Tag Archives: composites

EconCore and Covestro partner over stronger, lightweight and FST performing honeycomb cores and panels

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Partnership between EconCore N.V. and Covestro has been announced with the aim at producing stronger, lightweight and Fire, Smoke, Toxicity (FST) requirements compliant honeycomb panels and cores targeting public transportation applications, including railway and aerospace. So far both companies … Read the full press release

Safran bolsters its investments in ceramic matrix composites with the opening of Safran Ceramics research center

Safran Ceramics, a research center for ceramic matrix composites (CMC) located in the heart of Bordeaux Aeroparc, was inaugurated today in a ceremony attended by Alain Rousset, President of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of southwest France, and Stéphane Cueille, Senior … Read the full press release

Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. reached an agreement with Toray Industries Inc. for the acquisition of TenCate Advanced Composites

Acquisition to accelerate growth in advanced composites for both companies  Almelo, The Netherlands, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. (“TenCate”) today announces it has reached an agreement with integrated chemicals and materials group Toray Industries Inc. (“Toray”) on … Read the full press release

Haier to use Covestro’s novel continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites for a state-of-the-art air conditioner

LEVERKUSEN, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Haier, a world-leading brand of major household appliances, has launched a state-of-the-art air conditioner under its Casarte brand, utilizing Covestro’s novel continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites. These composites are used to house the air conditioning units, … Read the full press release