Aerospace News

This section contains the latest news from the composites industry around the world. A selection of this news is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics Newsletter

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Aerospace News Archive

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AGC AeroComposites awarded US Army contact AGC AeroComposites awarded US Army contact

AGC AeroComposites, a global supplier of composite aerostructures and components, has been contracted to supply the multi-station lightweight armament support system (MSLASS) wings for the US Army’s MH-60M helicopter fleet.

Exelis wins Airbus composite strut contract Exelis wins Airbus composite strut contract

Exelis has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract from Airbus to produce center wing box struts for the A350-1000 aircraft.

Solvay and 3A Composites join forces to develop foams

Solvay and 3A Composites have formed an alliance to develop foam materials to make more lightweight parts for advanced transportation.

Fire retardant prepreg resin at JEC Fire retardant prepreg resin at JEC

Sicomin plans to present a new fire retardant prepreg resin at JEC.

TenCate records 4% revenue growth in 2014

TenCate has reported organic revenue growth of 4% for the full year 2014, and 9% in the second half of 2014, due to growth in composites, synthetic turf yarns and industrial protective fabrics.