JEC Composites Market News N. 770 
McLaren, CRP Technology, TUM, Siemens, Airborne 


Business and Market

Royal opening for McLaren Automotive's £50m carbon fibre innovation and production centre

Royal opening for McLaren Automotive's £50m carbon fibre innovation and production centre

TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain, have today officially opened McLaren Automotive’s new £50m production facility in Yorkshire, England.(...)

GKN Fokker launching customer for Airborne’s automated kitting solution

Spirit AeroSystems joins ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center as tier-1 member

Odysseus solar-powered autonomous aircraft

A consortium to develop biosourced composites using bamboo fibres

Arkema and École Polytechnique join forces to found a Chair dedicated to innovative materials

Thermwood collaborating with the Navy to explore additive manufacturing technology

Ashland sells composites business

Quickstep welcomes General Atomics’ remote piloted aircraft selection

Scigrip announces Sharon Georgoulias as President of IPS Adhesives

ITHEC / JEC Best Paper Award

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Bolid-E motorbike from Smart Ride project

Bolid-E motorbike from Smart Ride project

Energica introduces the functional prototype of Bolid-E motorbike from Smart Ride project. Many parts of the motorbike were built by CRP Meccanica and CRP Technology, such as headlight support made in Windform XT 2.0 Carbon-composite, and the structural support of the seat manufactured in Aluminum alloy through high-precision CNC machining.(...)

A lightweight chassis structure ‘ToPCat’ for EV project

Revolutionary rail technology

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Technology and Innovation

Carbon fibers from greenhouse gas

Carbon fibers from greenhouse gas

In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate economically removing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. (...)

NREL develops novel method to produce renewable acrylonitrile

Automated adhesive film placement and stringer integration for aircraft manufacture

Boeing and SparkCognition to shape the future of travel and transport

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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.(...)


Hexcel joins with Future Aerospace to open composites test lab in Shanghai

Magna and China’s BJEV form two joint ventures

OCSiAl launches partnership programme for Korean companies

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3D Printing

Siemens introduces additive manufacturing process simulation solution to improve 3D printing accuracy

Siemens introduces additive manufacturing process simulation solution to improve 3D printing accuracy

New additive manufacturing process simulation helps predict distortion and shrinkage during the 3D printing process and helps avoid these issues by automatically generating a compensated model.(...)

BASF, Materialise and Essentium join forces to advance industrial additive manufacturing

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27 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018

World of Filament Winding 2018

In 2005, the last convention was held dedicated to filament winding. After 13 years, it is time to bring together all stakeholders of the filament winding industry. The world has changed: as mobile phones have become intelligent smartphones, industrial equipment has become more productive, using light-weight design and powerful drives.


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Carbon Fiber 2018

04 Dec - 06 Dec 2018

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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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