JEC Composites Market News N. 768 
Airbus, Porcher Industries, Avanco, Safran, Sicomin 


Business and Market

Airbus, AVIC deal paves way to lighter aircraft

Airbus, AVIC deal paves way to lighter aircraft

Airbus Beijing Engineering Center Ltd and AVIC Composite Corp Ltd signed a cooperation agreement, and the two will jointly conduct research and development on electrically conductive composite materials for application on aircraft. The information was revealed by state-run newspaper China Daily and confirmed by Airbus and AVIC.(...)

Leonardo and Kangde agree to partner on the new COMAC CR929 long range airliner

Eric Gauthier appointed CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials

Velox Composites announces strategic distribution partnership with Ashland for Scandinavia

DSM adds 3D-printing grades to Digimat to accelerate adoption of additive manufacturing

Polynt announces strategic coating resins distribution partnership with Horn

CTC Global and Gupta Power partner to manufacture high performance ACCC conductors

CECO Environmental helps composites manufacturer reduce VOCs

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Porcher Industries’ subsidiary BGF Industries invests $7 million in to new US headquarters and R&D facility

Porcher Industries’ subsidiary BGF Industries invests $7 million in to new US headquarters and R&D facility

Porcher Industries’ subsidiary BGF Industries Inc. has announced its planned investment of $7 million USD to relocate its headquarters and research & development activities from Greensboro, NC to the City of Danville and Pittsylvania County, VA.(...)

SKY Advanced Materials increase capacity of carbon fabric

Chomarat invests in a laid scrim manufacturing technology to develop its next-generation reinforcements

China's Haiyuan to build a carbon fiber base for ultra-light NEVs in Zhejiang

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Technology and Innovation

A laser-assisted tape winding technology

A laser-assisted tape winding technology

Inometa is a technological specialist in the development, production and refinement of technical lightweight products made of composites and aluminum. (...)

A unidirectional fiberglass non-crimp fabric for leaf springs in trucks and passenger vehicles

Bucher and Ensinger develop composite-based series-produced components

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Safran inaugurates ceramic matrix composites research center

Safran inaugurates ceramic matrix composites research center

Safran Ceramics, a research center for ceramic matrix composites (CMC) located in the heart of Bordeaux Aeroparc, was inaugurated in a ceremony attended by Alain Rousset, President of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of southwest France, and Stéphane Cueille, Senior Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer, R&T and Innovation of Safran.(...)

Rock West Composites opens a production facility in Tijuana, Mexico

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Feature JEC Asia 2018


JEC Asia 2018

For the 2nd edition, JEC Asia returns to Seoul, gathering companies from the entire composites value chain to showcase their latest capabilities and innovations to strategic end-users’ market such as automotive, aeronautics, renewable energies, building & construction, electrical & electronic equipment (EEE) as well as sports & leisure.(...)


Ashland opens composites research and development technical service center in Shanghai

Calsonic Kansei and Magneti Marelli to create an independent automotive components supplier

China’s Maglev tourism trains will be manufactured by CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles

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High performance foiler

High performance foiler

The Enata Foiler is an evolution in motor yacht design with its hydro-foiling system effortlessly flying the yacht 1.5m above the waves. Stable and smooth in flight, Enata has designed the foiler to deliver the comfort of a luxury yacht with the performance and handling of a super car.(...)

High-temp polyurethane tooling board to maintain tight tolerances on carbon fiber components for autonomous helicopter

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13 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018

Metstrade 2018

Mestrade show is one of the most visited B2B leisure marine equipment show, which has been bringing the marine industry together for decades. This global business platform and community focuses on innovation, market developments, and on-site networking


13 Nov - 14 Nov 2018

International Conference on Recycling of Textiles and Plastics

14 Nov - 15 Nov 2018

Wood-Plastic Composites

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See you next week at the unique International Composites Platform in Asia

JEC Asia 2018

The 11th edition of JEC Asia will be held next week in Seoul on November 14-15-16, 2018.

Meet with the 230 International participating companies!

Including: Arkema, Breton SPA, Chomarat, Cétim, Baden-Wurttemberg (with Dieffenbacher), Diab Group, Formosa Taffeta Co., Hankuk Carbon, Hanwha Advanced Materials, Hyosung Corporation, KCTech, KDX Europe Composites R&D Center, Kolon, Korea Aerospace Industries Association, L&L Products, MTorres, Mitsubishi Engineering Plastics Corp., Ocsial, Porcher Industries, Solvay, TEI Composite Corporation, Toray Group,...

Don’t miss our 3-Day conferences:

  • ICF (International Carbon Festival)
  • Automotive International speakers
  • Aeronautics
  • Business Opportunities


>>> More details available on JEC Asia website



JEC Composites Magazine n°125

Feature Wind Energy

JEC Composites Magazine 125

Check out the feature dedicated to Wind Energy on the latest JEC Composites Magazine.
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