News - 2 Jul 2003
Alcan have just completed their acquisition of composite materials manufacturer Baltek. The $35 million deal closed after having been approved by Baltek shareholders.
Following the acquisition,...
News - 17 Jun 2003
Boeing’s new 7E7 will become the first commercial jet to be made with most of its primary structure consisting of composite materials.
Some of the composite materials that will be used...
News - 13 Jun 2003
Goodrich Corp has just won a contract from the US Naval Undersea Warfare Center to supply High Frequency Sail Array acoustic windows, as well as a contract to supply surface combatant Sonar Composite...
News - 3 Jun 2003
Goodrich’s Engineering Polymers division have developed a new composite material technology. The material called FyreRoc ™ originally developed for military applications possesses...
News - 2 Jun 2003
Composite manufacturer ATK have been awarded a $17.6 million contract to build components for the Israeli Arrow II Rocket by Boeing Air and Missile Defence Systems.
Some of the components to be...
News - 9 May 2003
Boeing have donated patents for microwave technology to Washington State University. The technology was originally developed to dry out spacecraft after ocean landing and to cure composite...
News - 29 Apr 2003
Building on the success of the resin development alliance of last April between Dow and Cyclics Corp, a new long term agreement between Dow Automotive and Cyclics has been signed. The new agreement...
News - 10 Apr 2003
Simula have just received another order for ceramic/composite armour panel kits for the US Army’s M1117 Armoured Security Vehicles or ASV’s. The order has come via Textron Marine and Land...
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 - 5 Feb 2003
Since first being unveiled as a concept car in Paris in 2000, the Porsche Carrera GT has been aimed purely at the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini. The new Porsche which will be unveiled at the Geneva...