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JEC world 2018 in pictures

The EPPM team was at JEC World 2018 this week where we were blown away by the amazing ways composites are being used to expand the horizons of aerospace, sport, automotive, defence, construction, E&E and dozens more industries. more

9 Mar 2018 12:29 editor's blog

At JEC World 2018, SABIC is featuring several new breakthrough innovations in materials and manufacturing designed to drive broader adoption of strong, lightweight thermoplastic composites. more

materials

Stratasys has been cultivating its relationship with the aerospace industry for many years. Eric Bredin, Vice-President Marketing EMEA for Stratasys, sat down with EPPM to unpick the complex process of getting a 3D-printed part airborne. more

industry

EPPM's most-read stories of 2017

We look back on the top European plastics stories to get EPPM readers clicking in 2017 - and sustainability is definitely the overarching theme. more

15 Dec 2017 10:36 editor's blog

LEGO launches Women of NASA

The world's favourite plastic building block toy is giving the accomplishments of NASA's brightest women a platform with its new Women of NASA set, which aims to inspire all children to pursue their STEM dreams. more

4 Dec 2017 15:23 editor's blog

Scientists have been working on a way for astronauts to manufacture polymers for spares and repairs on the Mars One mission using their urine. more

materials

An independent research centre in Coventry, England, has added a new 3D Printer to its facilities for project testing. more

machinery

3D Printer maker Stratasys has provided machines for Airbus making internal structural parts on the A350 XWB aircraft. more

materials

French engineering giant Plastivaloire has teamed up with mould technology innovator Roctool to produce thermoplastic composite parts for the aerospace and automotive markets. more

industry

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Eviation/ Incus

All-electric aviation company has sped up development of ‘commuter’ planes with Stratasys 3D Printing. more

industry

Most-read European plastics headlines: June 2017

We're half way through the year and June brought us a perfect cross-section of the European plastics zeitgeist when we look at our most-read news. more

30 Jun 2017 12:04 editor's blog

Boom Supersonic, a speciality aerospace company in Colorado, will use 3D printing to bring cost efficiency to supersonic passenger flights. more

industry

The Russian aircraft builder UAC has developed the Irkut MC-21, a twin jet passenger plane, to create a Russian rival to 737’s or Airbus A320’s. more

materials

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Stratasys

Most-read European plastics headlines: May 2017

Our roundup of the most-read stories on the EPPM website in May has been distinctly materials-focused this time around, with some amazing examples of how plastics technology is bringing higher mechanical properties to manufacturing. more

30 May 2017 09:41 editor's blog

Pilatus has released its PC-24 jet at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva. The aircraft has been built using Hexcel composite technology. more

industry

The modular PtFS system was delivered to AIM Aerospace owned company Quatro Composites more

industry

SABIC will show advanced foams and plastic sheets for the skies, at the Hamburg Aircraft Interiors Expo more

industry

Oxford Performance Materials, a maker of parts for space vehicles, is using Solvay Additive Manufacturing to make parts lighter. more

industry

Metamaterial Technologies has developed MetaAIR, a new screening solution for the laser protection of aeroplanes, in partnership with Covestro and Airbus. more

materials

Formnext Powered by TCT is about to have its second outing in Frankfurt where it will be bringing the very latest in additive manufacturing machinery, materials and associated technology to Europe. more

industry

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