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Expansion of BASF in Lemförde - Plastics and Packaging

Expansion of BASF in Lemförde - Plastics and Packaging | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

With the construction of a new production complex for thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) the enter-prise is making the biggest single investment at the site to date.

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Stratasys Introduces New Aerospace 3D Printing Solution to Produce Aircraft Interior Parts

Stratasys Introduces New Aerospace 3D Printing Solution to Produce Aircraft Interior Parts | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Stratasys is well-versed in offering 3D printing solutions to the aerospace sector, as showcased through a new technical partnership with Boom Supersonic announced just ahead of the International Paris Air Show.

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Lina bio-based car features sandwich composites

Students at TU/Ecomotive have developed an all-electric vehicle that features bio-based composites reinforced with flax fibers.


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3D Printed Violin Marries Digital Technology with Classic Crafting Techniques

3D Printed Violin Marries Digital Technology with Classic Crafting Techniques | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

The violin took about nine months to complete once Matzaridis started 3D printing it; from idea to finished product, it took about two years.

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University of Utah Health Uses 3D Images and Automated Drill for Precise Brain Surgeries

University of Utah Health Uses 3D Images and Automated Drill for Precise Brain Surgeries | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Thanks to some groundbreaking research by a team at the University of Utah Health, a computer-driven, automated drill, like the kinds used to machine auto parts, could be used in future brain surgeries.

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WSU team recycles carbon fibre composites

WSU team recycles carbon fibre composites | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Washington State University researchers have developed a method of recycling carbon fibre plastics that are used in modern aircraft and wind turbines.

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Researchers develop recycling for carbon fiber composites

Researchers develop recycling for carbon fiber composites | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Researchers for the first time have developed a promising way to recycle the popular carbon fiber plastics that are used in everything from modern airplanes and sporting goods to the wind energy industry.

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Bell tolls for historic bell maker

Bell tolls for historic bell maker | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

The bells at the National Cathedral in Washington will no doubt be around for a long time. Not so the foundry that cast some of them, however. Turns out, it's that very foundry for which the CLOSING BELL tolls.

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Porcher Industries announces targeted recruitment campaign

Porcher Industries, a leader in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions, has announced its requirement for over 400 new global appointments.

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Thyssenkrupp Announces Plans to Open 3D Printing Center by September

Thyssenkrupp Announces Plans to Open 3D Printing Center by September | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

The 3D printing center will be used to manufacture products for Thyssenkrupp’s customers.

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Further Developments Made in Dissolvable Supports for Metal 3D Printed Parts

Further Developments Made in Dissolvable Supports for Metal 3D Printed Parts | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

It's hard enough to remove supports from many plastic 3D printed parts, but more than one company has been working on developing ways to make plastic support removal easier, to the delight of many. Metal supports are a different story.

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Aerospace Composites Market Poised to Expand at a Robust Pace Over 2015 to 2021

A wide range of composites are used in aerospace industry.

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London: leading historians and architects back petition to save world famous bell foundry

London: leading historians and architects back petition to save world famous bell foundry | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Leading historians and architects including author Charles Saumarez Smith, historian Dan Cruickshank and architect and TV presenter George Clarke have signed a petition to Save the Whitechapel Bell Foundry’, submitted to the government in Downing Street on the 19th April.

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Triumph secures follow-on contract to supply composite parts for the 787 Dreamliner

Triumph secures follow-on contract to supply composite parts for the 787 Dreamliner | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Triumph will produce and deliver composite details and assemblies for the 787 section 47/48 fuselage assembled in Charleston, SC.

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Daher releases a thermoplastic composite wing rib

Daher has focused on innovation since its inception and continues to enhance its expertise in designing, industrializing and manufacturing thermoplastic parts for the aerospace industry.

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First Metal Additive Manufacturing Centre Opened in Singapore

First Metal Additive Manufacturing Centre Opened in Singapore | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

3D printing has been a big part of Singapore's industry for a while now, and it's only growing bigger. Metal additive manufacturing is one of the fastest-growing segments of the 3D printing industry, and now Singapore has opened its first metal additive manufacturing facility.

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Composites recycling is gaining traction

Composites recycling is gaining traction | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Informal statistics show that only 2% of composites-related companies are active recyclers. That said, there is demonstrably greater interest and activity, and real applications of recycled fiber are growing.

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Aerospace suppliers spending huge sums to boost capacity

Aerospace suppliers spending huge sums to boost capacity | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Companies are spending huge sums to add production capacity in recent years.

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3D Printing and CNC Machining Industry Trends

Instead of viewing 3D printing as a replacement to the standard process of CNC machining, those who have successfully merged the two technologies view additive manufacturing as a process that can complement their current operations.

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Inside the 3DEXPERIENCE Center: Dassault Systèmes Executives Underscore Importance of 3D Printing & Advanced Manufacturing in Kansas

Inside the 3DEXPERIENCE Center: Dassault Systèmes Executives Underscore Importance of 3D Printing & Advanced Manufacturing in Kansas | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

On Thursday, 27 April, Wichita State University and its National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) held the grand opening of the new 3DEXPERIENCE Center as the school's Innovation Campus grows with partners including Dassault Systèmes and Airbus, and 3DPrint.

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Safran and Prodways Group Announce Partnership to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials

Safran and Prodways Group Announce Partnership to Develop Additive Manufacturing Processes and Materials | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

International high-technology group Safran, which has core businesses in aerospace, defense, and security, has just announced that it will partner up with French industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, in order to develop additive manufacturing processes and materials together.

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PlastiComp expands production of long carbon fiber-reinforced composites

PlastiComp expands production of long carbon fiber-reinforced composites | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

This additional, higher volume carbon fiber pultrusion line will triple PlastiComp’s capacity for producing long carbon fiber products. 

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Choosing the Right Metal Manufacturing Process for Your Custom Parts

Choosing the Right Metal Manufacturing Process for Your Custom Parts | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

To help you choose the right option for your next project, Xometry’s team of engineers have created a summary of these four processes, including the key benefits, available materials and more.

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Northwell creates 3D-printed, amphibious, prosthetic leg

Northwell creates 3D-printed, amphibious, prosthetic leg | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

IACMI partner, CPC (Composite Protyping Center), has collaborated with industry to create The Fin, a 3D printed amphibious prosthetic, to give amputee swimmers the ability to navigate from land into the water and back.

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Polaroid and EBP Introduce New 3D Printing Pen and Universal Filament Materials in the UK

Polaroid and EBP Introduce New 3D Printing Pen and Universal Filament Materials in the UK | Industrial subcontracting | Scoop.it

Imaging and technology brand Polaroid came bursting from our respective memory banks and onto the 3D printing scene at CES 2016, with the launch of its first 3D printer, the ModelSmart 250S.

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Solvay Receives Grant to Develop Lightweight Composite Technologies with Bentley & Penso

Solvay has announced it is to be part of a consortium partnership with Bentley  and Penso, that has been awarded a multi-million pound grant by the UK government Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) for the Flexible Lightweight Architecture for Volume Applications (FLAVA) automotive project.

FLAVA will develop the composite design, material and manufacturing technologies required to implement a modular, multi-material Body-In-White structure suited for large production volume.

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