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Electronics, aerospace driving new Aptiv film production for Victrex


November 18, 2014 9:40 am ET

Victrex plc has launched production at its new $25 million manufacturing facility for high performance thermoplastic film Aptiv, with the United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne taking part in the opening celebration.

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France's Chomarat expands in SC for autos, aerospace


October 27, 2014 12:47 pm ET

French textiles firm Chomarat has opened a new plant in South Carolina for production of polymer-based advanced composites.

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Composite helicopter takes flight


October 9, 2014 9:26 am ET

An all-new helicopter, built almost entirely with composites and featuring materials provided by Switzerland's Gurit Holding AG, took its maiden flight early this month.

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New Hexcel plant will supply carbon fiber for Airbus A350 XWB


September 30, 2014 2:43 pm ET

Hexcel Corp. is investing $250 million on a new carbon fiber plant in France, with part of the production going into the future Airbus SAS A350 XWB.

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TenCate materials help new amphibious sport aircraft take off


September 22, 2014 4:13 pm ET

TenCate Advanced Composites is supplying materials used in a new consumer sport plane made by ICON Aircraft.

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Westminster Tool creates academy to find, train future toolmakers


August 22, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Westminster Tool Inc. begins its own Westminster Academy to find and train skilled employees.

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Soaring business leads to growth for Composites Horizons


August 19, 2014 1:56 pm ET

Composites Horizons LLC is investing $12 million in new equipment and processes, in part for ceramic matrix composite production in its fourth building in Covina, Calif.

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Freudenberg-NOK completes urethane capacity expansion


June 24, 2014 10:25 am ET

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies GmbH & Co. has completed a capacity expansion at its facility in Schwalmstadt, Germany, to support the development of its new polyurethane line.

Eaton to pay $147.5 million to resolve 'litigation issues' with Triumph Group


June 19, 2014 10:57 am ET

Power management company Eaton Corp. announced June 18 that it will pay $147.5 million to resolve “all litigation issues” with Triumph Group Inc. that were pending in Mississippi and North Carolina.

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Lightweight solar-powered plane soars


June 2, 2014 9:48 am ET

A solar-powered plane featuring polyurethane components for light-weighting made its inaugural flight overnight.

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