The Trailblazing Trailer

If you’ve spent time on a U.S. highway at any point in the past 30 years, you’ve seen a Wabash National semi-trailer. The company is the largest semi-trailer producer in North America, manufacturing more...
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Composites Are on the Fast Track

The global rail industry seeks innovative solutions to make train travel more reliable, comfortable and cost-effective. Despite its storied history, rail is rarely the first choice for speedy travel these...
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From Concepts to Composites

University R&D advances novel ideas to ground-breaking applications. School may be out for the summer, but researchers at universities across the country are still hard at work on projects to advance...
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Simulations Speed Development

Detailed models shorten time from design to production. Back in the 1970s, when the CEO of a major aircraft manufacturer proudly announced that his company had produced a virtual model of an aircraft...
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Prop 65: What You Need to Know

One of the most common chemicals used in composites manufacturing is styrene. Most of the styrene used to manufacture composite products is consumed in the chemical reaction that creates FRP, but a small...