San Diego Composites Inc.. (SDC, San Diego, Calif.) has begun the deliveries of carbon fiber components for the Leigh Aerosystems SkyEye R4G-50 UAV. The SkyEye R4G-50 UAV is the next generation of the R4E-50 UAV, which has been in service for more than three decades. The new R4G-50 has a wingspan of 30 ft (9.15 m), a payload capacity of 150 lb (68 kg) and flight endurance of 12 hours. Its payload can include high resolution multi-spectrum electro-optical sensors and synthetic aperture radars. The all-carbon fiber airframe incorporates a rugged landing gear allowing it to be operated from rough dirt runways or flat desert surfaces.
Italian PVC Film Manufacturer Forms Alfatherm North America Inc.
Alfatherm SpA (Venegono, Italy), one of Europe’s major producers of rigid, semi-rigid and plasticized furniture PVC foils, announced the formation
LyondellBasell Begins Production at New PP Compounding Plant in Dalian, China
LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced the successful startup of a new 20
Progressive Components Introduces ModuLifter Undercut Release System
Progressive Components (Wauconda, IL) has introduced the ModuLifter Undercut Release System that simplifies the release of undercuts for
Plastics Machinery Shipments up in Q2 2017: Report
North American shipments of plastics machinery registered a year-over-year (y/y) gain in Q2 of 2017, reversing a trend of three consecutive
Automotive Accessories Maker Wins Patent and Trademark Infringement Suit Against Chinese Companies
On Nov. 7, 2016, I wrote an article about how trade shows are excellent places to find your knocked-off products. The company I wrote about
ISRI Seeks Input for REMADE Institute Efforts
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has announced it is seeking input from industry professionals on current technical and