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AGENDA OF EVENTS AGENDA OF EVENTS February Composite-Expo February 24-26 Moscow, Russia www.mirexpo.ru/eng/exhibi tions/composite10.shtml Polymer Composites April 26-28 Pilsen , Czech Republic www.zcu.cz/ntc/konference FISITA world automotive congress May 30 - June 4 Budapest, Hungary www.fisita2010.com JEC Composites April 13-15, 2010 Paris, France www.jeccomposites.com Data 2009: - 46,500 m2 - 1,065 exhibiting brand names - 27,700 visitors Composites Australia April 29-30 Adelaide, Australia http://www.compositesaustrali a.com.au/ June 21st SICOMP Conference on manufacturing and design of composites June 3-4 Piteå, Sweden www.swereasicomp.se March 24th annual commercial aviation industry suppliers March 1-3 Beverly Hills, CA, USA www.speednews.com May Amerimold May 11-13 Cincinnati, USA www.demat.biz/euromold/english/ on Automatica SEICO April 12-14 Paris, France www.sampe-europe.org Middle East Plastic Pipes May 17-19 Dubai, United Arab Emirates http://www2.amiplastics.com/ Events/Event.aspx?code=C331 &sec=828 JEC Composites June, 8-11, 2010 Muenchen, Germany www.jeccomposites.com JEC’s mission is to promote the composite industry, to detect new markets and to help companies reach new business opportunities. JEC launch a new project specifically for companies proposing products and services for composites automation, such as: Automated Fiber Placement, CAD/CAM, Filament Winding, Automated Tape Laying, Patch positioning, … For the first time, JEC organizes a “COMPOSITES CITY by JEC” at the Trade Fair Automatica, the world leading trade show for automation & robotics. It is an opportunity to target directly companies searching for automation solutions in the composite industry. You’ll receive our presentation brochure as well as the registration form on request by email: sarger@jeccomposites.com Diemould India March 18-21 Mumbai, India www.biztradeshows.com/ diemould-india/ Tube 2010: international tube and pipe trade fair April 12-16 Düsseldorf, Germany www.tube.de New Energy Husum March 18-21 Husum, Germany www.wwindea.org SAMPE May 17-20 Seattle, Washington, USA www.sampe.org/events/calend arevents.aspx Techtextil Russia April 20-22 Moscow, Russia www.techtextil.com Polyolefin Additives March 23-25 Koln, Germany http://www2.amiplastics.com/E vents/Event.aspx?code=C323&s ec=661 Wood-Plastic Composites April 20-22 Vienna, Austria www2.amiplastics.com/ Events/Event.aspx?code= C308&sec=486 Aerospace Testing, Design and Manufacturing May 18-20 Hamburg, Germany www.aerospacetesting.com China Commercial Aircraft Summit March 25-26 Shanghai, China www.opplandcorp.com/aero/ European Wind Energy Conference - EWEC April 20-23 Varsaw, Austria www.aeromart.tm.fr Positionale international trade fair for satellite positioning, navigation, and telematics May 18-20 Stuttgart, Germany www.positionale.de April7e5 0th World Pultrusion Conference April 8-9 Barcelona, Spain www.pultruders.com/ Aeromart Montreal April 26-29 Montreal, Canada www.aeromart.tm.fr Techtextil North America May 18-20 Atlanta, Georgia, USA www.techtextilNA.com www.automatica-muenchen. com/link/en/16522958 10th World Pultrusion Conference 10th World Pultrusion Conference April 8-9 Barcelona, Spain The EPTA – European Pultrusion Technology Association invites you to the 10th World Pultrusion Conference taking place on 8-9 April, 2010 in Barcelona. This conference, which takes place every two years, offers practical presentations with up-to-date information as well as applications for pultruded reinforced plastics: - Market development in USA, Asia, - Raw materials Europe Development of fibres - Innovative applications Development of resins - Sustainability: Technical - Construction / Testing / Calculation possibilities, recycling, etc. - Processes The conference ends on the 2nd day with a plant visit at Owens Corning (Sant Vicenç Plant) in Sant Vicenç de Castellet. The programme and the registration form is available as download on the EPTA website under Reinforced Plastics International Balaton Conference May 18-20 Balaton, Hungary www.emsz-kompozit.hu/ ?a=konferencia-en Eucomas June 7-8 Berlin, Germany www.eucomas.eu Aircraft Interiors Expo May 18-20 Hamburg, Germany www.aircraftinteriorsexpo.com European conference on composite materials (ECCM 14) June 7-10 Budapest, Hungary http://eccm14.pt.bme.hu International symposium on aircraft materials May 19-21 Marrakech, Morocco www.enit.fr/ACMA2010 Kompoist June 10-13 Istanbul, Turkey www.fuarplus.com/Kompoist2009-/en/detail/ fuar/ 13322/9/1 Wind Power May 23-26 Dallas, USA www.windpowerexpo.org SURFAIR June 10-11 Biarritz, France www.surfair-congres.com www.pultruders.com/images/PDFs/programmeworldpultrusionc onference2010 or should be requested by e-mail: info@pultruders.com jec composites magazine / No55 February - March 2010
