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Composite applications news, April 2017

Porcher Industries to fill 400 new positions

Porcher Industries has announced an requirement for over 400 new global appointments.

TPI Composites, Inc has entered into a long-term agreement with wind power giant Gamesa to supply wind blades in Turkey.

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Chemical company Solvay has been awarded a multi-million-pound grant for the FLAVA automotive project.

Henkel has started to build a new production facility for aerospace applications at its site in Montornès, Spain.

A new report suggests that composite regulation in marine, rail, oil & gas, and construction could save the UK money.

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

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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