Composites

2024-06-20

JEC Forum Southeast Asia successfully connects over 200 industry leaders

The inaugural edition of JEC Forum Southeast Asia, held on June 11-12, 2024, concluded with resounding success, bringing together over 200 participants from 23 countries for two days of focused networking, collaboration, and knowledge exchange. Organized by JEC in partnership with the Thai Composites Association (TCA), the event served as a valuable platform for key stakeholders in the composites industry across Southeast Asia.

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Composites

2024-05-30

Hexcel highlights innovative composite & lightweight aerospace solutions at ILA Berlin 2024

Hexcel will demonstrate its latest aerospace solutions at ILA Berlin on June 5-9. At Hall 2, Stand 120, Hexcel will showcase its broad range of high-performance advanced lightweight composite materials for the Commercial Aerospace and Space & Defense markets and present customer components that highlight the performance and processing benefits of Hexcel technology.

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Composites

2024-05-16

JEC and Lucintel join forces to elevate Composites Industry Insights

JEC is thrilled to announce a collaboration with Lucintel, a premier market research and management consulting firm, to introduce Lucintel’s Analytics Dashboard.

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Composites

2024-05-02

Chemovator invests in Detroit-based startup Heartland rethinking plastics using natural fiber reinforcements

Chemovator, the business incubator and early-stage investor of BASF, has successfully finalized an investment in Heartland. The Detroit-based startup is a frontrunner in the production of natural fiber plastic additives, and the latest addition to Chemovator's external-facing Elevate program.

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Composites

2024-04-11

With Jan Karnath, Reifenhäuser is bringing the fourth generation and new skills into the family business

Jan Karnath (39), a nephew of Bernd Reifenhäuser (CEO) and Ulrich Reifenhäuser (CSO), is the first representative of the fourth generation to join the operational business of the Reifenhäuser Group.

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Composites

2024-04-11

Exciting prospects for composites

Interview with Lovis Kneisel, CEO of FUSE, about an alpine ski made from hemp-based composites

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Composites

2024-04-18

JEC announces new business meetings event for the composites industry in Central Europe

JEC and Targi w Krakowie Ltd. (Trade Fairs in Krakow), are thrilled to announce the launch of a new event, JEC Forum Central Europe, dedicated to bringing together suppliers and buyers from the region. The inaugural event will take place in Krakow, Poland, on September 17-18, 2025.

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Composites

2024-04-11

REV Technologies for electric vehicles debuts at Tire Technology Expo

Kordsa, a global player in the tire, construction reinforcement, composite technologies and compounding, took part in one of the world's premier tire technology fairs, Tire Technology Expo 2024, held in Hannover, Germany. At the fair, Kordsa unveiled its new brand, REV Technologies, aimed at the electric vehicle market, solidifying its commitment to shaping the future of sustainable mobility.

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Composites

2024-04-11

Extending the success of business meetings events to Bangkok

Following the success of business meetings events in the DACH region and Italy over the past years, JEC is proud to announce the inaugural edition of JEC Forum Southeast Asia, in partnership with the Thai Composites Association. It is set to take place in Bangkok on June 11 and 12, 2024. This event aims to replicate the achievements of its predecessors by bringing together key stakeholders from the composites industry for two days of networking, collaboration, and knowledge exchange.

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Composites

2024-03-21

Waiting for an upwind

Hagen Lotzmann and Martin Legner from the KARL MAYER GROUP, together with Ulrike Schlenker, take a look at JEC World 2024 and the mood in the composites industry

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Composites

2024-03-14

First thermoplastic composite structure demonstrator

Hexcel and Arkema achieve a groundbreaking milestone in the field of aeronautical structures with the realization of a first thermoplastic composite structure demonstrator at JEC 2024. This achievement stems from the strategic partnership between Hexcel and Arkema.

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Composites

2024-03-14

Autoneum expands its presence in the Asian growth markets China and India

Autoneum is expanding its production capacities in Asia with two new plants in Changchun in the Chinese province of Jilin and Pune in Western India. The expansion is in line with the Company’s strategic focus on future profitable growth with a special emphasis on Asian growth markets.

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Composites

2024-03-14

Kordsa showcased advanced composite technologies at JEC World 2024

Kordsa, one of the world's leading companies in advanced materials, showcased its presence at JEC World 2024 in Paris, the Composite Technologies Exhibition held from March 5 to 7. At this prestigious gathering that brings together all facets of the composite material sector, Kordsa shared the latest innovations in composite technologies with attendees.

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Composites

2024-03-07

Discover the JEC Composites Startup Booster 2024 winners

In a few years, JEC Composites Startup Booster has become a reference for entrepreneurship in the composites industry worldwide. Each year after an application process, 20 startups, with groundbreaking projects using composite materials, are selected to join JEC World stage and pitch before a panel of expert judges.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-06-20

ANDRITZ to supply new needlepunch line to Siteks, Türkiye

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Turkish insulation felt manufacturer Siteks to supply a complete needlepunch line for its production plant in Tekirdag. With this investment, Siteks will significantly expand its production capacity to meet the international demand for needlepunched nonwoven insulation products in the automotive and construction sectors.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-06-20

New cost-benefit champion in glass processing

KARL MAYER Technische Textilien launches the new MAX GLASS ECO, a highly economical composite machine with a focus on standard non-crimp fabrics made of glass fibers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-06-20

Registration and tabletop reservations for Hygienix™ 2024 are open

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced that absorbent hygiene professionals can register, sponsor, or reserve a tabletop exhibit for Hygienix™, November 18-21, Nashville, Tennessee. Industry leaders from around the world will gather for four days of networking, presentations, and business opportunities.

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