Solvay has signed an agreement to supply advanced composites and adhesives for the production of Boeing’s 777X aeroplanes. more

10 Jan 2018 14:49 Materials

Solvay is building its portfolio to produce composite materials by acquiring a German producer of high-quality ‘precursor’ for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile (PAN) carbon fibres. more

9 Nov 2017 15:49 Materials

A new facility at Victrex plant in Lancashire will focus on research for high performance PEEK and PAEK in 3D Printing. more

8 Nov 2017 11:28 Industry News

Registration is open for an event featuring industry leaders of space and aviation industries. more

20 Oct 2017 15:59 Industry News

US extraterrestrial additive manufacturers Made in Space have joined Braskem to use recycled plastic on the International Space Station. more

18 Oct 2017 15:25 Materials

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has enhanced its 3D printing capability with a HP Jet Fusion printer, for work with the European Space Agency. more

18 Jul 2017 16:32 Machinery

Western Tool and Mould, a Hong Kong producer of plane interior parts, has sped up deliveries to airlines with a Stratasys Fortus 900mc printer. more

12 Jul 2017 10:03 Machinery

Dorset-based Norco Holdings will be targeting the Defence and Security Equipment International event in September to promote its lightweight composite structures to the defence sector. more

31 May 2017 11:20 Events

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Russia has developed a lightweight single-aisle passenger plane, using carbon fibre in its wings and body. more

31 May 2017 10:47 Materials

Denroy Plastics celebrates recognition for high productivity and happy staff, with European Foundation for Quality Management certification by CforC. more

17 Mar 2017 13:48 Industry News

A South Welsh aviation materials specialist, R-Tech, is answering growing testing requirements with a new Zwick 250kN universal testing machine, with latest testXpert III software. more

16 Mar 2017 16:42 Machinery



The use of perspex acrylic has provided an astronomical improvement of the National Space Centre’s signage. more

6 Feb 2017 11:07 Materials

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

12 Sep 2016 13:52 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

26 Jul 2016 09:41 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

14 Jul 2016 14:49 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

11 Jul 2016 16:05 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

4 Jul 2016 14:00 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

7 Mar 2016 14:27 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

17 Feb 2016 09:45 Environment

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

14 Jan 2016 16:31 Environment