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Astronaut Ron Garan to Deliver Keynote at JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences

Astronaut Ron Garan to Deliver Keynote at JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences

JEC Group proudly announces that Ron Garan, a decorated former NASA astronaut who has traveled more than 71.million miles in 2,842 orbits of our planet, will serve as the special guest keynote speaker for the JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. [More]
RocTool, Volvo Cars Announce License Agreement Focusing on IntelliSafe Body Part Production

RocTool, Volvo Cars Announce License Agreement Focusing on IntelliSafe Body Part Production

RocTool (Alternext – FR0010523167 – ALROC), specialist in the design and development of technologies for rapid molding of composite and plastic injection announced that it has signed a license agreement with Volvo Cars (“Volvo”), the Swedish premium automobile manufacturer headquartered in Gothenburg. [More]
Pace of Technology Development to Drive Automotive Adoption of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Pace of Technology Development to Drive Automotive Adoption of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Driven by a faster-than-expected pace of technology development, carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRPs) will be poised to gain widespread adoption for automotive lightweighting by 2025, according to Lux Research. [More]

Tetronics Supplies World-Leading Technology to US Waste Management Firm

Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), U... [More]
Researchers Recommend Nanoporous Materials for Methane Storage in Cars

Researchers Recommend Nanoporous Materials for Methane Storage in Cars

Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and EPFL have conducted a collaborative study using computer simulations in order to determine the best material to store methane obtained from natural gas. [More]
PPG to Acquire Major Stake in Le Joint Francais’ Aerospace and Automotive Sealants Businesses

PPG to Acquire Major Stake in Le Joint Francais’ Aerospace and Automotive Sealants Businesses

PPG Industries announced today that it has submitted an offer to acquire a majority interest in the aerospace and automotive sealants businesses of Le Joint Français (LJF). LJF is a supplier of sealants and adhesives products for the aerospace and automotive industries and has been a long-term licensee of PPG’s aerospace sealant technology. [More]
Alcoa’s Expanded Wheels Manufacturing Plant Officially Opened in Hungary

Alcoa’s Expanded Wheels Manufacturing Plant Officially Opened in Hungary

Lightweight, high-performance metals leader Alcoa today officially opened its expanded wheels manufacturing plant in Hungary. The larger facility doubles Alcoa’s capacity to produce its Dura-Bright® EVO surface-treated wheels compared to 2014 production levels. [More]
ORNL Researchers Unveil 3D-Printed Shelby Car at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

ORNL Researchers Unveil 3D-Printed Shelby Car at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Researchers from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a new 3D-printed vehicle as a tribute to the classic Shelby Cobra during its 50th anniversary celebration at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 3D printed Shelby will be available on display in the show's Technology Showcase, between January 12 and 15. [More]
PPG Industries Inks Acquisition Deal for REVOCOAT

PPG Industries Inks Acquisition Deal for REVOCOAT

PPG Industries today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with the AXSON Group to acquire REVOCOAT, a global supplier of sealants, adhesives and damper products for the automotive industry. [More]
Alcoa Develops New Casting and Rolling System for Next-Generation Automotive Platforms

Alcoa Develops New Casting and Rolling System for Next-Generation Automotive Platforms

Alcoa, a company specializing in lightweight metals technology, has developed an advanced manufacturing technology called the Alcoa MicromillTM which will redefine the future of automotive aluminum products. [More]
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