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New JEC Group publication release: The JEC Composites Observer

Looking for up-to-date global figures of the Composites materials market? Wondering what is the size of this market in each region of the world? Hunting for the growth potential per type of material and per industry?   Paris, May 13th, 2019 – The JEC Composites Observer will address all these questions giving graphs, key figures, market dynamics, opinion statements and insights to illustrate...

The conference Aerospace Simulation Gets Real, organized by MSC Software, will present the state-of-the-art of simulation in the aerospace industry

The event, which will highlight the point of view of the main players in this industry, will be held in Rome, at La Sapienza University. Rome – (May 6th 2019) – MSC Software, a world leader in providing solutions to support design processes through software and simulation services, announced the next event dedicated to engineering simulation in the aerospace sector. The meeting will be...

SGL Carbon enters into Partnership with the UK’s National Composites Centre

Development of composite materials, components and manufacturing technologies Target markets are aerospace, transportation, and oil & gas Strengthen SGL Carbon’s footprint in the UK The UK’s National Composites Centre (NCC) and SGL Carbon have entered into a new partnership to jointly develop future composite technologies for different applications in aerospace, transportation, as well as oil ...

SGL Carbon produces prototypes of fully integrated composite battery enclosures for NIO’s Advance Technology

Fiber-reinforced battery enclosure 40 percent lighter than comparable aluminum solutions Increased driving dynamics and safety Further projects with various OEMs In collaboration with SGL Carbon, Chinese automotive manufacturer NIO has developed prototypes for battery enclosures made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) for its NIO high performance electric vehicles. Thanks to CFRP, the batte...

Can be freely combined: New shuttle mold carrier complements lightweight construction TechCenter of KraussMaffei

– New MX mold carrier for LFI and SCS spraying technologies – Focus on development of large-format visible components with Class A surfaces and spraying applications – Covers entire process chains from idea to series production (Munich, April 24, 2019) KraussMaffei expands its TechCenter with a new shuttle mold carrier and its competence in the area of fiber-reinforced lightweight construction. Th...

BUILDING: REDUCING CRIME THROUGH DESIGN

 Chomarat laid glass scrim reinforces Siniat Securtex® attack-resistant plasterboard  Siniat’s newly launched Securtex® integrates Chomarat laid glass scrim into its gypsum plasterboard. According to the dry construction material specialist, it is the first plasterboard-only system certified to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 and accredited by the Secured by Design Police Initiative. Siniat Se...

Gurit acquires PET recycling operation in Italy

Zurich, Switzerland, April 17, 2019 – Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) today reports that its newly formed company Gurit Italy PET Recycling S.r.l. has signed an agreement to acquire the PET recycling production facilities from Valplastic S.r.l. in Italy for an undisclosed purchase price. Closing of the transaction is expected at the end of May 2019 and is subject to customary closing conditions be...

SMART COMPOSITES: IPC UNVEILS AN INTELLIGENT MOTORCYCLE HELMET AND A MULTIFUNCTIONAL WIND TURBINE BLADE AT JEC WORLD 2019

IPC, the Industrial Technical Centre with expertise dedicated to plastic and composite innovation, is presenting two prototypes on its stand: an intelligent motorcycle helmet and a multifunctional wind-turbine blade. “With these two prototypes, IPC demonstrates its ability to functionalize composites, particularly with printed electronic components. Live demos will be organized during the th...

Fiber Placement Center celebrates its one-year anniversary at JEC World and welcomes two new partners

Paris, March 13, 2019 – The Fiber Placement Center (FPC) of SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV, established at the SGL site in Meitingen, is constantly evolving. At this year’s JEC World in Paris the partners involved celebrated the one-year anniversary of the center and announced the acquisition of the two new partners Cevotec and Coriolis Composites. Together with Cevotec, the plan is to...

JEC GROUP DEVELOPS THE INNOVATION CAPABILITIES OF STARTUPS THE THREE WINNERS OF THE STARTUP BOOSTER COMPETITION UNVEILED AT JEC WORLD 2019

Paris, 12 March 2019 – JEC WORLD 2019 – Since this morning, JEC World 2019 has been in full swing, turning Paris into the composites capital of the world.  “JEC World is THE place to promote innovation, foster networking and showcase the potential of composites to all industries. Among our actions, we are developing the innovation capabilities of startups with the Startup Booster...

Hydrosize® Carbon from Michelman Helps Carbon Fiber Manufacturers Improve Quality and Performance of Composites

Michelman’s new Hydrosize® Carbon fiber sizing solutions allow customers to leverage carbon fiber’s unique benefits and produce higher quality composite parts. Part of Michelman’s Hydrosize® brand family of water-based sizing solutions, Hydrosize® Carbon allows carbon fiber manufacturers to optimize the interfacial adhesion between the polymers and the fibers by tailoring the surface chemistry of ...

Advanced composite technology for reducing the carbon footprint

Covestro at JEC World 2019 More sustainable material solutions for the electronics industry Thursday – March 7, 2019 – The electronics industry is facing an increasing demand for sustainable solutions to reduce the environmental impact from the manufacture, use and disposal of electronic devices. Covestro is taking care of the situation, and its new thermoplastic composite technology h...

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