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Combining economical viability and the efficient use of resources

Mai 20th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Resources | No Comments »

Sustainability and questions it raises regarding the effects materials, products and processes have on the environment is a major current topic and one that influences all aspects of business.  The automotive and electronic industries have already implemented current regulations on recycling and CO2 emissions. Demands on the use of sustainable materials and products in the building industry amongst others are now gaining pace too.

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WPC-Innovationspreis 2009

Dezember 17th, 2009 | By Angela in Architecture, Awards, Biocomposites, Biomaterials, Innovation | No Comments »

Während des Dritten Deutschen WPC-Kongresses war ein besonderer Höhepunkt die Vergabe des WPC-Innovationspreises, der weitere neue Anwendungen offenbarte.

Um den WPC-Innovationspreis 2009, der von der Firma Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG (Troisdorf) gesponsert wurde, hatten sich 15 Unternehmen beworben, die im Jahr 2009 ein neues WPC-Produkt auf den Markt gebracht hatten. Eine Jury aus Sponsoren, Partnern des Kongresses und Mitarbeitern des nova-Instituts nominierte drei Unternehmen für den Preis. Auf dem Kongress stellte jedes Unternehmen sein Produkt in einem Kurzvortrag vor, anschließend wählte das Publikum den Sieger:

Reifenhäuser WPC - Innovationspreis 2009 Preisverleihung WPC-Innovationspreis 2010

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Show Preview: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2009 – Industrial fair on growth course

Oktober 5th, 2009 | By Angela in Aerospace Industry, Automotive Industry, Biocomposites, Biomaterials, Business, Exhibitors, Innovation, Wind Energy Industry | No Comments »

ce_11821661With new themes, new special forums and a 15-percent increase in exhibitor numbers, the COMPOSITES EUROPE 2009 specialist fair is gaining momentum. At its fourth edition to be held from 27 to 29 October in Stuttgart, more than 300 exhibitors will present technologies and products covering the entire value creation chain of fibre-reinforced plastics. The spotlight will be on innovative solutions for important application industries such as vehicle construction, aircraft construction and aerospace as well as the building and construction sector.

Key players of the industry such as AOC Resins, Exel Composites and Huntsman will once again be present in Stuttgart. In Krauss-Maffei, RAMPF Tooling, Henkel, DSM Composites Resins, Carbon Composites e.V., Zoltek and Cam Elyaf, however, COMPOSITES EUROPE could also win major new exhibitors this year. The organisers succeeded in bringing almost the entire sector of automated cutting to Stuttgart with Gerber Technology, Lectra, Expert Systemtechnik, Topcut-Bullmer and Zünd Systemtechnik AG.

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COMPOSITES EUROPE – an institution in the European market

August 4th, 2009 | By Angela in Business, Exhibitors, General | No Comments »

Within a short time, the COMPOSITES EUROPE specialist fair has developed into a significant growth factor in the composites industry and established itself as an industry institution. This year, from 27 to 29 October the specialist fair will present technologies and products covering the entire value creation chain of fibre-reinforced materials for the fourth time.

COMPOSITES EUROPE will showcase innovative solutions for major sectors of application, such as the automotive sector, the aerospace industry as well as the building and construction sector – tailor-made to fit the current requirements on material properties, such as lightweight construction, energy efficiency or improved corrosion resistance.

The start of COMPOSITES EUROPE will be marked by the International AVK Convention and the 2nd Biocomposites Congress. 350 international exhibitors are expected at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2009, among them key players of the industry such as Huntsman, AOC Resins and Exel Composites.

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