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Permali is to supply armoured panels for Supacat

Permali is to supply armoured panels for Supacat

More turning for composite parts
Composite material manufacturer Tufcot has invested in a new CNC lathe that will cut lead times on finished and semi-finished components. 07 Sep 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Formaplex marks 15 years
Formaplex has come a long way since its roots as an F1 supplier back in 2001. Fifteen years later it has become a leading manufacturer of tooling and lightweight component solutions for a global market. 15 Aug 2016 - Engineering Capacity
New automotive lines for Chomarat
Chomarat, a specialist in engineered textiles and composite reinforcement, is investing in a new varnishing and finishing line for automotive coated materials. 01 Aug 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Integrated aerospace offering from Tata
Tata Technologies, Tata Advanced Materials and TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd are working together to provide an integrated service for the aerospace sector. 14 Jul 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Norco restructures for future
Norco has restructured its business in order to try and take advantage of growth in key markets in the industry. 21 Jun 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Lightweight biocomposite for car parts
Wrexham-based Applied Component Technology (ACT) has used its appearance at the first ever UK Automechanika event to reveal a new biocomposite that can significantly reduce the weight of interior and exterior parts used in cars, commercial vehicles and some aerospace applications. 21 Jun 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Composite armour for Supacat
Permali Gloucester Ltd has been awarded a contract to supply composite ballistic panels to armoured vehicle specialist, Supacat. 14 Jun 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Countdown to Subcon
Now less than a week away, the latest news from Subcon is that it has signed up The Manufacturing Hub, the National Composites Centre and Kuku Robotics. 02 Jun 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Exploring composites' potential
Chesterfield-based research and consultancy firm, NetComposites, has completed a review of the projected demand for composites among UK-based automotive suppliers, identifying any gaps within the UK composite supply chain. 24 May 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Bindatex goes green to help automotive sector
Bolton-based specialist in the precision cutting of composite materials, Bindatex Advanced Materials Cutting, has expanded its services to recycling projects, following strong demand from the automotive sector. 04 May 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Preparing for aerospace boom
Bindatex, which supplies precision cutting services to the composites sector, is expanding its operations to take advantage of sustained growth within the aerospace sector. 27 Apr 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Norco chosen to supply hulls and decks
Superyacht tender manufacturer Pascoe International has chosen Narco Composites to supply composite hulls and decks for its range of larger Limousine tenders. 01 Apr 2016 - Engineering Capacity
New 3- and 5-axis capacity
A £300k investment has added new three- and five-axis machining capacity in the Specialist Engineering Division of Hampshire-based Formaplex. 29 Mar 2016 - Engineering Capacity
£38m drives F1 tech into green cars
Formula 1 technology could soon make family cars lighter, improve fuel efficiency and help plug-in vehicles go further after an innovative research project won a share of a £38.2m UK government prize. 22 Mar 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Lightweight composite advances
Penso has announced that it will showcase two new lightweight composite innovations for the rail and automotive sectors. 07 Mar 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Leeds manufacturer praises apprenticeship scheme
Glass reinforced plastic manufacturer, MPM, has expressed its support of the 2016 National Apprenticeship Week by sharing what a positive impact apprentices have had on its business and the wider economy. 03 Mar 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Norco Composites satellite dish project bears fruit
The Advanced Composites Division of Norco GRP Ltd and CNC specialist, MouldCAM Ltd, have successfully demonstrated a new dish capable of delivering consistent performance at the frequencies most commonly used for satellite communications. 15 Feb 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Keeping surgery clean
Midas Pattern Company are moulding stylish cover sets for test machines that serve to verify the cleanliness of surgical instruments after disinfection. 29 Jan 2016 - Engineering Capacity
New RP on thermoplastic composite pipes
DNV GL has launched a recommended practice (RP) that allows operators to choose thermoplastic composite pipes (TCP) instead of steel or traditional flexibles, enabling substantial cost reductions throughout the project lifecycle. 29 Dec 2015 - Engineering Capacity