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

AGC AeroComposites awarded £1.2m to support UK aerospace jobs

AGC AeroComposites, a supplier of composite and metallic aerostructures and components to the aerospace and defence industries, has been awarded £1.2 million in funding to maintain and create aerospace jobs in the UK.

AGC AeroComposites and ATK sign teaming agreement on aerospace composites

AGC AeroComposites and ATK have signed an agreement under which they will pursue composite structures work on commercial and military aircraft platforms, with an emphasis on tape lay and hand lay-up composite solutions.

GKN Aerospace wins composite rudder and elevator contract for Bombardier Global business jets GKN Aerospace wins composite rudder and elevator contract for Bombardier Global business jets

GKN Aerospace has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace to design and supply the integrated rudder and elevator for the new Global 7000 and Global 8000 long-range business jets. The multi-million pound contract adds to existing GKN Aerospace work packages on these aircraft.

Hexcel reports strong second quarter results

Hexcel Corporation has reported results for the second quarter of 2014.

Strata and PCT sign Airbus contract

Strata Manufacturing PJSC, the advanced composite aerostructures manufacturing facility wholly-owned by Mubadala Development Company, has signed a ten year, US$16.5 million agreement with UAE-based Premier Composite Technologies (PCT).

DANOBAT Composites launches automation equipment for preform production DANOBAT Composites launches automation equipment for preform production

DANOBAT Composites' ADMP® Automated Dry Material Placement equipment automates the deposition of dry reinforcements to produce preforms for use in the resin infusion process.

Technical Fibre Products Ltd and AGC AeroComposites introduce composite solution for aircraft fuel systems Technical Fibre Products Ltd and AGC AeroComposites introduce composite solution for aircraft fuel systems

Technical Fibre Products Ltd and AGC AeroComposites are introducing a new lightweight composite solution for aircraft fuel systems at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Element Materials Technology acquires Accutek Testing Laboratory

Element Materials Technology has acquired of Accutek Testing Laboratory, a materials testing business with experience in composites and serving the aerospace and medical device sectors, in particular.