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2011-10-19
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), and Honda Aircraft have created the first-ever industry certification for aerospace coatings applicators professionals.
2011-01-07
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GKN Aerospace and Magellan Aerospace (U.K.) Ltd. signed an agreement securing a work package containing structural components for the Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. The package contains a number of major aluminum and titanium structural components and is expected to generate revenues in excess of £21 million over the next five years.
2008-06-30
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Boeing entered into an agreement with India-based TAL Manufacturing Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors, for manufacturing structural components for the 787 Dreamliner program. Under the agreement, TAL will build floor beams for the 787 using new technology with advanced titanium and composite materials.
2008-06-30
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EADS signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kazakh titanium supplier UKTMP and Aubert & Duval, a supplier of metal-based aircraft components. The MOU covers the supply of titanium to Airbus and other divisions of EADS and is potentially worth $1 billion.
2008-06-30
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Volvo Aero has acquired Linköping, Sweden-based composite company Applied Composites AB (ACAB) with the intention of using its technology to develop and manufacture lightweight aircraft engine components made of composite materials.
2014-10-24
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Boeing on Oct. 21 celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 777X Composite Wing Center at the Everett, WA, campus. Permitting for the new 1 million-ft² facility was completed seven weeks earlier than anticipated, allowing for an accelerated start to construction.
2010-10-15
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Magellan Aerospace recently began construction of a new Advanced Composite Manufacturing Facility in Winnipeg in support of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. BAE Systems awarded Magellan a contract to produce the JSF F-35 Lightning II horizontal tail components.
2012-05-29
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Boeing and Mubadala Aerospace signed a 10-year direct contract for Strata Manufacturing, Mubadala Aerospace's advanced composite aerostructures facility in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, to produce commercial composite aerostructures for the 777 and 787 Dreamliner.
2010-09-29
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ThermoEnergy Corp., a supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, has formed a strategic alliance with Newark, NJ-based Contego Systems. Contego Systems provides complete, U.S. EPA-approved aircraft deicing services to more than 30 airline companies located at major airport hubs around the U.S.
2014-11-17
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Composite supplier Toray Industries signed an agreement to expand its current contract for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to include the 777X wings. The addition of the 777X to the current 787 contract represents a significant increase in the material provided to Boeing by Toray.
2012-07-20
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MagneGas Corp., which converts liquid-based materials into hydrogen-based fuel, removing acetylene from the process, is supplying General Motors with its MagneGas fuel. GM is trialing the fuel in maintenance and metal-working activities at its Grand Blanc Weld & Tool Center in Flint, MI.
2008-06-30
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Lockheed Martin signed an exclusive international rights agreement to integrate and market Electrical Energy Storage Units (EESUs) from Cedar Park, TX-based EEStor for military and homeland-security applications.
2008-06-30
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Rolls-Royce established a joint venture company with GKN Aerospace to carry out research and development into the use of composite materials in aero engine fan blades. Funding for the research and development is expected to be approximately £11 million.
2013-10-30
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Tata Steel announced plans to build a vacuum induction melting (VIM) furnace at its Stocksbridge site in South Yorkshire, U.K., to enable it to tap into new market opportunities and develop innovative new products for the aerospace and oil and gas industries.
2014-04-28
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ATK reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the U.S. Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA). The order value includes hardware for both of the cur-rent Air Force EELV launch vehicles, the Atlas V and Delta IV.
2010-09-07
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GE Aviation announced plans to create an environmental coatings facility for advanced military jet engine components in Alabama. GE Aviation is in the final stages of selecting a location for creating an Environmental Coatings Center of Excellence, which will enhance components for the GE/Rolls-Royce F136 jet engine for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 program.
2010-11-07
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Plasan, a provider of armor solutions, and TPI Composites Inc., an innovator in the field of composites manufacturing, have formed Armored Chariots LLC, a new joint venture. Armored Chariots, based in Warren, RI, will design and produce next-generation crew compartments for military vehicles.
2013-03-08
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Lockheed Martin and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the science of nanotechnology, with special focus on nanocopper and related technologies for the commercial market.
2013-06-17
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Wyle has been awarded a contract worth $4.6 million to provide engineering analyses for the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology's Department of Systems Engineering and Management located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.
2012-03-27
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MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions has announced the formation of the new Engineered Plastics Company (EPC)—a merger of its Polymer Technologies business in Whitewater, WI, with EPC of Menomonee Falls, WI.
2011-11-07
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Boeing, Embraer, and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development. Boeing, Embraer, and FAPESP are leading the development of a detailed report outlining the opportunities and challenges of creating a cost-effective, bio-derived, and sustainable jet-fuel production and distribution industry in Brazil.
2012-05-29
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Boeing awarded Magellan Aerospace Corp. a contract for the continuation of the production of complex, hard metal structural assemblies for the next-generation 737, 747-8, 767, 777, and the production of such assemblies for the new 787 Dreamliner airplanes.
2011-06-30
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Plasan, a producer of composite materials for defense and automotive clients, has acquired KaZaK Composites, a Massachusetts-based engineering design and manufacturing company specializing in pultrusion processing.
2012-02-20
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Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners has begun construction on the company's new facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. The new, approximately 15,000-m² manufacturing facility and office building will be the latest addition to Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' comprehensive suite of businesses in Singapore, with an office area housing production management, various support functions, and Global Services Engineering–Asia, which provides aftermarket repair design innovation to provide airline customers optimum air-worthy, high-quality, cost-effective material reuse solutions.
2016-06-20
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In the additive manufacturing world, the costs of components are dropping, the technology is becoming more reliable and parts are fabricated faster. This is allowing industries such as automotive to adopt additive technologies, says Oak Ridge Lab's Ryan Dehoff.
2010-07-12
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Structural analysis by Grupo TAM gives engineers a better take on tolerances.
2012-10-09
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Algae.Tec and Lufthansa signed a collaboration agreement for the construction of a large-scale algae-to-aviation biofuels production facility. The site will be in Europe adjacent to an industrial CO2 source.
2011-10-03
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Technical ceramics manufacturer CoorsTek has purchased BAE Systems' Vista, CA, advanced ceramics facilities. These three facilities total 106,000 ft²—adding to the more than 3 million ft² of manufacturing floor space already in place worldwide.
2013-06-17
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Rolls-Royce plc, U.K., awarded ATK a contract valued at more than $50 million (with the potential to exceed $200 million) to produce aft fan composite cases for the new Trent XWB-97 engine. ATK has been producing aft fan cases for the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 engines since 2009.
2011-05-04
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ATK has received a $110 million contract from Lockheed Martin to produce composite components for low rate initial production (LRIP) Lots 5 through 9 of the F-35 Lightning II—Joint Strike Fighter. The contract includes production of multiple components through the LRIP 9 phase of the program.
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