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 •  April 20

Zoltek, a global specialist in the production of low-cost industrial grade carbon fiber, and Uniti, the electric vehicle maker, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The agreement, which takes effect immediately, outlines a partnership between Zoltek and Uniti in which Zoltek will be the preferred supplier of carbon fiber for Uniti’s line of...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 19

Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace have partnered to develop and market lower-deck modules with passenger sleeping berths. The modules, which would fit inside the aircraft's cargo compartments, offer new opportunities for additional services to passengers, improving their experience while enabling airlines to differentiate and add value for their...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 19

LDI announces the acquisition of Polygon Company, a manufacturer of composite components based in Walkerton, IN, with 250 employees.
Polygon’s patented products are designed to replace steel and other metal components across a diverse set of domestic and international end markets including construction, agriculture, medical devices, and municipal...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 19

Individually crafted high-tech and innovation for top performance on the race trackTechnical solutions for maximum performance on the race track have always been the hallmark of hand-picked factory racing motorcycles. With the new HP4 Race, BMW Motorrad presents a racing bike in a production run of 750. It is individually crafted by a small, highly...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 19

The Mandela Bay Composites Cluster and eNtsa, an engagement institute within the Nelson Mandela University have signed a co-operation agreement which is set to boost the development and use of composites in South Africa.
In terms of a Memorandum of Understanding the two entities will work together to unlock value for local manufacturers by...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 18

Axyz International, a manufacturer of CNC router systems and CNC knife systems based in Burlington, Ontario, announces the acquisition of WARDJet, a Tallmadge, Ohio firm that manufactures waterjet cutting machines and offers custom waterjet solutions to a variety of industries.
Axyz President Alf Zeuner, who will oversee the combined company as...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 17

The investment by Sumitomo Corporation strengthens a strategic partnership which both companies entered into in 2016, in which the companies collaborate to provide the oil & gas industry with cost effective TCP technology solutions that are non-corrosive, light-weight and result in significantly lower total installed cost.Mr. Takushi Kikuchi,...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 17

Patrick Thomas contract as CEO would have originally ended on September 30, 2018. Already in May 2017, Patrick Thomas had informed the Supervisory Board that he would not be available for a further term beyond 2018. Subsequently, the Supervisory Board appointed Dr. Markus Steilemann as his successor as CEO of Covestro thus ensuring continuity and a...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 17

The formula has an detection system to verify the integrity of designs wherever corrosion-resistant fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) pipes and tanks are specified.

The new resins are built on the same backbone as the legacy Derakane lines and continue to offer the same corrosion resistance, mechanical properties with better processing.
Design...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  April 17

Spirit AeroSystems announces a divestiture from Haeco Spirit AeroSystems, a joint venture in China between majority shareholders Spirit AeroSystems global customer support & services and The Haeco Group.

While the joint venture has been beneficial to both parties for almost a decade, Spirit's MRO strategies for the future dictate that the...