Solvay will introduce two product offerings in its ‘Technyl’ portfolio, dedicated to the automotive market at K 2016. more

Sep 12, 2016 1:52 PM K 2016

Solvay’s CEO has written an open letter to the pilots of the Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) solar airplane, thanking them for “12 extraordinary years” of big and small technical victories in sustainable materials development. more

Jul 26, 2016 9:41 AM Materials

A Northern Ireland-based tool manufacturer and injection moulder has been recognised with a prestigious award for supply chain excellence at the Farnborough Air Show. more

Jul 14, 2016 2:49 PM Industry News

Two new multi-million pound deals signed at the Farnborough Air Show this week will create 2,000 UK jobs and strengthen the competitiveness of the UK’s aviation supply chain. more

Jul 11, 2016 4:05 PM Industry News

The EPDA says the use of aviation grade plastics will play an “increasingly important role” in the future of aircraft design owing to their ability to both improve fuel efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of passenger flights. more

Jul 4, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

Solvay and The Boeing Company have announced that they are extending their partnership for the supply of adavnced materials for use in passenger aircraft through to 2020. more

Mar 7, 2016 2:27 PM Materials

A new range of recycled, stackable plastics packaging for the airline food industry offers new, innovative and closed loop option for aeronautical dining, says a European packaging manufacturer. more

Feb 17, 2016 9:45 AM Environment

A supplier of recycled carbon fibre products, has achieved AS/EN9100 quality management system certification for two of its processes. more

Jan 14, 2016 4:31 PM Environment

A carbon fibre-reinforced high-performance polymer has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to replace aluminium in an aircraft door fitting of the Airbus A350-900, a decision said to improve component quality and reduce weight and costs by 40%. more

Oct 14, 2015 8:42 AM Materials

The countdown to the first attempt to fly around the globe without using any fuel has started this week, made possible by a plane powered by plastics. more

Jan 20, 2015 10:19 AM Materials

SABIC has launched two new sheet solutions for aircraft interiors that it claims not only enhance design possibilities, but take out significant weight, resulting in a more fuel efficient aircraft. more

Jul 30, 2014 2:42 PM Materials

Refurbished machinery has allowed a UK manufacturer to set up a moulding shop at its Suffolk premises for the production of parts for the aerospace and defence industries. more

Jun 2, 2014 3:07 PM Machinery

Innovative plastics from Bayer MaterialScience have been used to construct parts of a futuristic aircraft that is aiming to be the first to complete a round-the-world flight without fuel in 2015. more

Apr 11, 2014 12:04 PM Materials

Icon Polymer Group, a technology company in engineered polymer products headquartered in Retford, Nottinghamshire, has introduced a new, lighter weight material for aircraft seals that it says will bring major benefits for weight and fuel reduction. more

Jul 3, 2013 4:03 PM Materials

TECHNICAL plastic giant Altuglas International has returned to the market with two new products. more

May 13, 2013 12:54 PM Materials

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