Singapore, July 4, 2012 – JEC Asia 2012 assesses this fruitful session on an extremely positive note.
This year event was the stage of a vivid representation of the composites sector in Asia-Pacific currently valued at S$ 31.7 billion (Singapore dollars), US$ 24.8 billion or Euros 18 billion.
+100 papers were presented during JEC Asia. Up-to-date topics covering the Global Carbon Fiber market, the Aeronautics Industry, the Automotive Industry, Wind Energy or Construction were presented by keynote or speakers from all over the world. For the first time, a Technical Posters display of +30 research topics related to the newest innovations or advances in the composites industry took place on JEC Asia.
The JEC Asia Networking program is unique in Asia Pacific. JEC offers extensive Networking Operations such as the Grand Opening, the Awards Ceremony, the Evening Reception, the Guests of Honour program, the Composites Tours, the VIP Hosting, the Exhibitors’ Lounge & Lunch invitations, the VIP & Press Club, the BtoB Meetings, the Media Breakfasts.
JEC Asia 2012 was also the place where 7,490 professionals met 345 exhibiting brands. The composites Show experienced an increase of +7% in its global attendance, underlying a big increase in the Chinese visitors (+12%), Singaporian and Malaysian visitors (+11%).
Among other numerous announcements, JEC Asia witnessed the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for composites research between the German Institute of Science & Technology (TUM) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP).
JEC Asia 2012 was symbolically marked by the presence of Tun Dr Mahatir Bin Mohamad, former prime minister of Malaysia, who unanimously was chosen by the composites community for his commitment to the Composites cause in Malaysia. For his devotion, he has been awarded a Life
Achievement Award during the JEC Asia Innovation Awards Ceremony. A Business Achievement Award was also given to Y Bhg Datuk Rosdi Bin Mahmud, CEO of CTRM (Composites Technology Research Malaysia Sdn. Bhd) and an Award honoring a whole Life dedicated to Composites was given to Tsai Chao Fang, President of SHCP (Singapore Highpolymer Chemical Products Pte. Ltd.) along with 11 other awards given to the best Innovations in the Composites Industry.
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