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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

23 Aug 2017 12:22 materials

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

18 Jul 2017 16:57 machinery

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

18 Jul 2017 16:14 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

12 Jul 2017 14:28 industry

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Eviation/ Incus

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

4 Jul 2017 11:39 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

16 Jun 2017 16:04 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

1 Jun 2017 09:13 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

23 May 2017 16:50 industry

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

11 May 2017 16:13 industry

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

27 Mar 2017 16:34 industry

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

17 Mar 2017 10:58 industry

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

22 Feb 2017 11:36 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

10 Nov 2016 16:24 industry

Arburg

Arburg

October's most-read headlines

We're trying to remember what happened in October? Something about a show? In Düsseldorf? We're not sure, so maybe we should review our most-read stories of the month roundup to jog our memories? more

28 Oct 2016 11:38 editor's blog

Materials science played a pivotal role in getting the world record-making solar powered Solar Impulse 2 off the ground and back safely nearly 16 months later. Covestro revealed to EPPM the role it played as a partner company on the aerospace project more

23 Sep 2016 09:00 materials

August's most-read plastics headlines

We take a look back on the plastics news that got EPPM readers clicking in August, with news from SABIC, Stratasys and TOMRA catching your eye, as well as the Airlander 10 and a report claiming plastic should not be dismissed as unsustainable. more

30 Aug 2016 10:42 editor's blog

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet

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