Composites One acquires Polynt Composites Distribution
Polynt will continue to own and operate its resin and gel coat blending operations in Brampton and Drummondville.
Solvay to buy US Cytec for $5.5B
Belgium company becomes second in aerospace composite materials.
Heinz, Ford to turn tomato skins into car parts
Researchers will explore using the fruit’s fibres to make composite materials.
Sigma Industries adds 65 jobs at Beauce facilities
Composite manufacturer expects move to generate $8M in additional revenues.
Airbus Helicopters in Fort Erie adds a production line and 40 jobs
Former Eurocopter Canada wins a global mandate for engine cowlings for the EC225.
MPI acquires global plastics giant Quadrant
Engineered plastics manufacturer will operate under current name.
Transport Canada certifies Pratt & Whitney’s CSeries engine
Engine-maker logs 4,000 hours of testing on Boeing 747 test plane to earn approval.
Boeing sticks with 787 battery; production speed up plan
Plane-maker will not drop the lithium-ion batteries at the centre of the 787’s problems.
FAA tries to keep pace as more advanced technology takes to the air
After Boeing 787 grounding, experts question the authority’s ability to keep up with the way planes are built today.
ICI options a $2M purchase of plastics innovator
Innovative Composites International has an option to purchase a manufacturer of fibre-reinforced thermoplastic skin for $2 million, which would secure supply of the material and reduce raw materials costs.
Taking a winner to market
ICI founder and president Terry Ball with a small…