• 第23届中国国际复合材料工业技术展览会 China Composites Expo 2017
News Coverage
Sigmatex Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement with Hengrui Corporation
Sigmatex are pleased to announce the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Hengrui Corporation (HRC). This partnership will formalise the existing strong relationship between Sigmatex and HRC, and provide a more strategic focus on the automotive market, especially within the Asia region.
[2017-07-05]Source:Sigmatex
China’s Xiaomi launches ultra-light umbrella with carbon fiber frame
Mostly known for its smartphones, the Chinese company Xiaomi has just launched the Huayang Ultra-Light umbrella.
[2017-07-05]Source:MI
China’s Shuangyi Technology plans an IPO to finance composite materials projects
Shandong Shuangyi Technology Co. Ltd has announced via a China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) prospectus that the company plans an IPO in the Shenzhen Stock Exchange’s Growth Enterprises Market.
[2017-06-22]Source:Shandong Shuangyi Technology
Spring Airlines places $1.70 billion order for cfm Leap-1A engines
China's Spring Airlines has signed an agreement with CFM International for LEAP-1A engines to power 60 new Airbus A320neo/A321neo aircraft. The order is valued at nearly $1.70 billion U.S. The aircraft, which were announced in 2015, are scheduled for delivery between 2019 and 2023.
[2017-06-20]Source:JEC
HH Catamarans expands its all-carbon made in China fleet
HH55-01 'Minnehaha' arrived in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida just over two weeks ago.
[2017-06-15]Source:JEC
C3 Technologies and Guanyi Aviation sign a MoU for composite parts manufacturing of the GA20
It was during a trip to Nanchang (China) than Jean-Marie Buignet - General Manager of C3 Technologies - signed with Songhua Zhu - President of Guanyi Aviation - a memorandum of understanding for composite parts manufacturing of the GA20.
[2017-06-14]Source:JEC
Harbin Hafei Airbus partners with Plataine for improved composites traceability, efficiency and yield
Harbin Hafei Airbus Composite Manufacturing Centre (HHACMC, Harbin, China) is a joint venture between Airbus (Toulouse, France) and its Chinese partners, responsible for manufacturing and assembly of the carbon fiber rudders, elevators and belly fairings for the A350 XWB and also the rudder for the A320 using the latest composite manufact...
[2017-06-09]Source:Composites World
The BMW Art Car for the first time designed by a Chinese artist
Following the contributions by Jeff Koons and John Baldessari, Cao Fei is the youngest (born in 1978) and first Chinese artist ever to create a BMW Art Car.
[2017-06-08]Source:BMW
China’s Caihong solar-powered drone has set a domestic record
According to state-owned newspaper China Daily, the Caihong, or Rainbow, solar-powered drone, developed by the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA), set the record during a test flight last week at an unidentified airport in Northwest China.
[2017-06-07]Source:JEC
CPIC moves North American headquarters
Chongqing Polycomp International Corp. (CPIC®) announced that late in 2016 the company moved its North American headquarters from Rowland Heights (Los Angeles), Calif. to Amsterdam (Albany), N.Y., where CPIC owns a fiberglass manufacturing facility.
[2017-05-22]Source:JEC
Air Force X-37B Space Plane Returns to Earth
     Last week, after an unprecedented 718 days in orbit, the U.S. Air Force’s robotic X-37B space plane has returned to Earth, touching down safely at the Kennedy Center Space in Cape Canaveral, Fla.   The robotic vehicle, which resembles NASA’s famous space shuttle, is 29 feet long with a wingspan of ...
[2017-05-18]Source:Composites Manufactuing
DuPont, Dow receive conditional approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce for proposed merger
 DuPont (Wilmington, Del.) and Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.) announced that China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger of equals. MOFCOM’s approval is conditional on DuPont and Dow fulfilling commitments given to MOFCOM in connection with t...
[2017-05-12]Source:CompositesWorld
Debut flight of C919
China's first domestically produced large passenger plane, the C919, successfully completed its maiden flight on Friday. The flight was a crucial step toward earning its manufacturer, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, a position alongside Airbus and Boeing as a major player in the large passenger aircraft industry.
[2017-05-08]Source:China Daily
Exel Composites is gearing up for growth in Asia
Another important milestone in Exel Composites' growth strategy has been achieved with the acquisition of Nanjing Jianhui Composite Material, a Chinese composites manufacturer serving the transportation,construction, electrical and other industrial markets. This move will enable us to capitalize on the growing demand for composites in Asi...
