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Apple Campus, Featuring Theater with World�s Largest Carbon Fiber Roof, Opens Tomorrow
Apple Campus, Featuring Theater with World�s Largest Carbon Fiber Roof, Opens Tomorrow
Tomorrow, Apple will open the doors to its new Apple Park (Campus 2) for the first time to reveal the iPhone 8. Apple began developing the building in 2014. It is a 2.8 million-square-foot masterpiece that features the world�s largest freestanding carb...
Composite Recycling Technology Center to Reuse CFRP for Park Benches
Composite Recycling Technology Center to Reuse CFRP for Park Benches
Port Angeles, Wash.-based Composite Recycling Technology Center has received $10,000 in seed money from the city�s Parks and Recreation Department for a pilot project to create park benches with recycled CFRP. According to CRTC�s CEO Bob Larsen, the mo...
UK Set to Construct World�s First Modular GFRP Bridge
UK Set to Construct World�s First Modular GFRP Bridge
UK-based design consultancy Arup and bridge specialist Mabey announced they have delivered the world�s first modular, rapid-assembly glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) bridge.
Composite-Made Flying Boats from Atol Avion Coming to Maine
Composite-Made Flying Boats from Atol Avion Coming to Maine
Atol Avion, a Finnish company making a new class of high-performance flying amphibious aircraft, announced that Brunswick Landing in Maine will become its U.S. headquarters and production base.
BMW i Ventures and Al Gore-led Firm Invest $55 Million in Proterra
BMW i Ventures and Al Gore-led Firm Invest $55 Million in Proterra
Proterra, a major player in heavy-duty electric transportation, has closed a $55 million funding round with new investors BMW i Ventures and Al Gore�s Generation Investment Management. The company plans to utilize the investment to increase production ...
GMC Reveals Carbon Fiber Truck Bed in New 2019 Sierra Denali
GMC Reveals Carbon Fiber Truck Bed in New 2019 Sierra Denali
On March 1, General Motors officially revealed its 2019 GMC Sierra, which comes with a new optional feature that is exclusive to the upcoming pickup truck: a carbon fiber bed known as the �CarbonPro Box.� The news follows a�December 2017 report�indicat...