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A World of Opportunities

In 2004, the Gill Corporation landed a key account. The manufacturer, based in El Monte, Calif., began supplying honeycomb, high-performance floor panels for the Airbus A380. Launched a decade ago, the...

Are You a Good Neighbor?

Companies that commit to sustainable manufacturing can help improve the environment and relationships with nearby residents and businesses. And, yes, they may even increase profitability. If someone offered...

Everything Old is New Again

Composite recycling is in its infancy, but growing environmental concerns and pending policies may require companies to get up to speed quickly. Recycling composites is more than just a good idea. It’s...
This oxide CMC mixer nozzle was fabricated as part of NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project.

A Primer on CMCs

Ceramic matrix composites are gaining a foothold for some high-performance applications. So what are they, how are they made and what’s the potential for CMCs? Within the high-performance composites...