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To date, HTT has secured $31.8 million total in cash investments,
$26 million in man-hours and services, and land rights that are valued at more than $22 million. An additional $29 million of commitments and in-kind investment have also been confirmed by several companies that have joined the team.
These companies are: Carbures Europe SA, a composite manufacturer and supplier for airplane manufacturers worldwide; Atkins, a
design, engineering and project management consultancy, responsible for projects like the Dubai Metro as well as the Burj Al Arab
in the UAE; Anomaly Communications LLC, a brand and marketing firm; Reflekt GMBH, Europe's leading AR and VR company,
involved in the development of HTT's augmented windows; and
Leybold GmbH, a specialist of industrial vacuum pump and part
of Atlas Copco group.
www.hyperloop.global

Canada invests 2.9 million in
Canadian biomass and composites industries
Minister of Natural Resources ity standards and measJim Carr, on behalf of urement
techniques
to
Agriculture and agri-food facilitate the commercializaMinister, Lawrence MacAulay, tion of Canadian biomass in
announced funding of up to four bioproducts sectors: bio$2.9 million to the Composites materials, biochemical, biofuInnovation Centre Manitoba els and bioenergy.
(CIC) for two initiatives.
The GF2, AgriInnovation
These include the develop- Program, will provide up to
ment of quality standards and $1.9 million for research into
measurement techniques for how the strength and quality
Canadian biomass, and re- of composites can be affected
search into overcoming tech- by farming practices, varieties
nology barriers to the adop- and weather. The CIC will also
tion of natural fibres in the develop more robust natural
composites industry.
fibre reinforced composites,
The Growing Forward 2 combining these fibres with
(GF2),
AgriMarketing plastic resins, to produce parts
Program, will provide up to for buses, cars and farm equip$982,075 to identify qual- ment that have reliable perfority gaps and develop qual- mance characteristics.

IACMI appoints Bryan Dods as CEO
The Institute for Advanced
Composites Manufacturing
Innovation, the Composites
Institute, a national institute
driven by the University of
Tennessee, Knoxville and US
Department of Energy, welcomes Bryan Dods as its Chief
Executive Officer.
Outgoing CEO Dr. Craig
Blue will return to Oak Ridge
National Laboratory (ORNL) ing technology, strategic planto serve as ORNL's Director ning and the focal point for the
of Energy Efficiency and advanced manufacturing initiaRenewable Energy Programs. tive and as the prior ExecutiveIn his new capacity at ORNL he Manufacturing,
Engineering
will serve on the IACMI Board and Technology at GE Power &
of Directors.
Water where he initiated modBryan joins IACMI from GE el based enterprise and smart
Power, as former Chief Engineer manufacturing implementations
of Manufacturing where he was and established GE Power's
responsible for overall product Advanced
Manufacturing
manufacturability, manufactur- Works technology facility.

Appointment

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies surpasses
100 million in total investment
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announces
investments by EdgeWater Investments totalling $30 million.
This investment is in addition to previous investments including several million from individual team members and numerous
other in-kind contributions.

World Market News

www.iacmi.org

Rolls-Royce expands aerospace research centre for
ceramic matrix composites
Rolls-Royce announces that it is growing its presence in Southern
California, with a $30 million expansion into a new 62,000 square
foot facility that will be dedicated to research and development of
ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials and processes for use in
next generation aircraft engine components.
Rolls-Royce President and CEO of North America, Marion Blakey said
this expansion will develop novel solutions to improve performance of
future aircraft engines.
The facility will develop production-ready manufacturing processes
and produce components that will be used for engine test programs.
From there, manufacturing processes refined in Cypress facility will be
applied to a future dedicated production facility for manufacturing of
engine components.

Expansion

Investment

in partnership with

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017

Cover
Edito
Opinion: Mobility
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Startup competition
Construction & public transport
Investment
Agenda
BUSINESS
Trend
Startup booster
China
MANUFACTURING
RTM
WPC
Sandwich
Feature Automotive - El dorado, or a lure
3D printing
Cycle time
Raw materials
Reinforcements
Compression moulding
Compression moulding
Lightweighting
Interior part
SOLUTIONS
Marine
Motorcycle
Medical
In the world
TECHNOLOGY
OPLC
Draping
Damping
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Cover
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Opinion: Mobility
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Startup competition
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Construction & public transport
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Investment
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Trend
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 19
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Startup booster
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - China
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - RTM
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - WPC
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Sandwich
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 3D printing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Cycle time
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Raw materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Reinforcements
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Compression moulding
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Compression moulding
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Lightweighting
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Interior part
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Marine
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Motorcycle
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Medical
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - OPLC
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Draping
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Damping
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - 57
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #110 - January/February 2017 - Advertisers
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