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BUSINESS
Market Survey: China
g…/… Shanghai Tung Hsing Technology: steady growth through diversified markets

our good reputation, strong R&D results and good quality, this unit benefits from a number of good business referrals for local and overseas markets, hence it enjoys steady growth. In terms of customers, the SMC compression moulding unit focuses mainly on the domestic automotive market. Our advantages in the area of SMC compounding are our consistent

quality and competitive prices. We also have over 34 years of production skills and experience in manufacturing FRP light poles. We have a new fabrication method and are aiming to achieve strong growth in both local and overseas markets. JCM: What are your goals for the future?

S. Y.: Currently, our primary focus is FRP light poles. With our new fabrication method, we can bring down manufacturing costs significantly to make our light poles competitive in both price and quality. Therefore, our short-term target is to promote and expand production of our FRP light poles, both for the local Chinese market and the overseas market.

More information ...
Business items: - FRP Light Pole - FRP Parts for Micro car / Caravan / Kit Car (Hand lay-up) - Compression Molding Auto-parts (SMC, GMT…etc.) - FRP Analyser House / Cabinets / Enclosure - FRP Form Plate for Clean Room - FRP Floating Objectives - FRP Telecommunication Shelter - Glass Fiber Reinforced Gypsum (GRG) - SMC - Other FRP Products has put together a reliable team of technicians under an American technical director. The plant’s Research & Development Centre provides on-thespot technical consultations and instructions. The main equipment comprises five presses (including a 1,800-MT and an 2,000-MT moulding press), a paint line and a CNC processing centre for quick and accurate development of prototype moulds. Shanghai Tung Hsing Technology uses the centre to make its own moulds, thereby gaining some autonomy. The company also does its own SMC compounding, 20% or more of which was marketed to other processors last year.

The company works preponderantly for the automotive sector, with compression moulded auto parts (front panels, air deflectors, fenders, bumpers, side wind deflectors, side skirts, front and back bus walls, etc.), but other sectors could fill in if necessary. These other markets include hand lay-up FRP parts for micro car, caravan and kit car; FRP analyser house, cabinets and enclosures for control systems used in chemical plant, power, communication and industrial sectors; FRP light poles, which are suitable for street lighting, and especially suitable for highly corrosive environments such as seacoast roads, industrial and chemical areas due to their

excellent weather resistance; FRP floating objectives; FRP telecommunication shelters; glass fiber reinforced gypsum (GRG); FRP compartment table and window frames.

Growth engines
Even if the domestic market is growing fast, the company started to take an interest in export a few years ago to avoid dependence on that one market. Today, 25% of its business is for export, including a broad range of products that include Light pole, high dome, Air Deflector, FRP shroud used on wind turbine and complete car bodies (this last product is for a French company that specializes in micro-cars).Over the past few months, the company’s technical teams have been working on a new pole fabrication process. It already has a foothold in that sector with its standard FRP light poles and courtyard light poles. The Chinese market is vast and very open. For the moment, the only domestic regulation that exists for these products is a requirement to resist wind speeds of 40 m/s. Shanghai Tung Hsing Technology’s new pole can withstand winds of 60 m/s, and it is also compliant with the American (ANSI) and European standards. At this stage in the development, Mr. Yen didn’t want to say more on the subject, but he appeared very confident in the potential of this new product. Mr. Yen mentioned that price wise is very competitive. More information: www.tunghsing.com.cn

Diversified markets
To develop his company, Mr. Yen has diversified his customers and markets.
A broad range of products that includes auto parts, analyser house....

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010

Cover
Contents
NEWS WORLDWIDE
Goodrich Corporation acquires Crompton Technology Group
Reichhold expands manufacturing capacity in Turkey
LAP wins order from Airbus
Toho Tenax Europe to supply carbon fibre for Bombardier Cseries
Glass Fibre - A global competition for breakthrough composite applications
Agenda of events
Innovation - Phenolic prepreg products for interior applications
BUSINESS
Market survey: China Yuan Long FRP broadens its range of skills beyond pultrusion
Shanghai Tung Hsing Technology: steady growth through diversified markets
Niche Market Bio-based polymers: a revolutionnary change
Trends Kenaf, a fibre for the future: the Harusmas experience
Mechanical properties of naturalfibre-reinforced composites
FEATURE
Design - Wave impact resistance of racing yacht composites
Infusion - Regatta racing at the highest level
Adhesive - Flame-retardant adhesive for power packs in marine applications
Control - Validation of marine structures - Testing appraoches
Resin - New styrene-free resin: better for Catamaran Cruisers and the environment
VOC - Presatured wipes reduce VOC emissions
High performance - 48 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes around the world
USERS' PLATFORM
Composites in the world
Ying Yang table
The most luxurious golf car ever made
New carbon fibre band watch
Successful partners - A prefabricated FRP bridge for the oil and gas industry
Low-cost structural thermoplastic composites for transport
Making modular bus body shells from composite materials
Tougher fire-rated bus parts thanks to intumescent topcoat
KNOW-HOW
Bonding - Composite bonders - meeting the requirements of modern engineering
Manufacturing - ESTRIM - a fast-demoulding injection technology for epoxy composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Toho Tenax Europe to supply carbon fibre for Bombardier Cseries
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Glass Fibre - A global competition for breakthrough composite applications
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Agenda of events
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Innovation - Phenolic prepreg products for interior applications
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Market survey: China Yuan Long FRP broadens its range of skills beyond pultrusion
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Shanghai Tung Hsing Technology: steady growth through diversified markets
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Niche Market Bio-based polymers: a revolutionnary change
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Trends Kenaf, a fibre for the future: the Harusmas experience
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Mechanical properties of naturalfibre-reinforced composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Design - Wave impact resistance of racing yacht composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Infusion - Regatta racing at the highest level
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Adhesive - Flame-retardant adhesive for power packs in marine applications
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Control - Validation of marine structures - Testing appraoches
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Resin - New styrene-free resin: better for Catamaran Cruisers and the environment
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - VOC - Presatured wipes reduce VOC emissions
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - High performance - 48 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes around the world
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - New carbon fibre band watch
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Successful partners - A prefabricated FRP bridge for the oil and gas industry
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Low-cost structural thermoplastic composites for transport
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Making modular bus body shells from composite materials
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Tougher fire-rated bus parts thanks to intumescent topcoat
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Bonding - Composite bonders - meeting the requirements of modern engineering
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #59 - August/September 2010 - Manufacturing - ESTRIM - a fast-demoulding injection technology for epoxy composites
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