[2017-05-03]Source:Exel Composites
China’s Kangde Composites and BAIC Motor sign carbon fiber auto parts production order
 China’s Kangde Composites and BAIC Motor Corporation have signed a carbon fiber auto parts production engagement, “the first carbon fiber auto parts production project in China”, according to Kangde Group, whose president Zhong Yu along with BAIC Motor president Xu Heyi made the announcement. “The impl...
[2017-04-20]Source:Kangde Composites
Ford looking to naturally-tough bamboo as alternative to carbon fiber
NANJING, China—In the auto industry’s endless pursuit of stronger, lighter materials, next-generation metal composites and plastics aren’t always enough. Working on alternatives to synthetic innovations, Ford Motor Co. has enlisted support from an unlikely source—placing a bet on the world’s tallest grass.
[2017-04-19]Source:Canadian Manufacturing
Aerospace Technology Forum to boost UK-China partnership
On 6th April, the University of Nottingham Aerospace Technology Forum was held at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC). Addressing the theme of drawing up a blueprint for aerospace industry development and optimising industry structure, the forum aimed to promote the UK-China partnership of aerospace technology in Ningbo to cu...
[2017-04-18]Source:University of Nottingham Ningbo China
China
Founded in 2012, ARCH Industrial (HK) Company, whose aim is to become "a global leader in new materials with core values – science, innovation and cooperation", has launched its official company website.
[2017-04-18]Source:JEC
Toho Tenax rolls out thermoplastic recycling solution
Toho Tenax Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) announced on March 7 that its German subsidiary Toho Tenax Europe GmbH (TTE) has developed a new compound, based on recycled thermoplastic carbon fiber material and PEEK (polyetheretherketone) thermoplastic. A serial aircraft wing access panel was manufactured as a demonstrator part.
[2017-03-13]Source:Composites World
ELG and Adesso to work on recycled carbon components for Chery eQ1 electric vehicle
ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (Coseley, UK) and Adesso Advanced Materials Wuhu Co. Limited (Wuhu, China) have concluded an MOU regarding cooperation to develop lightweight composite components for the automotive industry based on ELG’s recycled carbon fibre materials.
[2017-02-14]Source:ELG
Siemens receives certification for 8-MW offshore wind turbine prototype
DNV GL has awarded Siemens Wind Power (Munich, Germany) with the prototype certificate for its 8-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine SWT-8.0-154. The prototype certification confirms all relevant safety features on the turbine according to the Danish Executive Order BEK 73:2013 and IEC 61400-22 and allows Siemens to install a prototype of...
[2017-01-19]Source:Composites World
German federation of reinforced plastics launches a website for RTM Technology
The “Euro-RTM” Group is founded by the AVK based on the conviction that RTM (resin transfer moulding) is one of the potential processing technology of industrial choice for the future production of glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) parts. 2016 continued to be a year of ongoing growth for the production volumes of nearly...
[2017-01-11]Source:JEC
Yi Technology, a Chinese imaging and computer vision technology start-up, backed by the Chinese electronics company and smartphone maker Xiaomi, will introduce its new Yi Erida drone with an integrated action camera during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas early January 2017. Yi Erida drone can reach a speed of up to 75 ...
[2017-01-04]Source:JEC
Sicomin products receive fire classification Sicomin and 3A Composites Core Materials of Switzerland say that their epoxy resin PET foam sandwich panel has been tested to EN45545-2. This unified European fire protection standard assesses the performance of components through rigorous flammability, toxicity and smoke density tests and i...
[2016-12-28]Source:www.materialstoday.com
Tuball technology in China
With the aim of meeting the increasing demand of the Chinese composites and flooring industries for highly conductive and reinforced materials, OCSiAl, the Luxembourg-headquartered manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes, has entered into a distribution partnership with Chinese raw materials supplier Nanjing Leiqi.
[2016-12-27]Source:Innovation In Textiles
Nano-modified aerospace composites to enhance electrical and thermal conductivity
New technology that could enhance both the electrical and thermal conductivity of conventional composite materials has been developed thanks to a collaboration between the University of Surrey, University of Bristol and aerospace company Bombardier.   Carbon fibre composites, composed of reinforcing carbon fibres within a plast...
[2016-12-27]Source:JEC