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Boeing, Adient launch new joint venture to manufacture airplane seats

January 19, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Boeing has teamed up with leading automotive seating supplier Adient to establish Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies. According to Boeing’s official statement, Adient Aerospace’s operational headquarters, technology center and initial

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Boeing unveils new unmanned electric cargo air vehicle prototype

January 15, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Boeing has unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype designed to transport a payload up to 226 kg. Boeing said the vehicle, which is powered by an environmentally-friendly electric propulsion

Sintavia receives Honeywell nod to 3D-print flightworthy parts

January 15, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Leading metal additive manufacturer Sintavia has announced that it has become the first company to have received internal approval to manufacture production parts for Honeywell Aerospace using the powder bed fusion process. The approval, which covers all

ABB announces ground-breaking partnership with Formula E

January 12, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Pioneering technology leader ABB announced that it will become a title sponsor to the world’s first fully electric international FIA motorsport series, the Formula E championship. The ground-breaking partnership will see ABB bring its innovation and

Lockheed Martin wins $110m contract to develop new missile for AFRL

January 2, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Lockheed Martin has announced that it has been awarded a $110 million, five-year Phase 1 contract from U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to create a new type of low-cost, subsonic cruise missile. The new missile – called Gray Wolf – will be

Sintavia starts construction of advanced manufacturing plant in Florida

January 1, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Metal additive manufacturing company, Sintavia has commenced construction of its new advanced manufacturing facility in Hollywood, Florida. Sintavia’s Chairman and CEO Brian R. Neff said the $15 million facility will house over $25 million of advanced

Toyota to fast-tracks development of electrified vehicles

December 26, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Toyota has unveiled plans to accelerate the development and launch of electrified vehicles as it aims for electrified vehicles to account for more than 50% of its new-vehicle sales by around 2030. The Japanese carmaker said it would no longer develop models