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ULA Awards ATK $178 Million Contract for Composite Launch Vehicle Structures

ULA Awards ATK $178 Million Contract for Composite Launch Vehicle Structures

ATK has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA). [More]
Registration Open for Course on ‘Marketing and PR for Composites Companies’

Registration Open for Course on ‘Marketing and PR for Composites Companies’

The Trade Association will be teaming up once more with experts from Aro Consulting and Outsourcing B2B Marketing to host the one-day course on 19th June in Birmingham, UK. [More]

Element Hitchin Completes Proof-of-concept Research Project into Managing the Quality Control and Repair of Composite Pipelines

Element Hitchin, UK, has successfully completed a groundbreaking proof-of-concept research project to design and build equipment for the continuous quality control and repairing of reinforced thermoplastic pipes durin... [More]
Lehigh and Rheopave Partner to Provide Micronized Rubber Powders, Suspension Additives for the Asphalt Industry

Lehigh and Rheopave Partner to Provide Micronized Rubber Powders, Suspension Additives for the Asphalt Industry

Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt industry with a superior product offering that reduces the cost, boosts the performance and improves the sustainability of modified asphalt and bitumen systems. This new product line includes Lehigh's MicroDyne™ MRPs and Rheopave's novel suspension additives. [More]
Hexcel and Zodiac Aerospace Partner to Develop L3 All-Composite Aircraft Seat

Hexcel and Zodiac Aerospace Partner to Develop L3 All-Composite Aircraft Seat

Zodiac Aerospace, world leader in aircraft seating, teamed with Hexcel, world leader in aerospacecarbon fiber composite materials, to develop L3- Living Space, Lightweight, Leadtime. [More]
Hexcel Celebrates 80th Anniversary of Duxford Site

Hexcel Celebrates 80th Anniversary of Duxford Site

Hexcel is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its site at Duxford, UK that was acquired on 7th April 1934 by Cambridge University Don, Dr Norman de Bruyne. De Bruyne wished to use the 50 acre site as an airfield to indulge his passion for flying - and to carry out research into synthetic adhesives and composites for aircraft construction. The original company was registered as Aero Research Limited. [More]
Michelman Launches New Mold Release Agent for pMDI Particle Board Production

Michelman Launches New Mold Release Agent for pMDI Particle Board Production

Adding to its line of mold release agents for the wood composites industry, Michelman has introduced Michem Wood Release 2137, a mold release agent used in the production of particle board that uses pMDI as the adhesive. [More]
Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014: General Plastics to Debut New Fire/Smoke/Toxicity-Compliant Polyurethane Foam Cores

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014: General Plastics to Debut New Fire/Smoke/Toxicity-Compliant Polyurethane Foam Cores

General Plastics Manufacturing Company will debut its new fire/smoke/toxicity (FST)-compliant polyurethane foam cores attheAircraft Interiors Expo 2014in Hamburg, Germany. This is the company’s first appearance at this event, which attracted 1,000 airline buyers from 75 countries in 2013. [More]
ATK and Airbus Complete 20,000th Composite Part, Celebrate Successful Partnership

ATK and Airbus Complete 20,000th Composite Part, Celebrate Successful Partnership

ATK and Airbus Americas today celebrated a successful partnership of working together to support air transport customers around the world, and reaching a milestone of successfully completing the 20,000th ATK composite part in support of the A350 XWB. [More]
Owens Corning Introduces New ME 3060 Multi-End Roving at JEC Europe

Owens Corning Introduces New ME 3060 Multi-End Roving at JEC Europe

Owens Corning, a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today introduced its new ME 3060 roving at the JEC Europe show and conferences. This new multi-end roving, used as chop, provides customers with a combination of excellent processing characteristics and enhanced final laminate surface quality. [More]