Lucideon, the international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, will be holding a free breakfast forum, ‘Materials in Extreme Environments’ on Friday 12 December at its headquarters in S... [More]
On Monday 10th November, Dame Janet Trotter, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, presented Renishaw with its seventeenth Queen’s Award.
This prestigious award was granted for the continuous d... [More]
Particle characterization systems from Malvern Instruments are helping LPW Technology, a UK-based global supplier of metal powders, to provide certified powders for additive manufacturing (AM) applications in the aerospa... [More]
Judged by an independent panel of industry experts - Asynt Ltd. was chosen as the winner of the Lions’ Lair competition at the recent Lab Innovations 2014 exhibition and conference at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.
Today, Royal DSM opened its new center for research into and development of high-performance materials on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands. The completion of DSM’s largest materials center worldwide is part of the €100 million investment in knowledge and innovation in the Netherlands that DSM announced in May 2012. The center employs over 400 knowledge workers and combines important technological skills and expertise unique in the Netherlands for use in applications the world over. [More]
OCSiAl, developer of the revolutionary material TUBALL, is now focused on creating a worldwide partnership network. [More]
Perpetuus will supply G24 with functionalized graphenes which will then be used to manufacture a variety of “advanced graphene enabled components”. These will be in either sheet or roll form. [More]
A ceremony was held at Hexcel’s Duxford, UK site today to celebrate the ground-breaking for a new £6 million R&T facility and additional investments for capacity expansions at the site. These investments will add up to 100 jobs to the Duxford workforce by 2017. Today’s ceremony was attended by Vince Cable, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, together with Hexcel customers and site employees. [More]
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Material Sciences Company, announces a new award for its EcoPaXX® high performance polyamide 410. A lightweight multi-functional crankshaft cover in the bio-based polymer came top in the Powertrain category at the Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Division Innovation Awards Competition and Gala in Detroit on November 12. [More]
The University of Manchester and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have announced an agreement to speed up the commercialization of graphene and move the material into practical applications. [More]