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‘Global Automotive Composites Market Will Be Worth $12.1bn In 2016’

PR Newswire Apr 25 10:25 am 

AMSTERDAM April 25 2016 PRNewswire --This new analysis indicates that the global automotive composites market will be worth 12.1bn in 2016 as opportunities for light-weighting requirements for fuel efficiency and global regulations for emission reduction drive the incremental...

‘Velox Teams Up With Honeycomb Specialist’

materialstoday Apr 25 05:30 am 

Velox GmbH a European distributor of speciality materials for the plastics composites additives and paints and coatings industries has established a new cooperation with ThermHex a European producer of polypropylene honeycomb cores.

‘The US Has Ordered Boeing To Fix Engines On 787 Dreamliner Airplanes Because Of An ‘urgent Safety Issue”

Business Insider Apr 23 12:05 pm 

copy GettyAFPFile Stephen Brashear New York AFP - US officials have ordered Boeing to fix engines on some of its 787 Dreamliner airplanes to avoid sudden failure in icy conditions calling the problem an quoturgent safety issue.quot The Federal Aviation Administration directive concerns a potential problem in General Electric engines that could affect more than 150 of the planes worldwide following...

‘Trex Company Celebrates Earth Day Every Day’

Marketwire Apr 22 02:10 pm 

WINCHESTER VA --Marketwired - April 22 2016 - For Trex reg the world39s number one decking and railing brand and leader in high-performance low-maintenance outdoor living products every day is Earth Day. From commercial recycling partnerships to eco-friendly manufacturing Trex sets the scene with green -- helping schools businesses and homeowners preserve and protect the environment.

‘Flame Retardants Market Growing At 6.4% CAGR To Hit $12B By 2021’

PR Newswire Apr 22 01:23 am 

PUNE India April 22 2016 PRNewswire -- Driven by increasing fire safety regulations worldwide flame retardants market growth is supported by end-use industries such as building construction and electronics appliances. Building construction in Asia-Pacific is...

The future of America’s aircraft carriers? Floating drone factories.

TheWeek 04-21-16 : Earlier this month, the British Royal Navy ship HMS Protector made history. An ice patrol ship, Protector sailed the frigid waters off Antarctica. But instead of using a helicopter to scout an ice-free route, the Protector had an unlikely helper — a drone.

‘Markets For Smart Composites: 2015 To 2022’

PR Newswire Apr 20 10:10 am 

NEW YORK April 20 2016 PRNewswire -- Smart composites leverage the commercial success of the composite technology model and apply it specifically to smart materials. In regular composites two materials are combined to create a new material with functionality that is significantly...

‘Automotive Composites Market Forecast 2016-2026’

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Apr 20 06:00 am 

LONDON April 20 2016 PRNewswire -- Analysis of Top Companies Light-Weighting for Fuel Efficiency Emission Reduction With Car Interior Body Engine Drivetrain Other Components Visiongain assesses ...

‘Turboprop Market: Growth Drives Greater Need For Best Practices’

Aircraft Maintenance Technology Apr 19 07:43 am 

Although not commonly requested APS has the ability to assemble balance and certify whole propeller assemblies. APS technician Ignacio Lagunas performing an iterative sanding process on a large 14SF propeller system blade commonly found on DHC-8 series of aircraft.