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010

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Contents
NEWS WORLDWIDE
Companies - AGY is expanding into Asia Pacific
 - Pipeco: successful shift from steel to composites
Agenda of events
 - ContiTech and BASF reach new milestone in lightweight construction
 - BMW M-Series carbon-fibre roof
Innovations - NRC and Magna to develop ultra-light materials for next-generation vehicles
BUSINESS
Market survey -  The European composites market 2008/2009
Trends - Automobile interior parts go greener
Niche market - Concept Blade - The leading edge of acoustic technology
Human capital - RHS manager
FEATURE
Outlook - Natural fibres for the 3rd millennium
 - The outlook for flax and hemp fibres in composites .
Properties - The biomaterial for green composites
Weaving -  High-performance biocomposites: novel aligned natural fibre reinforcements
Compounds - Bioplastic-based compounds
 - Combining polypropylene and natural fibre in automotive applications
Application - Complete houses made of wood-plastic composites
Recycling - Recycling composite materials reinforced with plant fibres
USERS’ PLATFORM
Composites in the world - New cordless hammer drill
 - Life cycle analysis: eco-friendly coffin
 - Carbon 451 lamp
 - Premium pocket binoculars
Successful partners - Earthquake-proof FRPM pipes
Application - PlanetSolar: around the world on the world’s largest solar-powered boat
KNOW-HOW
Cutting tools - Are lasers finally competing with rotary die cutters
Design & Manufacturing - Advanced composite racing yacht construction
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - NEWS WORLDWIDE
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Companies - AGY is expanding into Asia Pacific
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 -  - Pipeco: successful shift from steel to composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Agenda of events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Innovations - NRC and Magna to develop ultra-light materials for next-generation vehicles
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - BUSINESS
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Market survey -  The European composites market 2008/2009
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Trends - Automobile interior parts go greener
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Niche market - Concept Blade - The leading edge of acoustic technology
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Human capital - RHS manager
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - FEATURE
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Outlook - Natural fibres for the 3rd millennium
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 -  - The outlook for flax and hemp fibres in composites .
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Properties - The biomaterial for green composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Weaving -  High-performance biocomposites: novel aligned natural fibre reinforcements
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Compounds - Bioplastic-based compounds
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 -  - Combining polypropylene and natural fibre in automotive applications
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Application - Complete houses made of wood-plastic composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Recycling - Recycling composite materials reinforced with plant fibres
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - USERS’ PLATFORM
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 -  - Life cycle analysis: eco-friendly coffin
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 -  - Premium pocket binoculars
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Successful partners - Earthquake-proof FRPM pipes
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Application - PlanetSolar: around the world on the world’s largest solar-powered boat
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - KNOW-HOW
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Cutting tools - Are lasers finally competing with rotary die cutters
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #55 - February/March 2010 - Design & Manufacturing - Advanced composite racing yacht construction
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