi Rayon’s carbon fiber sheet molding compound (SMC) has been adopted for the rear door frame of the new Prius PHV.

Huntsman Advanced Materials has conducted a survey covering the use of composites in the automotive industry.

xperion Energy & Environment has received an order for hydrogen high-pressure cylinders from Air Products GmbH in Germany.

TeXtreme composite material has reportedly been certified for use in commercial aero applications and qualified by an aircraft manufacturer.

Automotive giant Volvo reports that it is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models.

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