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JEC Asia 2012, a dazzling success on Asian markets

5 Jul 2012
As its fifth session, JEC Asia confirms its reputation of number 1 International Composites Show and Conferences in Asia-Pacific with record number of networking exhibitors, delegates and visitors.

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.


Three days of Composites Knowledge and Transfer…

+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.


…and fruitful Networking.

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).


Prestigious VIP as guests of Honor for this milestone celebration

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.


JEC Asia 2012: Innovation at its height

Facts & Figures:

  • 60 represented countries
  • 50 scientific and industrial delegations welcomed during the 3 days of the event
  • 800 delegates attended the forums and conferences (I.C.S.: Innovative Composites Summit), with a total of 100 papers and presentations
  • 4 « Business meetings » BtoB programs dedicated to the Asian-Pacific stakeholders from Aeronautics, Automotive, Building & Construction and Wind Energy. 120 of the most representative companies registered their top buyers
  • 345 participating companies, with a +10% increase of the size of their booths and exhibition vs 2011
  • 7,490 visitors, 120 stakeholder companies, 800 delegates for the 2012 JEC Asia session