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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
Attwater Group (U.K.) www.attwater.com
Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. (U.S.A.) www.zeusinc.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 (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 (17)
Plastic Emulsifiers
Plastic Extrusions & Sheets (13)
Plastic Fillers (6)
Plastic Films (16)
Plastic Foam (8)
Plastic Honeycomb
Plastic Property Enhancers
Plastic Reinforcements (6)
Plastic Resins (8)
Plastic Structures & Assemblies (6)
Plastics Fabricators (5)
Thermoplastics (24)
Thermosetting Plastics (8)

Latest press releases

Issued by Plastics sector companies.

22/02/2017:  General Plastics to showcase rigid and flexible foam products at JEC World to address composite industry challenges
21/02/2017:  Metamaterial Technologies Inc. partners with Airbus to co-develop and commercialize metaAIR, a laser protection solution
28/11/2016:  General Plastics announces new company president as it celebrates the company's 75th year
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
19/01/2016:  Hexcel to build engineered core plant in Casablanca, Morocco
05/01/2016:  Hexcel aquires remaining interest in Formax UK joint venture
22/10/2015:  Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products launches Nylatron 66 SA FST

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 (8) Chemicals (52) Coatings (166) Adhesives (89) Composites (328) Design Software (210) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (156) Production Equipment (265) Handling Equipment (77) Production Control (50) Lubricants (51) Manufacturing Services (260) Security (3) Technical Consultants (184) Marketing (61) Professional Services (229) Facilities Services (11) Buildings (2) Trade Organisations (43)
Customers of Plastics companies: Airframer (637) Environmental Systems (148) Cabin Interiors (252) Structural Components (561) Airframe Assemblies (314) Fasteners (226) Windows & Glass (42) Non-Mechanical Components (245) Mechanical Components (456) Lighting (92) Bearings (78) Weapons Systems (110) Safety & Security Systems (131) Oxygen Systems & Equipment (48) Landing Assemblies (169) Fluid Power (121) Crew Seating (33) Cargo Systems (52)


Enhanced listings:

Midland Aerospace
Manufacturer of complex 3- and 5-axis CNC machined and fabricated detail components & assemblies for the aerospace & defence market sectors.

The leading engineering and technology organization in North America dedicated to developing, testing and implementing advanced manufacturing technologies for industry.

Handtmann A-Punkt Automation GmbH
Handtmann 5-axis HSC/HPC machining centres are the ideal solution for a variety of applications in aerospace manufacturing, providing maximum productivity.

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

Fine Tubes
Manufacturer of precision tubes in high strength titanium, stainless steel and nickel alloys, seamless, welded or welded & redrawn

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