Breakthrough: Low-Density SMC Resets Industry Bar

Lighter than water (0.95sg), it floats! The team at MFG Research is dedicated to composites manufacturing innovation and has accomplished another breakthrough in thermoset SMC technology. A new proprietary formulation—Float SMC­—features a specific gravity (sg) of 0.95, which is so light that a molded part will float in water. Although floatation sounds intriguing, the description simply makes the point that this is the first commercially available SMC material with a density less than water....

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2020 Supplier of the Year

2020 Supplier of the Year

Ashland LLC was honored as MFG’s Supplier of the Year. The annual gathering was a virtual event, conducted via Zoom this year. In all, 27 suppliers...

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In the Community

In the Community

Updates on how we’re making a difference. See what we’re doing in locations from Union City, PA to Apodaca, Mexico.

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Milestones

Milestones

MFG Alabama shipped their 3,000th 2x nacelle recently. These supersize composite parts house the drive train and other tower-top components of a...

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