Boeing Canada Winnipeg have announced plans to increase its Murray Park Road manufacturing site by more than 22 percent, primarily to house new composites work for Boeing’s 737 MAX airplane.
Bauer Performance Sports have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Combat Sports.
Quebec’s Université Laval have reached 3,587 miles on a single gallon of gasoline to win the 7th annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 competition.
Boeing has become the founding industrial member of the University of British Columbia’s Composites Research Network (CRN), helping Canadian scientists to turn new discoveries in composite manufacturing into practical applications. The CRN will collaborate with other composite initiatives, such as the Canadian Composites Manufacturing Research and Development Consortium hosted by the Composites Innovation Centre in [...]
AOC have announced price increases for materials sold in Europe North America and Canada. In Europe the prices will be increased by €100 metric ton for all products sold, the price will increase on March 15th 2013. AOC have also announced a price increase for all Vinyl Ester products in the amount of US$0.06/lb in [...]
M1 Composites Technology have announced the opening of its new advanced composites repair facility and manufacturing plant. The new facility have been created to provide rapid turn-around of damaged commercial and military aircraft composite components. Lorenzo Marandola, M1 Composites President said; Our team of highly experienced technicians combined with a cutting edge facility will provide [...]
Bombardier Aerospace have announced that the cockpit and all fuselage sections for the CSeries aircraft’s first flight test vehicle have arrived at Mirabel, Québec, and that assembly is in progress. Additionally, the first wings for the all-new CSeries aircraft are now being mated to the test airframe that will be used during the Complete Airframe [...]
AOC have announced a price increase of US $0.05 per lb in the US and CN$0.11 per kilo in Canada effective on all products shipped on or after September 3, 2012. The company said that since June energy price increases have resulted in higher feedstock costs, which coupled with unplanned raw material plant outages, have [...]
The Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) is partnering with GreenCore Composites to develop a new green technology process that will allow wood fibre to be used in a number of new products for the packaging and building applications, such as pallets and various containers. This new mixing process will be added [...]
Nanoledge owned by Telesystem have just sold its high performance resin business to Axson, a high performance polymer formulator. Nanoledge is a startup company focused on the high end epoxy market, The company has improved composite material performance through its proprietary nanoblending technologies. Nanoblending combines base resins with a variety of nano particles like carbon [...]
PCM Innovations have announced the acquisition of Montreal based engineering firm BRT Solutions in order to significantly increase its engineering services to clients in the aerospace and transportation industry. BRT Solutions specialise in the design of all types of fixtures and assembly workstations for aerospace OEMs. The integration of the Montreal based engineering firm will [...]