UK engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is to increase its presence in California with a $30 million investment in a new 62,000 sq. ft. facility for research and development of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) materials and processes for future engine components.  Derby-based Rolls-Royce bought privately owned company Hyper-Therm High-Temperature Composites in Huntington Beach, in May 2013; the new premises will consist of a CMC technology hub in in nearby ...

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