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  • 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...

  • Submitted on 11 Jul 2018
    Group Rhodes Factory in Wakefield

    Group Rhodes is celebrating relocating to new premises in Wakefield, investing in refurbishing and re-equipping its new manufacturing facility and creating 21 new jobs. The new site is only half a mile from where the...

  • Submitted on 11 Jul 2018
    Members of Renaults test facility with their Compcut 200

    Sharp and Tappin are proud to add Renault Sport Racing to its expanding list of F1 and blue-chip engineering clients. Earlier in the year Sharp and Tappin installed and commissioned one of their Compcut 200...


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