World Market News N. 701: LM Wind Power, Lanxess, ORNL and the Navy


Business and Market

GE’s LM Wind Power begins production at wind turbine blade plant in Turkey

GE’s LM Wind Power begins production at wind turbine blade plant in Turkey

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business and leading designer and manufacturer of wind turbine blades, announced today that it has begun production at a new factory in Bergama, Turkey. (...)

Airbus-built Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite ready for launch

Henkel opens new composite test center in Asia

Invibio and CarboFix partnering with UK Olympic sprinter James Ellington on new “passion for progress” initiative

BYK to build integrated site in Shanghai

ALMACO joins JEC Group’s startup support program

GlassFibreEurope against illegal dumping of open mesh fabric from China

JEC Group invites all companies to promote their innovations

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New solutions for automotive composites

An ambitious program to fulfill new requirements of the automotive industry
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Technology and Innovation

A PBT compound for battery components in electric cars

A PBT compound for battery components in electric cars

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has developed a compound called Pocan AF4130 in collaboration with Hella, based in Lippstadt, Germany. (...)

A project to replace steel with composites for more efficient large length ships

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Feature Machining



The machining of composite materials requires specific tools and know-how. It is due to the intrinsic physical properties of the materials but also to the many aluminium, titanium or steel inserts... (...)


Web Industries opens advanced composite formatting operation for aerospace applications in Atlanta

Ascent Aerospace to present composite tooling systems

Ensinger acquires Swiss composite specialist next composites

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A 3D-printed submarine

A 3D-printed submarine

Through a partnership with the Navy’s Disruptive Technology Lab, the team at ORNL’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) created the military’s first 3D-printed submarine hull.

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20 August 2017 - 25 August 2017

International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM21)

International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM) in the field of composite materials, is held biannually in different countries all over the world, including Jeju Island, Korea (2011), Montreal, Canada (2013) and Copenhagen, Denmark (2015).


04 September 2017 - 07 September 2017


05 September 2017 - 07 September 2017

ACIC 2017

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JEC Group news


JEC Automotive Forums 2017

The second edition of JEC Automotive Forums, an international conference focusing on the use of composite materials in the automotive industry, will take place in Knoxville on November 15-16 2017. This event offers the constructive combination of high-end technical presentations and a table-top exhibition, making for the best networking opportunities.

Visit the website to find out more about the event and check out the first confirmed speaking companies (Volkswagen, Volvo, Faurecia, DuPont Performance Materials, etc.)

Register now and benefit from the early bird rate!



JEC Composites Magazine n°114

Feature Sports & Leisure


Check out the feature dedicated to Sports & Leisure on the latest JEC Composites Magazine.
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