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Composite applications news, May 2013

Consumption of composite materials in the Indian wind energy industry is forecast to grow 12.8% per year between 2013 and 2018, according to a report from

First  grid-connected offshore wind turbine in North America launched

The University of Maine (UMaine)’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners will hold a launch celebration today for VolturnUS 1:8, the f

Hakes Marine has recently announced the launch of the first of the new Judel Vrolijk designed HH42 high performance racing yachts.

The (US) National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) has selected Ingersoll Machine Tools Inc as its partner for a Defense Wide Manufac

Three of Scotland’s east coast universities are combining their expertise and experience – and advantage of location – to launch a new institute they say a

Offshore wind support provider Offshore Turbine Services (OTS) has ordered two additional CTruk composite wind farm support vessels.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Gurit, a manufacturer of carbon fibre composite body panels for the automotive industry, is proud to congratulate its first automotive customer and technol

Structural reviews of AC72 boats and wings, a lower wind limit and enhanced sailor safety equipment are among 37 recommendations issued to increase safety.

Australian industry association Clean Energy Council (CEC) has voiced concerns over the government's move to cut over A$600mn from the state budget for ren

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has approved 3B's HiPer-tex™ W2020 high-performance direct roving, which is used in the manufacture of wind turbine blades.

Huntsman Advanced Materials developed the bio-based epoxy resin used in the construction of the BioMobile, a prototype vehicle designed to promote 'sustain

Siemens – which is hosting six Round Table discussions around the globe to discuss levers for optimising energy systems worldwide – says if regional charac

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

The 2012 report by the World Wind Energy Association shows 100 countries are using electricity generated by wind turbines, with Iceland recently becoming t

Siemens has been awarded a contract to construct the US's largest state-run wind farm.

A European consortium has secured €3,964,797 of EU funding to research the replacement of thermoset composites with thermoplastic composites in certain com

Spanish energy company Iberdrola has completed a geotechnical feasibility study for its Wikinger offshore wind project in German – a key milestone in the o

The first Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, known as MSN001, has emerged in its Airbus livery from the paintshop in Toulouse, France.

Boeing has rolled out of the factory the first 787 Dreamliner to be built at the increased production rate of seven aircraft per month.

America's Cup Regatta Director Iain Murray will lead a review into the events surrounding the capsize of Artemis Racing’s first AC72 and the subsequent dea

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on the road in the world’s seven largest automotive markets will reach only 7.5 million as the industry struggles to capitalise

Lightning strike testing has been performed on the new Airbus A350 XWB, a key step in preparations for the aircraft's maiden flight.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Unitech Composites has been awarded a contract from Spirit AeroSystems to produce wing assembly parts for the Boeing 787 aircraft.

GE Aviation has opened its second composites factory in Mississippi. The Ellisville Composites facility will manufacture and assemble composite components

The first order for GE’s new 2.5-120 brilliant wind turbines has been announced - Invenergy has ordered three units as part of an 86-turbine deal with GE f

According to news reports, Sealine has issued redundancy notices to 234 staff.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the month of April 2013.

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