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ln brief
Socomore acquires Mäder Aerospace
Saudi Aramco to buy Sabic for $69 billion
Mississippi State opens Marvin B. Dow Stitched
Composites Development Center

NEWS

10
11

Successful partners
"A major milestone to digitize and automate
large-scale composites manufacturing"
Agenda

NEWS in brief
Bombardier to sell its Belfast and
Morocco aerostructures businesses
Bombardier announced its financial results for the first quarter of
2019 and that it will consolidate its aerospace assets into a single,
streamlined, and fully integrated Bombardier Aviation business
unit.
As the company moves to optimize its global manufacturing
footprint, Bombardier will pursue the divestiture of the Belfast and
Morocco aerostructures businesses.
	
www.bombardier.com

Opening

Acquisition

Socomore acquires Mäder Aerospace
Socomore completed a 100% buy-out of Mäder Aero, a
company who develops and markets aerospace coatings.
For Socomore, this takeover presents an opportunity to
add to their range of anti-erosion coatings designed for
use with new engines, 2 years after having purchased the
Aeroglaze / Chemglaze ranges of functionalized coatings from
Lord. Strengthening their flyable ranges is a key component of
Socomore's strategy as they look towards 2024 and their objective
of raising turnover to €130m.
		 www.socomore.fr - www.mader-group.com

Contract

Announcement

Mississippi State opens Marvin B. Dow Stitched
Saudi Aramco to buy Sabic for $69 billion
Composites Development Center
Mississippi State University (MSU) hosted a grand opening
Saudi Aramco announces the signing of a share purchase
ceremony for the Marvin B. Dow Stitched Composites
agreement to acquire a 70% majority stake in Saudi Basic
Development
Center
Industries Corporation (Sabic)
at
the
MSU
Advanced
from the Public Investment
Composites Institute.
Fund of Saudi Arabia. The
Boeing selected MSU to
remaining 30% publicly traded
create a stitched, resinshares in Sabic are not part
infused composites lab
of the transaction, and Saudi
that will advance the
Aramco has no plans to acquire
development of composite
these remaining shares. The transaction is subject to certain
structures
technology.
Through
an
agreement
with the university,
closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.
Boeing
donated
lab
equipment
and
provided
MSU researchers
www.saudiaramco.com - www.sabic.com
with additional resources to support the Advanced Composites
Institute.
Turkish Aerospace Industries to build
a large plant for aircraft composite parts
www.msstate.edu
The $181 million facility will be built by Turkish Aerospace
Omega Systèmes announces contract extension with Airbus
Industries (TAI) as 'a smart digital factory' on a 95,000
square meter area within the company's compound in capital
The Web Industries company has signed a three-year contract
Ankara's Kahramankazan district.
extension with Airbus covering the manufacture, supply and
Preparing its infrastructure for Industry 4.0, TAI will also
processing of high-precision composite
develop products for
materials.
global aviation giants
The contract includes material manasuch as Airbus and
gement, cutting services, storage
Boeing, as well as
and the delivery of composite parts
its own aircraft. The
for major fly and non-fly materials
facility will produce
programs. The extended contract
structural parts of
covers the A320, A330, A350, A400M,
aerial vehicles, like
ATR and other programs for Airbus
airplanes and helicopters, and meet 2 percent of the world's air Europe entities requiring fly and non-fly materials, including those
constructions composite needs.
for the Airbus Defence & Space and Airbus Helicopters divisions.
www.tai.com.tr

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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019

Cover
Edito
Moving composites forward: on the shoulders of giant
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Successful partners
Agenda
BUSINESS
Matrix - CFRP composite manufacturing trends
Cost - A brand-new approach for economically competitive composites
MANUFACTURING
Fibre placement - Replacing individual unit tests by integrated process control
NDT - Optical metrology improves the production of composite products at every step
Initiative - Spotlights from the world of lightweighting
FEATURE SPORTS & LEISURE - The largest testing ground
Success story - DPS designs the world’s most advanced skis
Carbon - New type of unidirectional prepreg for sport applications with complex shapes
Additive manufacturing - lnnovative composite bicycle frame
Textile - Porcher lndustries: excellence in sports and leisure
Innovations - Sports on the scene at JEC World 2019
Carbon - The next generation of high-performance rigging
Standardisation - Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications
SOLUTIONS
Infrastructure - Can carbon-reinforced concrete replace steel in the long run?
Art - “Train your brain, think disruptive, outside the box and follow your visions!”
Music - Music instruments from carbon, glass or flax fibres
Watch - A watch ahead of its time
In the world - Composites visit the doctor
TECHNOLOGY
Ageing - Effects of ageing on the mechanical and structural properties of glass/epoxy composite pipes in seawater
Inside the lab - Advanced Composites Research Group – Queen’s University Belfast
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Moving composites forward: on the shoulders of giant
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Successful partners
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Matrix - CFRP composite manufacturing trends
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 14
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Cost - A brand-new approach for economically competitive composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 16
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 18
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Fibre placement - Replacing individual unit tests by integrated process control
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - NDT - Optical metrology improves the production of composite products at every step
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 23
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Initiative - Spotlights from the world of lightweighting
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 26
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Success story - DPS designs the world’s most advanced skis
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Carbon - New type of unidirectional prepreg for sport applications with complex shapes
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Additive manufacturing - lnnovative composite bicycle frame
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Textile - Porcher lndustries: excellence in sports and leisure
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Innovations - Sports on the scene at JEC World 2019
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Carbon - The next generation of high-performance rigging
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Standardisation - Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Infrastructure - Can carbon-reinforced concrete replace steel in the long run?
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Art - “Train your brain, think disruptive, outside the box and follow your visions!”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Music - Music instruments from carbon, glass or flax fibres
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Watch - A watch ahead of its time
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - In the world - Composites visit the doctor
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Ageing - Effects of ageing on the mechanical and structural properties of glass/epoxy composite pipes in seawater
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 57
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 58
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 59
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 60
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 61
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Inside the lab - Advanced Composites Research Group – Queen’s University Belfast
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 63
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 64
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 65
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