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Composite applications news, May 2014

Nordex to invest €50m in strengthening wind blade capabilities

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex plans to invest some €50 million between 2014 and 2016 in strengthening its capabilities for the series production

Industry contributors are wanted to scope the demand for a UK-based large composites structures centre as part of a study for the Department of Business, I

German company Röchling Engineering Plastics KG is now offering fibre-reinforced sheets produced in lengths of 12 metres.

Australian composite yacht builder McConaghy is establishing an office in New Zealand to support an increased focus on the superyacht sector.

Spanish company IK4-CIDETEC has invested €1.5 million in new facilities for polymer synthesis and processing of polymeric composites.

Luxury fibreglass yacht maker Azimut Yachts has named Alberto Morelli as Chief Manufacturing and Operations Officer.

Tenax® TPCL thermoplastic consolidated laminate from Toho Tenax Co., Ltd. has been qualified for use in the A350 XWB aircraft, Airbus’s new-generation extr

According to The Seattle Times, Boeing has confirmed that it will build the carbon fibre composite tail for its new 777X aircraft at its plant in Frederick

According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, the global demand for the Marine Composites was valued at US$954.6 million in 2012 and

TenCate Advanced Armour Danmark A/S has won a contract for the supply of lightweight composite armour to Nexter Systems for armoured vehicles.

When complete, the 22-turbine wind farm will power the equivalent of approximately 24,000 homes.

Airbus has confirmed that the A350 XWB, the company's first aircraft to be over 50 wt% composite, is scheduled for certification in the third quarter and e

Analysts at TechNavio are forecasting that the global aerospace composites market will grow at a CAGR of 11.85% ver the period 2013-2018.

NetComposites is looking for papers on the subject of mass transport applications to be submitted for an event to be held on 1 October 2014 at The Roundhou

Safran is investing around €50 million in a new research facility, dedicated to next generation aerospace materials.

Airbus has set up a Composite Recycling Advisory Board to establish the company’s strategy for recycling and reusing carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP)

Due to the high demand for carbon fibre in automotive production, SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers is going to triple the capacity of its carbon fibre plant in

Three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years.

Morgan Advanced Materials’ Composites and Defence Systems business has been awarded two body armour development contracts by the Canadian government, which

AWEA outlines aggressive goals, growth strategies for medium- to long-term future.

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After experiencing decline over the past few years, the global Fibre-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) panel market reported good growth in 2012, according to new r

The new, flexible system can now be used in the non-destructive testing (NDT) of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s carbon fibre airframe.

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