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  • Submitted on 20 Aug 2018

    The foam industry is undergoing unprecedented change and growth as it adapts to new legislation and shifting consumer appetite.

    Factors driving expansion include greater attention to environmental sustainability and energy conservation, as well as rising...

  • Submitted on 20 Aug 2018

    The much-anticipated Foam Expo Europe Conference agenda has been announced, packed with expert speakers, focused panel sessions and the most pertinent themes across the industry.

    The conference is spread across three days and split into...

  • Submitted on 20 Aug 2018
    Juno Plane

    Haydale has supplied graphene enhanced prepreg material for Juno, a three-metre wide graphene-enhanced composite skinned aircraft, that was revealed as part of the ‘Futures Day’ at Farnborough Air Show 2018 by University of Central Lancashire...

  • Submitted on 9 Aug 2018

    Project 12 has been delighted to work closely with Total Composite Solutions (TCS), the UK partner of Microtex SRL, on Key Automotive OEM projects for bespoke carbon parts.

    Microtex X4-160 clear cosmetic prepreg stood out...

  • Submitted on 2 Aug 2018
    SIMPLC Logo

    The SIMPLC (Safety in Manufacturing Plastics and Composites) initiative to improve health and safety in the plastics and composites industries was launched in 2010. At the time, the plastics industry – in keeping with the...

  • Submitted on 25 Jul 2018
    Vehicle Aerodynamics Banner

    Aerodynamics continues to make an increasing contribution to the performance and characteristics of passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorbikes, bicycles and also in motorsport. Not confined to absolute performance and energy use, customer demand for reduced...

  • Submitted on 19 Jul 2018
    Attwater premises

    Lancashire-based industrial laminates specialist Attwater has successfully achieved accreditation to AS9100 Rev D, the leading standard for the aerospace industry's supply chain.

    The AS9100 certification is the aerospace sector's upgrade of the traditional ISO9001 standard....

  • Submitted on 18 Jul 2018
    Group Rhodes Press at AMRC

    Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, has recently completed the installation and testing of a composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

    The AMRC’s...

  • Submitted on 17 Jul 2018

    Hexcel Corporation and Groupe Gazechim Composites, an official Hexcel distributor for more than 20 years, have reached agreement to provide customized kitting services for advanced composite materials sold to aerospace and defense customers and for...

  • Submitted on 12 Jul 2018
    Crowds at AES

    Advanced Engineering 2018, the UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals, is throwing down the welcome mat for UK’s small engineering firms and subcontractors.

    New for this year, the show is...


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