News - 19 Jun 2003
Alcoa have revealed their new plan to develop advanced aluminium alloys for the next and future generation airliners.
The "20-20" initiative aims to provide a 20% weight decrease and a...
News - 6 Mar 2003
Alcan have entered into an agreement to acquire Baltek Corp for US$35 million.
The proposal has been approved by the Baltek Board and Major shareholders. Alcan expects to close the deal some time...
News - 3 Dec 2002
Northrop Grumman Corp and TRW Inc. have announced that they intend to complete their merger transaction on December 11, 2002.
Northrop Grumman believes that the Defense Department has...
News - 27 Nov 2002
Following an announcement in March 2002 of its intention to sell its plant in Spokane, Washington, Boeing has successfully negotiated its sale. They will be selling the plant which produces a variety...
News - 19 Nov 2002
The first flight of the Boeing FA/18A Active Aeroelastic Wing test aircraft has just been completed. The momentus event took place at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Airforce Base in...
News - 12 Nov 2002
Hitco Carbon Composites (located in Califormia, USA), a subsidiary of SGL Carbon have just been awarded a contract from Airbus to design and manufacture the 7-rib truss structure for the A-380’s...
News - 6 Nov 2002
Eaton Corp have consolidated their position in the aerospace market by purchasing the product lines, machinery, tooling and intellectual property of the Aerospace Division of Mechanical Products for...
News - 23 Oct 2002
Pratt & Whitney have just been awarded a 39 month contract to develop ceramic components for gas turbine engines. The work will be carried along with United Technologies Research Center.
News - 15 Oct 2002
Alcoa have just received approval from the European Union for their acquisition of Fairchild Fasteners from Fairchild Corp. The transaction is now expected to be completed during the last quarter of...
News - 5 Oct 2002
ATK has just been awarded a $13 million contract by Vought Aircraft Industries to manufacture composite parts for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial reconnaissance system. If options are exercised, the...