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JEC says that more than 1,000 composites companies from 46 countries will participate in its online industry exhibition.

Heatcon and Hexcel announce drone partnership

Heatcon Composite Systems has partnered with Hexcel Corporation to distribute Hexcel’s carbon fiber prepreg fabrics and tapes.

Solvay has launched a new line of polyphthalamide (PPA) compounds suitable for e-mobility and metal replacement applications.

CRP USA says that Stewart Davis, its director of operations, will be speaking at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) conference.

Solvay reports that the company has joined the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium (CAAM).

Gurit says that its net sales for Q1 were CHF 127.7 million, a decline of 4.8% at constant exchange rates or 5.2% in reported CHF versus prior year.

EconCore has granted plastic film company Renolit a license for the continuous production of honeycomb panels.

ThermHex Waben, which makes honeycomb cores for sandwich panels and parts, says that it has supplied material for 400 commercial vans.

Hexagon Digital Wave has been selected by the Antarctic Fire Department to test carbon fiber self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders (SCBA).

The final program is now available for MarineAM, taking place from 6-7th July 2021 in Southamp-ton, UK.

Sandia released a new study which suggests that a new carbon fiber material could bring cost and performance benefits to the wind industry.

Composites UK will be exhibiting at UK Construction Week, taking place from 5–7 October 2021 in Birmingham, UK.

Composites UK says that it is now welcoming entries for its 2021 Composite Industry Awards.

The UK composites industry is ‘facing unprecedented challenges’ due to a dip in raw material availability, according to trade organization Composites UK.

Hexcel says that it will be developing a new prepreg as part of the UK-based Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled (ASCEND) development project.

machine learning algorithm trained to predict pullout forces of carbon nanotubes from polymer matrix

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium to develop more sustainable composite material for the UK aerospace and automotive industries.

Clemson University has received US$11 million funding from the US Army to 3D print components for ground vehicles, air platforms and munitions.

Scott Bader has invested over €1.8 million to expand production capacity of its structural adhesives, gelcoats and formulated products.

JEC has set the date for an online event taking place from 1-2 June 2021, to replace the postponed JEC World show.

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