JEC Composites Market News N. 772 
Northrop Grumman,Boeing, Airbus, Composites Evolution, ITA 


Business and Market

GKN Aerospace steps into widebody MRO market

Northrop Grumman announces next generation Jammer-Low Band team

Northrop Grumman Corporation has teamed with Harris Corporation and Comtech PST for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer–Low Band (NJG-LB) Demonstration of Existing Technologies (DET).(...)

André-Hubert Roussel proposed CEO of ArianeGroup

China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

UTC announces intention to separate, completes Rockwell Collins acquisition

Hexcel to acquire ARC Technologies

Shape unlocks the key to high volume composite parts

Hanwha Total Petrochemical invests in a new polypropylene plant

Sicomin awarded Bureau Veritas footprint progress certification

SikaAxson becomes Sika Advanced Resins

Interview with Ignass Verpoest, the initiator of the “Fibre-Fixed. Composites in Design” exhibition

The China Edit – November 2018

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Alliance & Joint Ventures

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre partner for carbon fiber recycling

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre partner for carbon fiber recycling

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre announce a partnership to recycle excess aerospace-grade composite material, which will be used by other companies to make products such as laptop cases, car parts and other products. This partnership aims to reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year.(...)

Covestro becomes majority stakeholder in DIC Covestro Polymer joint venture in Japan

Henkel to build strategic alliance with RLE International

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Airbus Helicopters expands presence in Japan

Airbus Helicopters expands presence in Japan

Riding on its growing business, Airbus Helicopters will be adding a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) complex adjacent to its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility in Japan. Construction will commence in June 2019, with the new facility expected to be operational in November 2019.(...)

Chinese group Ehang sets up in Lyon

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Technology and Innovation

A composite tooling system based on a hybrid combination of carbon and flax fibers

A composite tooling system based on a hybrid combination of carbon and flax fibers

An innovative hybrid composite tooling system developed by Composites Evolution utilises the benefits of flax fibre reinforcements to reduce the cost of carbon-epoxy mould tools.(...)

Scientists to combine ultrasonic, vibration and heat for flaw detection in aviation

A prepreg material for advanced radome systems

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Feature Building & Construction


Building & Construction

In value, the construction industry makes up to 14% of the total composites market in 2016. In 2016-2021, its share growth within the total composites market is estimated to be 13%. China represents the largest market share (35%) within the construction segment in 2016, followed by North America, representing 28% of the total.(...)


A bridge system that can build a lightweight highway span in 72 hours

BCP collaborates with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre on reconfigurable floor structure

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

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A 2,4 meter high carbon concrete sculpture

A 2,4 meter high carbon concrete sculpture

The sculpture consists of two textile concrete shells with a height of 2.4 metres and a wall thickness of 20 millimetres. It is reinforced with a carbon reinforcement and was created in exclusive collaboration with the Düsseldorf artist Thomas Schönauer.(...)

An exclusive range of two-wheeler parts using monolithic composites

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06 Dec 2018 - 08 Dec 2018

International Conference on Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (ICTN)

Technical textiles provide opportunities to the global textile industry to have long term sustainable future. The research and development in last 20 years indicates one of the major opportunities in the global technical textile market, reaching to different application domains including vehicles, construction, agriculture, sports, health care, defense and security, electronics, power, environmental technologies and many more


11 Dec - 13 Dec 2018


10 Jan - 12 Jan 2019

ICERP 2019

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JEC Group news



JEC Composites Pavilion at NAIAS

The 31st edition of the most influential annual automotive event in the world, NAIAS, will be the stage of a new pavilion dedicated to the promotion of composites materials for mobility.

JEC Group will highlight the latest technologies that enable the automotive industry to innovate in product design, emission reductions and production.

To illustrate some of the many advantages of composites materials in the Automotive industry, parts will be showcased pointing on the different applications of composites in Mobility such as Lightweighting, Design freedom, aesthetics & flexibility, Resistance, Strength & stiffness, Function integration & fewer parts, Hybridization, Fuel storage: H2 & LPG, Battery Housing & Integration or Connectivity Integration.

JEC Group is driving this new initiative along with its partners such as HEXCEL, MAGNA or MEDC (the Michigan Economic Development Corporation).

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JEC Composites Magazine n°126

Feature Construction

JEC Composites Magazine 126

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