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This page draws together highlights and links to all kinds of information related to our sector: Plastics

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General Plastics Manufacturing Co. (U.S.A.) www.generalplastics.com
Victrex Plc (U.K.) www.victrex.com

Top suppliers

These are the suppliers who are linked to most aircraft programs in our database.

Pexco - Yakima (6 aircraft)
General Plastics Manufacturing Co. (6)
Roncelli Plastics (4)
Tufnol Composites Ltd (3)
Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corp (1)
Fokker Aerostructures (1)
TenCate Advanced Composites USA Inc. (1)

Directory of suppliers

The number after each of these 21 Plastics sub-categories shows how many relevant suppliers are in our directory. Click on the sub-category name to see them listed.

Conductive Plastics (6)
Electrical Plastics (9)
Fluid/Mechanical Plastics
Fluorocarbon Plastics (3)
Pan Stock Plastics
Plastic Additives (5)
Plastic Chemicals (4)
Plastic Components (16)
Plastic Emulsifiers
Plastic Extrusions & Sheets (13)
Plastic Fillers (6)
Plastic Films (16)
Plastic Foam (9)
Plastic Honeycomb
Plastic Property Enhancers
Plastic Reinforcements (6)
Plastic Resins (9)
Plastic Structures & Assemblies (6)
Plastics Fabricators (5)
Thermoplastics (21)
Thermosetting Plastics (7)

Latest press releases

Issued by Plastics sector companies.

24/08/2016:  Victrex contributes integrated polymer solution to COMAC to achieve higher aircraft efficiency goals
31/05/2016:  Hexcel invests in additive manufacturing leader of high-performance carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic
30/05/2016:  Saint-Gobain expands its presence on the European aerospace market
12/05/2016:  General Plastics chemist to present on cost-effective FST/OSU-compliant Polyurethane-based foams for aerospace
22/10/2015:  Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products launches Nylatron 66 SA FST
30/09/2015:  Doors on the A350 with a primary structural component made from Victrex polymer
24/07/2015:  TenCate supplies compression molded parts to Bell 525 Relentless helicopter program
13/07/2015:  Precision Castparts Corp. secures high temperature composite capability with the acquisition of Composites Horizons, LLC
09/06/2015:  New bracket technology specified for use on Bombardier platforms driving down fuel and manufacturing costs
04/05/2015:  SEKISUI Polymer Innovations, LLC, manufacturers of KYDEX® and ALLEN® brands of thermoplastics, continues its legacy of innovation with new company website.

See the full news archive for the Plastics sector.


Latest journal reports

These journal reports feature companies active in the Plastics sector.

08/06/2007:  Virtual improvements promised for next generation SMS
01/11/2006:  International team designs lightweight composite fuel tank access cover
09/08/2006:  Designers wing way to better and faster aircraft


Supply chain

Suppliers to Plastics companies: Plastic Processes (5) Chemicals (51) Coatings (152) Adhesives (85) Composites (304) Design Software (193) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (145) Production Equipment (255) Handling Equipment (75) Production Control (47) Lubricants (48) Manufacturing Services (236) Security (3) Technical Consultants (166) Marketing (63) Professional Services (209) Facilities Services (11) Buildings (2) Trade Organisations (42)
Customers of Plastics companies: Airframer (642) Environmental Systems (145) Cabin Interiors (243) Structural Components (526) Airframe Assemblies (303) Fasteners (221) Windows & Glass (42) Non-Mechanical Components (229) Mechanical Components (440) Lighting (92) Bearings (74) Weapons Systems (107) Safety & Security Systems (127) Oxygen Systems & Equipment (46) Landing Assemblies (166) Fluid Power (119) Crew Seating (32) Cargo Systems (50)


Enhanced listings:

Valence Surface Technologies
The leading metal processing company serving the global aerospace industry. Valence’s ten facilities offer full-service capabilities: NDT, shot peen, chemical processing, paint, and other coatings.

Beckwood Press
Your single source for aerospace forming equipment. Manufacturer of Triform Sheet hydroforming presses.

United Performance Metals
A global distributor and processor of titanium products for over 40 years, and a leading supplier to the aerospace industry

USA Borescopes
USA Borescopes is a global supplier of world class visual inspection equipment. We are the one stop source for aviation professionals.

Samuel, Son & Co.
Looking for a quality metals supplier? Samuel can provide Aircraft Quality metals that meet Commercial and Military specifications

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