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Hexcel plans to highlight the growing need the composite industry to support the emerging urban air mobility (UAM) market.

Gurit reports that it will be showcasing its materials for wind energy and composite tooling at JEC World.

Bombardier Belfast and Saertex have extended their contract to make lightweight components for the Airbus A220 aircraft.

Montefibre Carbon has received €11.5 million from the Spanish Ministry of Industry to produce PAN precursor for conversion to carbon fiber.

The US Department of Energy (DOE) plans to invest US$133 million in the development of lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) automotive parts.

Gurit has published net sales of CHF 576.4 million for the full year 2019, up from CHF 425.3 million in 2019.

Hexcel reports that Boeing’s new 777X aircraft has completed a successful first flight.

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has received a US DOE grant to process coal tar pitch into carbon fiber.

UK-based company Bitrez Ltd has become an industrial partner of the Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (CIMComp).

The organizers of the International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites (ICMAC) have issued a call for papers.

The US Composites Institute (IACMI) has been awarded a US$5 million grant to expand a composites training program in four US locations.

TRB Lightweight Structures plans to open a composites manufacturing centre in Richmond, Kentucky, USA, as a joint venture with Toyota Tsusho America.

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has opened a £20 million research and development facility in North Wales, UK.

Composites specialist Arevo has formed a strategic business partnership with glass company AGC Inc, based in Japan.

Toray Industries has reported net sales of ¥1,122,359 for the first six months of 2019, compared to ¥1,191,212 for the same period of 2018.

Haydale Graphene Industries has launched a range of graphene powder enhanced prepreg material for lightning-strike protection.

Composites UK has revealed the winners of its nine award categories.

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