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  • Submitted on 6 Jan 2020
    CIMCOMP and Bitrez

    Bitrez Ltd has become an industrial partner of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (CIMComp).

    Led by the Universities of Nottingham and Bristol, the Hub is a £10.3m...

  • Submitted on 6 Jan 2020

    Compotech AG has begun operations in Nyrigyhazha, Hungary, in its new resin transfer moulding  and Hand layup facility.

    The new premises will complement Compotech’s long-established sheet moulding compound (SMC), reinforced fibre and composites capability, which...

  • Submitted on 6 Jan 2020
    Pattern Machined from Epoxy Tooling Board

    Shape Machining Ltd has increased its workforce by employing additional pattern makers, allowing for reduced lead times and also quicker reactivity to tight deadline RFQ’s.

    Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We are absolutely delighted to...

  • Submitted on 6 Jan 2020
    AMRC Apprentices at Boeing

    Two model apprentices, who won big at the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre’s annual awards, have returned from the trip of a lifetime touring Boeing’s state-of-the-art factories in Portland and Seattle.

    Mary Stickland and...

  • Submitted on 16 Dec 2019

    GRP Solutions Ltd and the European consortium sees success in their fight against the imposition of anti-dumping measures on glass fibre reinforcements from Egypt and Bahrain

    On the 12th December 2019 the European Commission announced...

  • Submitted on 16 Dec 2019
    Lexington, Kentucky

    TRB Lightweight Structures has announced that it will soon be opening a composites manufacturing centre in Richmond, Kentucky, as a joint venture with Toyota Tsusho America. The 40,000 square foot facility will be equipped with...

  • Submitted on 16 Dec 2019
    GT rear wing component from KW Special Project

    Composites Evolution are exhibiting for the first time at the MIA Energy-Efficient Motorsport Conference (EEMS), taking place at the NEC, Birmingham, UK on the 8th January 2020.

    This event will gather over 200 leading figures...

  • Submitted on 12 Dec 2019
    Tebis R8

    CAD/CAM and MES specialist Tebis has announced the latest release of Tebis Version 4.0. The new release offers many new and advanced functions including indexed collision avoidance, extended aggregate library, simplified feature scanner, advanced 5-axis...

  • Submitted on 10 Dec 2019
    ELG Rail Bogie Rig

    The world’s first carbon fibre bogie (CAFIBO), developed by British company ELG Carbon Fibre in collaboration with the University of Huddersfield’s Institute for Railway Research, has been unveiled. The bogie, which is made entirely out...

  • Submitted on 10 Dec 2019
    Allan Curtis (Left) with James Henderson (Right)

    Allan Curtis of Design and Display Structures has been announced as the new chair of the Composites UK Construction Sector Group.

    The announcement comes after the group’s last meeting on the 3rd December 2019.

    Allan...

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