Posts Tagged ‘Düsseldorf’

Belgian quality in wire transformation and coatings – have a look at the interview with Mr Janssens from Bekaert

September 10th, 2014 | By Angela in Automotive Industry, AVK, Awards, Construction Industry, Exhibitors, Innovation | No Comments »

Meet BEKAERT at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 exhibition in Düsseldorf – booth number J30 in hall 8b

Q: Please introduce yourself. What are your responsibilities within your company?

A: My name is Peter Janssens, Innovation & Commercialization Manager at Bekaert. My focus is on creating new business for Bekaert in the composites industry. I’m currently working on lightweight crash structures for the automotive industry (EASI) and high-strength flexible tapes (Armofor) used in many applications including in high-pressure flexible hoses for the gas & oil industry.  As a company, we are active in many industries.

Peter Janssens

Peter Janssens

Q: Could you give us a quick overview of your company?

A: Bekaert is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coatings. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with headquarters in Belgium, employing 27 000 people worldwide. Serving customers in 120 countries, Bekaert pursues sustainable profitable growth in all its activities and generated combined sales of € 4.1 billion in 2013.


Q: You will exhibit the first time. Has your company always worked in the field of composites?

A: Bekaert has a long history of experience in reinforcing thermoplastic (PP, PE, TPU, PA, PET …) and rubber. Because we work in a wide variety of industries, you can find our innovative composites in numerous applications including: rubber and thermoplastic tapes for the oil industry, elevator ropes, heating cords, stainless steel fibers for shielding and many more.

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Magnum Venus Products (MVP) – the premiere manufacturer of composite application equipment with more than 60 years of experience. See what Mr Joe Jansen tells you about his company

August 27th, 2014 | By Angela in aerospace, Aerospace Industry, Automotive Industry, Business, Electronics, Exhibitors, Manufacturing, Technology, Wind Energy Industry | No Comments »

Meet MVP at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 exhibition in Düsseldorf – booth number E61 in hall 8a

Q: Please introduce yourself. What are your responsibilities within your company…?

A: Hello, I am Joe Jansen, Advanced Equipment Sales Engineer for Magnum Venus Products (MVP).  My duties at MVP include determining requirements and developing solutions to customer composite fabrication equipment needs.  This can include but are not limited to filament winding, sheet impregnation, and FRP panel assembly equipment.

Mr Joe Jansen

Mr Joe Jansen

Q: Could you give us a quick overview of your company…?

A: Magnum Venus Products (MVP) is a world leading manufacturer of composite application equipment. MVP products consist of pumping systems, spray guns, filament winding systems, automated production systems and much more. MVP serves a multitude of manufacturers in a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace, transportation, marine, railway, oil & gas, wind turbine, among many others. Along with our systems designed for composite application, MVP also has equipment that supports the foam and polyurethane industries, along with polyureas, adhesives, and epoxies.


Q:  You will exhibit the first time. Has your company always worked in the field of composites?

A: Yes, Magnum Venus Products has over 60 years of experience serving our customers, delivering highly customized solutions that support their composite manufacturing needs.  We have exhibited at Composites Europe in the past in conjunction with CT Platon, our distributor in the Netherlands.


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About the Silicon Valley of the Netherlands, Industry 4.0 and open minded heads for innovation.

Juli 31st, 2014 | By Thorsten Holtz in Business, Engineering, Innovation, Resources | No Comments »

Yesterday I went through a social media service (this with this bird) looking for Composites news and latest tweets on that. It was a lovely day in Dusseldorf and it was agreat start of a conversation with Robbert from the Netherlands.







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New BLOG Interview – Fife-Tidland – Maxcess – Mr Frank Windel – Q&A – exhibitor at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 – Düsseldorf – October

Mai 27th, 2014 | By Angela in Aerospace Industry, Allgemein, Automotive Industry, Business, Composite production, Construction Industry, Exhibitors, Innovation, Technology | No Comments »

Meet Fife-Tidland at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 exhibition – booth number F54 in hall 8a – in Germany Düsseldorf – 7th – 9th of October.

1. Please introduce yourself. What are your responsibilities within your company?
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Q&A with Kamal Al-Rawi, Carbon fibre professional based in Bavaria. I met him in Dusseldorf at main entrance of COMPOSITES EUROPE show and won him for a short interview about his business.

Oktober 10th, 2012 | By Thorsten Holtz in Allgemein, Automotive Industry, Exhibitors, Technology | No Comments »

Low cost – High quality fabrics which is meeting clients demand.

Q) What´s your role at TK-Industries?
A) I am CEO of TK-Industries. We are doing noncrimp carbon fiber fabric from industrial type carbon fiber tows. It is used for non-aerospace applications – Automotive, Wind Energy, Marine and many other applications which requesting high quality fabric with economy prices.
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Interview with Gerhard Stähler – recruiting specialist.

Oktober 9th, 2012 | By Thorsten Holtz in Allgemein, Automotive Industry, Business, Recruiting | No Comments »

Q) Whats your role with Kaiser Stähler Executive Search Company?
A) I am CEO of Kaiser Stähler, an international network of consultants, specialized in recruiting management and specialist functions engineers in manufacturing and chemical industry oriented also in aluminum und composites industry. We are exhibitor at COMPOSITES EUROPE and ALUMINIUM since 2009.

Q) What do you think is the challenge for composites and aluminum industry?
A) Position the companies as branded employers in a highly competitive environment.
The war for talents has started. Especially in the field of high qualified engineers. In marketing you´re looking how to approach your international clients, same should be for your employees – even if you are an European company you should recruit on a worldwide base, social networks and worldwide acting database will help in this respect.
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VDMA to be institutional patron of COMPOSITES EUROPE

Juli 27th, 2011 | By Thorsten Holtz in Allgemein, Business, Composite production, General, Innovation, Technology, VDMA | No Comments »

Fantastic news for Composites Industry. VDMA „Composites Technology Forum“ is now an institutional patron of COMPOSITES EUROPE. This helps to create the leading platform for serially produced composites parts. Composite Technology Forum counts on serial production

The VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau) is the largest engineering industry network in Europe. It represents 3000 mainly small- to medium-sized member companies in the engineering industry.
Accounting for sales of roughly € 173 billion in 2010, mechanical engineering is one of the largest industrial sectors and employers in Germany. Roughly two thirds of German production is exported.
VDMA has recently formed a Composite Technology Forum, a new network for machinery manufacturers engaged in the development and production of technologies for the manufacture and quality control of composite materials.

What are your thoughts about Composites and Automation?


COMPOSITES CHINA: Premiere in July 2011

Mai 31st, 2011 | By Thorsten Holtz in aerospace, Aerospace Industry, Allgemein, Construction Industry, General, SHANGHAI, Technology | No Comments »

After the success of COMPOSITES EUROPE, the European Trade Fair and Forum for Composite Materials, Technology and Applications, the trade fair organiser Reed Exhibitions is launching a new event in Asia.

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3. Deutscher WPC Kongress in Köln

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

Steigender Absatz von Holz-Polymer-Werkstoffen (Wood Plastic Composites) auch in der Wirtschaftskrise. Der Dritte Deutsche WPC-Kongress in Köln (2. und 3. Dezember) kann sich mit 300 Teilnehmern aus 26 Ländern sowie 30 Ausstellern als europäischer Leitkongress der Branche weiter etablieren.

WPC thermal siding QVWPC China

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