Bayer MaterialScience has inaugurated a regional innovation hub for Asia-Pacific in Shanghai, China.
Bayer MaterialScience have announced that the company will bring its work on carbon nanotubes to a close and instead focus its development activities on topics that are linked more to its core business.
Henkel in collaboration with Benteler-SGL have made it possible to mass-produce lightweight, fibre-reinforced leaf springs using a polyurethane matrix resin system.
The aim of the consortium is to dovetail product-oriented lightweight construction development with production research right from the outset.
These rather snazzy running bikes are the creation of Munich-based aerospace engineer Sebastian Mores. The overall concept, inspired by his own children was to develop a running bike that whilst fun, were also very safe. Mores Design was founded back in 2011 and since then the engineer has been busy creating the Petitpierre. Using his [...]
Back in late 2012 the Institute for Computational Design and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design at the University of Stuttgart completed a research pavilion
Panel Systems have been selected as the UK distributor for ThermHex, a new polypropylene honeycomb material, suitable for a wide variety of applications. Thermhex is an extremely strong, lightweight material that is available in a range of standard sizes from Panel Systems. The company is also able to supply composite panels based on Thermhex, along [...]
Onex Corporation has announced that they have completed the acquisition of the KraussMaffei Group, a manufacturer of plastic and rubber processing equipment for €568 million. Onex Partners III invested $353 million, of which Onex’ share is approximately $89 million as a limited partner in the Fund. The KraussMaffei Group is a global supplier to the [...]
HELM AG have announced the appointment of Michael Effing (AMAC) to advise, promote and further develop the introduction and distribution of Jushi Group ́s thermoplastic glass fibre business to the European market.
Detection of material failure is a difficult task for engineers, cracks appearing inside a material block can hardly be identified from the outside.It is even more difficult to detect material failure in composite materials. A German research team has now developed a new concept to design so-called self-reporting composite materials. The concept utilises zinc oxide [...]
Faurecia and the Fraunhofer have announced the signature of a framework agreement to jointly perform R&D work on “Engineering and prototypes for advanced industrial processes for composites” for applications in the automotive field. The main aim of the agreement is to further develop composite industrial processes applied to structural parts enabling weight reduction (20% to [...]