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Toray will open an Automotive R&D Center near Munich in 2018
Toray will open an Automotive R&D Center near Munich in 2018
Toray recently announced that in August 2018, it plans to open its new R&D center, dubbed Automotive Center Europe (AMCEU), to support the growth of new materials for environmentally friendly vehicles in Europe. Located near Munich, Germany, the buildi...
Volvo to Adopt More Lightweight Composites from Henkel for Leaf Springs
Volvo to Adopt More Lightweight Composites from Henkel for Leaf Springs
According to a news release from Henkel, Volvo is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models following the company�s successful introduction several months ago on its premium crossover SUV, the XC90. Volvo ...
Boeing Begins Production of 777X Aircraft
Boeing Begins Production of 777X Aircraft
Last week, Boeing celebrated the official kickoff of production of its 777X wide-body jet. The 777X aircraft is a large-sized twin-engine passenger aircraft currently being developed by Boeing as a successor to the existing 777, with plans for its firs...
Porsche Unveils Braided CFRP Wheels for 911 Turbo S
Porsche Unveils Braided CFRP Wheels for 911 Turbo S
On Friday, Porsche unveiled it will now offer lightweight wheels with braided CFRP. The wheels are now available as an option for the Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Porsche now joins the company of Ford and supercar-maker Koenigsegg as the only ...
US Navy and ORNL Develop Military�s First 3D-Printed Submarine Hull
US Navy and ORNL Develop Military�s First 3D-Printed Submarine Hull
According to a recent blog published by the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Navy�s Disruptive Technology Lab and the team at ORNL�s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) have created the military�s first 3D-printed submarine hull. Known as the...
ACMA Puts Emphasis on Composites in Architecture at AIA 2017
ACMA Puts Emphasis on Composites in Architecture at AIA 2017
During the American Institute of Architects (AIA) show, April 27-29 in Orlando, the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) held its fourth annual Composites Pavilion. The pavilion was an opportunity for architects, engineers and designers...