JEC Group have brought together the international community of composites leaders and executives in our Composites Circle as an unique networking opportunity to meet with both peers and future partners.
With a composites growth of +6% p.a., South Korea is more and more involved in composites.
In a well attended press conference on January 31, 2013, JEC Group President & CEO Frédérique Mutel underlined several assets for Korea: domestic companies covering the whole value chain, self-sufficiency in both resin and carbon fiber with the development of a Carbon Valley, production of 90% of its glass fiber needs, key segments such as Electronics (+55%), Automotive (+10%) and Consumer Goods (+10%).Main growth drivers are Aerospace and Wind Energy (+15%), Construction (+20%). Especially carbon becomes a high-performance strategical material with a target of 10,200 tons by 2015 by 3 main companies: Hyosung,Taekwang, TAK.Carbon will be one of the main topic during JEC Asia June 25-27, 2013, Singapore. More information:www.jeccomposites.com