The 737 MAX 9 Boeing aircraft, which incorporates some composite parts made by Spirit AeroSystems Inc, has had its first successful flight.
Spirit AeroSystems produced the 737 MAX fuselage, pylon, thrust reverser and engine nacelle at its Kansas facility and the wing leading edge at its Oklahoma facility. In all it has delivered 70% of the 737 structure to Boeing and has been investing in upgrades to its Plant 2 and its Wichita facilities to support growing demand since 2014. Last year, Spirit opened a new 737 thrust reverser assembly area and delivered its first 737 thrust reverser with a composite inner wall.
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