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Wilbert Plastics goes after aerospace market


February 26, 2014 1:58 pm ET

There's a growing aerospace presence in the Southeastern United States, and Wilbert Plastic Services wants its heavy gauge thermoforming operations to be part of it.

N.Y. center to help aerospace firms transition to composites


February 20, 2014 2:36 pm ET

A new technology center is opening its doors to help Long Island aerospace and defense suppliers replace metal parts with plastic composites.

L&L Products to open plant in Czech Republic


February 17, 2014 10:15 am ET

Car and plane component maker L&L Products Inc. plans to establish a new plant on the western edge of the Czech Republic capital city Prague.

Seaway adds equipment, poised to add micro-molding unit


February 12, 2014 6:56 pm ET

Having recently started up its largest injection molding machine, Seaway Plastics Engineering Inc. continues to build diverse capabilities for its niche markets. It also added its first 5-axis machining center, and soon expects to have a micro-molding division as well.

Aerospace jets Hexcel and Cytec to higher sales


February 6, 2014 11:42 am ET

Composites makers Hexcel Corp. and Cytec Industries Inc. each posted solid full-year sales gains in 2013.

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3-D specialist Oxford expanding to reach new markets


January 17, 2014 11:44 am ET

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. continues to push the market for its polyetherketoneketone, opening a 13,000-square-foot facility in South Windsor, Conn., as part of its effort to expand its additive manufacturing expertise to the aerospace and...

TenCate looks to growth in Chinese aerospace


January 10, 2014 3:33 pm ET

TenCate Advanced Composites NV has signed a cooperative marketing and development agreement with Shanghai's Leadgo-tech Co. Ltd. to support the growing Chinese aerospace industry.

Kumar buys thermoformer Mayfield Plastics


December 16, 2013 5:52 pm ET

Jay Kumar,a co-owner of Universal Plastics Corp., is boosting his family’s custom thermoforming business with the recent acquisition of Mayfield Plastics Inc.

California molder adds equipment, pursuing medical market


December 10, 2013 4:00 pm ET

A&S Mold and Die Corp. of Chatsworth, Calif., is installing its 47th injection molding machine — a hybrid-servo 950-ton Toshiba with a 250-ounce shot size — in December.

Composites company adding plant in South Carolina


December 9, 2013 4:04 pm ET

Composites company Materials Sciences Corp. will invest $1 million to open a new plant in Greenville, S.C., to design, engineer and develop parts for use in the defense, energy and recreation industries.

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